BIG-GAME FISHING IN BRITISH WATERS. By David Carl Forbes. With  illustrations by the author.

BIG-GAME FISHING IN BRITISH WATERS. By David Carl Forbes. With illustrations by the author.

BIG-GAME FISHING: THE GREAT ADVENTURE. By Graeme Pullen.

BIG-GAME FISHING: THE GREAT ADVENTURE. By Graeme Pullen.

THE RUBBY-DUBBY TRAIL: SHARK FISHING IN BRITISH WATERS. By Trevor Housby.

1972 1st edition. 8vo (140 x 222mm). Ppviii,131. B/w photographs, illustrations. Blue boards, spine titled in silver-gilt.

The author "shows how the use of light tackle - indeed, with lines of only 12lb b.s. - and a sound knowledge of the habits of each individual species can place shark fishing at the top of the big game fishing league in its demands upon courage, endurance, and, above all, skill". Readable advice based on accounts of the author's own exploits. Chapters include: Shark distribution in British waters; Porbeagle shark; Blue shark; Mako shark; Thresher shark; Shark attacks; Lines and reels; Rods; Rings and reel-fittings; Hooks and traces; Gaffs and tailers; Shark boats; Rubby-dubby; Bait; Fishing from a drifting boat; Float-fishing; Free-lining; Legering; Fishing from an anchored boat; Trolling; Finishing them off.
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Book Code
1958
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Author Housby (Trevor Raymond Laurence). (b. 1939).
Book Code 1958
ISBN 0856140090 / 0856140090
Book Description Very good in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1972
Publisher Gentry Books.
Place London.