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FISHING WITH GREG CLARK
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FISHING WITH GREG CLARK

By Clark, Gregory (Greg)

Don Mills, Ontario: Totem Books, 1978. 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 story 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.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by David Simpson;.

$5.95

STEEL BARBS, WILD WATERS
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STEEL BARBS, WILD WATERS

By Gibbs, Jerry

New York: Sedgewood Press - Outdoor Life Books, 1990. (ix) 262 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Joseph Fornelli. The Contents are: Ironman; The Shanty; Wings of Fear Claws of Terror; First Snow; The Singing Waters May Make You Scream; Mr Bigmouth Has It Shut Today; Torrents; Tarpon; Wahoo and Goodbye; Home Pool; Bluefin Alley; Jimmy; Market Price; At the End of the River; In a Place of Dragons; and Sharkman.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Joseph Fornelli;. 8vo.

$14.95

WALLEYE TACTICS, TIPS AND TALES
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WALLEYE TACTICS, TIPS AND TALES

By Strand, Mark (foreword by Steve Pennaz)

Minneapolis, Minnesota: North American Fishing Club - Complete Angler's Library, 1990. 314 pp. Blue leather decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine; full colour painting of walleye pasted-on the front panel; decorated endpapers; headband. Light wear at the corners with a small scuff mark on the front panel; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings, charts and photographs. The Chapters are: Understanding Walleyes: Walleyes: What's the Appeal; The New Walleye Angler; Walleye Fishing's Great Lakes; Walleye: The Fish; Walleye Senses; Walleye Life Cycle. Getting Equipped: Choosing a Walleye Boat; Rigging Your Walleye Boat; Trailering Your Boat; Sonar: Your Electronic Eyes; Selecting the Right Sonar; Installing Your Sonar; Using Sonar: Underwater Concepts; Loran-C: Finding Your Way. Where to Find Walleyes: The Importance of Environment; Weather: Friend or Foe; The Importance of Food; Seasonal Patterns in Lake Walleyes; Reservoir and River Walleyes; Fishing Edges; Shallow Walleyes. Catching Walleyes: Best Way to Catch Walleyes; The Little Things; Jigging and Rigging; Hot Presentations; Pressured Walleyes; Trophy Walleyes on Purpose; and Walleyes: What's in Store; followed by an index.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

NEVERSINK - One Angler's Intense Exploration of a Trout River
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NEVERSINK - One Angler's Intense Exploration of a Trout River

By Wright, Leonard M. Jr.

New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1991. (xv) 191 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; dj painting by Chet Reneson. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; Into the Valley; The Lay of the Water; Fontinalis; The Bad Old Days; Let Us Now Praise...; Trutta; Enemies; The Life Blood; The Way of a Stream; The High Cost of Overhead; Glorious Food; Side Orders; Food of the Food; Let There Be Lights; And There Was Lights; Salar Sebago; Beside the Still Waters; Wind and Weather; Green Things; The Birds and the Beasts; and The Once and Future River.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Chet Reneson;. 8vo.

$14.95

CONSIDER THE FISH - Fishing for Canada from Campbell River to Petty Harbour
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CONSIDER THE FISH - Fishing for Canada from Campbell River to Petty Harbour

By Gudgeon, Chris

Toronto: Penguin Books, 1999. 242 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Introduction: Consider the Fish; Waiting for Cabot - Beginning at the End in Bonavista, Newfoundland; In Cod We Trust - A Primer of Canadian Fishstory; Fishing Rod and Tyee Pool - Discovering that Size Matters in Cambell River, B.C.; First Intermission: The Obligatory Catch Scene; Fish and Ships - Trawling for Truth and Salmon in Ladner, British Columbia; The River Runs Through It - Taunting Trout on Alberta's Bow River;p The Saga of New Iceland - An Epic Stroll through Gimli Manitoba, Whitefish Capital of Canada; Some Fish Out of Water - Getting in Touch with My Inner Perch in Port Dover, Ontario; Separate Pisces - Ice Fishing for Monsters and Compliments Near Montreal, Quebec; Second Intermission: Another Gratuitous Catch Scene; Sorry, Charlie - Not Catching Tuna in Wedgeport, Nova Scotia, Former Tuna Capital of the World; The Chapter That Got Away - Just About Done, in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland; and Carpe Carpum - Final Recommendations of the Royal Fishin' Commission; followed by Postscript: A Postcard from Florida.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Mary Beth MacLean;. 8vo.

$14.95

STREAMER FLY FISHING
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STREAMER FLY FISHING

By Merwin, John

Guilford, Connecticut: The Lyons Press, 2001. 87 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear at the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Introduction; Some History and Theory; Tackle; Picking a Pattern; Across and Downstream: The Basic Technique; Stutters and Stops: Advanced Technique; Float Fishing with Streamers; Streamers in Still Water; Streamers in Small Streams; and Basic Streamer Patterns; followed by a bibliography.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

CREATIVE FISHING
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CREATIVE FISHING

By Farmer, Charles J.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 1973. 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.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$14.95

FISHING FOR BROOKIES, BROWNS AND BOWS - The Old Guy's Complete Guide to Catching Trout
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FISHING FOR BROOKIES, BROWNS AND BOWS - The Old Guy's Complete Guide to Catching Trout

By Deval, Gord (with commentary by Paul Quarrington)

Vancouver: Greystone Books - Douglas and McIntyre, 2001. 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.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Peter Eastwood;. 12mo.

$9.95

THE COMPLEAT ANGLER
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THE COMPLEAT ANGLER

By Walton, Izaak (with Charles Cotton)

London: Bloomsbury Books, 1988. 224 pp. Green boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings and colour plates by Arthur Rackham. The full title is: The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing, Not Unworthy the Perusal of Most Anglers. Originally published by Rich, Marriott of London, 1653. The Contents are: The Epistle Dedicatory; The Epistle to the Reader; Conference betwixt an Angler, a Hunter and a Falconer, each Commending His Recreation; Observations of the Otter and Chub; How to Fish for and to Dress the Chavender or Chub; Observations of the Nature and Breeding of the Trout and How to Fish for Him; and the Milkmaid's Song; More Directions How to Fish for and How to Make for the Trout an Artificial Minnow and Flies with Some Merriment; Observations of the Umber or Grayling and Directions How to Fish for Him; Observations of the Salmon with Directions How to Fish for Him; Observations of the Luce or Pike with Directions How to Fish for Him; Observations of the Carp with Directions How to Fish for Him; Observations of the Bream and Directions How to Fish for Him; Observations of the Tench and Advice How to Angle for Him; Observations of the Perch and Directions How to Fish for Him; Observations of the Eel and Other Fish That Want Scales and How to Fish for Them; Observations of the Barbel and Directions How to Fish for Him; Observations of the Gudgeon, the Ruffe and the Bleak and How to Fish for Them; Is of Nothing or That Which is Nothing Worth; Of Roach and Dace and How to Fish for Them and of Cadis; Of the Minnow or Penk, of the Loach, and of the Bull Head or Miller's Thumb; Of Several Rivers and Some Observations of Fish; Of Fish Ponds and How to Order Them; and Directions for Making a Line and for the Colouring of Both Rod and Line.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Arthur Rackham;. 8vo.

$24.95

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.

$14.95

FISHERMEN AND FISHING WAYS
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FISHERMEN AND FISHING WAYS

By Anson, Peter F.

London: George G. Harrap and Company, 1932. 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.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Peter F. Anson;. 8vo.

$39.95

A PRIMER OF FLY FISHING
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A PRIMER OF FLY FISHING

By Haig-Brown, Roderick (introduction by Nick Lyons)

Vancouver: Douglas and McIntyre, 1982. 189 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear at the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Louis Darling. The Contents are: Introduction by Nick Lyons; On the Virtues of Worms; Rods and Reels; Fly Lines; Leaders and Hooks; Flies; Knots and Paraphernalia; The Overhead Cast and Others; Wet Fly Fishing; Dry Fly Fishing; Dry Fly Fishing - New Techniques; Hooking and Playing Fish; Fishing Streams; Fishing Lakes; Estuaries and Salt Water; The Elements of Fly Tying; Some Esoteric Points; and Ethics and Aesthetics; followed by an index.. Fifth Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Louis Darling;. 8vo.

$14.95

THE LAST CASTS - A Collection of Adventures and Misadventures
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THE LAST CASTS - A Collection of Adventures and Misadventures

By Stewart, Dave

Savona, British Columbia: Stewart Audiovisuals, 1994. 99 pp. Trade paperback format. Personalized inscription on the title page by Dave Stewart. Light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. The Chapters are: Telefishing; Living Off the Land; Doggone Dynamite; Controlling Bushrats; Way-back Camping; The Loose Moose; Henhouse Henry; Shipwreck on Fish Lake; The Moose Shot Back; Dog Daze; The Finns Can Bear It; Spotty the Wonder Dog; Pig on the Wing; Ever See a Cat Fish; The Great King Eider Caper; The Ghost Wolf; Sprucing Up the Old Canoe; The Inventor; Never Go Back; Dressed to Fish; Moosteaks I Have Made; Tundra Tenting; Invasion of the Beach-hoppers; Big Worms and Scenically Interesting Beaches; and Messin' with River Gods.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

FISH, FISHING AND THE MEANING OF LIFE
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FISH, FISHING AND THE MEANING OF LIFE

By Paxman, Jeremy

London: Penguin Books, 1995. (xx) 556 pp. Trade papeback format. Light edgewear with creasing on the upper and lower right front corners and minor creasing on the spine; ink mark on the lower edge of the text block; no interior markings. Cover art by John Lawrence. The Chapters are: Idylls; Fish; Tactics; Rods Reels and Bottles of Gin; Ones that Got Away; Ones that Didn't Get Away; The Dangers of Fishing; Fish that Bite Back; Fishing Inns and Fishing Accomplices; and The Ethics of Fishing; followed by a bibliography and an index.. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by John Lawrence;. 8vo.

$19.95

FRESHWATER FISHING - The Secrets of Successful Angling
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FRESHWATER FISHING - The Secrets of Successful Angling

By Rogers, Keith A.

Champaign, Illinois: Leisure Press, 1987. (xi) 147 pp. Trade paperback format. Light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. The Chapters are: Patience; How to Locate Fish; Bait; Freshwater Game Fish; Tackle; Fishing Techniques; Fishing Conditions; and Playing the Big One; followed by an index.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

FISHING GRAND RIVER COUNTRY
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FISHING GRAND RIVER COUNTRY

By Leedham, Liz; Reid, Jim (foreword by Bob Izumi)

Cambridge, Ontario: The Grand River Foundation, 1999. 80 pp. Spiral-bound in glossy pictorial card covers; illustrated with black and white photgraphs and two-colour fold-out maps. Light wear at the corners with a crease on the front cover; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by Bob Izumi; Welcome to Grand River Country, Ontario; Sharing the Responsibility; What Is the Grand River Foundation; The Area from Belwood Lake through Elora Gorge to Lake Erie; Fish Index; Common Names of Grand River Fish; Fishway Locations; Boating and Canoeing; Grand River Fisheries Management Plan; The 3 Rs of Responsible Fishing; Zebra Mussels and Other Invasive Exotic Species; Poaching Is a Crime; Fishing Information Contacts; and Ontario Record Fish Registry.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE ANGLER'S BOOK OF CANADIAN FISHES
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THE ANGLER'S BOOK OF CANADIAN FISHES

By Wooding, F. H. (preface by J. R. Dymond) (foreword by Greg Clark)

Don Mills, Ontario: Collins, 1959. (xix) 303 pp. Green boards lettered in dark green on the spine. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a short tear on the lower right of the front panel and a chip at the head of the tear; price clipped; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Illustrated with colour plates and line drawings by Gordon Fairbairn. The Chapters are: Part One: This Creature Called a Fish. Part Two: The Major Game Fishes: The Salmon and Trout Family; The Grayling Family; The Whitefish Family; The Bass Family; The Perch Family; The Sunfish Family; The Pike Family; The Catfish Family; The Sucker Family. Part Three: Miscellaneous Fishes: The Minnow Family; The Stickleback Family; The Herring Family; The Smelt Family; The Mooneye Family; The Cod Family; The Fresh Water Eel Family; The Drum Family; The Sculpin Family; The Silverside Family. Part Four: The Primitive Fishes: The Sturgeon Family; The Gar Family; The Bowfin Family; and The Lamprey Family; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Gordon Fairbairn;. 8vo.

$14.95

OUTWITTING FISH - An Angler's Guide to Proving That the Smarter Creature Is on the Dry End of the Fishing Rod
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OUTWITTING FISH - An Angler's Guide to Proving That the Smarter Creature Is on the Dry End of the Fishing Rod

By Adler, Bill Jr.

Holbrook, Massachusetts: Adams Media Corporation, 2001. (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.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

FLYING IN FOR TROUT - A Guide to Fishing the Remote Waters of Maine, Quebec and Labrador
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FLYING IN FOR TROUT - A Guide to Fishing the Remote Waters of Maine, Quebec and Labrador

By Raychard, Al

Thorndike, Maine: North Country Press, 1987. 169 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine and some small scuff marks on the upper right of the front cover; store stamped. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Introduction; Planning the Trip; The Adversaries; Another Word on Flies and Lures; Maine; Quebec; and Labrador.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo.

$14.95

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF FISHING AND HUNTING
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THE FUNDAMENTALS OF FISHING AND HUNTING

By Dalrymple, Byron

New York: Perma Books (Permabooks), 1959. 324 pp. 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.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Robert J. Lee; Paul Orban;.

$9.95

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