This early work is a fascinating read on trout fishing that contains much information and anecdote that is still useful and practical today. Illustrated with eight plates and fifteen drawings. Contents Include: About Trout; Tackle; Casting; A Day on the River; Dry-fly Fishing and its Problems; Nymph Fishing; On Flies, Artificial and Natural; The Underwater World; Trout Fishing in Rapid Streams; Lochs and Still Waters; On Spinning for Trout; More about Spinning; On Worm and Bait Fishing; On Playing and Landing Fish; Knots and Emergency Repairs; the Fascination of the 'Odd Day'; The Principles of Fly Tying; and Index. 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.