Vintage 1953 Fishing Booklet for General Motors Employees

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Vintage booklet 1953 Fishing in Fresh Water booklet by Richard Salmon. The vintage booklet has copyright 1953 by Birk & Company and has 31 pages. This advertising booklet has on the back cover Published for General Motors Men and Women by the Personnel and Employee Relations Staff General Motors Information Rack Service Printed in USA. The booklet has the following in the Table of Contents: Learning Where to Fish, What About Tackle, Bait, Fisherman's Knots, Casting and Lures, Common Pan Fish, Game Fish, Glossary of Common Fishing Terms and there is also a foreword.

Some of the topics in the chapters include:
  • Basic Instincts
  • Favorite Haunts of FishRods in General
  • The Fly Rod
  • The Bait Casting Rod
  • The Spinning Rig
  • Leaders
  • Hooks
  • Insidentals
  • Worms
  • Minnows
  • Crayfish and Hellgrammites
  • Grasshoppers and Crickets
  • Other Baits
  • What the Fish Want
  • Learning To Cast
  • Choosing Flies and Lures
  • Trolling
  • Punkinseeds and Bluegills
  • Crappies
  • Perch
  • Rock Bass
  • Catfish
  • Bass
  • The Pike Family
  • Pike Perch
  • The Musky
  • Trout.

The vintage booklet has alot of illustrations also.

The booklet is in overall very good condition for its age with no rips, no writing and no creases. There is a right edge ding that has slightly indented a few pages on the edge towards the beginning only, there is also some cover wear and some dirt type staining on the cover with a slight cover crease. The binding is tight, but the staples on the binding pages has some surface rust on them that you can see also on a few of the pages.

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