FISHING THE PACIFIC: OFFSHORE AND ON. By S. Kip Farrington, Jr.
(1953) ND 3rd printing. 8vo (165 x 242mm). Ppxviii,297. Colour frontispiece, b/w photographs, b/w illustrations by Lynn Bogue Hunt, end-paper charts showing the Pacific Ocean. Green cloth, silver-gilt marlin motif to upper board, spine titled and constant demands from fishermen and sportsmen all over the world, S. Kip Farrington, Jr., has written his long-awaited [book]. This book, like its companion, Fishing the Atlantic, Offshore and On, will undoubtedly become the Almanac of Pacific fishing. It closes the gap between Pacific Game Fishing, which was published in 1942 (now out of print), and the present time (1953)". Big game fishing off Chile, Peru, and all along the coasts of western Central and North America. Includes much on the, then newly discovered, fishing grounds of Cabo Blanco, Peru. Chapters include: Chile; Peru; Ecuador; Panama; Mexico; Catalina; California; Washington and British Columbia; Hawaiian Islands; New Zealand; Australia; Western Pacific; Yale University's research on game fish; Fishing tackle and comments on the sport; Signposts of the ocean.
Availability: In stock
|Author||Farrington (Selwyn Kip, Jr.). (1904-1983).|
|Book Description||Very good. Lacks dust-wrapper.|