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The art of angling

Brookes, R.

The art of angling

By R. Brookes, M.D. In two parts. ... Illustrated with one hundred and thirty-five cuts, ... The whole forming a sportsman"s magazine; ...

by Brookes, R.

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Published by printed for T. Lowndes in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 835, no. 9.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii,299,[5]p.,plate
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16898307M

Alexander, Salmon Fishing in Canadaand J. Stewart, Alfred Ronalds, Frederic M. London: printed for W. Ovid tells us to keep casting in life because we never know where and when a fish may strike. Finally, the Clarke Historical Library contains a number of bibliographic reference books relating to English angling books.

The angling literature in England was increasingly focused on the art of fly-fishing. In George C. The following is the first verse of Book 1: Of angling and the art thereof I sing What kind of tools it doth behove to have And with what pleasing bayt a man may bring The fish to bite within the watry wave. I feel them now, primitive pulses from the earth's first living element — leviathan and minnow, grey lugs and sparkling jewels, from shimmering shallows and deep, dark places — luring us to connect. Martial warns us to stay out of the ruler's pond.

In these works, Brown details how fly-fishing is conducted in America: Fly-fishing is usually practiced with a short one handed rod from ten to twelve feet in length, or a two handed rod from fifteen to eighteen feet in length. For almost twenty years Francis collected his material; he visited and fished nearly every river of note in the kingdom in search of information. The long entry on Flies occupying over thirty pagesand is copiously annotated in ink by a dedicated early nineteenth-century fly-tier, possibly a Yorkshireman, but with an evident wide circle of acquaintance in the fishing world See also: Kenneth H. The foregoing reminds us of Wetzel's previously mentioned observation that not all angling in the New World was of an aristocratic persuasion. Lanman was a prolific author, publishing thirty-two works over the course of his career.


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The art of angling book

Lowndes, Notes: The title-page is misleading. There were always mysterious forces at work, and beneath these forces always more fish. A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling 2nd ed.

Links to Free Old Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Books

Taken up and laid aside from time to time, little by little it has steadily progressed towards completion. In carving their homes out of the wilderness the early settlers had little time for sport fishing, their daily and winter supply being secured principally by the use of spears and nets.

A folding MS sheet, copying an article about flies from an issue of Blackwood's Magazine, is bound in: this furnishes a pretty good guide to the angling shops in Edinburgh. The long entry on Flies occupying over thirty pagesand is copiously annotated in ink by a dedicated early nineteenth-century fly-tier, possibly a Yorkshireman, but with an evident wide circle of acquaintance in the fishing world: given that the dates run up tillthere is perhaps more than one generation involved.

Beatty, Charles Goodspeed, E. Small 8vo x mm.

Fishing & Angling Books

Westwood, chiefly regarding fishing publications, and photographs of inscribed Ottoman Turkish armor. The first mentioned is the most common in use, and is calculated for the majority of our streams, which are small and require but little length of rod or line.

Best, Thomas Printed and Sold by J. Although angling has developed well beyond the need to catch something to eat, sport fishing remains one of the few ways people in the twenty-first century can participate — if only occasionally and recreationally — in the catching and killing of their food.

Herbert was born in England and came to the United States in Francis is not only a well-known author, but also a well-known practical fisherman of great experience.

Halford, G. Close the shop and hang the sign, "Gone Fishing. For almost twenty years Francis collected his material; he visited and fished nearly every river of note in the kingdom in search of information.

In your excursion to or from fishing, should you overheat yourself with walking, avoid small liquors and water as you would poison; a glass of wine, brandy, or rum is more likely to promote cooling effects, without danger of taking cold. Other important titles of this era include William H.

However, it took more than a hundred years before a book that focused on fishing appeared in this country. Also present are fishing diaries of Alfred Denison, Gilliat Hatfieldand Kienbuschand records of the Massachusetts Fish and Game Protective Association This journal had paramount influence in the sporting world of the nineteenth century--a research project into the history of almost any sport in Britain would have to begin with The Field.

He added much material on tying and casting flies, which was largely based on English practices. A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling 3rd ed. His strong affection for his home state is seen in the following quotation from one of his books, Essays for Summer Hours: O Michigan! Eighteenth-century poets John Gay and James Thomson make impassioned cases for the superiority of fly fishing over bait fishing, extolling its "art" and claiming the fly to be less injurious to the fish.

Charles Lanman was an author with Michigan roots who also began his writing career prior to the Civil War. Students of the War of American Independence will find fascinating accounts from the British side of conflict.

Of special note is Reverend William B.New and Excellent Experiments and Secrets in the Art of Angling: Being Directions for the Whole Art by Woolley, Hannah. London. The first two leaves are supplied in manuscript and the last title. Angling journal that specializes in profiling the art,artists and craftsmen who produce products for the fly fishing industry.

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