This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to angling, being a collection of practical directions for bottom-fishing and trolling, etc. This volume contains ample instructions for the preparation and use of tackle and baits, a descriptive account of the habits and haunts of fish, and a geographical and ichthyology account of the principal rivers and streams of England. Complete with a wealth of interesting and practical information, as well as including a plethora of useful illustrations, this text is a veritable must-have for the serious angler, and it would make for a wonderful addition to collections of angling literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Rivers, Ponds, etc.'; 'Fishing-Tackle – Its preparation and Use'; 'Of Baits, and Their Use'; and 'The Haunts of Fish, and Practical Angling'. This book was first Published in 1852, and is being republished now with a specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of fishing.