FISHING THE BIG FOUR: A GUIDE FOR SALTWATER ANGLERS
Author: Milt Rosko
Publisher: BURFORD BOOKS INC., Sep 2001
A seasoned fisherman presents the tackle, techniques, lures, baits and strategies to successfully catch all the big four: striped bass, weakfish, bluefish & fluke. 50 B&W photos; 6x9 inches, 256 pgs.
Fishing the Big Four: A Guide for Saltwater Anglers
Ask any saltwater fisherman on the Atlantic coast which fish he?s looking for, and the answer will nearly always be one of the saltwater ?big four?: striped bass, weakfish, bluefish and fluke.
Here a seasoned fisherman presents the tackle, techniques, lures, baits and strategies to successfully catch all the big four, from the surf, in bays, and on ocean-going boats.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. Meet the Big Four
?1 Striped Bass
II. Fishing from Boats
?6Jigging and Casting
III. Fishing from Shore
?11Casting with Artificials
?12Casting with Natural Baits
?13Fishing a Jetty or Groin
?14Fishing a Stretch of Surf
?15Fishing Bridges and Piers
IV. Using Fly-Casting Tackle
?16Fly Fishing from Boat and Shore
V. Enjoying Your Catch
?17Cleaning Your Catch
?18June Rosko?s Recipes for the Big Four
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Milt Rosko is a frequent contributor to The Fisherman and other fishing magazines. He lives in Watchung, New Jersey.