THE SPECKLED BROOK TROUT - RUSSELL - DERRYDALE PRESS
The Speckled Brook Trout by R.H. Russell (1902), published by the Derrydale Press Fly Fisherman's Gold Library in 1994. This is copy number 1404 of a limited edition of 2500, with full brown bonded leather, all edges gilt, and marbled endpapers. It is also beautifully illustrated with line drawings by Louis Rhead.
"The extreme popularity of the Brook Trout has been fully proved by the host of anglers who fish for him, and it can scarcely be necessary to solicit their favour toward a volume embellished with pictures reproduced in later and better methods than any than have hitherto appeared, and with contributions by different experts well known in departments of the art of angling." Preface
Chapters include: Baptism of the Brook Trout, General Description of the Trout Family, Big Trout of the Nepigon, Lake Edward, Lake Batiscan Etc., The Habits of the Trout, The Old Adirondacks, An Angler's Notes on the Beaverkill, Winged Enemies of Brook Trout, Trout Propagation, Along a Trout Stream.
(Please also take a moment to view our beautiful Sherman Denton Brook Trout prints.)