Basic Fishing

Author: Wade Bourne
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781626369207
Release Date: 2011-05-25
Genre: Sports & Recreation

New to fishing and have no idea how to start? With Basic Fishing, you’ll be an accomplished angler in no time at all. Expert angler and award winning outdoor writer Wade Bourne has created a step-by-step guide that masterfully breaks down the art of fishing with diagrams, vivid photographs, and lessons on: • Different types of fishing equipment and how to select the best tackle • Baiting techniques for artificial and natural baits • Tips for selecting the best fishing spot • Handy methods for cooking and cleaning fish ...and more!

Fishing For Dummies

Author: Peter Kaminsky
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119953975
Release Date: 2012-03-06
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Fishing For Dummies, UK Edition, provides you with a thorough introduction to all types of fishing - sea fishing, game fishing, and coarse fishing. This authoritative covers everything you need to know about this fantastic sport, including instruction on: Identifying the key species of fish found within and off the coasts of the British Isles Selecting the right rods, reels, line, and tackle Mastering casting techniques Tying knots like a seasoned angler Hooking and landing fish with ease

Fishing Basics

Author: Gene Kugach
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811730018
Release Date: 1993-01-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Classic Kugach on bait, spin, and flycasting, to fishing rigs and fly tying in an illustrated format.

The Complete Guide to Freshwater Fishing

Author: Editors of Creative Publishing
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 9781616739065
Release Date: 2001-12-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Guide to Freshwater Fishing offers the nearly 40 million freshwater anglers in the U.S. with a comprehensive fishing resource. From the highly respected The Freshwater Angler series, this title covers all the major freshwater species in North America. It includes tips and techniques for catching gamefish throughout the country under every conceivable on-the-water situation. In developing this book, the writers, editors and researchers traveled from Alaska to Mexico to fish with veteran guides and nationally known tournament anglers. The tips and techniques they uncovered are fully explained and illustrated in the book. This giant book features: Over 500 spectacular fishing photographs that have never before been published. Extensive step-by-step visuals for learning every important fishing skill, including advanced fishing techniques for many species. The best how-to instruction ever found in any fishing book. Guide-tested tips from some of North America's top experts.

Beginner s Guide to Fly Fishing

Author: Jim Casada
Publisher: Barron''s Educational Series
ISBN: PSU:000058177976
Release Date: 2005-10-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Wherever you find a clear freshwater stream or river, you'll also find devoted anglers intent on matching their wits against trout, salmon, and other fighting fish. Here is the perfect instruction book for beginners. Clear, comprehensive charts detail essential information on how to choose appropriate flies, rods, reels, and lines for catching different varieties of fish. With words and pictures, author Peter Gathercole also coaches his readers on fishing skills and techniques, starting with simple basics that include assembling the fishing rod, attaching the fly, mastering casting techniques, and reeling. He takes novice fishermen through the many steps toward proficiency and a pleasurable fishing experience. He also offers refresher chapters for those anglers who have been away from fishing for some time. And even advanced anglers will find advice and tips guaranteed to improve their skills for their next fishing outing. This attractive book is filled with hundreds of how-to color photos.

Fly Fishing in Connecticut

Author: Kevin Murphy
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 9780819572844
Release Date: 2012-04-02
Genre: Sports & Recreation

In this book, a long-time resident and devoted fly fisherman imparts a wealth of knowledge about fly fishing in Connecticut. Kevin Murphy teaches novice anglers about the state’s trout hatcheries and stocking programs, the differences between brook, brown, and rainbow trout, and offers easy-to-follow instructions on the basics of fly fishing. In this concise text, the reader finds the essentials in fly fishing gear, stream tactics, casting, and a host of related topics. In addition, would-be anglers gain a useful glimpse into the history of fishing in the state, plus important tips on stream conservation, fly fishing etiquette, regulations, and safety. Most importantly, anglers will find a veritable road map to Connecticut’s best trout streams and rivers. The book even offers excellent suggestions for comfortable lodging in prime fly fishing locations and—once the day’s fishing is done—a few mouth-watering recipes for cooking one’s catch. Whether you’re in the market for that first pair of waders, thinking of tuning up your casting technique, or just want to know where the fish are biting, this is the book to read.

The Beginner s Guide to Hunting and Fishing in New Zealand

Author: Paul Adamson
Publisher:
ISBN: 1775535126
Release Date: 2013-09-06
Genre: Fishing

A highly illustrated book for budding hunters and fishermen in New Zealand Winner of the New Zealand Post Book Award for Children and Young Adults, Non-Fiction. How do you stalk a trout? How do you skin a rabbit? How does a bullet work? Instructional and highly illustrated, this is a beginner's book of hunting and fishing for all ages. It features the where, when, what to look for, and how of New Zealand's most popular hunting and fishing pursuits. From rabbit hunting to duck-shooting, possuming to large game hunting, eeling to whitebaiting, the The Beginner's Guide to Hunting and Fishing in New Zealand will give any budding hunter the basic skills and knowledge for a lifetime of adventure. With an emphasis on safety throughout, this book has important information on the right firearms for the right animal, how to hunt with dogs, the essentials of mountain safety and bushcraft in New Zealand. With an accessible text, diagrams, fun facts and a glossary of hunting terms, it's all you need to get out and start learning to hunt and fish.

The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing

Author: The Orvis Company
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781626366930
Release Date: 2011-02-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This book, written with the support of America's oldest fishing tackle business, offers beginners a chance to learn the fundamentals of the great sport of fly fishing quickly and easily. The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing can be the start of a lifetime journey of discovery that will increase your intimacy with the natural world and allow you to gain skill and finesse in your fly fishing techniques. Proven teaching techniques and bright, helpful illustrations and photographs will enable new fly fishers to: * Select and assemble proper, balanced tackle * Cast a line with authority and accuracy * Chose the correct fly for any situation * Tie the two most useful fishing knots * Find fish in lakes, rivers, and salt water * and much more Here are fishing ethics, helpful safety advice, basic angling terms, everything the new fly fisher needs in a crisp, helpful, and finely illustrated primer of the highest rank.

Basic Fishing

Author: Wade Bourne
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781626369207
Release Date: 2011-05-25
Genre: Sports & Recreation

New to fishing and have no idea how to start? With Basic Fishing, you’ll be an accomplished angler in no time at all. Expert angler and award winning outdoor writer Wade Bourne has created a step-by-step guide that masterfully breaks down the art of fishing with diagrams, vivid photographs, and lessons on: • Different types of fishing equipment and how to select the best tackle • Baiting techniques for artificial and natural baits • Tips for selecting the best fishing spot • Handy methods for cooking and cleaning fish ...and more!

Coarse Fishing Basics

Author: Steve Partner
Publisher:
ISBN: 0600614018
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Coarse fishing

Everything you need to know from choosing the right equipment to what bait to use. Learn vital skills from hook removal, spinning, legering and dead-baiting, to where to find the most common fish, what they look like and how to catch them. Using a unique mixture of artwork and photography this is a vital reference for the novice angler.

Fly Fishing Made Easy

Author: Dave Card
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781461748458
Release Date: 2006-12-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Clearly written and generously illustrated, this book presents a practical, informative approach, geared specifically toward novice and intermediate anglers. You'll learn how to select the right equipment, master basic as well as intermediate casting techniques, read the water in order to find the fish, study various types of water bugs to determine what the fish are feeding on and pick the right fly for the job.

Hook Line and Seeker

Author: Jim Arnosky
Publisher: StarWalk Kids Media
ISBN: 9781630831486
Release Date: 2014-05-30
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This handbook to fishing, boating, and water wildlife brings together Jim Arnosky's knowledge, skills, and talents in one wonderful package. Illustrated with his trademark watercolors, pen-and-ink drawings, and photographs, it is packed with information.

The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing

Author: Melissa Bank
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141909639
Release Date: 2005-05-26
Genre: Fiction

After following the advice from a manual called "How to Meet and Marry Mr Right", Jane learns that in love there is neither pattern nor promise. This is a funny collection of connected stories and a portrait of Jane, a woman manoeuvring her way through love, sex and relationships.