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Fishing Book Library

Thought it might be fun and useful to post a list of my Fishing book collection here and hope others will do the same.

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Fishing anecdotes 22 Replies

 Here's a humorous anecdote from John Gierach in his book ' No shortage of Good Days': " I remember hanging out in a slightly tweedy fly shop one afternoon where the owner was promoting the first…Continue

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Jun 5, 2016.

Field and Stream Magazines 20 Replies

Reading these old mags online is a blast! http://books.google.com/books/serial/ISSN:87558599?rview=1&lrFree digital…Continue

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Mar 7, 2015.

Fishing Library Contents 4 Replies

A Trout and Salmon Fisherman for Seventy-Five Years, Edward Ringwood Hewitt 1966 edition,Pub. Abercrombie and FitchHow to find Fish and Make Them Strike, by Joseph D. Bates Jr.,An Outdoor Life ,C1974…Continue

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Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Jun 15, 2013.

Zig's Learning Curve 3 Replies

Bluegill Bluegill Fly Fishing and FliesTerry & Roxanne WilsonFrank Amato Publications catching BluegillJohn TertulianiLotic Books Bluegills!Dave GenzBeaver's Pond Press The SunfishesJack…Continue

Started by Zig. Last reply by John Sheehan Jul 9, 2010.

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Comment by Dwayne Denison on January 26, 2011 at 3:01pm
I got a great book today, have almost read whole book, I cannot put it down. I love homemade, ol time fishing bait and ideas, This book is great. Title is freshwater fishing tips and techniques, by gene kugach. give it a try, found it on google, free books, bought a copy on ebay.
Comment by John Sheehan on January 23, 2011 at 8:05pm

 I just got a 1948  first edition book called ,'Ice Fishing For Everybody' by Byron Dalrymple for 10 bucks with shipping .A hardcover book with dustcover that's well worth the price I feel . Lantern Press Publishers

  A few cool photos of old classic equipment . 257 pgs. of what should be fun reading!

Comment by John Sheehan on December 30, 2010 at 11:12am
The wife gave me a great Ice Fishing book for Christmas ,'Modern Methods of Ice Fishing'by Tom Gruenwald,Creative Publishing International 1999. Dave Genz was the technical advisor for this book.
Comment by John Sheehan on October 20, 2010 at 11:12am
Went to a local Book sale and found 'Fishing' By Joseph Bates for under a buck.Huge hardcover. Outdoor Life Pub. early 70's

Also recently took out an enjoyable book from the library by James Westman, a New Jersey writer.The book is called 'Why fish bite and why they don't'1961Prentice-Hall Pub.
Comment by Rick Fuhrmann on May 3, 2010 at 12:04pm
@Jonathan Byrne
i bought mine when i was in high school , can't tell you how many bass i have caught since then on nightcrawlers. got it out again and re-read a few chapters, it does bring back some memories
Comment by John Sheehan on May 3, 2010 at 6:39am
Thanks for the link Rick.I am currently reading "The Scientific Angler" on Zig's suggestion.It's got me intriqued!
Comment by Rick Fuhrmann on May 1, 2010 at 7:18pm
hey john
http://www.fishingfacts.com/products.htm
check here for the book or you might find it on amazon or ebay
Comment by John Sheehan on May 1, 2010 at 4:17pm
Ok you guys ya got me wanting the "Lunker Love Nightcawlers" book. Got me a nice 11" Brookie on 1/2 a crawler the other day.Not exactly a Lunker but a good small brook ,Brook Trout on #2 test.
Comment by Rick Fuhrmann on May 1, 2010 at 2:06pm
i bought my lunkers love nightcrawlers book in the 70's also , i subscribed to fishing facts magazine and got it thru them ...GREAT BOOK
Comment by John Cachel on April 29, 2010 at 7:25am
Lunker love nightcrawlers book is great book! Caught lot of nice bluegills and bass on nightcrawler sercet method. Today is that you can find 7 to 8 ft ultra light rods if you keep looking for it in google.com. Bass Pro Shop sell nice mirco lite rods for under $50!
 

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