Fly-rod casting techniques, lures, tackle by J. Edson Leonard

Cover of: Fly-rod casting | J. Edson Leonard

Published by The Ronald press company in New York .

Written in English

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Statementillustrated by the author.
SeriesThe Barnes sports library
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14151249M

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