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Author Name:    HAIG-BROWN, Roderick

Title:   Bright Waters, Bright Fish : An Examination of Angling in Canada. in dj

Publisher:    Douglas & MacIntyre, 1980, ISBN:0888942842 

Seller ID:   46038

HAIG-BROWN, Roderick. Bright Waters, Bright Fish : An Examination of Angling in Canada. Vancouver: Douglas & MacIntyre, (1980). Published in association with the British Columbia Wildlife Federation. Pp. (10),[11]-142,(2). Illustrated. 4to, speckled brown paper covered boards. Robert Bruce Cave, Roderick Haig-Brown: A Descriptive Bibliography, A189. "The testament of a manwho passionately believed that it is the responsibilty of all citizens, fr om fishermen to politicians, to protect and perpetuate the sport fishing resource; whereas the sport itself -- its values, traditions, standards and ethics -- 'belongs to the anglers themselves and is in the care and keeping of anglers everywhere.' While skillfully combining facts with praise for the pleasures of the sport, he addresses himself to such questions as: What is the nature of angling? What are the angler's standards? What comprises the satisfactions of fishing? What constitutes good management? [and] What hope is there for the future?" - from the dj. Contents: 1. The Nature of the Question; 2. The Origins of Angling; 3. An Abundant Inheritance; 4. The Pleasures of the Sport; 5. Why Go Fishing?; 6. Guarding the Standards; 7. The Value of the Resource; 8. Managing the Resource; 9. Preservation and Enhancement: The Salmons; 10. [ibid.]: Other Species; 11. A Hope for the Future. Vg in dj. 35.00


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