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Fishing for fun-- : and to wash your soul

Author: Herbert Hoover; William Nichols
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
Fishing for fun, and to wash your soul.
New York : Random House, ©1963
(OCoLC)743170168
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Hoover; William Nichols
OCLC Number: 819213
Notes: "Of the first edition ... two hundred copies have been printed on special paper and specially bound. Each copy is signed by the author and numbered"--Prelim.
"A touch of Thoreau, a touch of Izaak Walton--but all President Hoover. A wise and witty book with something for everyone, particularly those who love fishing and the out-of-doors"--Dust jacket.
Description: 86 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The reasons why they get that way --
Izaak Walton on fishing for fun --
Where Ponce de Léon lost the fountain of youth --
The gigantic army of game fisherman --
The mentality of fishermen --
The class distinction among fishermen --
The affinity of boys and fish --
The equipment of this army of fishermen --
The time between bites of stream fish grows longer and longer --
Pollution --
The hardships of stream fishing --
The hardships of salt-water fishing --
Bonefishing --
On stuffing fish for household ornaments... for proof of prowess --
Fishing presidents and candidates --
An adventure in salmon --
The expert --
Home again.
Responsibility: Herbert Hoover ; edited by William Nichols.

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