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Chalk Streams and Water Meadows


By: Ian Muirden

256 pages, 120 colour illustrations, 72 line/map


Hardback | #187826 | ISBN-13: 9780854421916
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&b;Please note that in May 2012 we were informed by the publisher that this title has been delayed. Their hope is to have it ready for publication by the end of 2012.&o;

Chalk streams are part of our heritage, are uique to England and yet are internationally renowned for the quality of their dry fly fishing, flora and fauna. Water meadows are generally complementary to chalk streams, with many of their natural features having been changed by man over the last 450 years to provide a now redundant system of agriculture. "Chalk Streams and Water Meadows" records the history ot the streams and meadows, together with details of where they are to be found and their present condition.

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Ian Muirden has been a keen fisherman and nature lover from an early age and fished for salmon, sea trout, brown and rainbow trout in many of the rivers of England, Scotland and Wales. His long-time home is now north Hampshire, close to the gathering grounds and source of the famous Test, Itchen and Meon chalk streams. Ian was born in northeast England, where he was educated and subsequently trained in agriculture, horticulture and forestry

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