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    Seat Trout - Tips, Tricks and Tribulations by Steffan Jones is a new publication.
    This is what the author placed on a recent Facebook post.
    I have no affiliation to the author but he is held in high regard by many.
    Hope this is what you're looking for.


    "I believe the book offers something for everyone; from the beginner through to the most ardent. The book covers 244 pages over 25 chapters, ranging from tips and techniques on fly, spin and bait through to captivating chapters from contributors such as Moc Morgan on the evolution of Welsh sea trout flies and Martin Globalflyfisher Joergensen on saltwater fishing for sea trout. Further to this, I have called on friends and fellow sea trout addicts from around the world to contribute their favourite patterns. Included are John Graham, who not only contributes his patterns but also details their history and application, Stjani Ben from Iceland, Claudio Martin and Pepe Fly Borzi from Argentina, Tom O’Shea from Ireland and David Pilkington from England.
    No stone is left unturned in detailing how best to approach sea trout and how best to combat prevailing conditions. The book also discusses tackle, knots, casting considerations through to useful references on what time to start night fishing and length to weight formulas.
    I have now been sea trout guiding for 22 years. Over this time, I have witnessed all the common mistakes and all the common misconceived perceptions on sea trout. The book addresses these, enabling you to maximise your results and time on the water.
    How to order?
    The book costs £30 (GBP). Postage is £3.50 within the UK, £10.50 to mainland Europe. PLEASE NOTE that it is often possible to send multiple copies within the same package, should you wish to combine an order with a friend/s and save some money in the process. Each book weighs just over 1kg. Contact me for pricing on posting multiple copies or for posting outside of Europe."
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    Default Re: Good book

    Quote Originally Posted by glas y dorlan View Post
    Seat Trout - Tips, Tricks and Tribulations by Steffan Jones is a new publication.
    This is what the author placed on a recent Facebook post.
    I have no affiliation to the author but he is held in high regard by many.
    Hope this is what you're looking for.


    "I believe the book offers something for everyone; from the beginner through to the most ardent. The book covers 244 pages over 25 chapters, ranging from tips and techniques on fly, spin and bait through to captivating chapters from contributors such as Moc Morgan on the evolution of Welsh sea trout flies and Martin Globalflyfisher Joergensen on saltwater fishing for sea trout. Further to this, I have called on friends and fellow sea trout addicts from around the world to contribute their favourite patterns. Included are John Graham, who not only contributes his patterns but also details their history and application, Stjani Ben from Iceland, Claudio Martin and Pepe Fly Borzi from Argentina, Tom O’Shea from Ireland and David Pilkington from England.
    No stone is left unturned in detailing how best to approach sea trout and how best to combat prevailing conditions. The book also discusses tackle, knots, casting considerations through to useful references on what time to start night fishing and length to weight formulas.
    I have now been sea trout guiding for 22 years. Over this time, I have witnessed all the common mistakes and all the common misconceived perceptions on sea trout. The book addresses these, enabling you to maximise your results and time on the water.
    How to order?
    The book costs £30 (GBP). Postage is £3.50 within the UK, £10.50 to mainland Europe. PLEASE NOTE that it is often possible to send multiple copies within the same package, should you wish to combine an order with a friend/s and save some money in the process. Each book weighs just over 1kg. Contact me for pricing on posting multiple copies or for posting outside of Europe."
    I have just finished reading this book and it's an excellent addition to the literature on sea trout fishing, it certainly stands alongside Falkus and Morgan/Harris in its usefulness to sea trout newcomers and experts alike. Steffan breaks new ground on sea trout behaviour, why night fishing is productive for sea trout but not for salmon, how to select fly size at different times of day and the most effective way to cover the water. I think it's exactly what the OP is looking for. It's getting towards (but not quite) the same level of importance related to sea trout as Bob Wyatt's "Trout Hunting" is to brown trout fishing.
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