Animals: How to Fish

Most anglers consider the trout a clever creature, cool, resourceful and important. Anglers are mistaken. Trout are nervous rather than intelligent. Only terror, causing them to dart and lurk, makes them fun to catch. Puzzled, dejected, perpetually alarmed by trifles, U. S. trout were unaware last week of a new book which materially increases the dangers of their station.*

Just Fishing is a compendium of ways & means of catching trout, bass, pike and lesser U. S. fish, annotated with incidents from Author Ray Bergman's copious fishing notebooks. Unlike most expert anglers. Author...

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