This vintage book contains a complete guide to building your own fishing-rod and tackle. With simple, step-by-step instructions and a wealth of handy tips and tricks, this handbook is highly recommended for the economical fisherman, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of angling literature. Contents include: "A Short History of Fishing", "Making a Cane Rod", "Rods From Wood", "(Built) Split Cane Rods", "Floats", "The Fisherman's Box", and "Fishing Tackle". Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on fishing.