ANGLING EXPERIENCES AND REMINISCENCES. By Richard Mason. (A Lincolnshire  Clodhopper).

ANGLING EXPERIENCES AND REMINISCENCES. By Richard Mason. (A Lincolnshire Clodhopper).

HUNTER'S FEN. By John Humphreys.

HUNTER'S FEN. By John Humphreys.

THE GREY GEESE CALL. By Bill Powell. First edition.

1956 1st edition. 8vo (140 x 221mm). Pp157 + 2pp ads. B/w photographs, illustrations. Binding B. Plain mid-green cloth, spine titled in gilt.

The pursuit of wild geese - wildfowling, netting, punt-gunning, photography. A wilfowling classic written by a professional fowler on the Solway Firth. Bill Powell organised wild-fowling tours on the Solway Firth for many years, and he and his wife ran a guest-house in Glencaple. Foreword by Peter Scott. Chapters include: Introduction to wildfowling - what to do, and pitfalls to avoid; A guide's-eye view; Solway geese - regular and rare types that visit Solway; Tactics - suggestions of methods of approach; Stalking with gun and camera - accounts of approaching geese on the ground, and of a photographic expedition; Rocket-netting - how wild geese are netted; The Protection of Birds Act 1954; The lure of shore-shooting; The lure of punt-gunning; This and that - queer experiences on the marsh, and off it; Boys of all ages - tales of wildfowlers, and of a flight that nearly ended in disaster; August 12th, 1954 - a morning flight that can never be repeated; Romance by moonlight - the marshes by night; Appointment with fear; Solway - the tale of a beautiful fowling ground; Wildfowlmanship (with apologies to Stephen Potter) - contains advice to be taken with salt.
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Author Powell (Bill).
Book Code 18239
Book Description Quite used. Good in poor dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1956
Publisher Herbert Jenkins.
Place London.