1. Adamson, W.A. The Enterprising Angler - Jenkins - UK - 1950 1st. ed. [Salmon & trout, including rainbows in Canada - written for the angler of "modest means" & told with some humor] 268p - illus with photos & drawings + some ads - bound in dark green cloth with gold lett sp - pos o/w vg+ C$10.00


  3. An Angler [Sir Humphry Davy] Salmonia or Days of Fly Fishing: Second Edition - John Murray - UK - 1829 [Being a series of conversations with some account of the habits of fishes belonging to the genus Salmo. Westwood & Satchell rank Salmonia which Davy wrote near the end of his short but distinguished life to be very high on the scale of great angling literature and we are most pleased to offer this fine example in original bindings.] 16mo - 335p - illus with 6 steel engraved plates, 3 plates of flies & several wonderful wood engraved illustrations - bound in publisher's rich green leather with glt decorations, red spine label, raised bands, marbled end papers and marbled outer edges - very moderate wear to extremities vg. C$200.00

  4. Anderson, Gary. Atlantic Salmon - Fact Or Fantasy - Salar - Montreal - 1990 1st. ed. [In this book you will learn what the salmon sees when you present your fly & why he prefers certain flies at different times of the season as well as a look at the locals that have produced the top trophy salmon in Canada] 4to - 175p - illus in b/w & clr by Ed Sutton - pictorial eps - signed - vg/vg C$20.00

  5. Anthology. The Out Of Door Library: Angling - Kegan, etc. - UK - 1898 [A collection of eight early angling accounts by highly acclaimed writers of the day. "Getting out the Fly Books" Leroy Milton Vale; "The Land of the Winanishe" Leroy Milton Vale & J. Creighton; "Nepigon River Fishing" A.R. Macdonough; "Striped Bass Fishing" Foster Higgins"; "The Haunts of Black Sea-Bass" Charles Frederick Holder"; "Tarpon Fishing in Florida" Robert Grant"; American Game-Fishes" Leroy Milton Vale; & Izaak Walton" Alexander Cargill.] 305p - profusely illus - navy cloth with glt decorations & glt titles - teg - uncut pages (couple opened carelessly) moderate edge wear to cvrs, couple of gift inscriptions on ffep, tiny hole thru the back cover (text not affected) o/w vg. C$10.00

  6. Atkinson, Robert. Fishing Flies "An Illustrated Album" Blossom - UK - nd - [A lovely full colour album of trout and salmon flies presented by type together with much history on their makers and origin.] 4to - 127p - profusely illus. - fully indexed. f/f C$10.00
  8. Austin, A.B. An Angler's Anthology - Country Life - UK - 1930 1st. edition [Literary, poetic, and other contributions from the first reference to "Fysshynge wyth an angle" by Dame Juliana Berners in the Boke of St. Albans in 1496 to contemporary figures collected by Austin..] 4to - 168p - illus with 24 very attractive and fine full page drypoints with all tissue guards intact by Norman Wilkinson - one of the best short quotations and poetry on the subject of angling complemented with exceptional angling art - gift inscription on ffep, corners bumped and backstrap worn head and foot o/w vg. C$10.00


  10. Babb, James R. Crosscurrents A Fly Fisher's Progress - Lyons - NY - 1999 [To quote E. Donnall Thomas, "Babb entertains with the easy grace of a fireside story teller. Crosscurrents passes the two most difficult tests of good outdoor writing: The reader will not only share it eagerly with friends, but will return to it again and again." Babb's first book and a winner, haled by fly-fishing magazine as one of the best fly-fishing books of the year.] 210p - f/f C$20.00

  11. Barich, Bill. Crazy For Rivers - Lyons - 1999 [A collection of wonderful essays reflecting the author's vivid prose and his memoires of a season on the water. Barich resides near San Francisco] 80p - f/f C$8.00

  12. Barrington, C.G. Seventy Years Fishing - Smith, Elder & Co. - UK - 1906 1st. Ed [It has been said, "That if any man who has for many years followed some favorite pursuit would record his past experiences, with the conclusions drawn from them, he might render service to those who come after him". And so it was with the author who's passion was trout, salmon and occasional grayling throughout Britain.] 308p - bound in navy with glt lettered sp and an exceptionally bright glt fly on the cover - bit of edge wear to the covers, foxing to the frontis borders, uncut pages (a couple opened carelessly) o/w a vg copy C$15.00

  13. Bashline, James L. Night Fishing For Trout - Freshet - NY - 1973 [The first full length book on night stream fishing ever published] 159p pictorial eps (trout flies) - illus by N. Rosato - underscoring to fep as well as to Ĺ doz. paragraphs o/w f/vg+ C$8.00

  14. Bates, Joseph D. Jr. Atlantic Salmon Flies & Fishing - Stackpole - PA - 1995 [Being a reprint of the great work published in 1970. How the experts select and use over 200 fly patterns with details on their dressings] 384p - illus in b/w & clr by Milton Weiler - forward by Angus Cameron - fully indexed - f/f C$15.00 [3]

  15. Bates, Joseph D, Jr. & Pamela Bates Richards - Fishing Atlantic Salmon: The flies & The Patterns - Stackpole - PA - 1996 [Few people knew the sport of Atlantic salmon angling as did Colonel Joseph D. Bates. Like the Atlantic salmon and the beautiful flies used to catch them, he was at the top of his field. When Joseph Bates died in 1988, he left "Fishing Atlantic Salmon" unpublished. Through the vision and diligence of his daughter, editor Bob Warren, and the teamwork of master tiers and artists this magnificent work was completed.] 4to - 396p - profusely illus with the exceptional clr photography of Michael Radencich and with paintings and sketches by John Swan - pictorial eps - fully indexed vg+/f C$100.00 

  16. Bates, Joseph D. Jr. Streamers & Bucktails: The Big Fish Flies - Knopf - NY - 1979 1st. Edition [The bible on the subject packed full of information on streamer & bucktail fly fishing.] 395p - profusely illus including 12 full clr plates showing 164 streamers and bucktails, 25 pencil drawings by Bill Elliott, 20 pen and ink drawings by Milton Weiler, and over 50 b/w photographs. Also included are detailed components and dressings of 500 streamers and bucktails - f/f C$25.00 

  17. Bennett, Tiny. The Art Of Angling - Gallahad - NY - 1988 [A presentation of fresh water angling by the former outdoors editor of the Toronto Telegram] 4to - 288p - illus - f/vg C$10.00

  18. Another - Prentice Hall - NY - 1987- 277p - illus - wrps - near f. C$10.00 [4]

  19. Bergman, Ray. Freshwater Bass - Knopf - NY - 1945 [A classic work by one of America's most popular fishing writers] 436p - illus with lovely clr frontis & clr plates by Fred Hildebrandt - pictorial eps - bound in wine cloth with gold lett sp - book plate of prev owner on fep o/w vg. C$10.00

  20. Bergman, Ray. Just Fishing - Outdoor Life - NY - 1941 [A classic work that details the significant differences between success and failure in the pursuit of American fresh water game fish] 418p - illus in clr and line drawings by Fred Everett - clr fly-plates painted by Dr. Edgar Burke - rebound in lovely wine buckram with gold lett sp - vg+ C$10.00 [2]

  21. Bergman, Ray. Trout - Knopf - NY - 1944 [The eighth printing of Bergmans famous classic] 451p - illus with clr plates by Dr. Edgar Burke and with b/w drawings - bookplate of prev owner on  ffep, edge tear to title page o/w vg C$10.00 [2]

  22. Best, A.K. - A.K.'s Fly Box - Lyons & Burford - NY - 1996 [More than 200 full-color illustrations of naturals and A.K.'s time-tested imitations] 192p - profusely illus - forward by John Gierach, praise from Kreh & Leeson - f/f C$20.00 [2]

  23. Blacker, William. Art Of Fly Making - Derrydale - MS - 1993 [Blacker set up as a fly-dresser and tackle dealer in Soho in the 1820's where he is believed to have been the first to use exotic materials in the production of his famous salmon flies. First published in 1842 and reissued in 1855 his work remains a cornerstone in the art of fly tying. This nice facsimile of the original by Derrydale is a great opportunity to own a great classic without having to shell out what early copies sell for.] 259p - illus in b/w - bound in attractive brown leatherette with glt & black pictorial cvr & sp - marbled eps - aeg - Limited edition of 2500 copies - f. C$40.00

  24. Blades, William F. Fishing Flies And Fly Tying - Stackpole - PA - 1979 [A fine facsimile copy of as great American fly tying classic first published in 1951.] 319p - illus in clr & b/w - fully indexed - bound in chocolate pebbled buckram with gold titles - f. C$25.00

  25. Blake, W.H. Brown Waters - MacMillan - Toronto - 1940 - [A Canadian angling classic set in the famous Laurention waters of Quebec. First published in 1915, In his preface to this the coveted Memorial Edition & the first to be illustrated, Lord Tweedsmuir not only places this work on a par with Stewart White's "The Forest" as Canada's chief classics of sport but goes further in qualifying "Brown Waters" as an angling classic which deserves a niche in the pantheon of English letters.] 168p - beautifully illus with a b/w frontis of the author with pipe & creel and with 8 clr plates by Canadian artist Clarence Gagnon - bound in tweed linen with glt titles on chocolate labels   vg+ C$75.00 [2]

  26. Another -The Reprint Society - Montreal - 1948 [A nice little reprint, same text but not illustrated] 12mo - 154p - vg/dj chipped C$10.00 [4]

  27. Blake, William H. Brown Waters and Other Sketches Together with a Fragment and Yarns - MacMillan - Toronto - 1925 2nd ed revised 1st thus [Introduction by Vincent Massey] 12mo - vg in chipped dj C$10.00

  28. Blake, William H. In A Fishing Country - MacMillan - Toronto - 1922 1st ed. [More Quebec Trout Fishing adventures with the author in the scarce 1st ed.] 12mo - 263p - back cvr has several surface cuts o/w vg. C$10.00

  29. Boulenger, E.G. British Angler's Natural History - Collins - UK - 1946 1st ed [A guide to the fishes & insects of British streams & rivers] 48p illus with 8 exceptional clr plates - stiff board cvrs - pos - vg/vg C$10.00

  31. Brennand, George. Halcyon - Kineton - UK - 1968 [Through the ages, men & women from all walks of life have taken pleasure in angling and the many diversions & unexpected pleasures to be found therein. Brennard writes beautifully of such experiences and his work is deserving of a place in any angling library] 213p - illus by John Yale - L/E of 1000 copies - pos - bottom edge stained o/w vg in chipped dj C$15.00

  32. Brewer, Leighton. Virgin Water: Thirty Five Years In Quest of The Squaretail Trout - Coward McCann - NY - 1941 1st. Edition. [An amazing account of the author's pursuit of enormous speckled trout, first in the Adirondacks until the early 1930s' when pressure from an onslaught of tourists pushed him further north to the Laurention region of Quebec. Establishing a camp with the help of local guides in the St Anne River area, he began experimenting with the transplanting of native trout to fishless pools he found in the same region. His fly fishing adventures and success in growing trout to 7 pounds, together with his relationship with French Canadian guides and carefully preserved records by lake and river is an interesting read.] 223p - illus with photos - rebound in attractive black buckram with gold titles and fresh end papers f. C$20.00 [2]

  33. Brown, Bruce. Mountain In The Clouds - A Search for the Wild Salmon - Simon & Schuster - NY - 1982 [A brilliant and illuminating portrait of an environment in crisis which symbolizes the abuse of our natural heritage, despite efforts in recent years. Brown portrays the plight of the wild Pacific salmon, whose future is gravely threatened by the ever-increasing intervention of man into its delicate life cycle, and whose existence lies at the center of the Pacific Northwest's history.] 239p - f/f C$10.00

  34. Brown, John J. The American Angler's Guide - Derrydale - MS - 1993 [Being a lovely facsimile of the author's famous work first published in 1845] 332p - illus - bound in attractive brown leather with glt & black pictorial cvr & sp - marbled eps - aeg - Limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies - f. C$15.00


  36. Brown, Tosh. Megalops: An Angler's Affair With Tarpon - Meadow Run - NJ - 2001 [From Key West to Belize to Venezuela, the author has passionately and unceasingly pursued this big-eyed behemoth of the Atlantic. As the young owner of a fledgling sporting travel business, Tosh has had the good fortune of visiting some of the most productive tarpon waters of the world and has fished with some of the best guides in the business. This is his insightful and often humorous account of chasing the Silver King with a fly rod, together with some discussion of the storied history of the tarpon fishery along his native Texas coast and in particular the legendary tarpon destination, Port Aransas.] 65p - illus with a full clr section of the authors stunning photographs together with a collection of never before seen early photos of early tarpon fishing - bound in deep burgundy linen with a gold leaping tarpon on the cvr and gold titles - limited to 1500 copies - f in a lovely pictorial slip case C$55.00 [2]

  37. Brown, Wilfred Gavin. Angler's Almanac or Some Leaves On A River - Mueller - UK - 1949 1st. ed. [Being a portrayal of tranquil hours by the waterside through the changing lights of the seasons] 140p - illus with lovely b/w drawings by Reginald Lionel Knowles - gift inscription of ffep o/w vg in chipped dj C$5.00

  38. Burns, Eugene (ed) An Angler's Anthology - Stackpole - PA - 1952 1st. ed. [A collection of over 140 short pieces including such greats as Walton, Chaucer, Mascall, Hewitt, Fox, & Haig-Brown + an excellent bibliography] 147p - illus with lovely drawings by Louis Macouillard - vg/vg C$8.00

  39. Burton, Mallory - Green River Virgins - Lyons - NY - 2000 [A stunning collection of stories about a new breed of fly fishers, mostly women, none of whom wear tweeds or smoke a pipe] 208p - f/f C$8.00

  40. Burrard, Major Sir Gerald. Fly-Tying: Principles & Practice - Jenkins - UK - 1951 [While Burrard's contributions to the firearm world are numerous and world famous, this work first published during the 2nd WW is uncommon and would make a nice little addition to the fly fisherman's library.] 160p - illus with drawings and photos - vg/slightly soiled and chipped dj although presentable under brodart protective cover. C$10.00

  41. Caine, William. Fish, Fishing & Fishermen - Philip Allen - UK - 1927 - [A collection of 28 of the author's early fly fishing essays, collected and edited by his widow.] 253p - previous owner's signature and date on ffep and a bit of edge ware to boards o/w vg. C$36.00

  42. Caleb, Salvo - Freshwater Game Fish Of North America - Well fleet - NJ - 1989 [The editor of Rod & Reel magazine with his usual professional presentation, this one a lovely collection of clr photos and accompanying text of our great game fish in their natural surroundings] 4to - 142p - illus - fully indexed + a section on world records - f/f C$10.00 [2]

  43. Canadian Pacific Railway Company - The Game Fishes Of Canada - pp - Canadian Pacific - Montreal - 1928 [A description of 19 of the common species found in Canadian waters] 45p - illus with 15 exceptional clr plates produced from specimens in the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum of Zoology - forward by B.A. Beasley, director of the ROM dept. of Zoology - bound in stiff pictorial cvrs - pictorial eps - gift insc on title page - head & tail of sp chipped o/w near f. C$25.00 

  44. Cardenas, Jeffrey. Sea Level - Adventures of A Salt Water Angler - Meadow Run - NJ - 2002 [From the author of the acclaimed Marquesa, comes a collection of vivid essays on saltwater fly fishing written over the past twenty years. A pure delight as the author carefully guides us on a wide range of adventure from the Gulf Coast to Cuba; from the Florida Keys and Bahamas to the North Atlantic.] 186p - f in pictorial sc case C$55.00 

  45. Caucci, Al & Bob Nastasi - Fly-tyer's Color Guide - Comparahatch - NY - 1978 1st. edition [The first color standard designed to assist tyer's with the age old problem of color match.] 4to - 229p - illus including a complete "Standard color chart" section - fully indexed - f/f C$30.00

  46. Caucci, Al & Bob Nastasi - Hatches 11 - Winchester - NY - 1986 [A complete guide to fishing the hatches of North American trout streams including a 10th anniversary update from the 1975 classic to reflect revisions in the ever-growing field of entomology.] 4to - 335p - profusely illus in b/w & clr - fully indexed - vg/couple of minor repairs to dj, looks great under new mylar C$30.00

  47. Claflin, Bert - Blazed Trails For Anglers - Knopf - NY - 1949 1st. Ed [The author reflects on his lifetime of angling experiences throughout the US & Canada in 26 separate essays] 237p - illus - fully indexed - bound in wine cloth with glt lett sp - near f. C$24.00

  48. Connett, Eugene. American Big Game Fishing - Derrydale, MS - 1993 [Facimile reprint of one of the all time great salt water angling classics first published in a limited edition in 1935. Editor Connett, assembled 13 exciting chapters of stories by Lynn Bogue Hunt, Hemmingway, Farrington Jr., Van Campen Heilner and a host of other big water angling greats, plus chapters on boats and big game fish records.] 4to - 251p - profusely illus with clr plates by Lynn Bogue Hunt, many early photos and drawings - bound in full black leatherette with glt pictorial cvrs and sp - Limited to 2500 copies - f. C$40.00 [2]

  49. Connett, Eugene. Fishing A Trout Stream - Derrydale - MS - 1989 [Reprint of Connett's 1934 Derrydale Classic ] 137p - bound in blue cloth with gold lett sp & cvr - L/E of 2500 copies - f in matching sc C$44.00 [2]

  50. Connett, Eugene. Random Casts - Premier Press - SC. - 1987 [First published in 1939 by Derrydale in a limited edition of only 1075 copies, Random Casts is considered among the best of the famous author/publisher's six previous works on trout fishing. Long considered an authority on the subject, Connett's knowledge and literary attributes shine in this only reprint of his famous work.] 195p - illus by Ralph Boyer & Milton Weiler - bound in full forest green leather with glt titles and glt deco cvr. - aeg - raised bands - marbled eps - sewn in silk marker - limited to 3000 hand numbered copies - f. C$68.00

  51. Crawhall, Joseph - The Compleatest Angling Booke That Ever Was Writ - Freshet - NY - 1970 [A facsimile reprint of the author's famous 2nd edition published in 1881]. 4to - 234p - illus as per the original - bound in black leatherette with gold lett sp - cvrs are blind stamped & bordered in gold - text paper is mould-made Nideggen - Bertini deco eps imported from Italy. - f in gold sc C$20.00

  52. Dalrymple, Byron & Dave Precht. Modern Book Of The Black Bass Revised ed - Winchester - NY - 1995 [Originally published in 1972 this Classic Bass book has been updated by Dalrymple & Precht to include their views on Bass fishing in the 90's. No better time than this winter to plan some new tricks to entice ole sore lips next summer.] 283p - illus - f/f C$10.00 [3]

  53. Dalrymple, Byron W. Oldtime Bass Fishing Tales - Winchester - NY - 1993 1st ed. [A collection of essays that the author has written for Bass Master magazine over the years. They begin when Dalrymple was a child and continue through into the 1960's, most are humorous and also contain some very useful info] 189p - illus by Chris Armstrong - f/vg+ C$10.00 

  54. Davis, Edmund W. Salmon fishing On The Grand Cascapedia - The Flyfisher's Classic Library - UK - 2001 [A beautiful reprint of one of the rarest of all Atlantic salmon fishing books. Davis, one of the founding members of the famous Grand Cascapedia Club describes some interesting early fishing on the river, which is widely considered home to the largest Atlantic salmon in North America. Originally published in 1904 with a printing of only 100 copies for family and close friends. Davis also includes some reasoned thoughts on salmon behavior and fly patterns.] 159p - illus with both clr & sepia plates of life on the river including views of guides, canoes, club buildings, and of course trophy salmon - bound in tan boards with gold titles & top edge, marbled end papers & silk ribbon marker - limited to 950 hand numbered copies - f in a f sc C$130.00 

  55. Davis, Edward Patterns and Places - Winchester - NJ - 1991 [An incredible collection of 25 chapters showcasing a lifetime of adventures covering the entire spectrum of flyfishing & flytying] 236p + a 2 page bibliography - illus - f/f C$16.00

  56. Davis, Tom - The Little Book of Fly Fishing - Willow Creek - WI - 1997 [Flyfishing more than matching one's wits with an elusive quarry is the culmination of a host of memories, some delightful while others like splitting the crotch of your waders when you are belly deep in a pool or watching the tip of your $400.00 rod snap as the trunk closes. Photographer Dale Spartas has captured a wonderful collection of streamside moments in this nifty little book.] 18mo - 112p - illus in clr - f/f C$10.00 

  57. Dawson, George. Pleasures Of Angling - Derrydale - MS - 1993 [Being a lovely facsimile of the author's famous work first published in 1876] 264p - illus - bound in attractive brown leather with glt & black pictorial cvr & sp - marbled eps - aeg - Limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies - f. C$20.00

  58. Dimock, A.W. The Book Of The Tarpon - Meadow Run - NJ - 2004 [A lovely facsimile reprint of one of the great classics in sporting literature. First published in 1911, Dimock's account of fighting somersaulting tarpon with primitive equipment around the Florida Everglades. This is a must read for anyone remotely interested in the early pursuit of these silver giants that have left many an angler shaking his head in disbelief as described by the author after an incident at Homosassa, Florida in 1882 when his "tarpum" escaped after a grueling battle, and in the process the astonished angler suffered a scorched thumb, an unplanned swim, a broken rod, and a straighted gaff.] 256p - illus with superb early photos - new intro by tarpon angler extraordinaire, Tosh Brown - f in a lovely pictorial sc C$65.00 [3]

  59. Dobson, James Faithful Travelers - Bantam - NY - 1998 1st ed [A unique & poignant odyssey of father & daughter on a fly-fishing journey in search of trout and a new sense of family] 277p - f/f C$16.00

  60. Dymond, J.R. The Trout & Other Game Fish Of BC. Department Of Fisheries - Ottawa - 1932 [The results of a study carried out under the auspices of the Biological Board Of Canada. Salmon, trout, and char. Description, habit, & territory] 51p - bound in dark green cloth with glt lettered cvr - illus, incl 7 exceptional clr plates by E.B. Logier, Royal Ontario Museum - illus - vg+ C$20.00

  61. Egan, Van Gorman. Rivers On My Mind - pp - Campbell River, BC - 1998 [An angler, hunter, and naturalist since youth in his native Wisconsin, through retirement years on Vancouver Island, the author, a former biology & oceanography teacher, fishing guide, & master flytyer (having tied the "Steelhead Bee", one of the six fly stamps released by Canada Post ), gives us his third book. Rivers On My Mind is more than a reflection of one salmon angler's life.—It is about treasured memories of companionship, natures beauty, and it is a vivid reminder of the delicate balance between man's needs and the needs of rivers'—It is also about some superb salmon fishing] 179p - frontis by Gordon Buckli, illus b/w by Lorne Ritchie & Hans Buckli - stiff card covers with a dj that features the "frontis art" with raised gold lett - f/f C$25.00

  62. Egan, Van Gorman. River Of Salt - Riverside - BC - 2004 [It has been sixteen years since the author published "Tyee" the history of the famous salmon club at the mouth of the Campbell River on Vancouver Island. Thankfully through the persuasion of a dear friend who insisted that a club as old and as famous as the Tyee, must have still have some untold stories, River of Salt, Egan's fifth book was born as a lasting tribute to the Tyee Club and to the famous salmon waters of Discovery Passage.] 178p including several appendices of Tyee records - illus with photos - bound in pewter buckram with gold titles and embossed Tyee club emblem on front end paper - deluxe edition limited to 130 signed and hand numbered copies - f/f C$100.00 [2]

  63. Egan, Van Gorman. Tyee: The Story of the Tyee Club of British Columbia - Kask - BC - 1988 1st. Edition [The Tyee Club, a historic fishing club on the coast of Canada's legendary Vancouver Island was founded in 1925 at the town of Campbell River. Early writings of this historic angler's destination located near the confluence of Discovery Passage and the mouth of the Campbell River reflect enormous catches of large sea run Chinook salmon where famous anglers including Frank Griswold, the legendary Zane Gray and a host of diplomats and other notables from nearby and abroad tried their hand. The Tyee Club, membership in which money alone cannot buy as before consideration you must personally catch a salmon of no less that 30lbs. under strict club rules is more than an interesting read, it is a record of a North West Coast tradition during a period when both locals and those from abroad mingled on one of the most picturest bodies of water in North America. Author Van Gorman Egan's pen writes from personal knowledge as besides being an accomplished angler/writer, he personally guided at the Tyee Club for several years.] 208p - profusely illus with photos in clr & duotone, including a full clr plate of a guide rowing while his "sport" trolls under a setting sun - frontis features a pen & ink Christmas card "Tyee fishing" by renown BC artist Tommy Brayshaw - bound in full burgundy leather with gold titles - the front endpaper bears a blind embossing of the Tyee Club emblem created by Tom Markham in 1931 and kindly loaned to the publisher for this lovely production - Limited to 180 copies, each signed and hand numbered by the author - f in a matching sc C$250.00 [3]

  64. Egan, Van Gorman. Waterside Reflections - Amato - OR - 1996 [The author, a captivating writer and fly tier extrordinare shares his and wife Maxine's most personal memories of fly fishing the exciting rivers of the west coast and of their wonderful friendship with the immortal angler-writer the late Roderick Haig-Brown] 188p - illus by Lorne Ritchie - L/E of 130 signed & numbered copies - f/f C$75.00 

  65. Eisenberg, Lee & D. Taylor. The Ultimate Fishing Book - Houghton Mifflin - MA - 1981 [Great reading from the pens of Schweibert, Graves, Jones, Bourjaily, Williams, Barich, Norman, Lehmann-Haupt & Waterman, complimented by one of the richest collections of angling art ever assembled] folio - 255p - pictorial eps - f/in chipped dj C$16.00 [2]

  66. Everett, Fred. Fun With Trout - Stackpole - PA - 1952 1st. Edition [Trout fishing in words, paint, and lines by an author who's observations and artistic skills are legendary. Preview by Charlie Fox and intro by Ray Bergman.] 287p - profusely illus in clr & b/w by the author - pictorial eps - bound in burgundy pictorial covers with gold titles - vg+. C$48.00

  67. Falkus, Hugh. Salmon Fishing - Witherby - UK - 1984 1st. Edition [Falkus one of the most knowledgeable Atlantic salmon anglers of modern times shares his vast knowledge of a lifetime of angling for this king of gamefish.] 448p - profusely illus in clr & b/w - fully indexed - signed by the author - f/dj spine sunned o/w f. C$68.00

  68. Farrington, S. Kip Jr. Atlantic Game Fishing - Derrydale - MS - 1997 [A lovely reprint of the author’s 1937 blue water classic. Pursuing giant tuna, broadbill swordfish, white & blue marlin, wahoo, shark, barracuda, & tarpon from Nova Scotia to the Florida Keys. Farrington and other notable famous big water anglers have set impressive records in these waters and it’s all here.] 4to - 298p - profusely illus with superb photos and clr paintings by Lynn Bogue Hunt - Intro by Ernest Hemingway - fully indexed - bound in blue leatherette with pictorial cvr, marbled end papers, gold titles and gold outer edges - f. C$40.00 [2]

  69. Farrington, S. Kip Jr. The Trail Of The Sharp Cup - Dodd Mead - NY - 1974 1st ed [The story of the 5th oldest trophy in International Sport - Tuna Fishing] 176p photos - mapped eps - records - f/f C$10.00 [2]

  70. Farson, Negley. Going Fishing - Country Life - UK - 1943 [A recollection of the travel adventures of the author in North & South America, England, Scotland, France, Norway, & the Caucasus. It's humor and freedom from technical language makes it a good read] 144p - illus by C.F. Tunnicliffe - vg + in chipped dj C$10.00 [2]

  71. Another - [Going Fishing is considered to be among the great classics of the last century and a previous owner of this book has taken the trouble [and expense] of having this copy 1/4 bound in lovely forest green leather over matching linen with glt trim, raised bands and glt & black titles.] - pos on ffep & leather extremities bit worn o/w vg. C$20.00

  72. Fields, Wayne. What The River Knows - Poseidon - NY - 1990 1st ed [The author takes his reader far beyond the angling experiences on his river in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and into an analysis of his middle-age years. When you are alone in the out-of-doors you have a lot of quite time to think, we've all been there! —only Fields shares his thoughts with his readers] 252p pos - f/f C$10.00

  73. Flick, Art (ed) Master Fly & Tying Guide - Crown - NY - 1972 [Complete & fully illus instructions for tying dry & wet flies, nymphs, saltwater - salmon - western - bass plugs - terrestrials, midges, no-hackles, praduns & others with contributions from Koch, Kreh, Neimeyer, Richards, Shaw, Schwiebert, Swisher, & Whitlock] 4to - 105p - illus - pos - vg/vg C$16.00

  74. Foggia, Lyla. Reel Women -The World of Women Who Fish - BW Publishing - OR - 1995 [An interesting account of women's achievements in the world of angling from the first treatise by Dame Juliana in The Boke of St. Albans in the 1400's through the leading salt and fresh-water tournaments of the 90's] 294p - illus - fully indexed - small remainder mark on lower edge o/w f in a near fine dj C$20.00

  75. Forester, Frank [William Henry Herbert] Frank Forester's Fish & Fishing of The United States & The British Provinces of North America -  Derrydale - MS - 1993 [A lovely facsimile of the author's very early & important work being a treatise on game-fishing in North America with substantial chapters on all common species & angling for same.] 455p - 42 wood engravings by the author - bound in full camel tooled leather with glt trim, paneled spine with raised bands & glt decoration - marbled end papers and matching marbled outer edges -bound in attractive brown leather with glt & black pictorial cvr & sp - marbled eps - aeg - Limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies - f. C$32.00


  77. Forrester, Rex. Trout Fishing In New Zealand - Madrona - WA - 1979 1st ed [Complete practical coverage includes cooking & smoking] 207p illus - f/f C$16.00

  78. Fox, Charles K. Rising Trout (Second ed) - Hawthorne - NY - 1978 1st thus [Being a compilation of the discoveries, observations, and informed opinions of a man who knows trout like no other can claim to.] 271p - illus with photos - pos o/w f/f. C$28.00 [2]

  79. Fox, Charles K. This Wonderful World Of Trout - Freshet - NY - 1970 (Revised ed) [Angling in its finest & rewarding form] 338p illus by Fred Everett & Ned Smith - f/vg C$28.00

  80. Fox, W, Sherwood. Silken Lines & Silver Hooks - Copp Clark - Toronto 1954 1st ed [The former President of Western University on 70 yrs of fishing from The Great Lakes to the Gaspe] 152p - illus -f/near f .C$15.00 [2]

  81. Francis, Francis. A Book On Angling - Jenkins - UK - 1920 1st. thus. [One of the great angling classics in a superb binding.] 364p - illus including 7 plates of flies in clr - early rebinding in 1/4 tan leather over chocolate linen with glt trim, raised bands and wine label with glt titles - very minimal wear to extremities - C$65.00

  82. Francis, Francis. Hot Pot Or Miscellaneous Papers - Field - UK - 1880 1st. Edition [A delightful collection of 24 stories by the famous author of "A Book On Angling"; Francis selection of stories of his angling experiences selected for this not often found book include tales of various characters met along the banks of his favorite rivers, memories of exceptional catches, Angling Christmas' & other remembrances of a lifetime with the rod.] 316p - bound in original publishers bright green cloth , blindstamped covers with black decorations and glt titles - fresh end papers, pages slightly toned from age and a few pencil margin notes, cover tips bid worn o/w vg. C$120.00

  83. Fulsher, Keith & Charles Krom. Hair-Wing Atlantic Salmon Flies - pp Fly Tyer Inc - NH - 1982 [A leading and very scarce work and a must for the Atlantic Salmon tyer's bench.] 4to - 181p - profusely illus in b/w & clr - fully indexed - f/very minor shelf wear to dj now in new brodart cover C$50.00

  84. Furzer, Brian. Flyfishing - Exeter - NY - 1981 [A complete overview of all aspects of flyfishing with chapters on quarry, tackle, tying, casting, hooking, playing, landing, dry & wet flies, nymphing, fresh water fish & salt water fish.] 125p - profusely illus. in clr - fully indexed - pictorial cvrs - f. C$10.00

  85. Gaines, Charles. The Next Valley Over: An Angler's Progress - Crown - NY - 2000 1st. Edition [A collection of the author's best stories culled from the pages of Men's Journal, Forbes, Sports Afield, and others.] The author, a dedicated fly fisherman divides his time between Alabama & Nova Scotia.] 237p - f/f C$10.00

  86. Gaines, Charles & Monte Burke(ed) Leaper - The Atlantic Salmon Federation - NB - 2001 1st. edition [Leaper captures in words and pictures the ambiance of Atlantic salmon fly-fishing in all its aspects. Editors Gaines & Burch have drawn together a collection of the greatest and most evocative writing on the subject complemented with magnificent photographs, paintings and other memorabilia.] 4to - 224p - profusely illus in clr - f/f C$32.00

  87. Garrison, Everett & Hoagy Carmichael. A Masterís Guide To Building A Bamboo Fly Rod - Meadow Run - NJ - 2006 [Among the great modern day classics. This incredible work completed by Carmichael after a promise made to Garrison in his final hours is a cornerstone in any serious cane anglerís library. Simply put, it is the very best book to date on the subject.] 4to - 296p - illus with photos & drawings - includes a useful section on restoration, refinishing and repair as well - f in f. Pictorial sc C$95.00 [4]

  88. Gasque, Jim. Bass Fishing - Knopf - NY - 1946 (3rd ptg) [Gasque a designer of bass lures with over 30 yrs in pursuit of large & small mouth bass wrote this work over 50 yrs ago , and while the explosion in the popularity of this game fish is astounding, it is pretty interesting to look back] 204p - lovely clr frontis from a painting by Warren Guggenheim - 2 clr plates (one a selection of popular bass lures) - bound in burgundy cloth - minor damp staining to back cvr o/w vg. C$10.00

  89. Gibbs, Jerry. Steel Barbs, Wild Waters - Outdoor Life - NY - 1990 [A collection of 16 of the talented fishing editor of Outdoor Life's exciting angling stories of both fresh and salt water excitement, pain and humor.] 262p - illus by Joeph Fornelli - f/f C$18.00 [2]

  90. Gierach, John. Another Lousy Day In Paradise - Simon & Schuster - NY 1996 [An acclaimed author & self-described trout bum with 21 humorous stories of the agonies & ecstasies of the fishing life] 233p - illus - f/f C$12.00 [3]

  91. Gierach, John. Death, Taxes, And Leaky Waders - Simon & Schuster - NY- 2000 [Forty short stories compiled from six of the author's previous books - a nice collection from a superb writer] 414p - illus by Glenn Wolff - small remainder mark on lower outer edge o/w f/f C$28.00

  92. Gierach, John. Still Life With Brook Trout - Simon & Schuster - NY - 2005 [Gierach travels from Wyoming to Maine, and to points in between, searching out new fishing adventures and savoring familiar waters with old and new friends. A master at the surprise "one-liner" Gierach has been referred to as the finest writer on fishing today.] 213p - illus by Glen Wolff - f/f C$28.00 [2]

  93. Gierach, John. The View From Rat Lake - Pruett - CO - 1988 [When fellow outdoor writer Tom McGuane said: "I find myself reaching for Gierach when I can't get to the river", He summed up the author pretty well, Gierach is the next best thing to being there] 193p - pos - f/f C$28.00

  94. Gierach, John. Trout Bum - Pruett - CO - 1986 [Gierach's first book. In his forward, Gary LaFontane points out that "Gierach is not an ordinary fly fisherman; he is a man committed to a way of life, the life of a trout bum. Of the thousands of men & women who love this sport, few are able to make that commitment - most use flyfishing as an escape from every day life. For Gierach, flyfishing is every day life"] 227p - lovely clr frontis by M.C. Simon - f/f C$28.00

  95. Gierach, John. Trout Bum: 20TH Anniversary Edition - Pruett - CO - 2006 [A lovely reprint of Gierach's first book. In his forward, Gary LaFontane points out that "Gierach is not an ordinary fly fisherman; he is a man committed to a way of life, the life of a trout bum. Of the thousands of men & women who love this sport, few are able to make that commitment - most use flyfishing as an escape from every day life. For Gierach, flyfishing is every day life"] 256p - lovely clr frontis by M.C. Simon - f/f C$32.00 [2]

  96. Gingrich, Arnold. The Fishing In Print - Winchester - NY - 1974 1st ed [A Guided tour through five centuries of angling literature.] 344p - fully indexed - f/f C$44.00 [2]

  97. Gingrich, Arnold. The Joys Of Trout - Crown - NY - 1974 2nd ptg. [The author, reminiscences about his association with some of the greats: Wulff, Ritz, McClane, Wetzel, etc.] 275p - illus with photos - f/f C$24.00

  98. Gingrich, Arnold The Well Tempered Angler - Knopf - NY - 1965 1st. edition [Like the master, Izaak Walton, the author will refresh the spirit of angler and non-angler alike with his engaging discourse on streams, fish, tackle, fishing cronies, and other bucolic subjects] 330p - illus with drawings by John Groth - bound in bright red cloth, blind stamped cvrs with lovely glt & black deco sp - bookplate of prev. owner on front paste down - near f/dj is soiled, with corner torn off but o/w intact under a brodart protector C$32.00

  99. Another - Plume - NY - 1987 - wrps - vg+ C$10.00

  100. Goadby, Peter Big Fish And Blue Water - Angus & Robertson - Australia [A fascinating look at big game fishing in the South Pacific with 41 species from the black marlin to the thresher shark described and illustrated, much on locale - technique - bait & equipment] 325p - illus in b/w & clr - deco eps - f/f C$32.00

  101. Goddard, John. Trout Fly Recognition - Black - UK - 1966 1st ed. [Names & descriptions of almost every known British river insect, with most reproduced in clr from photos taken by the author + A complete section on artificials and their construction to match the natural. This book is considered the most comprehensive reference ever published on natural flies] 263p - profusely illus - f/f C$28.00

  102. Goddard, John. Trout Flies Of Still Water - Black - UK - 1969 1st ed. [A companion book to Trout Fly Recognition, dealing in the same comprehensive manner with the more common flies found in still water on lakes, ponds, etc.] 263p illus incl over 130 clr photos of natural flies - f/f C$28.00

  103. Greenaway, W.G. The Ways To Better Angling - McClelland & Stewart Toronto - 1954 1st ed [Trout, Salmon, & Striped bass. Much on rods, reels, flies by a former tackle manufacturing consultant] 214p - clr frontis (Salmon Flies) vg/in chipped dj C$10.00

  104. Grey, Sir Edward [Viscount Grey of Fallodon]. Fly Fishing - Dent - UK - 1924 [This edition edited by the Marques of Granby and Mr. George A.B. Dewar][A nice copy of the author's classic work first published in 1899. Of the Viscount's many writings on country pursuits, Fly Fishing was by far his most read.] 12mo - 276p - illus with 5 plates including 2 of flies in clr - pictorial end papers - corners bumped, outer edge & covers show shelf wear o/w vg. C$40.00

  105. Grey, Roland C. Adventures Of A Deep-Sea Angler: Zane Grey - Derrydale - MS - 1991 [A constant fishing companion of his brother Zane, the famous author R. (Roland) C. Grey was a fierce competitor himself in the world of deep-sea angling. First published in 1930, Adventures Of A Deep-Sea Angler are R.C's personal tales and recollections of his & brother Zane's thrilling times at sea in search of record tuna, sailfish, shark, and others in the ocean's big-game arena.] 4to - 224p - illus with photos - bound in navy leatherette with pictorial glt cvr and glt titles - pictorial eps - aeg - sewn in silk marker - limited to 2500 copies, facsimile signature of Dr. Loren Grey nephew of the author and son of Zane Grey - f. C$75.00

  106. Grey, Zane. An American Angler In Australia - Derrydale - MS - 1991 [A beautiful reprint of one of Grey's great classics. Big game fishing at it's best by a master of the sport] 4to - 115p of text + 31 full p photos from the author's personal collection - bound in burgundy leather with gold lett sp and gold pictorial cvr - pictorial eps - signed by Dr. Loren Grey (the author's son) L/E of 2500 copies - f. C$60.00

  107. Hackle, Sparse Grey. Fishless Days, Angling Nights - Crown - NY - 1972 [A great angling classic and one with all the lore and wisdom, laughter and warmth, that makes the author the best of companions and the most generous of writers] 223p - illus - pos on fep o/w vg/vg C$32.00

  108. Another - soft cover - Lyons - NY 1971 lower outer corners bumped o/w vg+ C$8.00
  110. Haig-Brown. A River Never Sleeps - Totem - Toronto, Canada - 1981 [An enduring classic for all who love river angling. Haig-Brown takes you month by month from January in search of cold water steelhead to May for sea-run cutthroat to the October run of spawning salmon.] 352p - illus by Louis Darling - soft cover - couple of price sticker scuffs and slight edge wear to covers o/w vg. $8.00 
  112. Haig-Brown, Roderick. Bright Waters, Bright Fish - Douglas & McIntyre - BC - 1980 1st. Ed [Bright Waters, Bright Fish is the testament of a man who passionately believed that it is the responsibility of all citizens, from fishermen to politicians, to protect and perpetuate our sport fishing resource. The author was such a man.] 4to - 142p - illus in clr - f/f C$15.00

  113. Another - Douglas & McIntyre - BC - 1980 - 4to - 142p - illus in clr - 1/4 bound in chocolate leather with glt titles - Presentation edition limited to 1100 hand numbered copies - f. in f matching linen sc C$120.00

  114. Haig-Brown, Roderick. Return To The River - Morrow - NY - 1941 [The story of the Autumn run of Columbia River Chinooks] 248p - illus - vg+/ndj C$10.00 

  115. Haig-Brown, Roderick - The Salmon - Environment Canada Fisheries & Marine Service- Ottawa - 1974 [A book produced and published by Environment Canada and dedicated to the salmons of the Pacific and the Atlantic and to their friends in Canada and other Countries who wish to protect and restore or enhance their abundance.] 4to wrps - 79p - profusely illus with clr photos - text by Roderick Haig-Brown - minor edge wear to card covers o/w vg. with contents free of any markings. C$25.00 
  117. Haig-Brown, Roderick - The Whale People - Collins - UK - 1962 [A novel of the Northern Pacific First Nations peoples.] 184p - illus - pos on ffep o/w vg. C$10.00

  118. Haig-Brown, Valarie (ed) To Know A River - Lyons & Burford - NY - 1996 [Selected writings by fly-fishing's literary master, edited by his daughter] 372p - illus - f/f C$28.00 [2]

  119. Halford, Frederic M. An Angler's Autobiography - Fly Fisher's Classic Library - UK - 1998 [A fine reprint of the original 1903 volume which is by far the rarest and most difficult of Halford's titles to obtain. This edition includes a new preface by the author's great grandson along with previously unpublished manuscript pages and photos. Like all good biographies, this is personal and insightful, describing a lifelong passion for fishing, including some experimentation with salt water fly fishing in the 1860's. Above all, Halford is widely considered a master of the dry fly. This is a remarkable portrait of a great Victorian angling authority.] 286p - profusely illus with exceptional photos - bound in brown leatherette with gold titles & top edge , marbled end papers, and silk ribbon marker - limited to 950 hand numbered copies - f in a f sc C$155.00 [2]

  120. Hallock, Charles. The Fishing Tourist - Harpers - NY - 1873 1st ed [An Anglers guide & reference book. Fly fishing for Salmon & Trout with excellent chapters on Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, New Brunswick, Baie des Chaleurs, The Lower St Lawrence, The Saguenay, Labrador & Nfld., Anticosti + The Ottawa district, Superior, New England & the Pacific coast] 239p - illus, frontis "On The Restigouche' + some delightful end of chapter vignettes - bound in blue cloth with glt lettered sp & cvr - vg. C$100.00

  121. Hamilton, Edward. Recollections of Flyfishing Salmon, Trout & Grayling - Samson Low - UK - 1884 1st. edition [Being a collection of the author's personal notes.] 12 mo. - 190p - illus with mezzotint frontis by Seymour Francis Hayden, 5 wood engraved plates, woodcut title vignette & ornaments - uncut in original glt stamped cloth - bookplate inside front cvr, bit of browning to end papers o/w vg+ C$150.00

  122. Hammond, Bryn. Halcyon Days (The Nature Of Trout Fishing) - Ragged Mountain - ME - 1992 [It has been said that a fly rod is a magic wand that transports us to some of nature's loveliest places. The author takes you on that journey through the pages of some of the world's finest angling literature] 246p - illus - f/f C$16.00 

  123. Hanna, Thomas J. Fly-Fishing In Ireland - Smith Settle - West Yorkshire - UK 2003 [Some practical hints on prodedure, locality and new  methods of fly-dressing first published in 1933.] 175p - illus with photos and text figures f/f C$20.00
  125. Harding, Col. E.W. The Fly Fisher & The Trout's Point Of View - Derrydale - MS - 1993 [Being a lovely facsimile of the author's famous work first published in 1931] 208p - illus - bound in attractive brown leather with glt & black pictorial cvr & sp - marbled eps - aeg - Limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies - f. C$28.00

  126. Hardy, James Leighton. The House The Hardy Brothers Built - The flyfisher's Classic Library - UK - 1998 [Founded in 1872, by his Grandfather and Uncle, James Leighton Hardy was the last of the family to work for the world famous tackle manufacture. Given access to the company's archives and records, the author provides a complete history of the company, with all successes and not-so-successes detailed. A valuable aid to the collector and fancier of Hardy tackle are the variety of appendices which are included providing specific information on rods and reels produced.] 334p - illus with photos and drawings - bound in black leather with glt titles, marbled end papers and silk ribbon marker - limited to 950 copies - f in f. black linen slip case C$200.00 [3]

  127. Hartley, J.R. J.R. Hartley Casts Again - Stanley Paul - UK - 1992 [More humorous angling tales as the author reminisces about his favorite pursuits] 127p - illus by Patrick Benson - f/f C$14.00 

  129. Hayter, Tony. F.M. Halford And The Dry-Fly Revolution - Hale - UK - 2002 [The first full length biography of the man who did more than anyone to codify and popularize the doctrine of the dry fly on chalk streams. By the end of his life, with the publication of seven books and over 200 articles, the name Halford had come to be known worldwide as being synonymous with the fishing of the dry fly. Tony Hayter is the only author to have been given access to the family papers, including Halford's angling journals, and has thus been able to produce a work of original research. This work contains many previously unseen illustrations and makes a substantial contribution to angling history.] 272p - illus with photos - fully indexed - f/f C$45.00 [3]

  130. Heacox, Cecil. The Compleat Brown Trout Winchester - NY - 1974 1st ed [A very comprehensive study of the species together with methods of propagation, tackle, & tactics] 4to - 182p - illus - f/f C$32.00 

  131. Hemingway, Ernest. (edited by Nick Lyons) Hemingway On Fishing - Lyons - NY - 2000 [From childhood on, Ernest Hemingway was a passionate fisherman. From the lakes and creeks near the family's summer home at Walloon Lake, MI. Here for the first time in a single volume is an exceptional collection of the great writer's angling adventures from his childhood in Michigan to his many achievements on the oceans of the world.] 242p - illus. with photos - introduction by Jack Hemingway - f/f C$36.00 

  132. Hemingway, Jack. Misadventures Of A Fly Fisherman "Life Without Papa" - Toronto - 1989 [The eldest son of the great outdoorsman & writer Ernest Hemingway, a world class angler himself, reminisces about his life fishing great waters around the world.] 325p - illus - f/f C$20.00 [2]

  133. Henshall, Dr. J.A. Book Of The Black Bass - Stewart & Kidd - OH - 1917 [A great early classic on black bass] 452p - illus with drawing of early tackle - original green cloth cvrs with glt decoration and titles - vg+ $16.00

  134. Hewitt, Edward. A Trout and A Salmon Fisherman for 75 Years - Scribners - NY - 1950 [A rewrite of two of the author's previous books "Secrets of the Salmon " & "Telling on the Trout" with added material. Hewitt was the son of a wealthy NY industrialist a privilege that not only permitted him much time to study the sport but equal opportunity to enjoy it on some of the most famous waters known.] 338p - illus - inked name and address on front fly leaf o/w vg/vg C$25.00
  136. Holden, George Parker. Idyl Of The Split Bamboo - Derrydale - MS - 1993 [A facsimile reprint of the authors great work first published in 1919. From the original title page "A carefully detailed description of the rod's building, prefaced by a dissertation on the joys of angling there being some information on the home cultivation of silkworm-gut and suggestions on landing-nets and other equipment, and for the angler's camp".] 278p - profusely illus with drawings - bound in attractive brown leather with glt & black pictorial cvrs - aeg - marbled eps - aeg - Limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies - f. C$15.00 [2]

  137. Hollis, Harold C. Bass - Tackle & Tactics - Barnes - NY -1945 [Much on early tackle & techniques] - 147p - illus - vg/in chipped dj C$10.00

  138. Hughes, Dave. Big Indian Creek - Stackpole - PA - 1966 1st. ed [In the autumn of 1994, the author decided to take some time off and do some fishing and hiking in the Oregon desert taking some notes along the way - these are his notes] 92p - f/f C$16.00

  139. Hughes-Parry, J. Fishing Fantasy: A Salmon Fisherman's Notebook - Eyre Spottiswoode - UK - 1955 [Memories of early salmon fishing on the Welsh Dee.] 206p - illus - blue cloth cvrs bid faded, 1/4" tear to head of spine o/w vg. a nice tight copy C$10.00

  140. Humphrey, William. My Moby Dick - Doubleday - NY - 1978 1st ed. [The celebrated author of several distinguished novels, sets our on a journey to capture a gigantic one-eyed-trout—a prodigy of the species. A superb little book for anyone who fishes, or does not fish but treasures being caught in the thrall of a superb storyteller] 96p - bound in black cloth with silver lett sp - pos - f/f C$10.00

  141. Hunn, Max. Bass Angler's Guide - Stackpole - PA -1982 [Expert advise on where to find & how to catch the big ones from a tournament pro] 252p - illus - f/f C$10.00 [3

  142. Hunter, Christopher J. Better Trout Habitat - Island Press - DC - 1991 [A guide to stream restoration and management.] wrps - 320p - illus - pos inside front cvr o/w f. C$28.00

  143. Janes, Edward C. Fishing With Ray Bergman - Knopf - NY - 1970 1st ed [During his 26 yrs as angling editor of Outdoor Life Bergman wrote about every aspect of freshwater fishing. Janes, also an editor of Outdoor Life has taken the most instructive of Bergman's columns and arranged them in coherent, individual chapters for each of the freshwater game fish] 328p - illus chapter heads - f/near f C$28.00 

  144. Janes, Edward C. Salmon Fishing In The Northeast - Stone Wall Press - MA - 1973 1st. ptg. [There was a time when such a title would have dealt almost exclusively with the Atlantic salmon but not so today. Janes takes a detailed look at the introduction of other salmon species in eastern waters with chapters on Atlantic salmon, Landlocked salmon, Coho salmon, Kokanee salmon, & Atlantic salmon fishing in Canada] 110p - illus with photos - wrps - sp sunned o/w vg C$10.00

  145. Jordan & Evermann (ed) American Food & Game Fishes Doubleday Page NY - 1923 [An account of all of the species found in America north of the Equator, with keys for ready identification, life histories & methods of capture] 574p - illus with clr plates, text drawings, & photos from life by A. Radclffe Dugmore - bound in green cloth with glt lettered sp & cvr - vg. C$64.00

  146. Karas, Nick. Brook Trout - Lyons & Burford - NY - 1997 (Advance Uncorrected Proof) [Great chance to add a "book before the book" to you library, great collectable as very few were issued prior to going to publication.] Wrps - 366p - illus with photos & drawings - biblio - vg+ C$28.00

  147. Karas, Nicholas. The Complete Book Of The Striped Bass - Winchester - NY - 1974 1st. ed. [A complete description of this popular game fish, it's environment, behavior, including an explanation of all methods used to take it with a comprehensive discussion of tackle, and recipes.] 367p - illus - fully indexed - f/vg C$24.00

  148. Kaufmann, Randall. Fly Patterns Of Umpaqua Feather Merchants - Umpaqua - OR - 1995 1st. Edition [A superb collection of dressings for the worldís 1,100 best flies.] 4to - 176p - profusely illus in clr - intro by Dave Whitlock - bound in pictorial cvrs with internal spiral binding - f. [a very scarce and desirable tying aid] C$20.00


  150. Knox, A.E. Autumns On The Spey - The Medlar Press - UK - 1999 [First published in 1872 largely from letters written to friends in the south over the course of several autumns spent at Gordon Castle on the banks of Scotland's famous River Spey. This classic although valued by salmon fishers for it's fascinating and unique list of Spey flies which within a generation would be eclipsed by the gaudy standard patters so beloved by Kelson and Hale, is much more as it offers a wonderful glimpse of an unspoiled countryside and a beautiful river silver with Atlantic salmon.] 12mo - 154p - illus with sketches and four half tone plates by Wolf - bound in navy cloth with glt titles - limited to 799 hand numbered copies - f in a f sc C$90.00 [2]

  151. Koch, Ed. Fishing The Midge - Stackpole - PA - 1988 [A new and revised edition of a the author's classic first published in 1972 to aid a dedicated group of anglers who enjoy the challenge and excitement of catching trout on light tackle and very small flies. Koch is no stranger to the world of fly fishing and tying and at the time of this printing held the Pennsylvania record for brown trout on the dry fly with a nine pounder taken from the Letort in 1962.] 137p - illus with photos & drawings - f/f C$20.00 [2]

  152. Koller, Lawrence R. The Treasury Of Angling - Golden Press - NY - 1963 [A photographic journey of angling from the earliest times to the present. Development of tackle - Salmon - Trout - Musky - Pike - Bass + water types] 4to - 251p - illus, (many from the Wagstaff collection at Yale Univ.) bound in tan cloth - vg+/vg+ C$10.00

  153. Kustich, Jerry. A Wisp In The Wind: In Search of Bull Trout, Bamboo, and Beyond - West River - NY - 2005 - 1st. Edition [If split cane fly rods are the spiritual height of fly fishing, then the R.L. Winston bamboo rod shop approaches a mystical place. A Mecca for the few who find their way to Twin Bridges, Montana, most anglers only hear rumors of bearded rod makers bent over benches, illuminated, one would suppose, by a magical ray of Western sunlight. Until now, the heart of their discussions and the secrets of their techniques were only the stuff of conjecture and dreams. In A Wisp In The Wind, rod maker and dedicated fly fisher Jerry Kustich invites us through the rod shop door and bids us welcome. Besides traveling through the history of the Winston Company, Kustich takes you steeheading in BC, spring creek fishing on Poindexter Slough, and late winter fishing on the Bitterroot.] 240p - illus by Al Hassall - signed by the author - f/f C$20.00
  155. La Branche, George M. L. The Dry Fly And Fast Water - Derrydale - MS - 1993 [Being a lovely facsimile of the author's famous work, fishing with the floating fly on American trout streams, together with some observations on fly fishing in general from one of the most highly respected and revered American angling writers - bound in attractive brown leather with glt & black pictorial cvr & sp - marbled eps - aeg - Limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies - f. C$28.00

  156. LaFontaine, Gary. Caddisflies - Lyons - NY - 1981 1st. edition [A major study of one of the most important aquatic insects....entomology, fly tying, and proven fishing techniques.] 4to - 336p - illus - fully indexed - f/vg+ C$30.00 [2]

  157. LaFontaine, Gary. Challenge Of The Trout - Mountain Press - MT - 1976 1st ed. [LaFontaine gets right down to business in his discourse on meeting The Challenge Of Trout. No fussing with fixtures, he move directly on page one to that environment which controls the life of any angler, the water itself] 243p - illus - pos - vg/vg C$36.00

  158. Lamb, Dana. Bright Salmon And Brown Trout - Meadow Run Press - NJ - 1996 [Originally published in 1964, this exquisite copy containing thirty-three of the great angling authors wonderful essays is a delight.] 111p - illus with added artwork by Gordon Allen - limited edition of 1000 copies - f. in lovely pictorial slip case C$48.00

  159. Lamb, Dana. Where The Pools Are Bright And Deep - Winchester - NY 1973 [41 poetic experiences of time spent afield] 145p - illus pos to ffep o/w near f/ 2" closed tear to dj C$28.00 [2]

  160. Lane, Joscelyn. Lake & Loch Fishing For Trout - Seeley, Service - UK - 1955 1st. edition [Memoirs of a fly fisherman with emphasis on insect imitation and angling in Scottish & Irish Lochs.] 256p - illus with nice b/w photos - fully indexed - vg+. C$10.00

  161. Lang, Andrew. Angling Sketches - Longmans Green - NY - 1891 1st ed [A very early collection of nine Salmon & Trout tales—The great writer Henry Van Dyke said of this book "No angling library is complete without it" This one certainly came out of a very impressive angling library] 176p - 3 etchings + many b/w illus - bound in green cloth with glt lett sp - top edge glt & glt bordered cvr with engraved & glt cameo of a fisherman - pos & inked date on endpaper - vg. C$108.00

  162. Lang, Bernard. A Fisherman's Tales & Adventure - Frederick Mueller - UK - 1935 1st. ed. [A delightful, rarely seen angling account of the author's trouting days in the English countryside] 16mo - 98p - illus with chapter head and ending vignettes by Alfred E. Taylor - sp somewhat discolored - pos on ffep o/w vg. C$32.00

  163. Lawrie, W.H. International Trout Flies - Muller - UK - 1969 1st ed [A concise rendering on the favorite patterns of Europe, North American, Africa, India, Ceylon, & South America.] 182p - profusely illus with trout flies, incl 10 clr plates - pos- vg/vg C$36.00

  164. Lee, Art. Fishing Dry Flies For Trout On Rivers & Streams - Atheneum - NY - 1982 1st ed. [A veteran of over 30 yrs of fly fishing in general, and fly fishing for trout in particular, frequent contributor to Sports Illustrated, Gray's Sporting Journal, National Geographic & of course Fly Fisherman, shares his profound knowledge in this, his first book] A welcome 1st. ed in any angler's library. [284p - illus with over 100 drawings & diagrams + 4 clr plates of dry flies - vg+/vg+ C$65.00

  165. Lee, Robert. Guiding Elliott - Lyons - NY - 1997 [Lee's first novel and a brilliant one at that with pages of humor as big river "redneck" Montana guides fuss over local issues, and entertain big spenders from the east. A super read that will keep you chuckling.] 189p - f/f C$28.00

  166. Leiser, Eric. The Dettes - Willowkill Press - Fishkill, NY - 1992 [The fascinating story a one of the Catskill's most legendary fly tying families.] 267p - illus with over 200 photos - signed by the author - f/f - C$52.00

  167. Linck, James G. Paulina Preferred - Binfords & Mort - OR - 1945 1st. ed. [The author, a native of Williamsport , PA where he developed a profound love of the outdoors, shares his adventures and his special attraction to the Paulina Lake country of Oregon with his readers] 220p - illus with photos - decorative eps - vg in torn dj C$16.00

  168. Loudon, W.J. The Small-Mouthed Bass - Hunter-Rose - Toronto - 1910 1st ed [An early & important work on the species, primarily on Georgian Bay] 103p - illus - bound in blue cloth with glt lettered sp & crv - sp (head & tail) bit worn o/w vg. C$36.00

  169. Lyons, Nick. Fishing Widows - Crown - NY - 1974 1st ed [The intimate & domestic revelations of an angling addict—Can fishing become a form of adultery? Is a coffee colored stream as lovable as a classic mountain river? Why do fifty million people really fish? Lyons responds in his incredibly gifted, poetic, sometimes serious, sometimes lighthearted way is this great creelful of stories] 154p - pos - f/f C$28.00

  170. Lyons, Nick (ed) In Praise Of Wild Trout - Lyons - NY - 1988 [A collection of essays on the pleasure, biology & preservation of wild trout from the pens of Robert Behnke, Chris Camuto, John Engles, John Gierach, Nick Lyons, Tom Palmer, Datus Proper, & W.D. Wetherell.] 94p - Illus by Alan Robinson - f/f C$16.00

  171. Lyons, Nick - Spring Creek - Atlantic - NY - 1992 1st ed [A Nick Lyons masterpiece - Spring Creek is one of those rare places where the browns are as long as you leg but exceedingly difficult to catch. The author recounts a months adventure on this river and shares his techniques that gradually led to success on a difficult piece of water] 169p - illus with drawings by Mari Lyons - pos o/w f/f C$24.00

  172. Lyons, Nick & Will Balliett (ed) The Little Book Of Fishing - Atlantic - NY - 1994 1st. ed. [A delightful anthology from the pens of 14 exceptional angling writers. From hilarious humiliations to memorable moments of beauty & self-discovery, The Little Book of Fishing proves that if life is not about fishing, fishing is about life] 12mo - 126p - illus with some wonderful early photos - f/f C$20.00 [2]

  173. MacDonald, Alexander. Design For Angling - Houghton Mifflin - MA - 1947 1st. ed. [The Dry Fly on Western Trout Streams] 145p - illus with photos - 2" closed tear to top of title page o/w vg. C$24.00

  174. MacKay, H.H. Fishes Of Ontario - Department of Lands & Forests - Toronto - 1969 [A comprehensive look at all game & coarse fish that inhabit the waters of Ontario.] 292p - illus including 26 full clr plates and 3 halftones - bound in green cloth with gold lett sp & cvr - near f. C$10.00

  175. Maclean, Norman. The Norman MacLean Reader - Univ. of Chicago Press - IL - 2008 [Although the famed "A River Runs Through It" was the only book that MacLean ever published, in his lifetime it was by no means the only exceptional work that he ever did. MacLeanís long life had many parts. Fisherman, logger, firefighter, scholar, and teacher. The Norman MacLean Reader is a collection of previously unpublished materials with incidental writings and selections from his two masterpieces. A River Runs Through It and Young Men And Fire published posthumously in 1992.] 260p - illus with photos - f/f C$25.00

  177. Marbury, Mary Orvis. Favorite Flies & Their Histories - Wellfleet - NJ - 1988 [To call this book an American Classic is an under statement, a nice copy of Charles Orvis's daughter's magnificent contribution to American angling literature] 522p - illus, 32 clr plates of flies, 6 engravings of natural insects Plus 8 photo plates - pos on ffep o/w f/f C$32.00 [2]

  178. Marden, Luis. The Anglerís Bamboo - Lyons & Burford - NY - 1997 (Scarce Publisherís Advance Uncorrected Proof - Sent to a select group of reviewers in advance of the actual publishing date as a means of anticipating how the market in general will likely feel about the finished product) [Anglerís Bamboo is the story of Tonkin Cane and itís historical importance in the building of fine cane fly rods. Luis Marden, the first westerner to travel to southern Chinaís Kwangtung Province in half a century, observed and photographed the cultivation and processing of Tonkin for this book. Anglerís Bamboo also traces the history of the split-bamboo rod from its beginnings in England to the work of master craftsman Hiram Leonard, who made the American fly rod world-famous.] [While the finished product may be hard cover, most advanced copies are soft cover as is this one] 41p - illus f. C$16.00

  179. Marinaro, Vincent. A Modern Dry Fly Code - Crown - NY - 1970 [An all time American fly fishing classic and when originally published in 1950, considered the most revolutionary book on dry-fly fishing with aquatic & terrestrial artificials] 269p - illus in b/w & clr - pictorial eps - f/vg+ C$36.00

  180. Marinaro, Vincent. In The Ring Of The Rise - Crown - NY - 1976 1st. edition [A startling and penetrating look at trout behavior and riseforms....with brilliant practical insights into approach and presentation. One of the great angling classics] 4to - 184p - illus - fully indexed - couple of short closed tears to dj barely noticeable under new brodart protective cover o/w f/f C$55.00 

  181. Marshall, Mel. Steelhead - Winchester - NY - 1973 [Packed with practical info: the origins and habits of this popular game fish, tips on tackle & equipment, detailed data on best waters in both the northwest & the great lakes region, & more including a chapter on cooking steelhead on the shore & at home.] 186p - illus - fully indexed - vg/vg C$12.00

  182. Marshall, Michael W. Tyne Waters - A River and it's Salmon - Witherby - UK - 1992 1st. Ed [The incredible story of a once great salmon river, wrecked beyond recall by industrial pollution by the 1950's. Now re-born after extensive cleaning and host to thousands of returning salmon spawning in it's upper reaches.] 160p - illus - fully indexed - f/f C$20.00

  183. McClane, A.J. McClane's Standard Fishing Encyclopedia - Holt Reinhart - NY - 1965 - [The most comprehensive & authoritative book on fishing ever written with contributions from 141 famous angling authorities under the stewardship of McClane, angling editor of Field & Stream.] 1057p - profusely illus in b/w & clr - fully indexed - pictorial eps - extensive bibliography vg+/ in a torn dj C$32.00

  184. McClintock, Grant & Mike Crockett - Watermark - Lyons - NY - 1998 1st. ed. [A stunning photographic journey on fly fishing in the eastern waters of North America. Unforgettable record of a unique odyssey, a detailed photographic account of fly fishing past and present.] 147p - profusely illus in clr - pictorial eps - f/f C$10.00

  185. McDonald, John. The Origins Of Angling - Doubleday - NY - 1963 [What is thought to be the first published essay on sport fishing, The Treatise of Fishing With an Angle, is also believed to have been written by a woman: Dame Juliana Berners, by legend a nun and a noblewoman and the first of her gender to write a work published in English. This volume attempts to solve the mystery of the sporting nun and her pioneering work, and to bring the message of the treatise itself, which remains the finest essay on angling extant, into modern idiom and sharp focus for the contemporary angler's appreciation.] 4to - 273p - vg/vg C$20.00

  186. McInturff, Roy A. Wilderness Fishing For Salmon & Steelhead - Barnes - NY - 1974 1st. ed. [The fascinating accounts of the author's experiences fishing and making the acquaintance of fellow outdoors enthusiasts in the California Klamath River country] 197p - illus with photos - vg/vg C$24.00

  187. McLaren, Charles. Fishing For Salmon - John Donald - Edinburgh - 1977 1st ed [Loch & River fishing in England & Scotland. McLaren held many casting titles] 99p - illus with photos - f/f C$20.00

  188. McLennan, Jim. Blue River Bow - Lone Pine - Edmonton - 1987 1st. ed. [The author, a former professional Bow River guide shares his love of the river, it's importance as one of the top trout waters in the world, and the rivers continuing challenges from special interest groups, government and industry] 4to - 156p - illus with exceptional clr photos by the author and his wife Linda, & drawings by Jack Cowan - f/f C$32.00

  189. McPhee, John. The American Shad - Meadow Run - NJ - 2004 [A collection of pieces from the Pulitzer Prize winning author's "The Founding Fish". McPhee masterfully weaves together the shad's natural history, his own angling history with the fish, along with the history of the early American settler's and the critical importance of this fish to their very existence. It is a large and compelling story. The misery and hunger of George Washington's troops at Valley Forge are palpable through McPhee's pen, as is their joy and salvation in the annual shad migration up the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers. Early Philadelphia comes alive with vendor's shouts of "Shad-e-o! Shad-e-o!" Announcing newly-arrived fish. With flyrod in hand, the author travels to the Miramichi in advance of the Atlantic salmon run for some remarkable, memorable shad fishing--and to his surprise, unknown to most fly fisherman.] 88p - illus with paintings by John Rice - bound in green cloth with gold "shad" on cover and gold titles - Limited to 500 copies, signed by the author - f in a lovely pictorial slip case C$125.00

  190. Meck, Charles & Greg Hoover. Great Rivers Great Hatches - Stackpole - PA - 1992 [Hatch dates and matches for major rivers in the US by region: East, Midwest, & West. Tying instructions for all growth stages of the most successful flies. Techniques of matching the flower and tips on great fishing even on lousy days.] 372p - illus - fully indexed - f/f C$28.00 

  191. Mengel, Robert M. Fly Fisherman's Odyssey - Lyons & Burford - NY 1993 [A remarkable series of essays that chronicle the first moments of a beginner fly fisherman in his thirties to the experienced angler 25 yrs later. Trips to Alaska, Montana, & the Hampshire Chalk-streams] 150p - illus by the author - f/f C$20.00

  192. Meyers, Steven J. Notes from the San Juans - Lyons & Burford - NY - 1992 1st ed [The author, a transplanted easterner, speaks for tens of thousands of younger people who have searched for a way of life outside the pressures of contemporary American society. Throughout the book wild trout & colorful people appear as comfortable residents of this relatively remote region of southwest Colorado where fly fishing seems as natural as eating and sleeping] 140p - pos o/w f/f C$28.00

  193. Meyers, Steven J. San Juan River Chronicle - Lyons & Burford - NY - 1994 [Personal remembrances of one of America's best-known trout streams] 142p - pos o/w f/f C$28.00

  194. Migel, J. Michael & Leonard M. Wright Jr. The Masters On The Nymph - Lyons - NY - 1979 1st. Edition [A coordinated treasury of the history, lore, entomological guidance, tying advise from a host of experts, and how-to-instruction in producing the most versatile imitation in the fly fisher’s box.] 272p - illus by Dave Whitlock - nice inked artistic inscription by the illustrator on the title page - f/f C$32.00

  195. Montgomery, M.R. The Way Of Trout - Knopf - NY - 1991 1st ed [Montgomery provides a wry, luminous—and thoroughly modern account of the principles of fly-fishing, the way trout live, and the way anglers fish today, in the threatened streams and rivers of North America] 270p - nicely illus by K. Brown-Wing - pos - (2 penned notes on back ep) o/w f/f C$16.00

  196. Needham, Paul R. Trout Streams - Winchester - NY - 1969 [A wealth of information on the conditions that determine trout stream productivity with suggestions for stream and lake management by a former leading US fisheries scientist with many years of practical field experience.] 239p - illus - fully indexed - f/f C$24.00

  197. Nemes, Sylvester. The Soft-Hackled Fly (A Trout Fisherman’s Guide) - Chatham Press - CT - 1975 1st ed [Everyone who cast flies for trout, whether Eastern Browns or Western Steelhead, has a favorite system, and it’s hard to get a fly fisherman to change his ways. The soft-hackle (being a wingless wet, fished with floating line) is a producer and Nemes instruction on tying & fishing them provokes a challenge] 130p - illus with photos & drawings + 2 clr plates of flies - f/f C$28.00

  198. Netboy, Anthony. Salmon - The World's Most Harassed Fish - Winchester - OK - 1980 [A complete and authoritative survey of the status of one of the world's most extraordinary, and delicious fish and the measures that can be taken to preserve it both as a source of food and sport. The author has made exhaustive studies around the world in his pursuit of the preservation of both the Atlantic and six species of Pacific Salmon] 304p - illus - fully indexed - f/vg+ C$28.00

  199. Netboy, Anthony. The Atlantic Salmon (A vanishing species) Houghton Mifflin - Mass - 1968 1st ed [The author, one of the world's leading authorities on both the Atlantic and six species of Pacific Salmon, shares his knowledge and describes in detail the efforts that have been made to aid in the continued survival of these important species.] 457p - illus, tables, charts, photos - f/in chipped dj C$28.00

  200. Newman, Bob (ed) Gray Ghosts & Lefty's Deciever - Sycamore Island - CO - 1999 [Flyfishing wisdom from the masters, The Wulffs', Borger, Kreh, Whitlock, Combs, the list goes on.] 190p - pictorial eps - f/f C$35.00 [2]

  201. Niall, Ian Trout From The Hills - Witherby - UK - 1991 [Being an account of the author's pursuit of trout in the high lakes of North Wales. Niall is an avid fly fisherman who resides in Buckinghamshire.] 159p - illus with wood engravings by Christopher Wormell - f/f C$24.00

  202. Oglesby, Arthur & Lucy Money-Coutts (ed) The Big Fish - Robinson - UK 1992 1st ed [Adventure with record salmon & other game fish around the world, incl Canada & the US] 216p - illus (great photos) - f/f C$16.00 [2]

  203. Olson, Fred. Exciter Fishing - Winchester - NY - 1978 - [Fly fishing Trout, Salmon & Char on the spawning runs, with chapters on the Pacific Slope, The Great Lakes, & Quebec] 270p - illus - vg+/vg+ C$10.00 

  204. Oppel, Frank (ed) - Fishing North America 1876-1910 - Castle - NJ - 1989 - [A selection of 42 fishing stories, many originally published before the turn of the century in Outing magazine] - 469p - fully illus - f/ near f C$16.00 [3]

  205. Orvis, Charles & Nelson Cheney. Fishing With The Fly - Tuttle - VT - 1967 [First published in 1889 (this is the first reprint since that date) being a collection of two dozen fly-fishing articles, spanning Maine to Alaska, by the premier outdoor writers and fish culturist of the age. Included are 149 color reproductions of the appropriate flies, with quotations from the literature. Charles Orvis personality shines distinctly throughout its pages.] 328p - illus with wonderful clr plates of trout & salmon flies - pictorial covers - vg+/ C$28.00 [2]

  206. Ovington, Ray. Commonsense Fly Fishing - Stackpole - PA - 1983 [Fishing the dry fly, handling light hits, reading the water, casting tips, the approach, wading techniques, working the hot spots] 160p - illus - f/vg+ C$12.00

  207. Ovington, Ray. Tactics On Trout - Knopf - NY - 1969 1st ed [A selection of 33 different trout pool situations & how to read & fish them] 327p - illus + 4 appendices (equipment, casts, trout flies, & working flies) - f/near f C$28.00 [2]

  208. Parsons, P. Allen. Complete Book Of Fresh Water Fishing - Harper & Row NY - 1965 [32 Chapters packed full of advice from a respected and very devoted angler] 332p - illus, incl 16 full clr plates of flies - intro by Ray Bergman - f/f C$10.00 [2]

  209. Patterson, Neil. Chalkstream Chronicle - Lyons & Burford - NY - 1995 1st US ed [A brilliant, memorable account of a man who gave up a 60 hr work week in London for a life within earshot of a great trout river. The author an internationaly famous fly tyer shares the realities and rewards of that first winter in a damp, half built house and a chance to know a great chalkstream and the characters who fish it] 296p - illus by the author - pictorial eps - f/f C$32.00 

  210. Phair, Charles. Atlantic Salmon Fishing - Derrydale - MS - 1993 [Another all time great classic first published by Derrydale in 1937 in a limited edition 990 copies. Born in Presque Isle, Maine in 1875, the son of a wealthy Maine [potato starch] family, Phair spent most of his life angling for Atlantic salmon first in the Aroostock, Maine waters and later on the famous Eastern Canadian rivers. He eventually moved to Perth, New Brunswick where he operated a tackle shop, scouted salmon waters and guided rich salmon fishermen. Charles Phair died at Perth in 1943. Chapters include: Salmon Water, Selection of Guides, Tackle, Flies and Their Uses, Casting, Fishing the Wet Fly, Fishing the Dry Fly, Greased Line Fishing, Weather, A Month's Salmon Fishing Trip, Life History, Improving, Protecting and Stocking Salmon Rivers; together with Etiquette and Customs, Salmon Fly Dressing, and The Atlantic Salmon Rivers of America] 4to - 193p - beautifully illus with the exceptional art of Ogden Pleissner, Robert Nisbet & Walter Brackett, as well as numerous historic photos - bound in full black bonded leather with glt titles and a cover inset of a sport standing in a canoe, rod high, while his guide nets a salmon - aeg - marbled end papers - limited to 2500 copies - f. C$55.00 [2]

  211. Power, John - The Fisherman's Handbook - Scribners - NY - 1972 1st ed [A complete guide to fishing in North America by the Outdoor Editor of the Toronto Star] 192p - illus - f/vg C$10.00

  212. Profumo, David & Graham Swift (ed.) - The Magic Wheel - Heinemann - UK - 1986 1st. ed. - [An anthology of fishing literature from ancient times through the late twentieth century] 454p - fully indexed - f/f C$24.00




  214. Quinnett, Paul. Fishing Lessons - Andrews McMeel - MO - 1998 [Insights, Fun, and Philosophy from a Passionate Angler.] 313p - f/f C$10.00

  215. Radencich, Michael D. (ed) Tying The Classic Salmon Fly - Stackpole - PA - 1977 1st ed [A modern approach to traditional techniques. A spectacular book featuring the work of the best of American Atlantic Salmon tyers] 4to - 226p - illus in clr - pictorial eps - f/f C$20.00 [5]

  216. Raymond, Steve. Rivers of the Heart - Lyons - NY - 1998 1st. ed. [A native of Seattle, the author has been a reviewer & prominent editor of Flyfisher magazine for over 30 yrs. Rivers of the Heart is an extremely interesting and often humorous look at the author's memoirs from the waters of Canada to the Caribbean, northern Scotland to the south Pacific with side trips in search of the source of the world's best rod-building bamboo, the "truth" behind flyfishing magazines & books and more] 236p - f/f C$28.00

  217. Raymond, Steve. The Year Of The Trout - Winchester - NY - 1985 [The sequel to The Year of the Angler and written in the same marvelous gender, having a seasonal structure. In The Year of the Trout however, each of the pieces is related to trout or closely allied salmonid species including Char & Atlantic salmon] 201p - illus by Dave Whitlock - f/vg+ C$28.00

  218. Another - Sasquatch - WA - 1995 - wrps - f. C$10.00

  219. Richards, Carl & Doug Swisher. Fly Fishing Strategy & Selective Trout - Lyons - NY - 1975 [Two of the author's innovative & practical works bound in a single volume. A great release for the fly fisherman's bookshelf, from the Swisher-Richards Team of no nonsense Masters of the fly rod] 4to 184p - illus throughout in b/w & clr - bound in chocolate buckram with gold titles - f. C$40.00

  220. Richards, Carl & Doug Swisher. Selective Trout - Crown - NY - 1972 [From the dust jacket: "Selective Trout should be the last word in stream entomology & aquatic insect imitation. It's like a college degree for trout fishermen!"—Art Flick. A dramatically New & Scientific approach to Trout fishing Eastern & Western waters] 4to - Preface by Joe Brooks - illus with hundreds of drawing + 8 pgs. in clr - pos on title page o/w f/f C$32.00

  221. Richards, David Adams. Lines on the Water - Arcade - NY - 2002 1st. US edition [A fisherman's life on the Miramichi, one of the most famous of Eastern Canadian atlantic salmon rivers.] 240p - wrps - f. (Richards won a Governor General's Literary Award for this work) C$16.00 [2]

  222. Ritz, Charles. A Fly Fisher's Life - Winchester - NY - 1969 [A nice early reprint of the author's great classic which includes besides interesting and unusual accounts of experiences in strange and well known waters, a great deal of sound practical information.] 230p - illus with photos and drawings - f/vg+ C$40.00 [2]

  223. Roberts, John - Collins Illustrated Dictionary Of Trout Flies - Castle - NJ - 1998 [Over 1000 dressings and their variations by expert tiers from around the world with 480 patterns in full clr + excellent text full of authoritative advice on tying & fishing the artificials. - 240p - fully indexed - bibliography - profusely illus - f/f C$24.00 [2]

  224. Robson, Kenneth (ed) The Essential G.E.M. Skues - Lyons - NY - 1998 [Although Skues has been gone for more than 50 yrs., few serious fly fishermen are unfamiliar with his great literary contributions to the world of angling. The Essential G.E.M. Skues is a lovely collection of some of the father of the nymph's great writings, some previously published, others previously unpublished.] 260p - illus - fully indexed - f/f C$44.00

  225. Roosevelt, Robert Barnwell. Game Fish Of The Northern States of America Arno - NY - 1967 (for the Abercrombie & Fitch Library) [First published in 1862 under the pseudonym of Barnwell, Game Fish of the Northern States of America & British Provinces became one of the most important books on fishing ever published in Americanot only for it's elaborate treatment of fish culture but because of widespread readership it established standards in sportsmanship. Roosevelt has long been recognized as a pioneer in conservation] 16mo - 324p - illus - fully indexed - f/f C$28.00

  226. Rosenbauer, Tom Fly Fishing In America - Universe - NY - 1966 [A lovely little addition to the library which examines both the historic & present diverse conditions across America. Produced in association with the American Museum of Fly Fishing] 80p - profusely illus in clr - small remainder mark on bottom edge o/w f/f C$10.00

  227. Russell, Keith. The Fly-Fishingest Gentlemen - Winchester - NY - 1986 [When The Duck-Huntingest Gentlemen appeared in 1980, Russell gained immediate acclaim. This sequel containing a similar collection of tales, wit, humor, drama, and opinions from his astonishing large circle of angling friends is likewise entertaining] 334p - illus with the wonderful drawings of Joseph Fornelli and with engravings & woodcuts from the Elman Pictorial Collection - bound in forest green buckram with gold titles and silk ribbon marker - limited to 1200 signed and hand numbered copies f. In matching sc C$44.00

  228. Salter, T.F. The Angler's Guide - Sherwood - UK - 1825 [Being a new plain, and complete, practical treatise on the art of angling for sea, river, and pond fish...To which is added, a treatise on trolling...The sixth edition, carefully corrected and enlarged.] 12mo - 382p - illus with an engraved frontis [portrait], 8 wood-engraved plates, 1 folding map, and numerous woodcut text illustrations - uncut pages in original red cloth with brown & glt label to spine & nice bookplate of a former owner inside front cover - frontis & title page foxed, cover spine edges worn and some chipping at head o/w a vg. copy of an important early angling book C$220.00

  229. Schwiebert, Ernest A River For Christmas - Greene - MA - 1988 [America's best known fly fisherman takes you along on fifteen of his adventures around the world from the icy rivers of the Norwegian arctic to the rivers of Ireland and from northern Wisconsin to the volcanic lakes of New Zealand 235p - illus - pos on endpaper o/w f/f C$36.00





  231. Schwiebert, Ernest. The Henryville Flyfishers: A Chronicle of American Fly Fishing - Meadow Run - NJ - 1998 1st. Edition [The lively and informative history of the famed Henryville Flyfishers Club, the Henryville Hotel, and Brodhead Creek. Located in NE Pennsylvania the Henryville Hotel is quite possibly the oldest flyfishing hotel in America and for more than 150 yrs has hosted a long list of notables including US Presidents Cleveland, Harrison, Roosevelt, and Coolage as well as the cream of American flyfishing literary fame. The Henryville Flyfishers, incorporated in 1968 by a group who had fished the nearby Brodhead for decades secured the fishing rights on the famous Brodhead under the stewardship of Schwiebert, their first president and have practiced catch-and-release management on it's waters for more than 30 years.] 206p - illus by Taylor Kane - ľ bound in black cloth with decorative boards and gold titles - limited to 750 copies printed on seventy-pound Mohawk Ticonderoga & signed by the author - f in a sc featuring the watercolor art of club water "Upper Twin Pool" by Milton Weiler C$225.00 [2]

  232. Schwiebert, Ernest. Trout Vols 1 & 2 - Dutton - NY - 1978 1st. edition [The evolution of fly-fishing; American species of trout & grayling; Physiology, habit & behavior; Tools of the trade; Casting, wading, & other skills; Trout strategies, techniques & tactics. A mammoth undertaking by an icon in the world of fly-fishing.] 1745p - illus by the author - bound in brown linen with gold titles - f. in f pictorial sc. C$240.00

  233. Another - Dutton - NY - 1984 2nd. Printing f. in f pictorial sc. C$200.00

  234. Scott, Genio. Fishing In American Waters - Derrydale - MS - 1993 [[Being a lovely facsimile of the author's famous work first published in 1869.] 484p - illus - bound in attractive brown leather with glt & black pictorial cvr & sp - marbled eps - aeg - Limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies - f. C$24.00


  236. Seybold, David (ed) Seasons Of The Angler - Weidenfeld & Nicolson - NY - 1988 1st. edition [Being a collection of stories, essays, & poems, all centered on the theme of fishing, by twenty-six of America's most exciting contemporary authors.] 266p - illus by Joseph Fornelli - f/vg+ C$10.00

  237. Shaw, Fred G. The Science of Dry Fly Fishing & Salmon Fly Casting: - Privately Published by the author - 2nd. edition 1907 [Shaw was the amateur champion of the trout fly casting international tournament in 1904, taught fly casting on private waters near London and consulted in all matters of trout rearing and various components of tackle manufacturing and accessories for the sportsman.] 296p + 32p of wonderful early advertising for tackle, accommodation, etc. - illus with a lovely clr frontis after a painting "A Mornings Catch On The Itchen" by T.C. Targett as well as numerous photos & drawings by the author - rebound in original green covers with glt decorations and titles, new leather spine with original laid on and fresh end papers - corners lightly bumped, surface scuffing to back cover, gift inscription in the author's hand dated 1910 on the first title page - vg. C$75.00

  238. Shephard, Michael. Instructions To Young Anglers - Museum Press - UK - 1955 1st. edition [A not often seen text offering advise on the fundamentals of angling for trout salmon & grayling.] 128p - illus - fully indexed - original publisher's green cloth with glt titles - nice book plate inside front cover - lower corners bumped o/w vg. C$12.00

  239. Sheringham, Hugh & John C. Moore. Book Of The Fly Rod - Derrydale - MS - 1993 [Being a lovely facsimile of the author's famous work first published in 1931] 174p - illus - bound in attractive brown leather with glt & black pictorial cvr & sp - marbled eps - aeg - Limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies - f. C$28.00

  240. Another - Derrydale - NY - 1999 - wrps with French folds - f. C$16.00

  241. Sherwood, Patricia Miller (ed). An Honest Angler - The Best Of Sparse Grey Hackle - Lyons - NY - 1998 [A wonderful collection of the best of Sparse's famous and unforgettable essays and the best of his lesser-known newspaper articles, letters and columns, selected and edited by his daughter.] 260p - f/f C$36.00

  242. Shires, Norm & Jim Gilford. Limestone Legends - Stackpole - PA - 1997 1st ed [Being the papers and recollections of the Fly Fisher's Club of Harrisburg, PA 1947-1997.] 356p - illus - wrps - f. C$20.00

  243. Shoemaker, Myron E. Fresh Water Fishing - Doubleday, Doran - NY - 1942 1st ed. [A fisherman's manual] 218p - illus with 9 clr plates + b/w drawings by Wm. Schaldach & L.L. Baker - vg. C$36.00

  244. Simpson, Dr. Stephen & Dr. George McGavin. The Angler's Fly Identifier - Running Press - PA & UK - 1996 [Being a guide to the world's most common insects and detailed descriptions for dressing their artificials.] 192p - profusely illus in clr - f/f - C$24.00

  245. Sinclair, Michael. Bamboo Rod Restoration Handbook - Centennial - CO - 1994 1st. Edition [No name in American fine cane rod restoration is as synonymous with the skill as is Michael Sinclair. This marvelous production is more than a handbook of the craft, it includes a complete guide to the original production rod specifications of the great makers and their various models. Page after page of this treasure make it a must for the library of not only those with an interest in doing their own restoration but a valuable asset to the collector of fine cane rods.] 4to - 208p - illus with drawings by the author - bound in stiff card covers with spiral binding - f. C$60.00

  246. Slaymaker, S.R. ll. Tie A Fly, Catch A Trout - Harper & Row - NY - 1976 1st ed. "The year is divided into two seasons" states the author,— "A season for tying flies and the season for angling them". [Not sure which season he prefers, the author writes with equal relish about tying flies by the fireplace & fishing them on the stream] 12mo - 142p - illus with photos + fly-tying instructions & drawings by George Harvey - f/vg C$10.00 [2]

  247. Smith, O.W. Trout Lore - Stokes - NY - 1917 1st ed [A total of 26 chapters compiled by the author, Angling editor of Outdoor Life, from his many earlier columns on trout fishing—rivers, streams, lakes, flyrod, spinning, early tackle, & much more - A great early collection of advise with much on brookies, browns, & rainbows] 12mo - 203p - illus with nice photos bound in green cloth with glt lett sp - pictorial cvr with glt lett - (pen note on title page by a previous owner) o/w vg. C$44.00

  248. Solomon, Larry & Eric Leiser. The Caddis & The Angler - Stackpole - PA 1977 1st ed. [A very important work on tying & fishing the Caddis] 224p - detailed illus throughout - pictorial eps (flies) - pos - some minor foxing to upper edge o/w vg in a slightly chipped (taped) dj C$36.00

  249. Spencer-Churchill, Edward George. Tarpon Fishing In Mexico and Florida - Meadow Run- NJ - 1998 [A lovely reprint of one of the scarcest books on early tarpon fishing first published in 1906. It was during a visit to Mexico in 1904 that the author a British army captain and relative of Sir Winston's first learned of the exceptional tarpon fishing available in and around the Gulf's temperate waters. Spencer-Churchill's account of pursuing these great game fish at Tampico & Boca Grande in early times is a delightful read and his fussy and very dry British sense of humor adds to the charm of his exciting adventure.] 77p - illus with photos of leaping tarpon for which the book is famous and with a lovely frontis and cover art by John Rice - new 5 page intro by retired tarpon guide Randy White - ľ bound in black cloth with sea green boards and gold titles - Limited to 1500 copies - f in a matching pictorial slip case C$50.00 [2]

  250. Stewart, W.C. The Practical Angler - Black - UK - 1861 Fourth edition revised & enlarged (1st. Thus) [The art of trout fishing more particularly applied to clear water] 16mo - 214p + opinions of the press and 16p of early advertising - rebound in original green boards with glt fish on cvr, spine recovered & new eps - overall a nice tight clean copy vg. C$64.00

  251. Stewart, W.C. The Practical Angler - Black - UK - 1877 7th. edition [The art of trout fishing more particularly applied to clear water.] 16mo - 228p - illus - rebound in original green textured covers with glt trout and titles, new spine with original laid on and fresh end papers - inked initials on first title page o/w vg+. C$64.00

  252. Another - UK - 1905 - repacked in original boards with fresh end papers and original titles laid down. corners bumped o/w a nice copy. C$64.00
  254. Stroud, Tully. Trout Chaser's Journal - Chronicle - CA - 1987 [A diary for the trout & salmon fisherman] pages (about 150) - profusely illus with clr photos - ample pages for personal notes for each season - f/f C$10.00

  255. Sutherland, Douglas. The Salmon Book - Collins - UK - 1982 1st ed. [Unlike many books on salmon fishing that abound with pages of practical instruction, this book is unlikely to teach you how to catch more fish or indeed any fish at all. What it will do however is entertain you with accounts of the pursuit of salmon around the globe to places rarely frequented by those other than geologists, ornithologists, and of course salmon fishermen. Sutherland also shares with you much of the humor found among those that share salmon river pools as well as several of his superb recipes for after the kill.] 159p - illus with photos & drawings - f/f C$16.00 [3]

  256. Swanson, Ronald S. Grand Cascapedia Giants - Meadow Run - NJ - 2005 1st. Ed. [The Grand Cascapedia River has always been known for its large, trophy Atlantic salmon. Beginning in the mid 1800's, adventurous anglers discovered these fish, many building elegant private camps and lodges, and the rush of prominent, often quirky and obsessive personalities was on forming a tapestry of Atlantic salmon ore as rich as the river itself. Ron Swanson documents this distinctive culture of the Grand Cascapedia through its record fish. Arranged in descending order by weight, each record fish is described, and most are portrayed in very rare photographs of the fish itself, of fish mounts, fish models, and of the associated anglers, guides and camps. Truly a unique portrait of the grandest salmon river in North America.] 109p - profusely illus - Intro by Hoagy B. Carmichael - limited to 1000 signed copies - f in a lovely matching sc C$85.00 

  257. Swisher, Doug & Carl Richards - Fly-Fishing Strategy  - Crown - NY - 1978 [Innovative & practical techniques from two of the best in the business.] 4to - 184p - illus - fully indexed - pos o/w f/f  C$32.00

  258. Tabory, Lou. Inshore Fly Fishing - Lyons - NY - 1992 [A pioneering guide to fly fishing along coldwater seacoasts. According to John Merwin, the most important and helpful book ever written on northern saltwater fly fishing.] 312p - illus in b/w & clr - fully indexed - f/f C$36.00

  259. The Alaska Fly Fishers. Fly Patterns of Alaska - Amato - OR - 1983 [Recognizing that most publications on fishing Alaska waters, are general in nature, the Alaska Fly Fishers Association produced this exceptional book depicting the streamers, bucktails, egg imitations, nymphs, wet flies & dry flies in full clr together with tying data for Alaska waters including a section on steelhead, salmon and char.] pictorial card covers, spiral bound - 88p - profusely illus - f. C$16.00


  261. Thompson, Leslie. Fishing In New England - Van Nostrand - NY - 1955 1st. edition [An interesting and not often seen book that besides chapters on native brook trout, browns, and rainbows also includes chapters on smelt, striped bass and carp as well as trout in New York state and Canada . Thompson's final chapter is Salmon on the Kedgwick] 101p - beautifully illus by the author with drawings and four full clr plates of flies artificial and natural - limited to 1200 hand numbered copies - f/vg+ C$25.00

  262. Traub, Charles H. An Angler's Album - Rizzoli - NY - 1990 [A wonderful collection of angling photography both historic & modern in b/w & clr, each complemented with a narrative.] 4to [11'x11"] 215p - bound in black cloth with gold lett spine - f. C$10.00

  263. Van De Water, Frederic F. In Defense Of Worms - Duell, Sloan & Pearce - NY - 1949 1st ed. [A delightful collection of essays written in marvelous style with a great sense of humor including a great chapter on salmon fishing] 12mo - 182p - vg+/vg+ C$36.00

  264. Venables, Bernard. Guide To Angling Waters: South-East England - Daily Mirror - UK - 1954 1st. edition [A delightful rendering on the famous waters of SE England.] 104p - beautifully illus from pen & ink drawings and watercolors, 29 full pages of colored maps + a complete index of map references - original pictorial cvrs [slightly warped] end papers foxed o/w vg. "The map section in this release is a treasure" C$10.00

  265. Veniard, John. Fly Dresser's Guide - St Martins - NY - 1973 (Fourth edition) [Still considered the benchmark on fly dressing] 256p - profusely illus including 14 plates in clr, 16 monochrome & many drawings - f/f C$36.00

  266. Veverka, Bob. Innovative Saltwater Flies - Stackpole - PA - 1999 1st. Edition [More than 250 patterns and the stories behind them from the premier tiers in salt water angling.] 4to - 196p - profusely illus with the exceptional clr plates of Michael Radencich and with the paintings of Chet Reneson and drawings of Bill Elliott - fully indexed - f/f C$40.00 [3]

  267. Vincent, Serge - Basic Fly-Tying - Gage - Toronto - 1979 [A step by step approach] 4to - 155p - illus with over 60 clr plates and 200 b/w photos - f. C$10.00

  268. Walden, Howard T. (ed) Angler's Choice - Macmillan - NY - 1947 1st ed. [An anthology of American trout angling literature by a host of angling greats] 326p - pictorial eps - bound in green cloth with gold lett sp & gold pictorial cvr - vg C$10.00

  269. Walden, Howard T. Familiar Freshwater Fishes Of America Harper & Row - NY - 1964 1st ed [To quote Ray Bergman, "The most complete and entertaining book on the subject". Need we say more] 324p illus in clr & b/w with the exceptional art of Carl Burger - f/f C$10.00 [2]

  270. Walden, Howard T. The Last Pool - Crown - NY - 1972 [Two classics "Upstream & Down" and "Big Stony" combined in a single volume] 297p illus by Milton Weiler - intro by Sparse Grey Hackle - f/f C$24.00

  271. Walden, Howard T. Upstream And Down - Premier Press - SC. - 1985 [A lovely reprint of Walden's great American flyfishing classic with a new forward by Paul Schullery.] 367p - illus with pencil drawings and 4 tissue guarded clr plates by Milton Weiler - bound in full light blue leather with glt titles and cover deco - aeg - raised bands - sewn in silk marker and marbled eps - f. - C$80.00

  272. Walker, Alf. The Art And Craftsmanship Of Fly Fishing - Van Nostrand - Toronto - 1980 [The author, a dedicated angler and tournament caster with concise information regarding the forces which motivate fly fishing equipment: the kinetics of line movement and the necessary attributes required in the line to perform well; the dynamics of rod motion and the various functions which occur when the line is delivered. Much on rods, lines & the fly in easily understandable terms.] 272p - illus - pictorial eps - f/f C$28.00 [2]

  273. Wall, Roy. The Contemplative Angler - Putnams - NY - 1948 1st ed. [Stories about bass, musky, pike, trout fishing, etc., and the things that fashion a true sportsman's day] 215p - illus by G. Don Ray - vg/vg C$16.00

  274. Walton, Izaak & Charles Cotton . The Complete Angler: The Second Jessie Edition - Henry G. Bohn - UK 1861 [The contemplative man's recreation , of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton with lives of the authors, and variorum notes, historical and practical. Edited by Edward Jessie, Esq. To which are added papers on fishing-tackle, fishing stations, etc.] 12mo - 496p + comprising a list of fishing tackle makers - illus with 2 plates by Robinson after Huysman and Lely, and 203 engravings on wood of the Jessie edition of 1856 - early rebinding in lovely blue green leather with glt borders and decorative glt paneled sp with raised bands - aeg - marbled end papers - minimal cover edge wear, some foxing to text margins, gift inscription dated 1872 on ffep a lovely copy C$200.00

  275. Another - T.N. Foulis - Edinburgh - 1925 - 7th Thorpe reprint - 221p - illus with 20 clr plates by James Thorpe - clr frontis "portrait of the author" by Jacob Huysmans - ľ bound in green cloth on marbled boards - glt lettered sp - pos - lower corners bumped & a bit of shelf wear o/w vg. C$88.00

  276. Another - Dent- UK - 1970 - (Everyman's Library Edition) - 12mo - 254p includes an appendix "Izaak Walton" by Andrew Lang, being an essay reprinted from Lang's 1896 edition - not illus - f/vg C$12.00

  277. Another - Bloomsbury - UK - 1984 [Text from the sixth edition of 1676, the last to be revised by the author, but the spelling has been modernized.] - illus by Arthur Rackham - f/f C$26.00 [2]

  278. Wanless, Alexander. The Modern Practical Angler - Herbert Jenkins - UK 1931 1st ed [The author interesting puts forward the theory that we are on the eve (in 1931) of great changes in angling methods] 168p - clr plates of flies, hackle, etc. - chapter on fly dressing - vg. C$20.00

  279. Wanless, Alexander Threadline Angling - Jenkins - UK - 1948 1st. Ed. [One of the earliest books on what is commonly known in America as "Spin-Fishing". The author first proposed such techniques in Britain as early as 1930] 12mo - 180p - illus - fully indexed - pos on ffep o/w vg /chipped dj - C$16.00

  280. Watson, Rupert. The Trout "A Fisherman's Natural History" - Swan Hill - UK - 1993 [One of the most complete works ever published on the Brown Trout] 200p - illus in b/w & clr - fully indexed - f/f C$24.00 [2]

  281. Warner, Bob Don't Blame The Fish - Winchester - NY - 1974 1st. ed. [26 very humorous stories - Excellent light reading] 210p - illus by William B. O'Brian - f/f C$10.00

  282. Webster, H.T. & Ed Zern. To Hell With Fishing or How To Tell Fish From Fisherman - Appleton Century - NY 1945 1st. edition [A delightful collection of Webster's full page cartoon drawings together with Zern's humerous wit.] 86p - profusely illus - forward by Corey Ford - blank front end paper has been removed otherwise near f. in original navy cloth covers with gold lettering. C$20.00 
  284. Weeks, Edward. Fresh Waters - Little, Brown - MA - 1968 1st. ed. [Angling adventures from a long time editor of the "Atlantic Monthly"] 223p - illus by Walter Dower - from the personal library of Philip K. Crowe, former Ambassador of the USA (Mr Crowe's business card is affixed to the front paste down and the ffep bears his signature) vg+/vg+ C$40.00

  285. Wells, A. Laurence. The Observer's Book Of Freshwater Fishes Of The British Isles - Frederick Warne - UK - 1952 [A neat little text describing eighty-two species.] 18mo - 153p - illus in b/w + 64 exceptional clr plates - fully indexed - gift insc on ffep and a bit of foxing to cvr with o/w vg. C$12.00

  286. Westwood, Thomas. The Chronicle Of "The Compleat Angler" - W. Satchell - UK - 1883 [Being a bibliographical record of its various editions and mutations - A new edition with some notes and additions by Thomas Satchell.] 86p + 4 of publisher advertising - neat tape repair to inner edge of ffep & several margin notes in pencil - early rebinding in lovely red 1/4 calf with linen boards, glt lett to spine & marbled eps - a very rare publication and a wonderful addition to any serious angling library - overall vg+ C$150.00

  287. Wetherell, W.D. One River More - Lyons - NY - 1998 1st. Edition [A celebration of rivers & flyfishing. To Quote Steve Raymond; "Wetherell understands the currents that flow through a fly fisher's soul and he taps into them with a rare wit and grace. At the end of One River More, I found myself wishing for at least one page more, or one chapter more, or one book more. So will you."] 259p - illus with chapter head vignettes - f/f C$24.00

  288. Wetherell, W.D. Upland Stream - Little Brown - MA - 1991 1st ed [With humor, introspection, and wonder, the author, a New Hampshire native chronicles his quest for fresh streams and a deeper solace of the spirit] 204p - f/f C$12.00 

  289. Another - Lyons - NY - 1991 - wrps - f. C$8.00

  290. Whitehouse, Francis C. Sport Fishes Of Western Canada & Some Others - McClelland & Stewart - Toronto - 1946 [Being a natural history and angling for steelhead, kamloops, & cut-throat trout - grayling, dolly varden, the black basses & the salmon.] 129p - illus - vg in chipped dj C$24.00

  291. Wiggin, Maurice. Troubled Waters - Hutchinson - UK - 1970 1st ed [Autobiography of the author, addicted to thoroughbred cars, cats, motor bikes, fishing tackle, & guns] 207p - illus with chapter head drawings by Will Nickless - nice book plate of previous owner on ffep - near f/vg+ C$10.00

  292. Williams, A. Courtney. A Dictionary Of Trout Flies & of Flies for Sea-Trout and Grayling - Black - UK - 1973 (5th ed revised thus 1st.) [This very comprehensive dictionary supersedes the author's Trout Flies: a Dictionary to which it owes its origins and a few of its plates, but little else. Planned around a far more extensive list of naturals & artificials with considerable detailed information about each. In addition, over 400 carefully selected dressings have been included, with a commentary of many of them. To keep this great book in its high place in fly-tying literature T. Donald Overfield has contributed an additional section on modern artificials set out in the form of commentary & dressings, including more than 150 patterns. Four additional clr plates on modern flies are included plus the section on hooks & hook sizes has been replaced by a new article by John Veniard] 444p - illus - fully indexed - bound in wine cloth with gold lett sp - - f/f C$40.00

  293. Williamson, Henry. Salar The Salmon - Little Brown - MA - 1936 [The life story of a salmon. An even more remarkable book than the author's Tarka the Otter which won the coveted Hawthornden prize, for it deals with a species of life that is more difficult to study and to "humanize" than an intelligent, fur-bearing, four-footed animal] 300p - vg. C$10.00

  294. Wilshaw, John. (ed) The Best Of Salmon And Trout - Virgin - UK - 1994 [An selection of exceptional angling journalism selected by the former editor of Salmon & Trout magazine as being his choice of the very best of articles & stories contributed over a 40 year period by an outstanding list of writer-anglers.] 340p - illus f/f C$16.00


  296. Woods, Craig & David Seybold (ed) Waters Swift And Still - Winchester - OK - 1982 [A prize catch of 12 fresh angling stories by some of the top angler/writers of modern times] 193p - Nicely illus by Robert Seaman - forward by Gary LaFontaine - f/f C$28.00 [2]

  297. Woolner, Frank. Trout Hunting - Winchester - NY - 1977 [Best known for his great contributions to upland shooting literature, few realize that this exceptional author's other great passion was trout fishing.] 246p - illus - f/f C$10.00 [4]

  298. Wright, Leonard M. Trout Maverick - Lyons - NY - 1996 1st. Edition [A collection of the finest lore and theory taken from sixty years of fly fishing by one of America's most independent, challenging, and original angling writers.] 224 p - illus by Milton Weiler - f/f C$24.00

  299. Wulff, Lee. Bush Pilot Angler-A Memoir - Silver Quill - ME - 2000 [Most people know the late Lee Wulff as one of the world's most foremost anglers. Few think of him as a skilled airplane pilot and explorer. Wulff was both, and as revealed in this extraordinary memoir based on an unpublished manuscript discovered by his widow, Joan. This is the story of the years in witch Lee pioneered the fabulous Atlantic Salmon and Brook Trout fisheries on the remote coasts of Northeastern Newfoundland & Labrador.] 228p - illus with photos & fold out map - f/f C$50.00

  300. Wulff, Lee The Atlantic Salmon - Winchester - NJ - 1983 [The legendary author provides expert advise on all phases of this great sport - tackle, casting, presentation of both wet & dry flies, fly selection, wading, where fish lie and how to make them strike, and how best to land salmon] 4to - 222p - illus in clr & b/w - fully indexed Rare inscriptions to the former owner by both Lee and Joan Wulff on the front free end paper f/f C$60.00

  301. Another - Barnes - 1958 First edition vg+/ndj C$10.00


  303. Zern, Ed. Hunting & Fishing From A to Zern -Winchester Press - NY - 1985 1st ed - A treasury of the great humor of an even greater writer. - 312p - illus by the author - ffep removed - o/w f/vg+ C$25.00

  304. Zullo, Kathryn (ed). I'd Rather Be Fishing - Andrews & McMeel - Missouri - 1997 - [A darling little book of photos and accompanying quotations from a host of angling authors (great stocking stuffer) ] 23 mo. [41/2"x61/2"] 19p - all clr photos - f/f C$10.00