Flies for Alaska: a guide to buying & tying by Anthony J. Route

By Anthony J. Route

The spouse quantity to Tony Route’s renowned "Flyfishing Alaska," this booklet is helping the reader opt for and tie the flies had to take trout, char, and salmon all through Alaska. Tony has selected forty six confirmed flies in accordance with his years of adventure flyfishing Alaska’s rivers, lakes, and saltwater. short tying directions are given for every fly, and the ebook is stuffed with anecdotes and fishing suggestion that make it effortless for the vacationing flyfisher to understand which flies to take and the way to fish them.

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Knack Fishing for Everyone: A Complete Illustrated Guide by Scott Bowen

By Scott Bowen

This common source provides the entire necessities of fishing―using every kind of take on, from spincasting and baitcasting to surf casting and fly fishing―for quite a few fish, in either clean and salt water. With step by step photos on each web page, it indicates the way to tie the fundamental knots; decide upon the correct lures, strains, and take on; determine fish; and make potent casts.

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Cycling Science: How Rider and Machine Work Together by Max Glaskin

By Max Glaskin

Every July thousands flock to the Champs-Élysées in Paris—and hundreds of thousands extra to their televisions and computers—to witness the dramatic end of the grueling 3 weeks of the journey de France. there's no larger degree of the global love of the bicycle. yet of the 1.2 billion cyclists traversing the world’s roadways and trails, few folks make the effort to contemplate the technological know-how at the back of the game. the straightforward technique of getting approximately on wheels brings us involved with a wealth of interesting technological know-how, and right here journalist Max Glaskin investigates the clinical wonders that continue cyclists of their saddles.
 
Cycling Science excursions readers via a large choice of subject matters, from tire rolling resistance and the variation among yield energy and supreme energy, to the significance of aerodynamics and the influence that shaved legs have on velocity. every one bankruptcy explores a distinct subject—fundamentals, energy and balance, fabrics, energy, aerodynamics, and the human factor—and is geared up round a sequence of questions: what's the excellent body form? what's the greatest resource of drag? What retains a bicycle from falling over? How a lot energy can a bicycle owner produce? Which muscle mass does biking use? each one query is tested through explanatory diagrams and illustrations, and the ebook can be utilized to go looking for specific themes, or learn via for a complete review of ways laptop and rider paintings together.
 
Athletes have a lot to realize from realizing the technology in their activities, and Cycling technology will be a must-read for cyclists of all stripes—professionals, leisure riders, and an individual trying to increase their delight in cycling.

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Mayflies, ''top to bottom'' by Shane Stalcup

By Shane Stalcup

Книга Mayflies “Top to backside” Mayflies “Top to Bottom”Книги Нехудожественная литература Автор: Shane Stalcup Год издания: 2002 Формат: djvu Издат.:Frank Amato courses Страниц: 158 Размер: 20,26 мб ISBN: 1-57188-243-X Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка: Книга поизготовлению имитаций поденок от Шэйна Сталкапа.Наверное, лучшаякнига поописанию имитаций. Пошагово стеб-бай-степ показано вязание всех стадий развития различных видов поденок.Язык английский, правда языка не так много - все стадии отсняты очень качественно.Очень красиваякнига сбольшим количеством мушек.First issues first - i actually loved this publication. a lot so, that i have been scouring my mail order catalogs looking for the fabrics he makes use of, simply because i would like so as to add a few of his styles to my fly boxes.As the name indicates, Shane's booklet is dedicated to mayfly imitations of every significant degree - nymph, emerger, grownup, and spinner - best to backside as he says. for every part, he deals up numerous styles, every one with a introductory essay, step by step tying directions, and an inventory of variations.What i discovered interesting approximately his flies is that he controlled to accomplish realism with minimum fabrics and tying steps. those usually are not "eyeballs and elbows" flies, but they're imitative common. With a modest choice of fabrics, he has given readers an important number of styles that may be tailored to the mayflies present in the their very own streams.

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The american boy's book of sport and games.

Six hundred стр, черно-белые рисунки.
Энциклопедия для мальчиков середины XIX века.
В книге описаны основные подвижные и настольные игры, игрушки, занимательные опыты, фокусы, самоделки.
Дается перечень упражнений утренней гимнастики, упражнений на брусьях, кольцах, трапеции, основы фехтования, стрельбы из лука и арбалета, плавания, катания на коньках, езды на лошади, управления экипажем, парусной лодкой.
Так же описываются приемы ловли и содержания птиц, мелких зверьков.
Даны основные сведения об аквариумах и содержании рыб, крабов, раков в аквариумах. Небольшой раздел о коллекционировании марок.
Приводятся основные приемы рисования, моделизма, работы со столярным инструментом, авторы не забыли и про садоводство и огородничество.
Из-за попытки вместить все, что может быть интересно мальчику (подростку) в небольшой объем - «всего» six hundred стр. текст книги очень лаконичный.
Очень интересная книга, особенно для тех, кто владеет английским.
Часть информации интересна в плане истории, а часть информации не потеряла актуальности и по сей день (например раздел о катании на коньках).

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