Fishing kits and equipment (Google eBook)

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Outing Publishing Company, 1915 - 131 pages
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Page 149 - Every detail of fishing kit of the freshwater angler is described, from rodtip to creel and clothing. Special emphasis is laid on outfitting for fly fishing, but full instruction is also given to the man who wants to catch pickerel, pike, muskellunge, lake-trout, bass and other fresh-water game fishes. Prices are...
Page 154 - HANDBOOKS as the author of books on Terriers. His new book is somewhat more ambitious in that it carries him into the general field of Selection of Breeds, The Buying and Selling of Dogs, The Care of Dogs in the Kennels, Handling in Bench Shows and Field Trials, and at considerable length into such subjects as food and feeding, exercise...
Page 154 - ... intensive methods in agriculture. This book is designed for the convenience of practical farmers who find themselves under the necessity of making a living out of high-priced land. 30. PRACTICAL DOG BREEDING, by Williams Haynes. This is a companion volume to PRACTICAL DOG KEEPING, described below. It goes at length into the fundamental questions of breeding, such as selection of types on both sides, the perpetuation of desirable, and the elimination of undesirable, qualities, the value of prepotency...
Page 154 - The arguments are illustrated with instances of what has been accomplished, both good and bad, in the case of wellknown breeds. 31. PRACTICAL DOG KEEPING, by Williams Haynes. Mr. Haynes is well known to the readers of the OUTING HANDBOOKS as the author of books on the terriers. His new book is somewhat more ambitious in that it carries him into the general field of selection of breeds, the buying and selling of dogs, the care of dogs in kennels, handling in bench shows and field trials, and at considerable...
Page 154 - ... are handicapped by the lack of proper knowledge as to just the points described in this volume. 28. MODERN GOLF, by Harold H. Hilton. Mr. Hilton is the only man who has ever held the amateur championship of Great Britain and the United States in the same year. In addition to this, he has, for years, been recognized as one of the most intelligent, steady players of the game in England. This book is a product of his advanced thought and experience and gives the reader sound advice, not so much...
Page 15 - ... through the night, across a waste of cold, lay the land we had visited, still waiting to be explored. We wandered out into the dining room and settled the matter across a table. When ' we rose from it, I was pledged pledged for June; and this was still December, the tail of the old year. II And let us buy for the days of spring While yet the north winds blow! For half the joy of the trip, my boy, Is getting your traps to go. Immediately we, that is to say Eddie, began to buy things. It is...
Page 158 - AND USE, by Robert E. Pinkerton. Illustrated with photographs. With proper use the canoe is one of the safest* crafts that floats. Mr. Pinkerton tells how that state of safety may be obtained. He gives full instructions for the selection of the right canoe for each particular purpose or set of conditions. Then he tells how it should be used in order to secure the maximum of safety, comfort and usefulness. His own lesson was learned among the Indians of Canada, where paddling is a high art, and the...
Page 72 - The first eight links are sources of information and help for the benefit of the individual beekeeper, and since a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, it is impossible for these to function properly without the co-operation of the individual beekeeper.
Page 36 - ... been subjected to a heavy strain. Thus the rod is used with the rings above and below in frequent alternation, the strains to which the rod is subject offset and neutralize one another, and the rod will retain throughout its life that perfect...

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