The Complete Freshwater Fisherman. Prentice, 1987. From species and locations to equipment and cleaning the catch.
Fisher, Jeffrey A. The Fish Book. Emerson, 1981. Basic information, buying gear to cooking.
Goddard, John and Clarke, Brian. The Trout and the Fly: A New Approach. Doubleday, 1980. Winchester, 1984. “Fish-eye view” of casting patterns, lures, rods.
Hersey, John. Blues. Knopf, 1987. On fishing off Martha’s Vineyard-and life.
McClane, A. J., ed. McClane’s New Standard Fishing Encyclopedia and International Angling Guide.Holt, 1965; rev., 1974. A dictionary; bibliography.
Walton, Izaak. The Complete Angler. Various publishers. Classic tale of five days’ fishing; first published 1577. “Further Reading Subtopics,”