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Early Scottish angling literature

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Simmonds, N.W.

Date: 
1997
Publisher: 
Shrewsbury: Swan Hill

A comprehensive critique of Scottish angling literature up to the end of the 19th century, affording insight into how methods, tackle and even beliefs have developed. It contains brief background and biographical information on leading writers such as Stoddart, Colquhoun and Currie Bridgett. The second half of the book consists of an anthology of 117 short extracts from the books discussed.

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Global Challenges In Recreational Fisheries

Author: 
Oystein, Aas (ed)
Date: 
2008
Recreational or sports fishing is a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide and in many countries represents an important social and cultural activity. In some regions, it also contributes significant income to tourism and tackle businesses. In addition to its importance from a social and economic standpoint, the impact of recreational fishing on the environment and on food webs can often be substantial. This book represents the major output from the 4th World Recreational Fishing Conference held in Norway in June 2005.

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