Wye Angling Publications, in conjunction with Fishing Booksender, have published Rob Olsen's first book.
is a personal project - written, illustrated and beautifully designed solely for his son. Those who have seen it have finally persuaded him to open it up to a wider audience. Consisting of 21 chapters, each is illustrated with a full page drawing and chapter heads in pen and ink. It is a very personal view of fishing involving friends, barbel, grayling, chub and salmon from the Wye valley, carp and tench from hidden pools, trout from streams, crazy thoughts, fun and a meeting with Bernard Venables that brought his childhood fishing full circle.
Robert Olsen is a freelance artist whose work over the years has appeared
in many publications including Trout & Salmon magazine.
In association with John Bailey, he has illustrated several fishing books for
New Holland and Collins Willow.
The BBC’s Tales from the River Bank (which he also designed) and the award
winning Trout at Ten Thousand Feet are particular favourites.
Through Tom's Book he has brought together his love for water, the written
word, typography and illustration into a single volume.
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