This antiquarian volume contains a comprehensive treatise on fishing in Scotland, with a history of the propagation, growth, and metamorphoses of salmon. This book is intended for the angler and the curious observer of nature, for whom it will undoubtedly be of considerable utility. Although old, the information contained herein is timeless, making this a great resource for those interested in the subject, and a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this book include: 'The Streams flowing from the Pintland Range – The Esk, The Leith, and the Ammond Waters'; 'The Tyne'; 'The Leven'; 'The Isla – Glen Isla'; 'Lock Katrine – Venachar – Glenfinlas'; 'The Ayr', 'The Doone, 'Loch Doone', 'The Loch of Ken', 'St, Mary's Isle', et cetera. This text was first published in 1854, and is being republished now with a specially commissioned new introduction on the subject.