News from the St. Petersburg Fishing Club !!! BOOK ABOUT AMATEUR FISHING!

A book was published by a member of our Club, historian, fisherman and amateur Sidorchuk Ilya Viktorovich, entitled: "The History of Amateur Fishing in Russia." Since the release of the book, the book has become a rare publication describing the history of fishing in Russia.

It covers the period of recreational fishing in Russia at the end of the 19th century and the first third of the 20th century. This is the work of several years of research, the study of archival materials, magazines, newspapers, poetry and painting of those years. The first copy was handed to the President of our Club A.I. Vakhmistrov. He gave a high historical and scientific assessment of this book. The second copy with the author’s signature is waiting for A. Velikanov, a traveler, publicist, photographer, avid fisherman.

It was decided to make an additional circulation of the book from our club to promote amateur fishing in our region. At the autumn competitions of the Club – “Baron Cherkasov Cup”, Ilya Sidorchuk himself will hand over his book to the winners of the competitions. The club accepts applications for copies of the book to form an additional circulation and budget.

Author: Oleg Britov


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