Going Fishing

Negley Farson

Going Fishing

Negley Farson

Distributed for Unicorn Press Ltd

With Illustrations by C. F. Tunnicliffe
160 pages | illustrated in halftones throughout | 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 | © 2016
Paper $17.95 ISBN: 9781910787106 Published August 2016 For Sale in USA and Canada Only

James Negley Farson never failed to take his fishing rod wherever he went. As much an autobiography as it is a book on fishing, Going Fishing describes Farson’s vast exepriences river fishing while travelling the world. This wonderfully illustrated volume includes varied chapters on Pacific salmon, the Shetland Islands, Uxbridge, the Hebrides, Ireland, the Caucasus, Moscow, the Danube, erupting volcanoes in Chile, and both rural and urban life in England, France, and Norway. Considered one of the classics of fishing literature, it details a lifetime of grand adventures and fishing tales.

Combining lively writing of the countryside with beautiful illustrations, Going Fishing will delight any lovers of fishing, traveling, or the great outdoors.
 

Contents
  1. The early days; surf casting along the New Jersey sands; The Catttyrackers of the Delaware bay; And the wild geese of the Carolinas
  2. Russian revolution and Leonid Andriev’s yellow Perch; a voluntary exile in British Columbia; The lonely house boat; and keeping yourself alive with rod and gun
  3. Saga and Pacific Salmon
  4. The spell of the Shetlands; pm the Northwest tip of Scotland; and Gillies
  5. Less than an hour form London; days in the Hebrides; and Murdo Macdermid
  6. Six wandering years; drives around Ireland and political fishing; horses over the Caucasus; fishing the headwaters of the Kuban; an English hermit in Moscow; unfriendly frontiers on the Danube
  7. Four counties in one year: Chile, England, France and Norway; rainbow trout before the volcano of Chillan; over the Andes; an exiled dictator
  8. Fishing the West County of England; rewards
  9. The fish chef of the old ‘Olympic’: the passionate fishermen of Haute Savoie
  10. The swift rivers of Norway
  11. Yugoslavia; mountain climbing; and poaching the Regent’s river
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