1. A Dialogue between Piscator (an
Angler), Venator (a Hunter), and Auceps (a Falconer).
2. Of the Otter, Otter-hunting, and
Observations about the Habits of the Chub.
3. How to fish for and cook the Chavender
4. Observations of the Nature and Breeding of the Trout, and how
to fish for him; and the Milk-maid's song.
5. More directions how to fish for, and how to make for the Trout
and artificial Minnow and Flies; with some Merriment.
6. Observations of the Umber of Grayling;
and Directions how to fish for him.
7. Observations of the Salmon; with Directions how to fish for
8. Observations of the Luce or Pike; with Directions how to fish
9. Observations of the Carp; with Directions how to fish for him.
10. Observations of the Bream; and Directions to catch him.
11. Observations of the Tench; and Advice how to angle for him.
12. Observations of the Perch; and Directions how to fish for
13. Observations of the Eel, and other fish that want scales:
and how to fish for them.
14. Observations of the Barbel; and Directions how to fish for
15. Observations of the Gudgeon, the Ruffe, and the Bleak; and
how to fish for them.
16. Is of Nothing, or that which is Nothing worth.
Fifth (last) Day
17. Of Roach and Dace, and how to
fish for them; and of Cadis.
18. Of the Minnow or Penk, of the Loach, and of the Bull-Head
or Miller's Thumb.
19. Of Several Rivers; and some Observations of Fish.
20. Of Fish-Ponds, and how to order them.
21. Directions for making of a Line, and for the colouring of
both Rod and Line.
Being instructions how to angle for
Trout or Grayling in a clear stream.
1,2, & 3 A Dialogue between Piscator
Junior (Cotton) and Viator (Venator).
4. Angling at the 'Top', at the 'Middle',
and at the 'Bottom'.
5. Of Fly-Fishing and Fly-Making.
6. A practical Lesson on Fly-Fishing for Trout and Grayling.
7. Lists of Artificial Flies for the months of January, February,
March, April and May; showing also how to dib or dape with the
Green-Drake or May-Fly, and how to make that famous Fly artificially.
8. Of the Stone-Fly; also a List of Flies for June, July, August,
September, October, November and December: with some good remarks
on the Green-Drake and Stone Fly, and on Poaching.
Third (last) Day
9. A short Dialogue, and a Lapse
in Angling on the part of Piscator. Viator fishes successfully
10. Showing how Trout and Grayling are best cooked.
11. Teaches the Art of Angling at the Bottom with Worms, Grubs,
12. Contains directions touching Angling at the Middles with a
Minnow for Trout, and with a Worm, Grub or Cadis for a Grayling.
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