Books on Outdoor Activities
- American Fish And How To Catch Them. A Hand-Book For Fishing | by W. C. Weidemeyer
- The author of this volume has taken pains to make it a practical
manual for amateur as well as professional anglers. The disciple of
Isaak Walton will find that, while the subject matter is condensed and
made free from technicality and literary extension, nothing of value
has been omitted. The work covers a ground embraced by no other
volume, and will prove valuable as a reference-book to all lovers of
the gentle art.
The extent of the territory and waters referred to does not range
beyond the inland streams and sea-coast of our Eastern and Middle
States. Apart from a few kinds of fish that swim in the great chain of
Northern Lakes, save Black Freshwater Bass and Pike-Perch, hardly
anyvarieties occur inland, toward the Mississippi River, that draw the
attention of either naturalist or angler. Not until the shores of the
far Pacific are reached does angling again become remunerative and
- Frank Forrester's Fishermens' Guide
- Containing descriptions of popular fishes and their habits, preparation of baits, etc.; with a list of tools used in fishing; making it the most complete work on the subject yet published.
- Some Fish And Some Fishing | by Frank Gray Griswold
- There is a pleasing rhyme which tells of an angler, at the end of an eventful day who: "Took with high erected comb the fish, or else the story home and cooked it".
- Fish Hatching, And Fish Catching | by Barnwell Roosevelt, Seth Green
- During the few years which have intervened since the discovery of fish culture, its practise has advanced with rapid strides, and although it is still little more than in its infancy; the laws which govern its management have been so far ascertained and applied that it is now an established art, capable of yielding vast results for the benefit of mankind. The days of doubt and uncertainty have passed away, and numerous experiments lending invariably to the same end have established it on a firm basis...
- Fishing: When, Where, And How To Fish Without Live Bait | by William Tweedie
- Nothing will make you a good angler but observation, practice, and experience. You must see fishing; you must yourself fish; and you must learn by both. Careful practice only will make you master of the art.
- Fisherman's Lures And Game-Fish Food | by Louis Rhead
- With colored pictures from life of various creatures fish eat and new improved artificial imitation floating nature lures chart-plans to show the haunts where fish feed on them in lake and stream