This vintage work contains a comprehensive guide to fishing, being a detailed manual for the practical fisherman on fish and how to catch them. Most of the chapters in this book were originally issued as pamphlets with the object of assisting beginners to make a start at the sport and avoid many mistakes incidental to lack of experience. Written in clear, concise language and full of interesting and practicable information, this book is ideal for fishermen of all levels of experience, and it makes for a worthy addition to collections of related literature. The chapters of this book include: Perch; Pike; Roach; Grayling; Spring Salmon; Trout; Summer Salmon; Chub; Bream; Dace; and other Coarse Fish. 'The Fisherman's Manual' was first published in 1839, and is being republished now complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.