'A treasure... Richard Shelton writes of fish with the pen of a poet... The beauties and oddities of the shoreline and the marine world are brought before our eyes in vivid colour and with scientific precision... A delightful book.' Margaret Drabble, Country Life
About the Author
Richard Shelton headed the Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory at Pitlochry from 1982 to 2001. He is currently Research Director of the Atlantic Salmon Trust. He lives in Perthshire. The Longshoreman is his first book.