Fishing Round the World


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Fishing Round the World Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Rowman & Littlefield
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Pages: 370 Illustrations and other contents: Illustrations, unspecified; Halftones, Black & White including Black & White Photographs Language: English ISBN: 9781493065509 Categories: , , ,

Leander McCormick literally fished his way around the world. These many miles produced a catalog of stories in his book. From his first perch on the shores of Lake Michigan, to youthful pursuits of eels in England, to ultimate angling for the giants of the sea, he demonstrates a deep insight into both the fish and the people who pursue them. Having angled for and caught dozens of different species of fish, McCormick dryly comments, “Some were more sport to catch than others, but I assert that all fishing is good, though some is better.”

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Author Biography

Leander J. McCormick was an American inventor, manufacturer, and philanthropist and a member of the McCormick family of Chicago. He and his brothers are considered among the fathers of modern agriculture due to their part in the development of the McCormick Reaper and the International Harvester Company.