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1 Adler, Bill Jr. OUTWITTING FISH - An Angler's Guide to Proving That the Smarter Creature Is on the Dry End of the Fishing Rod
Holbrook, Massachusetts Adams Media Corporation 2001 1580622941 / 9781580622943 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(xiv) 258 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction: Outwitting Fish and the Meaning of Life; Think Like a Fish; Choose Your Weapon; Where and When to Fish; Fishing Stuff; Tips Tricks Strategies and Fun Stuff to Try; Profiles of the 20 Most Wanted Fish; and After You've Caught Your Fish; followed by an index. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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2 Aldrich, Bernard (foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales) THE EVER ROLLING STREAM
London Blandford Press 1989 0713721111 / 9780713721119 First Softcover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Manuela Smith; 
159 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Manuela Smith. The author, as river keeper on the Mountbatten estate at Broadlands, had looked after one of the most beautiful and unspoiled chalk streams in England for over thirty years. He worked tirelessly to protect the fauna and flora of his stretch of the River Test against the ever-present threat of pollution, drainage, poaching and vandalism. Foreword by His Royal Highness Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales, who once received fly fishing lessons from the author... 
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3 Anderson, Allan SALT WATER, FRESH WATER
Toronto Macmillan of Canada 1979 0770518192 / 9780770518196 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xv) 391 pp. Navy blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Some wear on the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper; no other interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Contents are: Something Different Every Day; Characters; Catching Fish; The Old Days; Hard Work Long Hours; Strange Sights and Superstitions; Skippers and Men; Ice; You're a Fisherman; Under the Water; Accidents; Partners to the Men; Towing and Being Towed; Highliners; Tasty Bites; Rescue; A Wonderful Way to Travel; A Nice Boat; Guiding; Great Seaplane Country; In and Out of the Harbour; Booze; The Elements; Down North; Poachers Bureaucrats and Other Troublemakers; New Frontiers; and The Moon on the Water; followed by Appendix: The Storytellers. 
Price: 38.45 CDN
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4 Anonymous BAIT CASTING - for the Novice and the Expert
New York Outdoor Life 1941 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 12mo 
92 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edgewear with a short crease on the upper right of the front cover. Original packing slip dropped in. Illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings. The Chapters are: The Bait Casting Rod; The Bait Casting Reel; The Bait Casting Line; The Art of Bait Casting; Thread Line Spinning; The Bait Casting Lures; Bait Casting in Streams; Bait Casting in Lakes; Weather, Seasons and Fish; Care of Bait Casting Tackle; Plug Casting in Salt Water; and A Guide to Better Catches: Black Bass; Pickerel; Great Northern Pike; Lures; and Manipulation of Lures. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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5 Anonymous SAFETY NOTES FOR THE ALASKAN FISHERMAN
Juneau, Alaska Seventeenth Coast Guard District 1965 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good- 8vo 
Spiral bound in card covers; illustrated with black and white (and some colour) drawings and photographs. Edge and corner wear with rubbing on the front and back covers; a few small marks inside. The Contents are: The Pitch; Saga of the F/V Highliner; Brass Tacks; When All Else Fails; Man Overboard; First Aid Afloat; Handling of Fishing Gear; The Law's the Law; Inspections and Maintenance; Marine Engines; and Bits and Pieces. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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6 Anonymous (editor) SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL FRESH WATER FISHING
New York Outdoor Life - Popular Science Publishing 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
250 pp. followed by an index. Bound in green leatherette with a small gilt pictorial and gilt lettering on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; green-edged all round; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some minor chipping at the head of the spine; price intact; no interior markings. Hundreds of fishing tips and hints. How and where to catch the big ones - trout, bass, pike, pickerel and others. Fly casting, bait casting and spinning. Proper tackle for all kinds of angling. Fundamentals for beginners and new tricks for experts. None of the authors are credited. The Contents are: Trout: Taking Trout with Spinners; How to Hook Those Early Trout; Worm Fishing for Trout; Getting Those Laker Lunkers. Bass: Small Lures Help Get Bass; Choosing Bass Plugs; How to Get Bass; How to Catch Bass in the Weeds; Bass Bugs - Types and Uses. Panfish: Getting Sport from Sunfish; Where to Find Panfish; Working Difficult Waters; Pleasure - and Profit - from Carp. Pike and Pickerel: How to Take Pike and Pickerel; Pike Perch and Pickerel. Artificials, Flies, Lures: Streamers Pack the Punch; Nymph Fishing Made Easy; Dry-Fly Ideas and Techniques; All About Using Lures; Selecting Your Lure Assortment; Drift 'em Down; Lures for Springtime Trout; Sparse and Heavy Dressed Flies; Surface Bugs for Bass; Basic Wet Fly Patterns; Basic Dry Fly Patterns; Picking the Right Spoon; Learn to Use Nymphs; Fly Fishing for Trout; Try Those Spiders and Variants. Where and When to Fish: Where and How to Find the Big Ones; What Weather Means to Your Fishing; How the Sun Helps You Fish; Tactics for Fast Streams; How to Fish Through the Ice; Early Spring FishingTricks; What Makes Fish Bite; Study Those Waters; Get Off the Beaten Track; Dry Flies Do the Job; Prospecting the Soo; Lunkers at Wisdom Dam; How to Hook 'em; Whee to Fish: Upstream or Down; Enjoying Midsummer Angling; Prospecting for Lake Fish. Angling Tricks and Techniques: How to Strike a Fish; Spinning Kinks and Tricks; Carelessness Costs You Fish; Trolling Coaxes 'em Out; How to Catch Muskellunge; Getting Results from Wet Fly Fishing; Casting Makes Them Strike; Short Rods Get Results; Picking Your Leaders; Why Own Extra Lines; Angling Thrill of a Lifetime; Best Lines for Spinning; Spinning - A Good Extra Way to Fish; When Spinning Makes Good Sense. How to Use Live Bait: How to Use Live Bait; How to Find Earthworms; Worms Will Get the Bass; Bait Fishing for Bass. Away from the Water: How to Buy Your Tackle; and Winter Time Work for Anglers. 
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7 Anson, Peter F. FISHERMEN AND FISHING WAYS
London George G. Harrap 1932 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo Peter F. Anson; 
285 pp. Blue boards decorated in brown and gilt on the spine; teal endpapers; illustrated with 150 line drawings and a colour frontis by Peter F. Anson. Edge and corner wear with a previous owner's name on the half-title page. The Contents are: Prehistoric Fishermen; Fishermen of Ancient Egypt, Palestine, Greece and Rome; Folk Lore and Supersititions of Fishermen; Festivals and Blessings of the Sea; Fishermen and the Law; Trawl Fishing; Drift Net Fishing; Line Fishing; Cod Fisheries; and Some Other Methods of Fishing; followed by an index. 
Price: 54.95 CDN
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8 Bashline, Jim THE TROUT AND SALMON FISHERMAN'S BIBLE
New York Doubleday and Company 1991 0385411111 / 9780385411110 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
176 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name clipped from the front endpaper; no other interior markings. Illustrated with more than 150 black and white photographs and line drawings. The Chapters are: Introduction to Trout and Salmon; Spinning Tackle; Fly Tackle; Casting and Trolling Tackle; The Trout in the Stream; Fishing with Bait; Fishing with Lures; Fly Fishing; Fishing Lakes and Ponds; Pacific Salmon; Atlantic Salmon; Knots; Equipment; and Caring for and Cooking Your Catch. 
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9 Benham, Tony (with Fritz Vatter) CARP FISHING IN CANADA - A Sport Enthusiast's Perspective
Canada Wirdzbooks 2011 098767210X / 9780987672100 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 8vo 
336 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings; has the feel of an unread copy. Illustrated with colour photographs. The Contents are: Introduction; Species Perspective; Bolt Rigging; Quiver Tipping; Float Fishing; Specialty Float Tactics; Baits and Attractors; and Tackle Craft, Knots and Last Thoughts; followed by an index. 
Price: 32.95 CDN
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10 Bensley, R. A. (preface) THE GAME FISHES OF CANADA
Toronto Canadian Pacific Railway Company 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
45 pp. Brown and beige boards with a small pictorial on the front panel; lettered in dark brown on the front panel; illustrated endpapers. Wear on the corners with slightly more wear at the head of a fading spine; no interior markings; no dustjacket. Illustrated with colour plates. The Contents are: The Game Fishes of Canada; Small-mouthed Black Bass; Large-mouthed Black Bass; Maskinonge; Great Northern Pike; Yellow Pickeral; Speckled Trout; Nipigon Trout; Lake Trout; Red Trout of Quebec; Dolly Varden Trout; Rainbow Trout; Steelhead Trout; Kamloops Trout; Cut-throat Trout; Brown Trout; Atlantic Salmon; Ouananiche; King Salmon; and The Grayling. 
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11 Clark, Gregory (Greg) FISHING WITH GREG CLARK
Don Mills, Ontario Totem Books 1978 0002166887 / 9780002166881 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good- David Simpson; 
192 pp. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the cover. Cover art by David Simpson. When they both worked for the Toronto Star, Ernest Hemingway said about Greg Clark, "He loves hunting and fishing and fishing tackle... He also loves to think. He thinks very well but he never strains himself. He writes the best of anyone on the paper." This collection contains: The Code; The Bargain; The Opening; Sly Fishing; The Deposit; Devotees; The Tournament; O Canadaw; The Joker; Reek; The Fish; Bick's Crik; The Dip; Leftish; The Fade Out; The Deceased; The Finger; The Observation; Chum; The Jewels; The Purist; A Sportsman Is One; Principles; The Rugged Outdoorsmen; The Book; Lazy McGriddle; A Canoe of 20 Years; The Flat Fifty; The Trophy; Not Even Mister Wilson; Salmon; Well Met; The Fish That Flew; The Nose; The Poachers; The Frying Pan; and For Art's Sake. 
Price: 6.55 CDN
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12 Cone, Arthur L. FISHING MADE EASY
New York Macmillan and Co. 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xiii) 319 pp. Teal cloth decorated in red and gilt on the spine; green upper edge; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light edge and corner wear with a small scratch and some minor discolouration on the front panel; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Take a Look at Fishing; What You Can Choose From; Basic Factors That Influence Angling Success; Panfishing - Action for Everyone; Warm Water Game Fish - America's Favorites; Spinning and Bait Casting Lures for Warm Water Game Fish; Cold Water Game Fish - The Sportsman's Prize; Basic Spinning and Bait Casting Techniques for Cold Water Game Fish; Fly Casting for Cold Water Game Fish; Bait Fishing for Cold Water Game Fish; The Growing Sport of Ice Fishing; A Survey of Fresh Water Fishing Equipment; How to Learn to Cast Like an Old Pro; Artificial Lures - How and When to Use Them; What Every Angler Should Know about Live Bait; Offshore Game Fish and Charter Boat Fishing; Some Facts About Offshore Big Game Fish; How to Catch Salt Water Big Game Fish; Smaller Blue Water Game Fish; Party Boat Fishing - The Urbanite's Delight; Surf Pier and Jetty Fishing; Surf Pier and Jetty Equipment and How to Use It; Bay and Inlet Fishing; A Look at Salt Water Fly Fishing; A Survey of Salt Water Fishing Equipment; A Quick Rundown on Salt Water Lures; Live Bait for Salt Water Fishing; It Pays to Be a Well Equipped Angler; Do You Have a Knotty Problem; Fishhooks; What in the World Will You Do with All Those Fish; How to Plan Successful Fishing Trips; Where to Obtain Reliable Fishing Information; and How to Decide Where You Should Go; followed by an index. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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13 Cone, Arthur L. FISHING MADE EASY
New York Macmillan and Co. 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xiii) 319 pp. Teal cloth decorated in red and gilt on the spine; green upper edge; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Take a Look at Fishing; What You Can Choose From; Basic Factors That Influence Angling Success; Panfishing - Action for Everyone; Warm Water Game Fish - America's Favorites; Spinning and Bait Casting Lures for Warm Water Game Fish; Cold Water Game Fish - The Sportsman's Prize; Basic Spinning and Bait Casting Techniques for Cold Water Game Fish; Fly Casting for Cold Water Game Fish; Bait Fishing for Cold Water Game Fish; The Growing Sport of Ice Fishing; A Survey of Fresh Water Fishing Equipment; How to Learn to Cast Like an Old Pro; Artificial Lures - How and When to Use Them; What Every Angler Should Know about Live Bait; Offshore Game Fish and Charter Boat Fishing; Some Facts About Offshore Big Game Fish; How to Catch Salt Water Big Game Fish; Smaller Blue Water Game Fish; Party Boat Fishing - The Urbanite's Delight; Surf Pier and Jetty Fishing; Surf Pier and Jetty Equipment and How to Use It; Bay and Inlet Fishing; A Look at Salt Water Fly Fishing; A Survey of Salt Water Fishing Equipment; A Quick Rundown on Salt Water Lures; Live Bait for Salt Water Fishing; It Pays to Be a Well Equipped Angler; Do You Have a Knotty Problem; Fishhooks; What in the World Will You Do with All Those Fish; How to Plan Successful Fishing Trips; Where to Obtain Reliable Fishing Information; and How to Decide Where You Should Go; followed by an index. 
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14 Curtis, Herb LUTHER CORHERN'S SALMON CAMP CHRONICLES
Fredericton, New Brunswick Goose Lane Editions 1999 086492268X / 9780864922687 Second Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo 
184 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This collection contains: Call Me Luther; We Call Him Cavender Bill; The Secret; The Name Game; Moving Right Along; Winning the Lottery; A One-horse Hope and Sleigh Eh; On Sabbatical; My Inheritance; Call of the Quill; Flood Talk; The Virtual Time Machine; A Rainy Day Friend; Holidays; The Tiger's Extinct at Riverbend; Wade Rivers; A Green Machine Day; Walking; Summer Complaints; A Night on the Cains; All That Glitters; Between Tears and Laughter; The Kitchen Table; The Cure-all; The Craziest Dreams; Thirsts of the Soul; and Trailer Fever. 
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15 Dalrymple, Byron THE FUNDAMENTALS OF FISHING AND HUNTING
New York Perma Books (Permabooks) 1959 First Printing Paperback Very Good Robert J. Lee; Paul Orban; 
324 pp. First Thus. Perma Book M4136. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Cover art by Robert J. Lee; interior line drawings by Paul Orban. The Chapters are: FISHING: Fresh Water Fishing Tackle and How to Use It; Bait Casting; Fly Fishing; Spinning; Bait and Still Fishing; Miscellaneous Equipment; Fresh Water Fish and How to Fish Them; Game Fish; Pan Fish; Rough Fish; Ice Fishing; Salt Water Tackle and How to Use It; Surf Tackle and Its Use; Salt Water Trolling; Other Types of Salt Water Fishing; Salt Water Baits; Playing Salt Water Fish; Salt Water Fishing Services; Salt Water Fish and How to Fish Them; Big Game Fish; General Game Fish; Bottom Fish. HUNTING: Hunting Equipment and How to Use It; Rifles; Shotguns; Safety with Guns; Dogs and Their Training; General Training; Hunting Dog Breeds; Field Training; Hunting Upland Game Birds; The Quails; The Pheasant; Partridges; The Grouses; The Woodcock; The Wild Turkey; The Doves; Hunting Lowland Game Birds; The Ducks; The Geese; Waterfowl Guns; Hunting Methods; Rails and Rail Hunting; Hunting Small Game Animals and Varmints; Rabbits; Squirrels; Night Hunting; Bobcats and Foxes; Varmint Hunting; Crows; Hunting Big Game; Deer Hunting; Other Horned and Antlered Game; Bears; Mountain Lion; Wild Hogs; Calling Predators Pests and Game; and Hunting with Bow and Arrow; followed by an index. 
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16 Dalrymple, Byron W. HOW TO RIG AND FISH NATURAL BAITS
New York Outdoor Life - Funk and Wagnalls 1978 0308102916 / 9780308102910 Third Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo Charles Dougherty; 
(vi) 165 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. The Chapters are: Bait Fishermen versus Purists; Equipment for Bait Fishing; Rigs for Bait Fishing; Freshwater Baits and How to Fish Them: Minnows; Suckers for Muskies; Cut Bait; Worms and Night Crawlers; Frogs; Crayfish; Grasshoppers and Crickets; Hellgrammites and Other Nymths; Grubs and Caterpillars; Salamanders; Salmon Eggs and Roe; Other Baits; Saltwater Baits and How to Fish Them: Saltwater Baitfish; Menhaden; Mullet; Killifish; Anchovy; Sardine; Silversides; Flying Fish; Needlefish; Mackerel; Ribbonfish; Other Species; Chumming; Chunk Baits; Strip Baits; Eels; Crustaceans; Mollusks; Marine Worms; and Squid; followed by an index. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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17 Davies, W. E. FLY DRESSING AND SOME TACKLE MAKING
Surrey, England Paperfronts - Elliot Right Way Books 1978 0716005921 / 9780716005926 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
160 pp. Edge and corner wear with a faint partial crease on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. The Chapters are: General Materials; Natural Insects; Two Useful Knots and Other Items; Some Fly Dressing Terms; Dressing Spider Dry Fly; Parts of a Trout Fly; A Down Winged Pattern; Dressing a Winged Dry Fly; Creating a Nymph; The Winged Mayfly; Sea Trout Flies and Dressings; Lures Demons Terrors and Streamers; Dressing Salmon Flies; Dressing a Thunder and Lightning and a Durham Ranger; Famous Salmon Flies and Dressings; Salt Water Flies; Fins Swivels and Otters; Spoons Devons Minnows and Worm Tackles; Creating Artificial Jungle Cock; Some New Flies; Salt Water Artificials and Odds and Ends. 
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18 Deval, Gord (with commentary by Paul Quarrington) FISHING FOR BROOKIES, BROWNS AND BOWS - The Old Guy's Complete Guide to Catching Trout
Vancouver Greystone Books - Douglas and McIntyre 2001 1550548816 / 9781550548815 First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Very Good 12mo Peter Eastwood; 
234 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Peter Eastwood. The Contents are: Introduction by Paul Quarrington; Prologue; Brook Trout: The Aristocratic Brookie; Fishing for Brookies with Live Bait; Catching Brookies on Artificial Lures; Fishing for Brookies with Fur and Feather; Ice Fishing for Brookies. Brown Trout: The Reclusive and Elusive Brown Trout; Fishing for Browns with Live Bait; Fishing for Browns with Artificials; Fly Fishing for Browns. Rainbow Trout: The Pot 'o Gold; The Spring Steelhead Run; Summer Bows; and Ice Fishing for Bows; followed by an epilogue; Glossary of Fishing Terms and Gordisms; and an index. 
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19 Farmer, Charles J. CREATIVE FISHING
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Stackpole Books 1973 0811704580 / 9780811704588 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo 
192 pp. Red and black patterned boards; lettered in black on the front panel and spine; illustrated with black and white photographs, line drawings and diagrams. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with two short tears on the upper edge of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: A Fish Pond - What Is It; Why Want a Fish Pond; How to Build a Fish Pond; Where to Build the Pond; Who Will Help Build the Pond; About Pond Costs; Fish Stocking; Pond Fishing; Making Money; Fish Pond Ecology and Conservation; Pond Management; Trouble Shooting; What Pond Owners Say; Pertinent Laws and Liability; and Fun with Fish. 
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20 Ford, Martin FISHING FLIES - A Practical Guide to the Craft of Fly Tying
London Lorenz Books 1999 1859678904 / 9781859678909 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 4to 
64 pp. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; illustrated endpapers. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Illustrated with colour photographs. The Chapters are: GONE FISHING: Salmon; Brook Trout; Sea Trout; Rainbow Trout; Brown Trout; Grayling; River Fishing; Reservoir Fishing; Stillwater Fishing. THE ART OF DECEPTION: Salmon Flies; Sea Trout Flies; Reservoir Flies; Stillwater Flies; River and Stream Dry Flies; River and Stream Wet Flies; Fly Tying: Materials; Hook Patterns; Tying On; Finishing Off; Tying a Tail; Dubbing; Tying a Hackle; Tying Wings; Adams Dry Fly; Silver Invicta; Cat's Whisker; Fuzzy Buzzer; Pheasant Tail Nymph; Deer Hair Fry; Hotspot Leaded Shrimp Fly; Salmon Shrimp Fly; and Tying Knots; followed by Records; Glossary; and Index. 
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