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This antiquarian volume contains a detailed guide to fishing, with information on the different methods of catching a variety of fish, fly-tying, rods and equipment, clothing, seasonal problems, and much more besides. Although old, the information contained herein is timeless, making this a both a useful resource and a great addition to collections of antiquarian fishing literature. The chapters of this volume include: 'The Rod, Line, and Gut'; 'On Casting the Fly – Where to Cast – Moving Between Casts'; 'How to Fish'; 'On Flies'; 'Striking the Fish'; 'On Playing a Salmon'; 'A Week-End in October'; 'Minnow Fishing'; 'Worming'; 'One of Our Best Days', et cetera. This book was first published in 1910, and is being republished now complete with a new, specially-commissioned introduction on the history of fishing.