The Book

Available for shipping from October 2012* to coincide with the new TV series.  The book Fishing in the footsteps of Mr. Crabtree will be sympathetic in style to the original ‘Mr Crabtree goes Fishing’ that made Mr Crabtree a national treasure and icon to millions of anglers.

Written by TV presenter and international fishing guide John Bailey with cartoon strips, illustrations and flourishes by writer and well-renowned illustrator and designer Rob Olsen, Fishing in the footsteps of Mr. Crabtree is a contemporary homage to the original Mr. Crabtree goes fishing, packed full of useful tips for the modern angler.

You can pre-order a first edition of the standard hardback, or the special edition hardback signed by John Bailey and Rob Olsen and for the avid collectors amongst you, we’re currently taking pre-orders on the leather-bound, and the Vellum editions.  We will accommodate requests for specific numbers on a first come, first served basis.  Please get in touch if you have specific requirements you’d like to discuss.

Packed with fantastic images, tips and advice, Fishing in the foosteps takes a modern look at angling through the eyes of Mr. Crabtree and will bring alive the joy and passion all anglers feel when on the bank, pursuing their target fish and all of the action and excitement of hooking, playing and landing it.

The original book inspired millions of new anglers and we hope that this new book will be a modern angling classic for today’s angler, in turn inspiring a generation of  young anglers coming into the sport.

*exact date TBC – sign up for the Mr.Crabtree newsletter to receive update

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