A History of the Fish and Fisheries of the River Exe
Book published by Fluvial in 2012, 124 pages. Large A4 size paperback (N5169)
From the rear side cover: This book follows the history of the freshwater fish stocks of the River Exe, including salmon, trout, coarse fish and eels. It examines the development of fisheries, both sport and commercial, their regulation and catches, and the people who have cared for them. The book will be particularly relevant to Exe fishermen and those with an interest in the history of the river and area, but will also appeal tho those with a more general interest in fish, fishing and fisheries.
The book is illustrated throughout with numerous etchings, drawings, photographs and maps, and contains a wealth of fascinating facts and anecdotes.
Chapters include: An Introduction to the River Exe, Man and the River Exe, Early Fisheries History, Salmon in the later Victorian Era, Salmon 1900-1968, The recent history of the Exe Salmon Fishery, A Case History - Cowley Bridge and Pynes, aspects of Salmon Fisheries Managament, Brown and Sea Trout, Freshwater Fisheries, and more!
main the River The condition of the book is generally very good. The covers are clean and bright, the spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Please note there is some waving to the inside pages throughout (from where it has been stored flat on the shelves), and there is a small price sticker on the rear side