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THE BASS ANGLER?S ALMANAC: MORE THAN 650 TIPS AND TACTICS, 2ND EDITION
Author: John Weiss
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Apr 2012
Easy-to-read reference & guide, loaded with detailed illus & photos that can help any bass fisherman, from beginner to expert, take his share of good-sized fish. Photos t/out; 7x10 inches, 320 pgs.
This book is loaded with detailed illustrations and photographs that can help any bass fisherman take his share of good-sized fish.
Found in waters from Maine to Mexico, California to Florida, the bass is unquestionably the most popular gamefish in North America. While the largemouth bass is the most widespread and has the most followers, the smallmouth and spotted bass also have their devotees. And for good reason: They?re a challenge to find and hook, and will fight you right up to boatside.
Many volumes have been written on bass fishing, but this one is different. Loaded with an incredible amount of information, it is aimed at the angler who wants to catch fish?big fish?on a regular basis. This book will enable you to fish waters where you have a good chance of catching bass, where you too can catch ?the gamest fish that swims.?
The Bass Angler?s Almanac is an easy-to-read reference and guide, loaded with detailed illustrations and photographs that can help any bass fisherman?from beginner to expert?take his share of good-sized fish.
An indispensable reference guide that all bass anglers will consult often.
The rapid rate at which our knowledge of bass behavior has increased in recent years makes compiling a comprehensive book on bass fishing a formidable challenge. Nonetheless, John Weiss has met this challenge admirably with The Bass Angler's Almanac. In it, he has assembled bass-fishing information from diverse sources in a single book that is up to date and highly useful. Find hundreds of quick-read, factual tips and insights gleaned from the most proficient guides, tournament pros, tackle manufacturers, and fishing scientists.
With a straightforward approach, the almanac provides:
?Insights about bass biology
?Tips for reading maps and using sonar
?Facts about bass spawning behavior
?Insights into bass habits
?Ways that water and weather influence bass behavior
?Tips for selecting tackle
?How to effectively fish live bait
?Tips for fishing with various lures-from plastic worms to crankbaits
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
John Weiss has written several fishing books and hundreds of bass-fishing articles for national sportsmen?s magazines. Weiss has also fished tournaments, his highest finish being second place in a multi-state contest. He has assisted tackle companies in lure design and worked with biologists on fishery-management programs. Weiss lives in southern Ohio with his wife Marianne.