McClane's New Standard Fishing Encyclopedia and International Angling Guide by A. J. McClane. Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974. ISBN 10: 0030603250. Enlarged and revised hardcover edition in very good condition with 1156 pages and dustcover.
“There are drawings, charts, diagrams, cutaways, tables … techniques covering bait casting, deep-sea fishing, fly casting, surf casting, spinning, spin casting, trolling and bottom fishing. And nearly 1,500 species of freshwater and saltwater fish are described – their anatomy, size, color, spawning habits, food, growth and angling characteristics as well as how they are prepared at the table.”
Here is the complete and updated original encyclopedia with 1156 pages not one of the subsequent condensed versions typically sold online. Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.6 x 2.5 inches. The spine is tight, red cloth cover is unmarked and highlighted with gold lettering, interior pages are clean and crisp in like-new condition. Dust cover (see photo) has several minor scuff marks, some minor crushing and shelf wear at the corners and bottom edge.
This is a “must-have” book for both ardent and amateur fisherman alike. REDUCED to sell at only $15. Pick up only please.