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Schreiner's Sporting Manual; A Complete Treatise on Fishing, Fowling and Hunting, as Applicable to This Country with Full Instructions for the Management of the Dog Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, in Two Parts (Paperback) Loot Price: R270 Discovery Miles 2 700
Schreiner's Sporting Manual; A Complete Treatise on Fishing, Fowling and Hunting, as Applicable to This Country with Full...
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Schreiner's Sporting Manual; A Complete Treatise on Fishing, Fowling and Hunting, as Applicable to This Country with Full Instructions for the Management of the Dog Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, in Two Parts (Paperback)

William H Schreiner

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Loot Price R270 Discovery Miles 2 700

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1841. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... go his hold until over the boat. Another plan for catching large eels is called sniggling, lash a tailors needle one and a half inches long to a line, so that the needle is suspended by the centre, and bait it by passing the large end or eye, in near the tail and bring it out near the head of the worm, --then with a rod having two feet of stout bell wire tied to the small end (which may be bent any shape, to suit the emergency), guide the worm to such holes in the bank, under a stone or log, as he is known to frequent; if there, he will quickly take the bait, give him time to gorge the needle, and then with a slight jerk, fix it across his throat and land your prize. If when angling you catch an eel, place your foot upon it immediately, and sever the back bone just below the head with a knife or strong scissors, which will prevent his further mischief. chapter X. the cod fish, mackerll. black fish, blue fish mullet, flounder, turbot, halibut, hake, haddock, drum, dolphin, shark, and bull frog. Having now noticed the different kinds of fresh water fish worthy the angler's attention, we will next consider those whose only habitation is the briny flood. The Cod (Gadus Morrhua), one of the most valuable productions of the ocean in a commercial and national point of view, or as an article of food, is principally taken off the banks of Newfoundland; there salted an dried, and thence distributed throughout the inhabitable world; those br...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: William H Schreiner
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-36562-0
Barcode: 9781151365620
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LSN: 1-151-36562-9

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