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ATLANTIC SALMON FLIES AND FISHING, Limited Edition
Stackpole 1970 - Atlantic Salmon Flies and Fishing. By Joseph D. Bates, Jr. Stackpole, Harrisburg, 1970 1st Ed., Limited to only 600 numbered and signed copies, 362 pages, illustrated with line drawings by Milton C. Weiler. Frontspiece of Action on Matapedia is a Weiler watercolor commissioned specially for this limited edition. Several color plates. Blue boards with grey spine, hardcover with embossed signature of author on front board and embossed fisherman on spine. Gilded top edge and lettering. Color & black and white photos, index. Author 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, color--"; . Hardbound - Fine in a Fine Slipcase, with no internal markings other than the signature and number. This is the first book printed to address both Fly Tying and Fishing for Atlantic Salmon. Very scarce in this limited run of the first edition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Patrick Ayres, Angling & Hunting Books]
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