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THE PERFECT LIFE OF FISHERMEN
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THE PERFECT LIFE OF FISHERMEN

Author: Pierre Affre
Publisher: Barron's Education Series, Jan 2001
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0-7641-5316-1

Synopsis
Looks back on the history of fishing and recalls exploits of some of the great fishermen of all time, from Isaac Walton to Teddy Roosevelt and Ernest Hemingway. He presents page after page of vivid color photos and illustrations that show lures, flies, rods, and reels. Next, his exciting color photos transport readers to fabled fishing areasfrom trout streams in Scotland to the magnificent wilds of Quebec, the American northwest, and the Atlantic Ocean near the Florida Keys, where the big game fish challenge even the most experienced among fishermen. 10.75x11.25 inches, 120 pgs.

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Its exciting, yet it induces moods of contemplation. Its fishingperhaps the oldest and most popular sport and recreation among people of all ages and social standings. Heres the book to start them dreaming . . . or prompt them to recall their stories of the big one that got away . . . or inspire them toward future challenges with rod and reel in the great outdoors. Author and photographer Pierre Affre looks back on the history of fishing and recalls exploits of some of the great fishermen of all time, from Isaac Walton to Teddy Roosevelt and Ernest Hemingway. He presents page after page of vivid color photos and illustrations that show lures, flies, rods, and reels. Next, his exciting color photos transport readers to fabled fishing areasfrom trout streams in Scotland to the magnificent wilds of Quebec, the American northwest, and the Atlantic Ocean near the Florida Keys, where the big game fish challenge even the most experienced among fishermen. All fishermen are dreamersand here are the things their dreams are made of. Photos and handsomely reproduced printsmany of unusual historic intereston nearly every page. Most of the photographs are by the author.

ABOUT THEAUTHOR
Pierre Affre is a writer and photographer who has traveled around the world, searching out and finding the best and most famous fishing sites. His articles and photographs appear regularly in fishing and wildlife magazines published in many different countries.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
THE FISHERMAN'S MUSEUM
Introduction
Rods and Reels
Lures
Flies
Accessories
Books and Engravings
FAMOUS FISHERMEN
Introduction
Izaak Walton
Good Old Kresz
Charles C. Ritz
Ernest Hemingway
Billy Pate
AROUND THE WORLD
Introduction
The Chalkstreams
The Franche-Comte
Scotland
The Pyrenees
Iceland
Quebec and Labrador
Kola Peninsula
Ireland
British Columbia and the Western United States
Florida Keys
Tierra del Fuego
TO YOUR RODS!
Introduction
Common Grayling
Atlantic Salmon
Sea Trout
Steelhead Trout
Pike
Perch
Pike Perch
Largemouth Bass
Carp
Bar or Loup
Bluefin Tuna
Tarpon
Bonefish and Permit
Sailfish
Marlin


 
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