The Book of the Roach (Classic Reprint)

The Book of the Roach (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Book of the Roach

Wu were lately accosted by an old friend: Do you know, Greville F that many of us have read your articles in the Field for years past, until we accept you as one of our authorities upon matters of angling P Now tell us candidly, do you really understand roach-fishing? If you do, why not write a book about it? The salmon, the trout, and the pike have had volumes dedicated to them, and surely a fish, the pursuit of which is a favourite amusement with so many, deserves a special book of its own. Some may object to the roach being raised to this honour; say that it is not a game fish, and therefore unworthy of the notice of anglers. But we must remember that we have anglers of many classes for, while some affect the higher branches of the art, and can afford the attendant expenses, there are others who - more humble in their notions of enj oy ment - do not soar so high, and are well content with less pretentious sport.

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Book information

ISBN: 9781330132197
Publisher: Fb&c Ltd
Imprint: Forgotten Books
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Language: English
Number of pages: 130
Weight: 181g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 7mm