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Reviews for A Train to Catch:

'Whether he’s writing about the tempting trout streams of the Peak District with old friends, shark fishing with gnarly boat captains or serenading loch trout with highland reels, the author manages to paint a picture of his adventures which are seductive in the extreme. I defy any reader not to be afflicted with wanderlust at least once during the journey' - Nick Small,
www.caughtbytheriver.net

'...one of the most pleasing and original books about fishing that I have read in a long time...A Train to Catch is potentially the angling book of the year and I would be disappointed if it doesn't pick up some kind of award, because it is engrossing, original and they truly do not come up with this kind of stuff more than once in a blue moon. - Andrew Herd, Fishing Book Reviews

'an enjoyable jaunt with one of our favourite - and most literate - all-round angling authors' - Paul Morgan, Coch-y Bonddu
www.anglebooks.com

'Jon Berry's A Train to Catch is the best kind of fishing book. Part history and part odyssey, interleaved with evocative illustrations and illuminated by the author's spare, self-deprecating prose, this elegy to the golden age of British Angling will resonate long after journey's end' - Luke Jennings, author of Blood Knots



Reviews for Beneath the Black Water:

'Rarely has an angling soul been bared like this. Captivating, enchanting, charming - there really are not enough superlatives to describe this angling masterpiece' - Andy Nicholson,
www.anglingnews.net

‘Beneath the Black Water
is the wonderful account of a mad, disrupting, unforgiving but ultimately joyous addiction – an addiction not just to the ferox, but to the truly wild waterscapes they inhabit. No fellow angler could be unimpressed; no ordinary human will quite believe it.’
Chris Yates, writer and eccentric angler 

‘This quest for a sense of belonging comes with dreams of great fishes. Berry has written a beautiful, haunted poem of friendship and obsession.’ Jeff Barrett, Caught by the River
 

***** Understated, brilliant  - Amazon 
 

Reviews for A Can of Worms:
 

'Jon Berry's story offers drama, scandal and extraordinary insights into barbel fishing history.' - Angler's Mail

'A comprehensive account of the history of barbel fishing.' - Angling Times

'Anyone interested in . . . the history and evolution of barbel fishing will find this book an essential part of his or her fishing library.' - Barbel Fisher