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The Atlantic Salmon: A Vanishing Species

By: Netboy, Anthony

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: SNC336

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Light edgewear to book, moderate edgewear and light soiling to unclipped jacket. View more info

A History Of Fishes

By: Norman, J.R.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: A.A. Wyn, Inc.: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: U01374

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Light edgewear, previous owner bookplate pasted in, else nice tight copy.. View more info

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The President's Salmon

By: Schmitt, Catherine

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Camden, ME, Down East Books: 2015

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01401

ISBN: 160893408X

Condition: Near Fine


(Synopsis) The salmon is said to be as old as time and to know all the past and future. Twenty-two thousand years ago, someone carved a life-sized image of Atlantic salmon in the floor of a cave in southern France. Salmon were painted on rocks in Norway and Sweden. The salmon’s effortless leaping and ability to survive in both river and sea led the Celts to mythologize the salmon as holder of all mysterious knowledge, gained by consuming the nine hazelnuts of wisdom th... View more info

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Searching for Yellowstone: Ecology and Wonder in the Last Wilderness

By: Schullery, Paul

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Wilmington, MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1997

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00291

ISBN: 0395841747

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Jacket not clipped, but has price sticker on the back. Protected in mylar cover. *** (Synopsis) Yellowstone is one of the best-known places on earth - or is it? The popular image of the world's first national park is composed of equal parts myth, hype, and rare glimpses of the incredible wonder of the place. Searching for Yellowstone is the first environmental history of one of America's greatest and most far-reaching experiments. Combining exhaustive resea... View more info

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Searching for Yellowstone: Ecology and Wonder in the Last Wilderness

By: Schullery, Paul

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Helena, MT, Montana Historical Society: 2004

Edition: 1st Thus, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00342

ISBN: 0972152210

Condition: As New


Y ellowstone is one of the best-known places on earth - or is it? The popular image of the world's first national park is composed of equal parts myth, hype, and rare glimpses of the incredible wonder of the place. Searching for Yellowstone is the first environmental history of one of America's greatest and most far-reaching experiments. Combining exhaustive research with twenty-five years of experience at Yellowstone, Paul Schullery paints a dramatically new picture of ... View more info

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If Fish Could Scream: American Fly Fishing and How It Got That Way

By: Schullery, Paul

Price: $38.95

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00411

ISBN: 0811704351

Condition: Fine


(Synopsis) Schullery ruminates on the evolution of fly fishing & delves into the big issues affecting the world of fly fishing today & tomorrow. The 7 essays are sometimes controversial, sometimes reflective, and all fascinating: Dams' effect on fishing, the supposed cruelty of catch-and-release, competition among fly fishers, spinning versus fly fishing, and how transportation has changed the sport are just a few of the topics he covers. View more info

If Fish Could Scream

By: Schullery, Paul

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U00520

ISBN: 0811704351

Condition: As New


(Description) Like new copy of this book. View more info

Tragedy of the Salmon

By: Shaw, David

Price: $9.95

Publisher: The Hillfield Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: SNC240

ISBN: 187038802X

Condition: Good


(Description) Underlining or margin notes on many pages. Else only mild edgewear to book and unclipped jacket. View more info

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Thanatopfish

By: Sloan, Stephen

Price: $134.95

Publisher: Far Hills, NJ, Meadow Run Press: 2004

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00253

Condition: As New


(Description) Limited Edition of 500 copies signed by both Sloan and Prosek. *** (Synopsis) Titled after the iconic American poem, Thanatopsis, by William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), the author sets out on a most unusual tour of the earth's great oceans and fishing grounds visiting and examining the state of the world's fisheries. Sloan has fished these waters over a lifetime of expert angling, from Henryville, Pennsylvania, with its plump, native trout, to the west coast... View more info

Ocean Bankruptcy: World Fisheries On The Brink Of Disaster

By: Sloan, Stephen

Price: $44.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00278

ISBN: 1585747947

Condition: As New


(Description) This copy, directly from the authors Fisheries Organization, are unique as they haveáa Meltzoff Painting on the cover where the ones sold at the book stores do not. Signed by the Author with a general inscription, no names. (DJ Excerpt:) This breakthrough book describes the games that nations and organizations play in order to exploit the ocean's migratory fishery resources in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Mediterranean waters. It examines the attitudes and... View more info

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A Temporary Refuge; Fourteen Seasons with Wild Summer Steelhead

By: Spencer, Lee

Price: $28.95

Publisher: Ventura, CA, Patagonia Books: 2017

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01521

ISBN: 1938340671

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Brand new and unread! ***(Synopsis) During his first summer, Spencer built a sheltered viewing platform, a place to sit with Sis and his notebook, and observe the denizens of the pool for months, and, finally, years on end. Shortly before setting up camp during his first season, Spencer cut the points off the hooks of all his steelhead flies, freeing himself to see more deeply the beauty of his surroundings. As the predatory urge faded, a kind of blindness ... View more info

The Wild Trout

By: Sutterby, Rod; Greenhalgh, Malcom

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, George Philip: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: U01957

ISBN: 0540011991

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Edgewearand corner bumps, unclipped jacket. View more info

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Confluence: A River, The Environment, Politics, & the Fate of All Humanity

By: Tripp, Nathaniel

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Hanover, NH, Steerforth Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB00888

ISBN: 1586420887

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Brand new unread, but with light edgewear and one small chip to DJ. *** (Synopsis) This book is a true confluence of art and science, politics and pragmatism, ideas and plans for action. It highlights the ways in which rivers connect us all to one another. While our society has made great progress in terms of local environmental improvement, such as cleaner water, we're still dodging the big issues, such as global warming. And it's getting worse. We have lo... View more info

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Cutthroat: Native Trout of the West

By: Trotter, Patrick

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Univ of CA Press: 2008

Edition: 2nd Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00770

ISBN: 0520254589

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) A large book - 547 pages! Mild shipping bumps to edges, else a new book! ***(Synopsis) Cutthroat tells the full story of the genuine native trout of the American West. This new edition, thoroughly revised and updated after 20 years, synthesizes what is currently known about one of our most interesting and colorful fishes, includes much new information on its biology and ecology, asks how it has fared in the last century, and looks toward its future. In a pa... View more info

Freshwater Wilderness

By: Varley, John D.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Yellowstone Library and Museum: 1983

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: SNC278

ISBN: 0934948062

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Mild edgewear and some light smudges, cover art becoming unglued, but easily repaired. View more info

Wildstream: A Natural History of the Free Flowing River

By: Waters, Thomas F.

Price: $74.95

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Riparian Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00760

ISBN: 0963761617

Condition: Near Fine


(Synopsis) Wildstream is a definitive treatment of the ecology of streams and rivers. It covers river dynamics, life processes underwater, the crucial linkage between streams and the land, and life histories of stream organisms from bacteria to aquatic insects and many species of fish. More...Although Wildstream covers the fundamentals of river science, it is written in an informal style for students, anglers, paddlers, related professionals, and all who love rivers. View more info

Sport Fishes of Western Canada

By: Whitehouse, Francis

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Ltd.: 1946

Edition: 1st Ed, Later Printing

Seller ID: U01907

Condition: Very Good


(Description) 3rd Printing. Some light shelfwear in unclipped jacket. View more info

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Something's Fishy

By: Williams, Ted

Price: $25.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Skyhorse Publishing: 2007

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00369

ISBN: 1602391300

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) Williams, an avid fisherman who has devoted years to writing about the sport and advocating the preservation of bodies of water and species of fish, brings together his love of angling with his profound sense of responsibility for the environment. These lively, perceptive pieces take readers across the United States and around the world: trout fishing in Patagonia; bone-fishing on South Andros Island in the Bahamas; tuna fishing off the coast of Massachusetts;... View more info

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Disconnected Rivers

By: Wohl, Ellen

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Ed, 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01044

ISBN: 0300103328

Condition: Near Fine


(Synopsis) Ellen Wohl begins by introducing the basic physical, chemical, and biological processes operating in rivers. She then addresses changes in rivers resulting from settlement and expansion, describes the growth of federal involvement in managing rivers, and examines the recent efforts to rehabilitate and conserve river ecosystems. In each chapter she focuses on a specific regional case study and describes what happens to a particular river organismùa bird, North... View more info

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Virtual Rivers: Lessons from the Mountain Rivers of the Colorado Front Range

By: Wohl, Ellen

Price: $54.95

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01045

ISBN: 0300084846

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) DJ slightly bumped at edges, esle a brand new, unread book. ***(Synopsis) Sparsely settled mountain areas of the world, such as Colorado's Front Range, give an impression of wild, untouched, and unchanging nature. Yet in many cases mountain rivers that appear to be pristine natural systems actually have been impaired as a result of human activities. In this timely and accessible book, Ellen Wohl documents two hundred years of land-use patterns on the Front... View more info