[Ansteorra] period angling (fishing)
mark.s.harris at motorola.com
Mon Nov 26 14:46:52 PST 2001
> In the thoughts of edible meats I forgot the period nature of the
> topic; and as to fish (gar) item, perhaps partially a result of having
> been a general angler and reader in modern fishing times.
Is the gar native to North America? Or was it found in period Europe
> I have a couple of translations (at least one fiirmly in period) that
> have period angling material...there was a lot of work that went into a
> mediveal angler's gear.
For those who might be interested in looking into this area further,
perhaps these files in the Florilegium might be of interest.
In the ANIMALS section:
Angling-art (24K) 8/24/01 "A Historic Look at the Sport of
Creador TwineDragon. Pennsic 26
fishing-msg (18K) 9/ 4/01 Medieval fishing. Fish ponds.
In the FOOD section:
Complet-Anglr-msg (14K) 5/26/00 Recipes from "Compleat Angler",
Perhaps at some event someone should have a fishing competition using
only period fishing equipment.
THLord Stefan li Rous
stefan at texas.net
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