With a new forward by Howell Raines, this classic work was first published in 1653. Walton speaks of an amiable morality and rightness on the earth that has been envied by his readers for three hundred years.
The ultimate classic for anglers since 1653 (it's never been out of print!) Its timeless advice & celebration of the joys of fishing still captivate modern readers. Packed with anecdotes & commentaries, it details methods for catching & preparing everything from salmon to trout. Every angler should spend time with this work.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"The Compleat Angler is not about how to fish but about how to be." --Tom McGuane
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Izaak Walton was 60 years old when The Compleat Angler was first published in 1653.