Simon Cooper is one of the UK's leading chalkstream conservationists. He runs a company called Fishing Breaks, hosting courses and tours from April to October at Nether Wallop Mill, in the heart of Hampshire. A beautiful thatched cabin overlooking a gin-clear trout lake beckons to budding fishermen and nature enthusiasts.
`[Simon Cooper] is a renowned fly-fisher himself and, in this book, he writes as well as he casts [...] delightful [...] Mr Cooper is in love with chalkstreams and anyone who reads this splendid book will soon hold the same view.' Country Life `I loved the gentle flow of this book and the insight into both a pastime and a wonderful corner of the land.' BBC Countryfile `Cooper's enthusiasm is so infectious' Daily Mail `We are taken on a delightful journey overflowing with passages that capture our imagination [...] It is both uplifting and therapeutic, and I cannot think of an angler who would not benefit from reading this book.' Classic Angling