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STRIPER MOON. Fly Fishing Technique and Flies for Striped Bass in Estuary, River, Bay & Surf. Foreword by Lefty Kreh.

By: Abrames, J. Kenny

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Portland, Frank Amato Publications. 48 p.: 1994

Edition: 1st PB Ed.

Seller ID: 950335

ISBN: 1-878175-67-X

Condition: Very Good


Abrames, J. Kenny. STRIPER MOON. Fly Fishing Technique and Flies for Striped Bass in Estuary, River, Bay & Surf. Foreword by Lefty Kreh. 4to. PB. illus. by the author. Portland: Frank Amato Publications. 48 p. 1994. 1st PB Ed. ISBN 1-878175-67-X [Cat. 71.] 95-0335 s ---Abrames has written a milestone book with his explanation of how to fish for stripers using techniques from river fishing for trout, steelhead, and salmon. He details the importance of current in striper feeding and behavior. Covers slightly faded, o/w Very Good PB. [$10] $9 View more info

STRIPED BASS FISHING IN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON. Foreword by Dr. Alex Calhoun.

By: Adams, Leon D.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, CA, Pacific Books. xiv + 224 p.: 1954

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 790019

Condition: Very Good


790019. Adams, Leon D. STRIPED BASS FISHING IN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON. 8vo. Illus. by Patricia Talbot. Foreword by Dr. Alex Calhoun. Palo Alto, CA: Pacific Books. xiv + 224 p. February 1954. 2nd. Printing [January 1953]. [Cat. 71.] 79-0019 z. –Excellent description of California conditions; much still relevant today in spite of dramatic declines in bass numbers caused by agricultural diversions and other perturbations. The bass still make the same movements described by Adams, but their numbers are way down. Very Good in chipped VG DJ in Mylar cover. [$25] $22 View more info

ALASKA JOURNAL 1979.

By: Adams, Patricia. and McIntosh, Winsome.

Price: $63.00

Publisher: West Palm Beach, Privately Printed by Advertisers Press, Inc. 80 p.: No Date. [1979].

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 900419

Condition: Fine


Adams, Patricia. and McIntosh, Winsome. ALASKA JOURNAL 1979. Large 8vo. Illus. West Palm Beach: Privately Printed by Advertisers Press, Inc. 80 p. No Date. [1979]. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 90-0419 v --Boat trip through Tongass National Forest from Ketchikan to Sitka to study resources of Alaska. Group of 21, including Larry Rockerfeller & Louis & Adele Auchincloss of NY, fished & hiked with SW Alaska Conservation Council. Photos & narrative from journals. Typeset with color photos; gold embossed spine titles & cover illus.; small unstated limitation. Scarce as such. Fine no DJ. [ $70] $63 View more info

GRANDAD'S POLYTECHNIC SOUVENIR STUNTS. MEMOIRS Pescadero Rivulets FISHING.

By: Addicott, James E.

Price: $157.00

Publisher: [San Fransisco], Prvt. Prnt. by Author. 70 p.: 1949

Edition: 1st Ed.

Inscription: Inscribed "To Maude from a half-century teacher.

Seller ID: 981056

Condition: Fine


Addicott, James E. GRANDAD'S POLYTECHNIC SOUVENIR STUNTS. MEMOIRS Pescadero Rivulets FISHING. 8vo illus. with photographs and drawings by Norman Nicholson. [San Fransisco]: Prvt. Prnt. by Author. 70 p. 1949 1st Ed. PB. [Cat. 71.] 98-1056 r --Inscribed "To Maude from a half-century teacher. James E. Addicott." Fishing tales by a California octogenarian on the Carmel River, Pescadero, Scott, Gazos, Butano, Waddell, and other creeks on the San Mateo coast for steelhead; the Sierras at Yellow Creek [Plumas Co.] and Mill Creek [Modoc Co.]; Kings River; Firehole River in Yellowstone. He measured... View more info

THE PERFECT LIFE OF FISHERMEN. Famous Fishermen, Fabulous Fish, Great Fishing Sites, True Stories, Myths, and Legends, Fishing Gear.

By: Affre, Pierre

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Hauppauge, Barron's. 119 p.: 2001

Edition: 1st US Ed.

Seller ID: 050395

ISBN: 0-7641-5316-1

Condition: Very Fine


050395. Affre, Pierre. THE PERFECT LIFE OF FISHERMEN. Famous Fishermen, Fabulous Fish, Great Fishing Sites, True Stories, Myths, and Legends, Fishing Gear. 4to illus. Hauppauge: Barron's. 119 p. 2001 1st US Ed. ISBN 0-7641-5316-1. [Cat. 71.[ 05-0395 sx --I met Pierre Affre in Murmansk many years ago. We have fished many of the same places and knew many of the same people. His book details some of France’s contribution to fishing literature, and gives a kaleidoscope of fishing gear, fish, places, and people in a series of great pictures and essays. Very Fine in Fine DJ. [$18] $16 View more info

BEHIND THE RANGES. Parentheses of Travel.

By: Aflalo, F. G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker. 283 p.: 1911

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 940126

Condition: Very Good


Aflalo, F. G. BEHIND THE RANGES. Parentheses of Travel. 8vo. illus. with 14 photographs. London: Martin Secker. 283 p. 1911. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 94-0126 s. –“The sportsman, once his wanderings are over, and gout or poverty chains him by the leg, must find what comfort he can in an arm-chair and an atlas.” Aflalo’s travels recount “…its drawbacks as well as its delights, its duststorms as well as its sunsets, its mosquitoes as well as its butterflies, its illusions as well as the joy of it.” With two chapters on fishing, one on places and maps, another on guides or gillies th... View more info

THE SALT OF MY LIFE.

By: Aflalo, F. G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman And Sons, Ltd. xi + 277 p.: 1905

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 831314

Condition: Very Good


Aflalo, F. G. THE SALT OF MY LIFE. 8vo. Illus. London: Sir Isaac Pitman And Sons, Ltd. xi + 277 p. 1905. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 83-1314 y – Sea fishing accounts from 1880; England, the continent, Sweden, Australia, Tangier, Madeira. Aflalo ranged even further afield later. In original ornate blue cloth with gilt decorations and fish; front free end paper removed; pastedown with inked initials; title page has faint red circles around subtitle & publication date. Eternals bright & fine, but book only Very Good no DJ because of noted faults. [$50] $45 View more info

SUNSET PLAYGROUNDS. Fishing Days and Others in California and Canada.

By: Aflalo, F. G.

Price: $63.00

Publisher: London, Witherby & Co. xii + 251 p.: 1909

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 790015

Condition: Near Fine


790015. Aflalo, F. G. SUNSET PLAYGROUNDS. Fishing Days and Others in California and Canada. 8vo. Illus. London: Witherby & Co. xii + 251 p. 1909. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71] 79-0015. –Much fishing during 20,000 mile from England through Caribbean & across to California. Truckee River and Lake Tahoe fished, plus much with Dr. Holder at Catalina, his prime object. Considered light tackle fishing at Catalina the finest in the world. Travelled via Yosemite, Portland, Seattle & Vancouver BC, with commentary. Harrowing ride out to fishing lakes near Kamloops BC; remarked that best fishing was always 10-5... View more info

FISHING THE OREGON COUNTRY. Introduction by Ted Trueblood.

By: Ames, Francis H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, Caxton Press Printers, Ltd. 324 p.: 1966

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 821250

Condition: Fine


Ames, Francis H. FISHING THE OREGON COUNTRY. 8vo. Illus. with 62 plates in B&W, and 9 in color.. Introduction by Ted Trueblood. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Press Printers, Ltd. 324 p. 1966. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 82-1250 x –Although specifics have changed, still an excellent guide to the multiple opportunities offered in Oregon. Fine in Very Good DJ. [$17] $15 View more info

MISSOULA COUNTY IMAGES. VOL II.

By: Cohen, Stan

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Missoula:, Pictorial Histories Publ. Co. xvi + 464 p.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 170143

ISBN: 0929521781

Condition: Fine


Cohen, Stan. MISSOULA COUNTY IMAGES. VOL II. 4to illus. Missoula: Pictorial Histories Publ. Co. xvi + 464 p. 1993 1st Printing. ISBN: 0-929521-78-1. Hard Cover with DJ. [Cat. 2107.] 17-0143 z. –History of Missoula County Montana from early 1800’s to the present from newspaper clippings, prints, maps, photographs, and written accounts. Gift inscription on end paper. Fine in Fine DJ. [$30] $27 View more info

THE STEELHEAD TROUT. Life History, Early Angling, Contemporary Steelheading.

By: Combs, Trey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Portland:, Northwest Salmon Trout Steelhead Co. 187 p.: 1971

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 150084

Condition: Near Fine.


Not the first book on steelhead [see Kreider's STEELHEAD 1948] but very comprehensive for the time. Excellent on early life history; good review of steelhead from Alaska to Mexico. Much effort on ferreting out the fly patterns of originators and other pioneers. Becoming scarce in hard cover. [Cat. 71. 15-0084 r.] Near Fine in Very Good DJ. View more info

SOME WESTERN FISHING.

By: Crosby, W.W.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Baltimore:, Privately Printed by Williams and Wilkins. 128 p.: 1926

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 150085

Condition: Near Fine.


-Fishing Glacier National Park; Canadian Rockies; Colorado around Estes Park; Lake Tahoe; Truckee River; Sacramento River at Castella; Sespe Creek,CA; Ventura River CA for steelhead; Klamath River CA at Klamath Hot Springs. Some Salt Water fishing at Catalina. Pithy comments on local sporting customs and fighting qualities of trout on some rivers; historically useful for details on times and sizes of fish. With a Table of Colloquial and Scientific Names of Fish.[Cat. 71. 15-0085 r.] - Bright Gilt titles on blue cloth; some minor edge wear; Binding defect on back cover [book cloth fold]; Overal... View more info

FILINGS FROM AN OLD SAW. Reminiscences of San Francisco and California's Conquest.

By: Downey, Joseph T. "Filings".

Price: $112.50

Publisher: San Francisco: John Howell, Publ. viii + 171 p.: 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: wnLIvo1288

Condition: Fine


8vo frontis. Edited by Fred Backburn Rogers. 1st Ed. One of 750 Copies Printed by Lawton Kennedy. -Republication of 18 articles which first appeared in the San Francisco newspaper THE GOLDEN ERA from January 9 to July 3, 1853, recounting events from 1845-1847 prior to the Gold Rush. 60-96 & 43-44. Many uncut pages, Fine-Very Fine in partial Acetate jacket. View more info

FRANK FORESTER'S FISH AND FISHING in the United States and British Provinces of North America.

By: Forester, Frank [=Herbert, Henry William ]

Price: $157.50

Publisher: London:, Richard Bentley. xvi + 455 p.: 1849

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 150135

Condition: Very Fine.


Original b/s green cloth; gilt title & ornament on covers; Numerous woodcut illustrations; Very fresh and bright with mostly uncut & unopened pages; Unopened and unread; Exceptional copy, especially for a book over 166 years old. [Cat. 71. 15-0135lt]. -Frank Forester has been called a "Tragedy in Exile." He was extremely talented, but never got the credit he deserved. He shot himself in 1858. [$175] $157.50 View more info

TALES OF FRESH-WATER FISHING. SOLD

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $247.00

Publisher: New York & London, Harper & Bros. Publ. ix + 277 p.: 1928

Edition: 1st Ed. [Code F-C].

Seller ID: 150230

Condition: Near Fine SOLD


Grey, Zane. TALES OF FRESH-WATER FISHING. 4to with over 100 Illustrations. New York & London: Harper & Bros. Publ. ix + 277 p. 1928. 1st Ed. [Code F-C]. [Cat. 71.] 15-0230 q1/3z --Black bass in the East; steelhead at Deer Creek, WA; king salmon in BC and at mouth of Klamath River, CA; trout in Crater Lake and Klamath Lake, OR; steelhead on Rogue River, OR. In original dark bluish-green cloth with gilt titles; Sporting Bookplate of prior owner. Near Fine with no DJ. [$275] $247 SOLD View more info

YOSEMITE AND KINGS CANYON TROUT.

By: McDermand, Charles

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. xi + 162 p.: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6760972

Condition: Near Fine


[Cat. 70.-13-0323, -0324, -0325 r.] 5.5 in. w. x 8 in. tall. 8vo illus. Near Fine 1st Ed. in Good Chipped DJ. -McDermand wrote my backpacking bible which I used in the High Sierras in the late 1940's before the era of superpacks, polargard, freeze-dried food, and coated nylon. Meals took so long to prepare that we probably burned up most of the dead wood in the high country. As with McDermand, we felt lucky if we could go a week with less than 60 lb. on our backs. I remember friends castigating McDermand, who worked as a salesman at the Emporium Sports Dept. in San Francisco, because his bo... View more info

YOSEMITE AND KINGS CANYON TROUT.

By: McDermand, Charles

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. xi + 162 p.: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6760973

Condition: Near Fine


[Cat. 70.-13-0325, -0326, -0327, -0328 r.] 5.5 in. w. x 8 in. tall. 8vo illus. Near Fine 1st Ed. in No DJ. -McDermand wrote my backpacking bible which I used in the High Sierras in the late 1940's before the era of superpacks, polargard, freeze-dried food, and coated nylon. Meals took so long to prepare that we probably burned up most of the dead wood in the high country. As with McDermand, we felt lucky if we could go a week with less than 60 lb. on our backs. I remember friends castigating McDermand, who worked as a salesman at the Emporium Sports Dept. in San Francisco, because his books... View more info

THE WILDERNESS HUNTER.

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York:, The Review of Reviews Co. 296 p.: 1894

Edition: 1894 Statesman Edition. 2nd Ed. of 1893 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 160029

Condition: Very Good


160029. Roosevelt, Theodore. THE WILDERNESS HUNTER. 8vo frontis. New York: The Review of Reviews Co. 296 p. 1894 Statesman Edition. 2nd Ed. of 1893 1st Ed. [Cat. 72.] 16-0029 con-sb.—Phillips p. 322. Heller No. 311: “Chapters on hunting blacktail and whitetail deer, wapiti, prong-buck, mountain sheep and goat, caribou, moose, bison and peccary in Texas, black and grizzly bear, cougar and wolves…” The Statesman Edition was published with the permission of the President through special arrangement with the Century Co., Messrs. Charles Scribner’s Sons, and G.P Putnam’s Sons. Red cl... View more info

STEELHEAD TO A FLY. With Maps.

By: Van Fleet, Clark C.

Price: $121.50

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown & Co./Atlantic Monthly Press Book. viii + 275 p.: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6760965

Condition: Fine


[Cat. 70. 13028/13029] 8vo illus. -"For forty years, Clark Van Fleet has fished for steelhead in the major rivers of California and the Northwest. This is his story- alive with enthusiasm -where to go, how to fish, and where to stay." [DJ blurb]. The only book to describe the summer-run fish of the lower Eel River CA which populated Fernbridge to Weymouth section from June to the first Fall rains, and weighed 6-15 lb. This was a different group of fish from the summer runs around Covelo, which passed through the lower rive in early Spring. Much on early history of Eel, Klamath, Rogue, North U... View more info

STEELHEAD TO A FLY. With Maps.

By: Van Fleet, Clark C.

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown & Co./Atlantic Monthly Press Book. viii + 275 p.: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6760977

Condition: Near Fine


[Cat. 70. 13-1312, 1313, 1314, 1315 p] 8vo illus. -"For forty years, Clark Van Fleet has fished for steelhead in the major rivers of California and the Northwest. This is his story- alive with enthusiasm -where to go, how to fish, and where to stay." [DJ blurb]. The only book to describe the summer-run fish of the lower Eel River CA which populated Fernbridge to Weymouth section from June to the first Fall rains, and weighed 6-15 lb. This was a different group of fish from the summer runs around Covelo, which passed through the lower rive in early Spring. Much on early history of Eel, Klamath... View more info