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
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.

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.

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

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.

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 Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing

Author: The Orvis Company
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781626366930
Release Date: 2013-12-13
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.

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.

Coarse Fishing

Author: Kate Smedley
Publisher: Need2Know
ISBN: 1861444095
Release Date: 2013-08
Genre: Self-Help

Fishing can be an enjoyable and relaxing past-time as well as a competitive sport. It also costs very little and its good for your health -- a recent survey showed angling gives a great boost to self-esteem and well-being. This beginners guide to coarse fishing is aimed at people new to the sport and wanting to learn from the start and those people wishing to improve their fishing skills. The book goes into details about coarse fishing, the best pleases to fish and the types of fish you can expect to catch. Fishing laws and licenses are all included. Well-known coarse fisherman, Archie Braddock provides in-depth tuition on different fishing techniques, the best equipment to use including bait.

Fishing for Beginners a Beginner s Guide Types of Fish Tools and Techniques Fi

Author: T. T. Wanping
ISBN: 1537569147
Release Date: 2016-09-09

Want to start fishing but don't know how to start? Fishing is a great way to disconnect with the world, relax and enjoy the moment by yourself or with the person you're fishing with. Try something new and you might find your new hobby. This guide is meant for those who have considered fishing but haven't had to chance. Perhaps you're worried about what equipment you need, wondering how to catch a fish or what baits to use. All these things can turn you away from fishing. However, with the Fishing for Beginners guide, you'll learn all about the basics to fishing and catch fish to your hearts content. This guide includes: - Why Fish? - Learning about the Fish - Fishing Tools & Techniques - Reading the Water - Fishing Methods - Different Type of Baits - Fishing Tips and Hacks So when you're ready to fish and get away from it all, pick up this guidebook and start!

The Total Fishing Manual Paperback Edition

Author: Joe Cermele
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781681882635
Release Date: 2017-04-25
Genre: Sports & Recreation

When it comes to fishing, nobody knows more than the writers and editors at Field & Stream magazine--unless it's the local guides, prizewinners, and other experts they interviewed for this book. The Total Fishing Manual is chock full of 317 field-tested tools, techniques and tactics, collected and written by the Field & Stream editors and accompanied by amazing photos and handy illustrations. GEAR UP How to pick the best lures, baits, flies, and tackle for every situation and every style of water you plan to fish. Learn how to customize your rod and reel, and to get the most out of your equipment. HIT THE WATER From small streams to major rivers, ponds to big lakes, and bays to the open ocean, hundreds of field-tested strategies will help you catch more fish with or without a boat. FIND THE FISH Professional fishing guides from across the country tell you how and where to find lunker bass, trophy walleyes, huge trout, and more - right in your home waters. SET THE HOOK Whether you're bobber fishing for bluegills with the kids or heading out after the muskie of a lifetime, the techniques and tactics in this book will make your trip a success. Whether you're a beginner, a weekend angler or a serious sport fisher this book has the information you need to hook’em.

Simple Fly Fishing

Author: Yvon Chouinard
Publisher: Patagonia
ISBN: 9781938340284
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Modern-day fly fishing, like much in life, has become exceedingly complex, with high-tech gear, a confusing array of flies and terminal tackle, accompanied by high-priced fishing guides. This book reveals that the best way to catch trout is simply, with a rod and a fly and not much else. The wisdom in this book comes from a simpler time, when the premise was: the more you know, the less you need. It teaches the reader how to discover where the fish are, at what depth, and what they are feeding on. Then it describes the techniques needed to present a fly at that depth, make it look lifelike, and hook the fish. With chapters on wet flies, nymphs, and dry flies, its authors employ both the tenkara rod as well as regular fly fishing gear to cover all the bases. Illustrated by renowned fish artist James Prosek, with inspiring photographs and stories throughout, Simple Fly Fishing reveals the secrets and the soul of this captivating sport.

The Beginner s Guide to Hunting and Fishing in New Zealand

Author: Paul Adamson
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 Complete Idiot s Guide to Fishing Basics

Author: Mike Toth
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780786549177
Release Date: 2004-10-25
Genre: Fishing

Mike Toth's second edition on the basics of fishing features expanded coverage of everything anglers need to know, from getting started and choosing and buying tackle to recording the catch hopefully.

Freshwater Fishing Tips Techniques

Author: Gene Kugach
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811741972
Release Date: 1997-03-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Select bait and flies, identify and land fish, clean and cook your catch. An illustrated Kugach classic .