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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO FISHING: THE FISH, THE TACKLE, & THE TECHNIQUES
Author: John Bailey, intro by Mark Sosin
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Sep 2001
For everyone from novice to expert. A unique blend of natural history & practical info, ensuring that anglers at all levels will find exactly what they need, whether it be to learn a new skill or improve upon an existing one. Covers entire range of modern-day fishing, including fly fishing, bait fishing, lure fishing, carp fishing, & sea fishing. Full color, 8x11 inches, 160 pgs.
A full-color manual for all aspects of fishing, for everyone from novice to expert.
John Bailey has skillfully woven a unique blend of natural history and practical information into this indispensable guide, ensuring that anglers at all levels will find exactly what they need, whether it be to learn a new skill or improve upon an existing one. Covering the entire range of modern-day fishing, including fly fishing, bait fishing, lure fishing, carp fishing, and sea fishing, The Complete Guide to Fishing brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and a genuine sense of fun and enthusiasm to the world of angling. In addition to exploring such practical elements as clothing, tackle, bait, and flies, the author also focuses on the philosophy of fishing and the role of the fisherman-naturalist. With detailed step-by-step photography and dramatic shots of fish in their natural habitats, as well as comprehensive practical advice and encouragement throughout, this book will remain a classic reference on the subject for many years to come.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
John Bailey is an internationally respected author, photographer, and host of television programs on angling and natural history. He writes extensively for fishing magazines worldwide and his many book credits include The Fishing Detective, Tales from the Riverbank, and John Bailey?s Freshwater Fishing.