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6 edition of A Concise History of Fly Fishing found in the catalog.

A Concise History of Fly Fishing

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Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishing, angling,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Fishing - Flyfishing,
  • Sports & Recreation / Fishing,
  • Fishing - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLefty Kreh (Preface)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8861166M
    ISBN 101592280617
    ISBN 109781592280612


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A Concise History of Fly Fishing by Glenn Law Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fishing is among the most ancient and popular pastimes throughout the world. In this brief but detailed history, Glenn Law examines the development of fly fishing, from the earliest Egyptian copper hooks dating to B.C. and the first recordings of catch-and-release fishing in China s Zhou dynasty, to the most modern innovations in tackle and the rise of fly-fishing  › Books › Sports & Outdoors › Hunting & Fishing.

BEFORE THE LYONS PRESSED published Glenn Law’s A Concise History of Fly Fishing inthere were only three titles that attempted to address fly fishing history in any scale and they were all fairly recent: The Fly by Andrew Herd (), a tome covering traditional English fly fishing innovations, F.M.

Halford and The Dry-Fly Revolution () by Tony Hayter, and Paul Schullery’s Product Information. Law discusses the landmarks in the tradition of fly fishing, beginning with Dame Juliana Berner's A Treatyse of Fysshynge wyth an Angle, and Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton's The Compleat Angler, which stands uncontested as the most-published book in the Western world, with the exception of the  › eBay › Books, Magazines › Non-Fiction Books.

Artfully illustrated with historic woodcuts, etchings, drawings, and paintings, A Concise History of Fly Fishing is a fascinating glimpse at our relationship to fly fishing as it has evolved over the centuries, as a sport, as a way of life, and as a universal pastime of patience and contemplation.

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out of 5 stars But it looks fine - quality page finish. Reviewed in the United States on Glenn Law is the author of A Concise History of Fly Fishing ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published )   The book Backcasts: A Global History of Fly Fishing and Conservation, Edited by Samuel Snyder, Bryon Borgelt, and Elizabeth Tobey is published by University of Chicago :// Author Paul Schullery gives a well written and illustrated overview of the origins and development of fly fishing in America.

The book touches on all aspects of American fly fishing for trout, bass, salmon, steelhead and salt water species. Various advances in equipment are covered as well, rods, reels, lines and of course the flies  › Books › Sports & Outdoors › Hunting & Fishing.

It is the earliest essay on fly fishing and a remarkably full argument and manual for fly fishing and tackle making. It included dressings for twelve flies for trout and grayling that are almost certainly intended to suggest naturals of English rivers–a watershed concept in the history of the :// Print book: English: 2nd ed.

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A history of fly fishing for trout by John Waller Hills. ()[Leather Bound] by Hills John Waller and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ://   Dry-Fly Fishing the Theory and Practice by Frederic.

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