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THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FISHING: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO COARSE FISHING, SEA ANGLING & GAME FI
Author: Tony Miles, Martin Ford & Peter Gathercole
Publisher: NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK, Apr 2004
All aspects of freshwater fishing, saltwater fishing & fly fishing, covering all the major species, recognition, habitat & location, size, behavior & feeding habits. Bruce Vaughan, Editor. 700+ color photos & artworks; 9x11.5 inches, 256 pgs.
* A complete illustrated guide to all aspects of freshwater fishing, saltwater fishing & fly fishing, covering all the major species, recognition, habitat & location, size, behavior & feeding habits with over 700 color photographs.
* Detailed section on the best lures & baits to use, with guidance for every angler, and clear, step-by-step instruction on tying flies.
* Expert advice on the best fishing techniques & locations, and how to select rods, reels, lines, flies & plugs as well as clothes & accessories for all situations.
Angling is one of the most popular sports around the world, giving thousands of hours of pleasure to fishermen & women at all ages and levels. This book includes an extensive visual guide to the major species the angler is likely to encounter, with advice on recognition, size potential, behavior & feeding habits. The various techniques of freshwater, saltwater & game fishing are covered in detail, with diagrams & explanations of using different techniques.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Tony Miles has more than 40 years freshwater fishing experience and has fished all over Britain and in France, specializing in specimen hunting. Tony writes every month for Coarse Fisherman and regularly contributes to several other magazines. His books include Quest for Barbel, Fishing Facts, The Complete Specimen Hunter, Search for Big Chub & Big Fish Angling. Tony also edits the freshwater section on one of the largest angling websites, www.fishingwarehouse.co.uk.
Martin Ford has been a keen fly fisher since casting a line to a trout on a Yorkshire trout stream as a child. Throughout a long angling career he has maintained a great interest in fly fishing & fly tying. Martin is an angling journalist and contributes regularly to Salmon & Trout magazine.
Peter Gathercole is a leading fly dresser, game fishing author & natural history photographer. His articles have appeared in numerous books & magazines, including Trout and Salmon, Trout Fisherman and Fresh Water FishingThe Handbook of Fly Tying and has fished in Europe, North America & Australia.