ISBN 9788172680244,Curious Methods of Fishing in the World

Curious Methods of Fishing in the World


Sidney Wright


Logos Press



Logos Press

Publication Year 1986

ISBN 9788172680244

ISBN-10 8172680244


Number of Pages 249 Pages
Language (English)


Go afishing', goes the exhortations, for someone out to exert his or her effort in some activity, compulsively. Fishing, thus, has been considered, down the ages, as inevitable as ploughing the field or even fielding on the cricket ground in the land of the burra sahibs. This inevitable and compulsive activity has now, however, assumed great proportions with mechanised techniques taking over in a very big way from the traditional methods as old as the sea.
This book, published originally in 1933, dwells on all aspects of fishing in different parts of the world covering in its sweep the small ponds as well as the expensive oceans. The types of fish that are favourites in different areas of the globe, the techniques of the most economic catches and the perspective of developing the craft as an industry, small or big, are the aspects on which the author has dwelt in great detail: from manoeuvring a cobweb net in Africa to whaling and whales in different parts of the world have all been captured equally well by the pen of wright and the pictorial