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Women can fish

Author: Sara Chisholm Farrington; Coward-McCann Publishers,
Publisher: New York : Coward-McCann, Inc., [1951] ©1951
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Autobiographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Farrington, Sara Houstoun Chisholm.
Women can fish.
New York, Coward-McCann [1951]
(OCoLC)612924480
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Chisholm Farrington; Coward-McCann Publishers,
OCLC Number: 1355172
Notes: Introduction by Francesca La Monte, Associate Curator of Fishes, American Museum of Natural History.
Maps on lining papers.
Description: xiv, 288 pages, 46 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, 24 cm
Contents: Why I started fishing --
The wedding trip --
Breaking in, in the Bahamas --
Nova Scotia introduction --
Tarpon, blue marlin, and giant tuna --
My longest fight, ten hours and twenty-five minutes --
Pacific debut --
Chilean ups and downs --
The Hawaiian islands, fifth wedding anniversary --
Atlantic salmon fishing --
Chile and three world's records, plus the Big One gets away! --
The southwest Pacific with the Army and Navy --
Return to Nova Scotia, the ladies' 24-thread record tuna --
Twelfth wedding anniversary --
Striped bass, Cuttyhunk to Montauk, surf casting --
Australian luck, down under --
New Zealand, fresh water and salt --
Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Brazil, and the Argentine --
Scoring the international matches --
First tuna on 24 thread at Rosie's ledge --
Top fishing ladies --
Tackle, suggestions, and what I have learned after twenty years of fishing --
Clothing --
Packing --
Index.
Responsibility: Chisie Farrington ; drawings by Betty Shonnard.

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