This book is a celebration of the humble gudgeon, the angler's favourite 'tiddler'. This much-loved little fish is long overdue a little book all of its own. Scientist, author and broadcaster Dr Mark Everard tells tales about the biology of the gudgeon, gudgeon fishing, and the diverse social quirks and values of this most popular of little fishes.
- What is a gudegeon?
- Gudgeon fishing
- Gudgeon and people
- Gudgeon bibliography
Dr Mark Everard is a scientist, author and broadcaster, working on water and ecosystems around the world. He also has an irrationally large interest in fish. Mark is also a passionate angler, getting out whenever he can after coarse, game and sea fish. He has an enviable track record of specimen fish with a particular passion for roach, dace and mahseer, and has long been a champion of 'little fishes' such as the ruffe. Mark Everard is often referred to as Vr 'Red,fllt'II in the angling press for his special passion for roach.