‘Nets and Coracles’ by J. Geraint Jenkins (Keeper of Material Culture,
Welsh Folk Museum), pub. David & Charles (1974)
This is a scholarly work, the result of many years ethnological and historical study of traditional methods of Welsh river fishing, detailing every kind of net, how they were made and used, the legal requirements, and even precisely how many licences were issued in given years. The obsessive student of nets will find it a rich source of esoteric facts; while, for the rest of us, it’s worth a skim through if you can locate it in a library.