BIG FISH AND BLUE WATER: GAMEFISHING IN THE PACIFIC. By Peter Goadby.

BIG FISH AND BLUE WATER: GAMEFISHING IN THE PACIFIC. By Peter Goadby.

MODERN SEA FISHING: FROM BASS TO TUNNY. By Eric Cooper.

MODERN SEA FISHING: FROM BASS TO TUNNY. By Eric Cooper.

AMERICAN BIG GAME FISHING. Edited by Eugene V. Connett III.

(1935) 1993 new edition. 4to (195 x 270mm). Ppxxii,251. Colour plates by Lynn Bogue Hunt, b/w photograph plates, illustrations, maps. Full dark green bonded leather, spine and upper boards titled and decorated in gilt, coloured sailfish roundel to upper board.

Originally published by The Derrdale Press in 1935, this beautiful book is a tour-de-force from what is now considered to be the golden age of angling for large American game fish. "This book contains numerous colour plates and black and white illustrations, as well as maps, by Lynn Bogue Hunt. The book's combination of practical advice on how to catch a wide variety of game fish and an elegant literary style makes it a delight to read. ... The entire geography of American big game fishing from the Gulf of Mexico to the waters off southern California, is explored and its secrets shared." Chapters include: Introduction, by Mrs Oliver C. Grinnell; Sailfish, by Lynn Bogue Hunt; Marlin off Cuba, by Ernest Heminway; Tarpon, by David M. Newell; Bonefish, by Van Campen Heilner; Fishing at Bimini, by S. Kip Farrington, Jr; Swordfish, by Charles L. Lehmann; Tuna, by Francis H. Low; Striped bass, by Otto J. Scheer; Channel bass, by Van Campen Heilner; Catalina Island and Southern California fishing, by George C. Thomas, III; Panama West Coast fishing, by Captain Herman P. Gray; Wahoo, by Thomas G.F. Aitken; Fishing boats and safety at sea, by Francis H. Geer; Big game fish records.
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Book Code
3478
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Author Connett (Eugene Virginius, III). (1891-1969), Editor.
Book Code 3478
ISBN B001AVWQ7S
Book Description A near-fine copy.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1993
Publisher The Derrydale Press.
Place Lyon, Mississippi.