Bruce Cawthra's father started fishing when he was aged just ten. It would be a passion that would influence his life for the next seventy years. When he died one month before his 80th birthday, he left one ambition unfulfilled - to catch a salmon ...
on a Scottish loch. 'Fishing with Father' is the nostalgic and heart-warming account of Cawthra's experiences with the man who became a close companion during the last ten years of his life when they fished together. As a young boy the author would be sent to check on the state of the River Eden at Kirkby Stephen. It was in that river that his father caught his first salmon, later to be displayed in the bank where he worked and to be admired by the customers. Caroline Metcalfe-Gibson's beautiful illustrations, coupled with the author's impressive ability to recreate the atmosphere of each moment, give the reader an intimate insight into his experiences. This nostalgic collection of reminiscences from their fishing holidays together will prove compelling reading for anyone who has enjoyed this tranquil yet exciting pastime and for those who appreciate the rolling green scenery of the Eden Valley and the wild grandeur of the Scottish Highlands, in particular the lochs of Ben Armine Lodge, Kimlochbervie, Gairloch, Overscaig and Scourie and the famous lochs Stack and More. 'Fishing with Father' serves as a fitting tribute to the life of the author's father.
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Date of publication: 22/03/2006
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