Sunday, August 13, 2017

An Obscure Fishing Book Is One of the Most Reprinted Books Ever, How Deadly Grizzly Attacks Changed the National Park Service, The Horrifically Fascinating Camel Spider and More

An Obscure Fishing Book Is One of the Most Reprinted Books Ever, How Deadly Grizzly Attacks Changed the National Park Service, The Horrifically Fascinating Camel Spider and More

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Smithsonian Weekender    AUGUST 2017

This Obscure Fishing Book Is One of the Most Reprinted English Books Ever

'The Compleat Angler' is much more than an instruction manual on fishing. It's a Walden-like meditation on nature and friendship

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The sport of angling ("angle" is an old work for "hook") was a popular 1600s pastime that had a number of guides written about it. (Wikimedia Commons)

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