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The falling of the spoon into the water coincided with the arrival of the fingerlings
at the rock, and the spoon had hardly touched the water when it was taken by the
leading mahseer. Striking with a long line from an elevated position entails a ...
The treble had bitten deep into the leathery under-lip of the mahseer, and as I cut
it out, the brothers watched interestedly. When the hook was free they asked if
they might have a look at it. Three hooks in one, such a thing had never been ...
The fish on the shingle bottom had been disturbed while I was playing the
mahseer and by our subsequent movements on the face of the rock, but were
now beginning to return. Presently an exclamation from the brothers and an
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CeiliOkeefe - LibraryThing
A classic tale from the northern edge of India set in 1925 and told with poetic simplicity by a very brave, humane and observant man. I first read this book as a teenager and have reread it many times ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stbalbach - LibraryThing
Jim Corbett's second book, following his classic Man Eaters of Kummaon. In the first book, each chapter is a self-contained unit, concerning 1 tiger and Corbett's story how he hunted and killed it ... Read full review