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EXCITER FISHING - The New Way to Catch Trout, Salmon and Char in Their Spawing Runs
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EXCITER FISHING - The New Way to Catch Trout, Salmon and Char in Their Spawing Runs

By Olson, Fred

New York: Winchester Press, 1978. (xii) 270 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Eggs in Silk Stockings; Nighttime Statue Fishing; Which Fish Did I Catch; How to Live and Die Under Water; The Spawning-run Calendar; Courting Sexual Signaling and Mating; Fasting for Sex; Exciter Stimuli; Exciter Lures and Other Patterns; The Rig; Drift Fishing; The Pacific Slope Region: Southeast Alaska - British Columbia - Washington - Oregon - and California; The Great Lakes Region: Michigan - Minnesota - Wisconsin - Illinois - Indiana - Ohio - Pennsylvania - New York - and Ontario; Quebec; Snagging and Poisons; Redd Fishing on the Muskegon; Snow Fishing; Atlantics on the George; Salmon; Trout; and Char; followed by a bibliography and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL FISHING
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SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL FISHING

By Shakespeare, Henry

New York: Dell Books, 1965. 200 pp. Dell Book M102. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates, drawings and diagrams. The Chapters are: The Sport of Fishing; Bait Casting Techniques; Spinning Techniques; Push Button Fishing; Fly Casting Techniques; How to Get That Fish on Your Hook; How to Play and Land Your Fish; Light Tackle Salt Water Angling; Know Your Fish; and Maintaining Your Fishing Tackle.. Third Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$7.95

WHY FISH BITE - and Why They Don't
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WHY FISH BITE - and Why They Don't

By Westman, James (introduction by A. H. Underhill)

New York: Bonanza Books, 1961. 211 pp. Green cloth lettered in black on the spine. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some fading on the spine; inscribed by a previous owner on the front free endpaper. Illustrated with line drawings by Ray Ingham. The Chapters are: Consider a Boy with a Fishing Rod; Why Jim Westman Fishes by A. H. Underhill; The Incomplete Angler; The Fish in Person; The Fish at Home in Lakes and Ponds; The Fish at Home in Streams and Rivers; The Fish at Home in Oceans Bays and Estuaries; The Art and Science of Fishing; The Art and Science of Fishing in Fresh Water; The Art and Science of Fishing in Salt Water; and Let's Eat; followed by an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Ray Ingham;. 8vo.

$9.95

TROUT MAGIC
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TROUT MAGIC

By Traver, Robert

New York: Simon and Schuster - Fireside Books, 1989. 216 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with minor creasing on the spine; previous owner's name on the front endpaper; no other interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Milton C. Weiler. The Chapters are: Sins My Father Taught Me; Hemingway's Big Two-Hearted Secret; Is There a Mermaid in Your Creel; A Flick of the Favorite Fly; A Kind of Fishing Story; Fly Fisherman: The World's Biggest Snobs; Size Is Not the Measure; D. McGinnis: Guide; Kiss-and-Tell Fishermen; Hoarding the Cast; The Ways of Fishermen; Trout Magic; Morris the Rodmaker; Women Fishermen: Are They for Real; The Dancing Fly; The Fishing Story Life Missed; and A Creelful of Short Casts.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Milton C. Weiler;. 8vo.

$9.95

TROUT BUM - Fly Fishing as a Way of Life
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TROUT BUM - Fly Fishing as a Way of Life

By Gierach, John

New York: Fireside Books - Simon and Schuster, 1986. (xiii) 209 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Cover art by Wendell Minor. The Contents are: Foreword by Gary LaFontaine; Trout; Lightening the Load; Zen and the Art of Nymph Fishing; The Bass Pond; Fishing Commandos; Camp Coffee; No-See-Ums; The Fly Collection; Kazan River Graylings; Cane Rods; The Fisher of Small Streams; Sawhill Portrait; Headwaters; Turning Pro; The Fly Rod; The Adams Hatch; Night Fishing; Cutthroat Pilgrimage; The Fly Box; and On the Road.. Fourth Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Wendell Minor;. 8vo.

$9.95

FRESHWATER FISHING - 1000 Tips from the Pros
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FRESHWATER FISHING - 1000 Tips from the Pros

By Waszczuk, Henry; Labignan, Italo

Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1993. 224 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. The Contents are: General Fishing Tips; Tackle; Storage; Largemouth Bass; Smallmouth Bass; Walleye; Muskellunge and Pike; Trout; Great Lakes Fishing; Panfish; Alternative and Exotic Species; Alternative Salmon; Fighting and Landing Fish; Fishing with Live Bait; Catch and Release Fishing; Fly Fishing; Ice Fishing; Boating; Safety and First Aid; Cleaning and Cooking Fish; and Fishing Log; followed by an index.. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by Joe Hartnett; Sheilagh Mercer; Chuck Weiss;. 8vo.

$9.95

SPINNING IN CANADA
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SPINNING IN CANADA

By Turnbull, Bob

Toronto: Longmans Green and Company, 1957. (ix) 100 pp. Pictorial boards. Wear on the corners; no interior markings; as issued, no dustjacket. The Contents are: It's Here to Stay; Rods, Reels and Lines; Now About Lures; On Stream or Lake; Trout; Bass; Pike, Pickerel, Muskies; Into the Frying Pan; Accessories and Clothing; and Live Bait.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-. 8vo.

$9.95

FISHING SECRETS - 101 Ways to Improve Your Fishing
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FISHING SECRETS - 101 Ways to Improve Your Fishing

By Knap, Jerome J.

New York: Crown Publishers, 1977. 189 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and drawings. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and chips around the edges; some rubbing on the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. There are far too many tips to list them all here, but some of the highlights are: Take a Kid Out Fishing; Water Temperature - The Secret of Successful Fishing; Tactics for Small Streams; Anyone Can Catch a Big Fish; Weighted Flies for Fast Water; Catching Trophy Bass; Jigs Are Hard to Beat; Psyching a Pike; Lure Drifting for River Rainbows; Cool Tips for Storing Nightcrawlers; Be a Tippet Switcher; Fish the Windward Shore; and many, many more.. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$9.95

FRESHWATER FISHING
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FRESHWATER FISHING

By Ward, Brian

London: Macdonald Educational, 1980. 96 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and line drawings. The Chapters are: Introduction to Fishing; Where to Fish; The Tackle; Getting Ready; Casting; Groundbaiting; Float Fishing; Legering; Spinning; Deadbaiting; Specimen Hunting; Match Fishing; Handling Fish; Index of Freshwater Fish; Glossary; and an index.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 12mo.

$9.95

TO CATCH A TROUT
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TO CATCH A TROUT

By Strung, Norman

New York: Stein and Day - Publishers, 1979. (xiv) 204 pp. Quarter-bound in blue cloth on gold boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white photographs by Norman and Sil Strung, and with line drawings by C. W. Wally Hansen. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Prologue; Finding It; Posted Signs and Other Crimes Against Nature; The Premeditative Angler; Reflections on a Trout Stream; Watercraft; The Mayfly Conspiracy; There Is a Beautiful Nymph by That Rock; Lake Trout; Bring Them Silver and Gold; and Hook Line and Sinker; followed by an epilogue and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by C. W. Wally Hansen;. 8vo.

$9.95

ICE FISHING
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ICE FISHING

By Little, Gene

Chicago: Book Brothers Incorporated, 1975. 186 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine and a sticker ghost on the front cover; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. The Chapters are: Important Changes in Ice Fishing; Getting Started; How to Dress for Ice Fishing; Equipment for Ice Fishing; Live Bait and How to Use It; Ice Fishing Lures; How to Catch Panfish; Fishing for the Big Ones; Review of Procedures; Spearfishing for the Monsters; Ice Fishing and Safety; Where to Go Ice Fishing; and Go Get 'Em.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

BAIT CASTING - for the Novice and the Expert
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BAIT CASTING - for the Novice and the Expert

By Anonymous

New York: Outdoor Life, 1941. 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 Contents 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.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo.

$19.95

COUNTRY FAIR - Tales of the Countryside: Shooting and Fishing
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COUNTRY FAIR - Tales of the Countryside: Shooting and Fishing

By Hastings, Max

London: Harper Collins Publishers, 2005. 277 pp. Brown boards lettered in gilt on the spine; green endpapers. Illustrated with drawings by William Geldart. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Country Fair; Rhythm of the Seasons; The River Keeper; Sunshine and Showers; The Young Entry; Life at the Trough; Duffers' Days; Hit and Miss; Love Affair with Labs; A Future for the Countryside; No Eye for a Horse; Poachers' Roles; Naver Magic; With the Beaters; Every Shot a Record; An Idyll in Kenya; Tweed at Autumn; Pheasants; The English and the Scots; A Fishing Party; Rummage in the Gun Cupboard; Rough and Smooth in Cornwall; Hitting Some Low Notes; Glorious Grouse; Arctic Waters; Nightlife; Saying Please and Thank You; Level Pegging; New Ways and Old; Places We Know; Pigeons in the Offing; and Marauders Do It in the Rough; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by William Geldart;. 8vo.

$19.95

SPORTS AFIELD - with Rod and Gun - Volume 173, number 3 - March 1975
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SPORTS AFIELD - with Rod and Gun - Volume 173, number 3 - March 1975

By Underwood, Lamar (editor)

New York: The Hearst Corporation, 1975. 198 pp. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Cover art by John Berkey. This issue contains: Report Afield: Here Comes the Judge - and There Go Our Fish and Game; Back to Paper Cases for Some Shotgunners; Time to Break the Largemouth Record; Steel Shot - What's Happening Now; Record Bonefish on Six-Pound Line. Fishing: Testament of a Fisherman; How to Start Surf Fishing for Big Blues; A Wish and a Promise; The Double-Haul is a Must for Distance; If the Question is Hooks Here's the Answer; American Masterpieces - One of Winslow Homer's Classic Watercolors; The Four Most Important Fishing Knots; Leaders - Long Short or Whatever; How to Turn Little Fish into Big Ones in Farm Ponds and Lakes; Striper and Weakfish Secrets of the Old-timers; Confessions of a Bass Doctor; Jigs Are Best for Walleyes; Plugs Are Best for Walleyes; Boats That Fish Designed; Know Your Fish; The Hot Ticket Is Trout - 45 Mintues from Broadway; A First-Rate Casting Rig That's Easy and Economical; The Return of the Weakfish; Sharpen Your Hooks Like This - and Keep Them Sharp; The Five Most Important Bass Fishing Tips; Cold Storing and Freezing Fish; The Bluefish Boom Keeps Booming Along; The World's Best Rig for Shallow Water Bass; How to Build a Farm Pond; How Downriggers Do the Impossible; How to Put Power Behind Your Plugging; Floats for Fishing; Sensational Steelhead Bait and Rig; The Cast that Catches Most Fish; The Lines that Get You Down to Where the Fish Are; How to Fish Where Fish Live; The Fish-finder Tested by Time - Trolling; How to Replace a Worn Rod Guide; Pork Rind: Still One of the All-time Greats; A Safe Painless Way to Get the Hook Out; Freshwater Baits; Famous U.S. Fishing Centers; Readers' Recipes for Trout. Hunting: Are There More Midwest Whitetails that Weigh 400 Pounds; The Need for a Special Woodcock License; How Science Can Help You Get Your Gobbler; Where to Write for Hunting Information; Antihunting Fanatics Held Off in New Jersey but the Fight's Not Over. Outdoor-Living Information: Tackle Craft - How to Make Your Own Fishing Plugs; Sportsman's Information Page; Sportsman's Quiz; Great Land in Agony; and Gold in the Ground - How to Make a Fortune Raising Worms; along with the usual features.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by John Berkey;. 4to. Magazine.

$9.95

THE BEST OF FIELD AND STREAM - 100 Years of Great Writing from America's Premier Sporting Magazine
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THE BEST OF FIELD AND STREAM - 100 Years of Great Writing from America's Premier Sporting Magazine

By Merritt, J. I. (editor) (A. J. McLane; Roderick Haig Brown; Ed zern; Ralph D. Conroy; Nick Lyons; Russell Chatham; Arthur Gordon; Zane Grey; Hart Stilwell; Byron W. Dalrymple; Robert H. Davis; Florence A. Tasker; Robert Ruark; William G. Tapply)

New York: Lyons and Burford, Publishers - Field and Stream Magazine, 1995. (vi) 314 pp. Quarter-bound in green leatherette on red leatherette; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with colour plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Edited with the help of Margaret G. Nichols and the Editors of Field and Stream, this contains writing by: A. J. McLane; Roderick Haig Brown; Ed zern; Ralph D. Conroy; Nick Lyons; Russell Chatham; Arthur Gordon; Zane Grey; Hart Stilwell; Byron W. Dalrymple; Robert H. Davis; Florence A. Tasker; Gordon MacQuarrie; William G. Tapply; Burton L. Spiller; H. G. Tapply; Havilah Babcock; Datus C. Proper; Norman Strung; Nash Buckingham; Harold McCracken; George Reiger; Tom H. Kelly; Archibald Rutledge; G. E. Gillham; Ted Trueblood; Jim Merritt; Walter L. Prothero; Frank C. Hibben; Frank Dufresne; Duncan Barnes; Bob Brister; Russell Annabel; Keith McCafferty; Brian O'Brien; Bwana Cottar; Warren Page; Bob Brister; Gene Hill; Robert Ruark; Bill Tarrant; John Barsness; and Corey Ford.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$29.95

CARP FISHING IN CANADA - A Sport Enthusiast's Perspective
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CARP FISHING IN CANADA - A Sport Enthusiast's Perspective

By Benham, Tony (with Fritz Vatter)

Canada: Wirdzbooks, 2011. 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.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo.

$29.95

SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL FRESH WATER FISHING
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SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL FRESH WATER FISHING

By Anonymous (editor)

New York: Outdoor Life - Popular Science Publishing, 1952. 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.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

SEA FISHING WITH THE EXPERTS
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SEA FISHING WITH THE EXPERTS

By Thorndike, Jack (editor) (Richard Arnold; Tiny Bennett; Derek Fletcher; Hugh Stoker; Eric Horsfall Turner)

London: George Allen and Unwin, 1956. 123 pp. Green boards decorated in silver on the front panel and spine. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some rubbing on the upper left of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by R. E. Legge along with black and white plates. The Chapters are: Mackerel and Garfish; Cod and Whiting; Pollack and Coalfish by Richard Arnold; Black Bream; Conger; Sharks; and Tope by Tiny Bennett; Bass; Mullet; and Wrasse by Derek Fletcher; Flatfish; Herring; Pouting; Skate; and Boat Fishing by Hugh Stoker; and Tunny by Eric Horsfall Turner.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by R. E. Legge;. 8vo.

$14.95

JACKPOT BASSIN' - A Guide to Year Round Bass Fishing Success
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JACKPOT BASSIN' - A Guide to Year Round Bass Fishing Success

By Johnson, Deborah (editor) (Ed Spencer; Russell Tinsley; John Weiss; Steve Price; C. Boyd Pfeiffer; Rick Taylor; Byron W. Dalrymple)

Montgomery, Alabama: B.A.S.S. Publications, 1982. 160 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine with some small dents on the lower right corner of the front cover and the lower left corner of the back cover; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, line drawings and maps. A How-to book, this essay collection contains: Rods and Reels - Rig Up Right by Ed Spencer; Line - Bass Fishing's Weakest Link by Russell Tinsley and John Weiss; Knots - Tie One On; Worms and Jigs - The Bottom Bumpers by Steve Price and C. Boyd Pfeiffer; Hard Baits - The Big Bass Teasers by Steve Price; Pattern Fishing - Putting Together the Puzzle by Steve Price; Structure Fishing - Finding Bass at Home by Steve Price; Spring - The Year's Best Bassin' by Rick Taylor; Summer Bassin' - Tough but Rewarding by Rick Taylor; Autumn Bassin' - Last Chance Til Spring by Rick Taylor; Winter Bassin' - The Toughest Time by Byron W. Dalrymple; Flippin' - The Deadly Shallow-Water Tactic; and Electronics - Sonar and Other Fishing-Finding Gadgets by Steve Price; followed by a Glossary - Bassin' Lingo.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$9.95

TROUT FROM SMALL STREAMS
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TROUT FROM SMALL STREAMS

By Hughes, Dave

Mechanicsburg, Pennsyvania: Stackpole Books, 2002. 165 pp. Quarter-bound in teal on brown boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; brown endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Land Shapes Water; Streams Shape Anglers; Gearing Down; Rods; The Learning Curve; Reading Small Pools; Parts Between Pools; An Essential Fly Box; Trout on Drys; Dry Fly Size; Nymph Tactics; Working Wet Flies; Streamer Situations; Stalking Beaver Ponds; and Afterword: One More Fly; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

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