LAKE, RIVER AND SEA-RUN FISHES OF CANADA
Author: Frederick H. Wooding
Publisher: GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER PUB CO., Dec 1997
The only popular guide to freshwater fishes in all parts of Canada. 36 color illus, 14 line drawings; 6x9 inches, 304 pgs.
The only popular guide to freshwater fishing in all parts of Canada, Lake, River and Sea-Run Fishes of Canada is a must for anglers, naturalists and anyone who loves fine nature writing. Whether you want to find out how the Dolly Varden trout got its odd name, sort out the salmonids' tangled family relations, or identify some queer-looking item you've never hooked before, this book will prove indispensable.
The only complete guide to freshwater game fishes in all parts of Canada, this book is a must for naturalists, anglers and everyone else who wants to learn more about Canada's wildlife, it includes detailed descriptions and 36 full-colour illustrations as well as 14 beautiful and precise line drawings.
All of the main fish families are represented in Canadian waters, and new species are still being discovered. Lake, River and Sea-Run Fishes of Canada offers biology, angling tips and notes on the curiosities of all the best-known game fishes, and fishing lore from high mountain lakes, prairie rivers, the Great Lakes, the Arctic coastline and ocean tidepools.
Loaded with practical as well as scientific information and pleasantly laced with history and lore, the book is both educational and enjoyable to read. It is enhanced by fifty illustrations, 36 of them in full colour. This revised edition includes a foreword by the eminent fish scientist Professor Joseph Nelson and an updated essay on endangered species by Dr. R.R. Campbell.
"It should be on every angler's bookshelf."
-Tony Eberts, Vancouver Province
"As a general guide to freshwater fishes, this book is an easily readable account with anecdote and fact nicely mixed"
-Canadian Museum of Nature
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Frederick H. Wooding served for ten years as Director of Information and Educational Services for the Canadian ministry of fisheries and the Fisheries Research Board of Canada. A member of the College of Fellows of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, he is the author of Canada's Atlantic Salmon, Wild Mammals of Canada and many other publications.