This antiquarian volume contains a detailed treatise on the salmon, with information its natural history, habits, legislation, marketing, and more. This book contains a wealth of interesting and practical information on this species of fish, and it will be of considerable utility to anglers with a keen interest in it. Although old, much of the information contained herein is timeless, making it a great resource for the fisherman and a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this book include: Value of the Salmon, Property, Employment, Food, Sport, Natural History of the Salmon, The Parr, Period of Emigration, Period of Immigration, Decay of Salmon, Salmon Legislation, Future Salmon Legislation, Non-Legislative Remedies, et cetera. We are republishing this book now complete with a new, specially-commissioned introduction on the history of fishing.