This early work is an absorbing read for any fishing enthusiast or historian, but also contains much information that is still useful today. Intended as a practical guide to all types of fishing, as well as fishing lore and 'how to' hints that would take a lifetime to amass alone. Extensively illustrated with text and full page diagrams, drawings and photographs. Contents Include: Fly Casting; Bait Casting; Salt-Water Fishing; Tempt 'Em With Live Bait; More About Casting a Fly; Plugs and Spoons; Care and Repair of Your Bed; How to Recondition Bamboo Rods; Reel Needs Care and Service; The Line of Most Resistance; Hook Is Big 'If' in Fishing; Knots and Ties; Where and When to Fish; Variety Is the Bait for Bass; Special baits That Tempt the Carp; Catfish Require Technique; Lessons From the Hatcheries; Fishing Through the Ice; Retrieving Lost Lures and Lines; Get a Boat You Can Rock; You Can Mount the Big Ones; You Can Stock Your Own Fishpond; Your Feet Go Fishing Too; Even Fisherman Have to Eat; Some Fish You May Never See; and Fishless Fishing Is Fun. 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.