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Some one has stated that one of the simplest ways to write down a publication is to get a few one else to jot down it. I meditated over this comment for numerous days after which acknowledged to myself: " If or not it's good to get a few one else to jot down it, wouldn't it be larger to get a number of others ? " Surely.

And so I asked a couple of my solid associates, ardent anglers, cautious scholars of Ichthyology, and males who wield the pen as gracefully because the fly-rod, to inform the area what they be aware of in their favorites of the crystal waters. accordingly this book.

It will be very unlikely for me to precise my due to those gents, in phrases, for his or her noble paintings, yet each reader of this booklet will subscribe to me in praising their efforts and in wishing them lengthy existence and an entire degree of that grand activity they've got taught us to love.

One of my members, pricey previous Francis Endicott, has, considering penning his captivating paper at the Striped Bass, long past to his present. Peace to his ashes ! may possibly an eternity of cool colours and gleaming waters be his portion.

The Editor.


THE wealth of fishes at the North American Continent often called online game fishes—fishes taken for game and for foodstuff with rod and hne—is no longer equaled, neither is it even approached, via the fishes of the other of the grand divisions of the earth. Of Salmon and Trout alone—the chiefs of video game fishes —there are, local and brought, approximately thirty species, and that's yet a starting of the checklist of fishes which abound within the clean and salt water of the U.S. and British Possessions. This grand array of fishes has been categorised, and every has came upon its right position in icthhyology. One or males have been equivalent to the duty of achieving this medical paintings, yet not anyone or males have tried to offer an intensive renowned description of those fishes, their behavior and habitat, and the style of, and instruments utilized in, taking them in a sportsmanlike approach; nor are there one or males most of the time continent certified to do that paintings, and do it completely. the rustic is just too immense, and the waters too generally scattered, for anybody guy to became on intimate phrases with all of our fishes, and to were introduced into those intimate relatives by way of real and private adventure with them.

By blending adventure with the contents of text-books, a good yet superficial wisdom might be accumulated jointly of the fishes of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf States and coasts; however it can't be an entire list of the existence and conduct of the fishes resembling will be received by means of a ranking of anglers, greatly separated, each one treating of 1 or fishes that he

has studied heavily in all their relatives, simply because they're his favourite fishes, and since any such research is critical with a view to be triumphant of their seize; for, be it understood, there are angling experts, in addition to different specialists.

Mr. Shields turns out to have learned this truth within the instruction of his nice paintings, American video game Fishes, for in treating of a ranking and a 1/2 our greatest fishes, and of the instruments utilized in their trap, he has enlisted the co-operation of a rating of the simplest writers upon the topic which are to be present in the land. they're males who're experts as writers upon fishes, in general upon a few specific fish, and their repute as such has unfold at any place an curiosity is taken in angling or ichthyology.

The such a lot entire paper but written touching on that fish approximately which there were such a lot of conflicting reviews, the Land-locked Salmon, or Winanishe, or Onianiche, is the single ready via Mr. J. G. Aylwin Creighton for this quantity. Its background, its distribution, its behavior, and its peculiarities are taken care of by means of a grasp hand. the writer fees to some degree what others have stated of the fish, yet his personal conclusions, drawn from a longer own adventure, are so transparent and convincing that one accepts them unhesitatingly as authoritative, and the assertion within the textual content that "the Winanishe and the Land-locked ...

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