Our officers replied, 'Mr sproat, we are the best manned out of the port of Philadelphia.'
In sproat's Landing we saw the nucleus of a railroad terminal point.
A moonless night soon closed around the boat, and in the morning we were at sproat's Landing, a place two months old.
Besides this refutation of sproat's shameful trick there were many others.
Then the fly comes limply home and nothing remains of the sproat hook but the shank.
I prefer the sproat or O'Shaughnessy to either, with gut loop at the head of the fly.
Hooks come in a great variety of shapes and models but there are none better than the standard "sproat."
I used the sproat bend, No. 7-0, but 5-0 would be large enough for the average-sized cero.
The short barb, with cutting edges, of the sproat hook renders it superior to the Virginia.
sproat hooks Nos. 1-0 and 2-0 are quite suitable, and should be tied on gut snells.