This early work is an absorbing read for any fishing enthusiast or historian, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. Extensively illustrated with 88 drawings by the author. Contents Include: Inshore fish-General description-Habitat and food; Tackle-Hooks-How to whip a hook-Useful knots-Lines and sinkers-Artificial baits and lures; Natural baits; Fishing from boat-Times for fishing-Conditions-Choice of tackle or bait-Baiting; Dressing and curing-Smoking-Kippering-Drying, Etc.-Cod liver oil. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.