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Fishing Related Books For Sale

Listed below are I currently have for sale. For the most part they are in FINE to AS NEW condition. I think you will find my prices for used books very competitive.

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Thanks for looking. Hope you find something to fill your bedtime reading needs.


Item# Author, Title and Description  Price
B01 Evanoff, Vlad -Another 1001 Fishing Tips and Tricks Harper & Row, 1970. Book and DJ in FINE. Blue cloth boards w/ dark blue imprint. Interior clean and bright w/ lots of illus. 206 numbered pages. $10.00
B02 Bay, Kenneth E Salt Water Flies Popular Patterns and How to Tie Them Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1972. FINE in FINE DJ. B&W Illustrations.  1st Edition. Binding is Hardcover. 150 pp. 8vo. $20.00
B03 Evanoff, Vlad BEST WAYS TO CATCH MORE FISH; IN FRESH AND SALT WATER Doubleday & Co. 1975. Hardback. FINE in FINE dust jacket. 228 pages, illustrated, Everything you need to know about every kind of fishing there is. Sold
B04 Wolff, Dick, Illustrated by Photos & Drawings Fishing Tackle and Techniques NY: E.P. Dutton, 1961. Cloth. Fine with a FINE dust jacket. 5th Printing-. Sporting. 5 1/2 x 8. Covers, spinning, casting and fly fishing tackle and terchniques.  186 pages. Sold
B05 Zern, Ed. A FINE KETTLE OF FISH STORIES. NY: Winchester Press. 122 p. 1973. 8vo illus. 2nd Ed. [1972]. Fine in vg DJ. $10.00
B06 Walden, Howard T., 2d (illustrated by Milton C. Weiler; introduced by Sparse Grey Hackle) The Last Pool - Upstream and Down and Big Stony Crown NY 1972. First Edition hardcover Fine/Near Mint  in Fine/Near Mint dust jacket. Weiler, Milton C. (Illust) xvi, 302 pp, One of the Sportsmen's Classics series. $20.00
B07 EVANOFF, VLAD 1001 FISHING TIPS AND TRICKS New York, NY: Harper and Row, 1966. Cloth Bound Boards. Fine/Fine. Unknown. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. *Edition not stated. No subsequent editions or printings mentioned. Sold
B08 Bates Joseph D. JR, Illustrated by Photographs An Outdoor Life Book FISHING New York: Outdoor Life Books, 1973. Fine. An Encyclopedic Guide to tackle and Tactics for fresh and salt water. No DJ. $10.00
B09 CONE, ARTHUR L. FISHING MADE EASY Macmillan, 1968. Cloth. Fine in Fine DJ. First Printing. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.  A prize catch for fresh and saltwater fishermen- a big guide packed with the kind of know-how that will bring you success in every angling situation- from panfishing for white bass to fighting for marlin. Sold
B10 Bates, Jr., Joseph D. Atlantic Salmon Flies & Fishing Harrisburg: Stackpole Books, 1970. Hard Cover. Fine in Fine DJ. First Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. a noted angler and conservationist here considers salmon fishing in North America and around the Atlantic, and "..explains factually and interestingly where in streams to fish for Atlantic salmon under variable conditions; whether to fish top-water or deeper down; what sizes and types of flies to use under all circumstances, plus many new ways to cast and work them to induce reluctant salmon to strike."; also provides more than two hundred Atlantic salmon fly patterns, with "..instruction so detailed that flies can be tied properly without seeing the originals. Dry flies, classic and modern feather-wings, the new hair-wings, nymphs, streamers, and unusual attractors--with over 100 illustrated in vivid, faithful color--"; blue cloth w/small silhouette of angler to front cover, 362 pgs. incl. Epilogue/Bibliography/Names and Addresses of Prominent Fly-Dressers/Index, line drawings by Milton C. Weiler Sold
B11 Giessuebel, Rich - GREAT FISHING IN LAKE ONTARIO AND TRIBUTARIES - Nes Press, Stackpole Books 1989 Third Revised Printing -. Softcover - Fine - b/w photos, maps, illustrations - 237 pages - Steelhead, king and Coho salmon, trout, pike, walleyes. Sold
B12 Babson, Stanley M. with Foreword by Lee Wulff Bonefishing Harper & Row New York (1965). 1st edition. dk blue cloth dj:clip, edgewear Fine b/w drawings, photos 22 cm., 114 w index, out of print; a very good copy drawings by G. Don Ray and Matthew Kalmenoff. Sold
B13 Strung, Norman And Milt Rosko. Spin-Fishing: The System That Does It All. NY Macmillan 1973. Fine in fine dj. Leisure & Sports The tackle & techniques in fresh and salt water for amateur and experienced anglers. Index. hb. Illustrated by 140 photos. 1st edition. First edition. Binding is Hard Cover. $15.00
B14 Brooks, Joe. The Complete Book of Fly Fishing. n.p.: Outdoor Life. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [1968 - Revised and Updated Edition]. OP. Fine Copy / Very Good Dust Jacket. Illustrated with photographs. Flies and Fly Tying Materials. Index. 405 pages. Cloth. 'Richard Hammett' printed in ink on first blank page. Sold
B15 Netherby, Steve {ed} The Experts Book of Freshwater Fishing Simon and Schuster, 1974. Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine dj. A compilation of advice from fishing experts. Eleven chapters each by a different author. Sold
B16 POWER, John and BROWN, Jeremy, Illustrated by E B Sanders The Fisherman's Handbook New York: Charles Scribners, 1972. First Edition. Hardback. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Complete Guide to Fishing in North America with illustrations in b&w by E.B.Sanders. Fine in a fine dj. Sold
B17 Dalrymple, Byron. Sportsman's Guide to Game Fish. Fresh and Saltwater Species. New York. Outdoor Life Books. 1968. 480 pps. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. Color and black & white illustrations. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Sold
B18 McClane, A. J.  McClane's New Standard Fishing Encyclopedia Henry Holt. New York. 1974. First edition. Revised. 4 to. 1156 pp. Bigger and bolder. Contributions by the leading experts of the time. Color plates of flies. Color photos of fish. Hundreds of black and white photos and drawings. Everything you can imagine about fish and fishing - and more - is in this book. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Sold
B19 Waterman, Charles F FISHING IN AMERICA New York Holt, Rinehart,and Winston 1975. Fine in a fine dj. Light wear to dj edges. 4to. 251pgs. Index & bibliography. From Indians to today's sportsman: the epic story of fishing and tackle. Illustrated by Color & b/w illustrations. 1st edition. $10.00
B20 Koller, Larry The Treasury of Angling New York: Golden Press, 1963. Historical, pictorial account of angling, with chapters on the salmon, trout, perch, pike and bass. Numerous color photographs and other illustrations. 8 x 11.5 in. 252 pp. Fine in fair dust jacket with some edgewear and taping. Sold
B21 Bauer, Erwin A. Fishermen's Digest: All New! 9th Edition Northfield IL: Digest Books, 1973. Fine. "How to organize an angler's club" fishing spots from Alaska to Missouri. a treasurey of fishing facts!. Illustrated by Profusely b/w Photographed. Binding is Glossy Pictorial Bds. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Soft bound. Sold
B22 Clemens, Dale P. FIBERGLASS ROD MAKING Winchester Press, 1974. Hard Back. Fine in an about fine dj. 189 pages, photographs and diagrams, Explains how to judge quality in a rod and how to experiment with the variables that can make a rod uniquely yours - every conceivable aspect of building fiberglass rods from the lightest trout wand to the largest big-game trolling rod. Sold
B23 Pfeiffer, C. Boyd Tackle Craft New York Crown c1974. Fine in a fine dj, goldenrod cloth w/ green bds. 338 pgs ISBN: 0-517-506157. "Art of making, maintaining, and repairing your own rods, plugs, spinners, bucktails, nets.". Illustrated by b/w photos, drawings. 1st edition. $15.00
B24 Edited By William E. Rae A Treasury Of Outdoor Life New York: Outdoor Life, C1975. Hardback, fine in an about fine dj. 394 p. [16] leaves of plates: ill. Sold
B25 Reiger, George Profiles in Salt Water Angling: A History of the Sport - Its People, Places, Tackle and Techniques Englewood Cliffs Prentice Hall 1973. First edition. Cloth-backed boards w/ silver-pressed pictorial of tuna and spine titles in pictorial dw. Fine in an about fine dj, 470p. Index. Illustrated by Roy Grinnell. Pictorial endpapers. Covers all asp ects of salt water fishing, including tales of Ernest Hemingway in the Gulf Coast off Key West. DW blurb by Thomas McGuane. Sold
B26 Janes, Edward (ed). Fishing With Ray Bergman. New York. Alfred A. Knopf. 1970. 328 pps. 8vo. Cloth. Reprint. Fine in an about fine dust jacket. $10.00
B27 Sosin, Mark and Clark, John Through the Fish's Eye; An Angler's Guide to Gamefish Behavior MY: Harper, 1973. Hardcover edition. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Illustrations, pictures and diagrams in book to help the fisherman. $10.00
B28 Brooks, Joe Salt Water Game Fishing Harper & Row, 1968. Hard Cover. Fine - NO MARKS in Book/Fine in a fine dj.Book Club (BCE/BOMC). "America's most celebrated light-tackle fisherman reveals his angling secrets for taking the major hame fish from boat or beach". $10.00
B29 Ristori, Al, Illustrated by Photos Fishing For Bluefish Brick, NJ: The Fisherman Library, 1986. Soft Cover. Fine. 2nd. Ed. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. $5.00
B30 Bates, Joseph D. , Jr. , F. Phillip Rice, Mel Marshall, Mark Sosin, Baird Hall TACKLEBOX LIBRARY New York Harper & Row, Publishers 1971. VG/NONE. Fine; 8vo ; Reading the Water, Lures, Flies and Baits, Fish Cookery, Angler's Safety and First Aid, Freshwater Tackle. Books sold as set of 5, slight wear on box. Various authors. Binding is Paperback. $20.00
B31 Jones, Thomas C. - Editor, With Russ Williams and Charles L. Cadieux THE WAYS OF GAME FISH, FEATURING REPRODUCTIONS OF PAINTINGS AND ETCHINGS ,NUMEROUS PHOTOS OF FISHING SCENES J.G.Ferguson. 1972 edition. Fine in a very good plus dust jacket, 326 Pgs., Photos & Illus Hardcover:  Illustrated title on frontboard in gold. Title in gold on spine. Outstanding illustrated endpapers. This book covers the hows and whys of fishing in much of the country. Featuring reproductions of paintings by Bob Hines and Fred Sweney and etchings by R. H. Palenske plus numerous photographs of fishing scenes. With text Our Fresh Water Heritage by Russ Williams and Salt Water Fishing by Charles L. Cadieux. Sold
B32 Schaffner, Herbert A. The Fishing Tackle Catalog: A Sourcebook for the Well-Equipped Angler NEW YORK GALLERY BOOKS 1989. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Black and white and colored illustrations; DATE PUBLISHED: 1989 EDITION:. Binding is HARD BACK blue. 190 pp. 8X11. $10.00
B33 Sternberg, Dick FISHING MAN-MADE LAKES Cy Decosse Incorporated 1993. Fine with no dust jacket. The Hunting and Fishing Library; 160 pages. Sold
B34 Waterman, Charles F The Fisherman's World NY: Random House, 1971. Fine in a fine dust jacket; 250 pages. Illustrated by b&w & Color Illus. First Edition. Binding is Hard Cover.  $15.00
B35 McClane, A. J. and  Gardner, Keith McClane's Game Fish of North America Bonanza Books. New York. 1989. Second edition. Folio. 376 pp. Numerous color photos and reproductions of paintings. Fresh and salt water, it covers the major fish species and how to fish for them in the thorough McClane fashion. A large and handsome book. Fine in a fine dust jacket. $15.00
B36 Melner, Samuel and Kessler, Hermann(editors) Great Fishing Tackle Catalogs of the Golden Age N.Y.: Crown Publishers. Tall 4 to., 344 pp. (1972) 1st ed. A marvelously full and nostalgic collection of the most interesting pages from outstanding old catalogs of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Blue paper-on-boards with Grey cloth spine. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Sold
B37 Sparano, Vin T. Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972. Hard Cover with good Dust Jacket. Book in fine. 622 pp. Sold
B38 McClane, A.J. (ed.) McClane's Standard Fishing Encyclopedia Holt, Rinehart & Winston New York 1965. 5th printing Hardbound Fine in Chipped DJ Fully illus Oversize, 1033 pp. Sold
B39 Swisher, Doug and Carl Richards Selective Trout New York: Crown January 1972. Fine in a very good dj. Dj is chipped. 184 pp A dramatically new and scientific approach to trout fishing on eastern and western rivers. Preface by Joe Brooks. Hundreds of drawings and eight pages in full color. Sixth Printing. Sold
B40 Bauer, Erwin A. The Salt-Water Fisherman's Bible Doubleday 1962. Oversized softcover in G+ condition; cover rubbed.. 192 pps. Sold
B41 Bauer, Erwin A. The Bass Fisherman's Bible Doubleday & Co/1961. fine, soft cover, illustrations, 191pp. Sold
B42 McNally, Tom Tom McNally's Fishermen's Bible Chicago: Follet, 1970. Soft cover in fine. First. 320 pp. Out of print. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. Sold
B43 Bauer, Erwin A. (ed) FISHERMAN'S DIGEST -- 7TH ANNIVERSARY DE LUXE EDITION Follett Publ Co. 1971. VG 1st soft cover,  front cover slight wear at edges of covers b&w illus 8 3/8 x 11 320 pp Sold
B44 Woolner, Frank Modern Saltwater Sport Fishing, Fully Illustrated N.Y.: Crown Publishers, 1972. Hard Cover. Fine in very good dj. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Sold
B45 Ritner, Peter V. (Project Director) ; Jacques Cousteau The Ocean World of Jacques Cousteau: A 20 Volume Set Canada: The Danbury Press, 1975. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. Includes Volume 1: Oasis in Space; Volume 2: The Act of Life; Volume 3: Quest for Food; Volume 4: Window in the Sea; Volume 5: The Art of Motion; Volume 6: Attack and Defense; Volume 7: Invisible Messages; Volume 8: Instinct and Intelligence; Volume 9: Pharaohs of the Sea; Volume 10: Mammals in the Sea; Volume 11: Provinces of the Sea; Volume 12: Man Reenters the Sea; Volume 13: A Sea of Legends; Volume 14: The Adventure of Life; Volume 15: Outer and Inner Space; Volume 16: The White Caps; Volume 17: Riches of the Sea; Volume 18: Challenges of the Sea; Volume 19: The Sea in Danger; Volume 20: Guide to the Sea/Index. Volumes show only minor shelf wear/rubbing. A very nice set exploring ocean life. $100.00


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