Gramercy new edition revised and enlarged 1988
4to, blue boards with silver titling to spine. Very, very minor wear to d/w edges o/w VG++/VG++ 1630 gms
(Order reference 15859)
This is a fishing encyclopaedia of huge scope. All aspects of fresh- and saltwater fishing are covered. Useful and interesting, despite the obvious American emphasis. Contents include:- Part 1 – Freshwater fishing: Spinning; Spincasting; Baitcasting; Lures for freshwater fishing; Baits and rigs; Fly fishing: theory and tackle; Flycasting; How to tie leaders; Fly tying made easy; How fishing rods are made; Facts about fishhooks; Knots for fishing; The importance of water temperature; Lakes: How seasonal changes affect fishing; How to find fish in lakes and ponds; Trolling; How to find fish in streams and brooks; The trouts; Spinning for trout; Streamers and wet flies for trout; Fishing nymphs; Dry-fly fishing; The freshwater basses; Atlantic salmon; The Pacific salmons; Shad; The pike family; Panfish: Fun for everyone; Ice fishing; Personal equipment; Wading hints and wading gear; Fishing from a float tube. Part 2 – Saltwater fishing: Tackle for saltwater; Baits and lures; Fishing from piers, breakwaters and bridges; Eastern inshore fishing; Southern inshore fishing; Southern offshore fishing; Pacific offshore fishing; Pacific inshore fishing. Appendix 1: How to keep, prepare and cook the catch. Appendix 2: Books for the fisherman.