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Old 21-09-2017, 04:24 AM
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Sea trout fishing by Hugh Falkus brilliant book regardless of age.
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I've got all of the books mentioned, Falkus is of course the classic but very much based on the Cumbrian Esk which is not like all rivers. The Morgan/Harris book is much more broad based and probably the best single book for what the OP is seeking. Waltham's books are a good read with more modern fly patterns but doesn't cover the ground of the previous books.

Of cherry picking all three authors keeping the characteristics of your own river(s) in mind would be the best option.
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As I own all 3 books ,I cant really say which I like best.
Technically the Morgan and Harris is probably best,the other two are to my mind more inspirational.
All dam fine reads ,and if you can shop around you should find copies at bargain prices.Dont forget Charles Mc Claren(sp?)his west highland take on things is a forth perspective.
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Charles Bingham wrote "Sea Trout - How To Catch Them", back in the late 1990's, first published in 1998. Not as in-depth as the Harris/Morgan & Falkus books but still a decent read.

EDIT: Just clocked this with Amazon, the book is for sale at the princely sum of 39p! Bargain. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sea-Trout-H.../dp/1853108944
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Thanks for the replies guys, I have the falkus and one of the Waltham books. Just planning next years assault. I'll give mic Morgan's book a try.
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Henzells book " loch fishing covers sea trout as well easker1
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Thanks for the replies guys, I have the falkus and one of the Waltham books. Just planning next years assault. I'll give mic Morgan's book a try.
Where are you going to be fishing?
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Thanks for all the replies, I have devoured both falk us and earl thanks sea trout and the fly. Now just gotta find somewhere locally for next season

---------- Post added at 09:07 PM ---------- Previous post was at 09:05 PM ----------

Sorry didn’t see your question cammy, either be the almond at cramond or the esk at Musselburgh. Does anyone know which would give a beginner a decent chance?

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If you want to try for bigger sea-trout, go to the Till in Northumberland and fish by night, only a few miles over the border from Coldstream. Tweed legislation applies so no need for an English rod licence. Salmon by day too.

Just over one hour's drive from Edinburgh City By-pass. Proceed down A68 over Soutra, then turn left at Carfraemill and follow road to Coldstream - watch out for speed cameras.

Tiptoe beat - Lucy Carroll 01890-883060 (daytime) or 07974 416 692
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Ford & Etal - Brian Thompson - Millfield 01688 216 223 - a very pleasant helpful man

I would recommend a recce of the F & E beat by daylight as it has dangerous electric wires which are however easily avoided.

See article Fly Tying & Fly Fishing Sept 2009 re flies for the Till.

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