The Sportsman's Gazetteer and General Guide: The Game Animals, Birds and Fishes of North America; Their Habits and Various Methods of Capture. Copious Instructions in Shooting, Fishing, Taxidermy, Woodcraft, Etc. Together with a Directory to the Principal Game Resorts of the Country; Illustrated with Maps
"Forest and stream" publishing Company, 1877 - 896 oldal
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661. oldal - Walton and Cotton's Complete Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation : being a Discourse of Rivers. Fishponds, Fish and Fishing, written by IZAAK WALTON ; and Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear Stream, by CHARLES COTTON.
515. oldal - Give a dog a bad name/ says the proverb, ' and hang him.' Good names, however; are not so rife as one might imagine ; particularly as it is usual to christen all the whelps of a litter with a name whose initial letter corresponds with that of their putative father, or their maternal parent. This rule is sometimes observed with religious strictness. A baronet...
519. oldal - France, caused both dogs and cats to die of hunger and thirst, without producing the smallest approach to a state of rabies. At the Veterinary School at Alfort three dogs were subjected to some very cruel but decisive experiments. It was during the heat of summer, and they were all chained in the full blaze of the sun. To one salted meat was given ; to the second water only ; and to the third neither food nor drink. They all died, but none of them became rabid.
434. oldal - He has much to undergo, and should have strength proportioned to it. Let his legs be straight as arrows, his feet round and not too large ; his shoulders back ; his breast rather wide than narrow ; his chest deep ; his back broad ; his head small ; his neck thin; his tail thick and bushy ; if he carry it well, so much the better.
615. oldal - ... his left ear under the string, not painfully tight, but tight enough to keep the ear down and the cord in its place. This done, pat the horse gently on the side of the head and command him to follow.
613. oldal - I say, put your hook, I mean the arming wire, through his mouth, and out at his gills ; and then with a fine needle and silk sew the upper part of his leg, with only one stitch, to the arming wire of your hook ; or tie the frog's leg above the upper joint to the armed wire ; and, in so doing, use him as though you loved him, that is, harm him as little as you may possible that he may live the longer.
336. oldal - Ihere is na species sought for by anglers that surpasses the grayling in beauty. They are more elegantly formed than the trout, and their great dorsal fin is a superb mark of beauty. When the welllids were lifted, and the sun-rays admitted, lighting up the delicate olive-brown tints of the back and sides, the bluishwhite of the abdomen, and the mingling tints of rose, pale blue, and purpliah-pink on the fins, it displayed a combination of living colors that is equalled by no fish outside of the tropics.
469. oldal - This is an inftrument of a very fimple conflru&ion, being no other than a piece of oak or deal inch board, one foot in length, and an inch and a half in breadth, tapering a little to one end ; at the broader end are two holes, running longitudinally, through which the collar of the dog is put ; and the whole is buckled round his neck ; the piece of wood being projected beyond his nofe, is then fattened with a piece of leather thong to his under jaw.
586. oldal - When your fly first touches the water at the end of a straight line. 2. When you are drawing out your fly for a new throw. In all other cases it is necessary that, in order to hook him when he has taken the fly, you should do something with your wrist which it is not easy to describe.