THE SALTWATER ANGLER'S GUIDE TO FLORIDA'S BIG BEND AND EMERALD COAST
Author: Tommy L. Thompson
Publisher: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA, Mar 2009
A comprehensive travel guide for fishing Florida's Gulf Coast. Everything you need for the perfect saltwater fishing trip is in this book. Explores all the inshore & offshore fishing locales from Pensacola to Homosassa - with GPS coordinates! 144 B&W Illus; 6x9 inches, 368 pgs.
A comprehensive travel guide for fishing Florida's Gulf Coast
Whether you're an experienced angler looking for a new fishing spot or a newcomer to the sport just testing out the waters, everything you need for the perfect saltwater fishing trip is in this book. The Saltwater Angler's Guide to Florida's Big Bend & Emerald Coast explores all the inshore & offshore fishing locales from Pensacola to Homosassa--with GPS coordinates so you'll never get lost!
Seasoned fisherman & licensed charter boat captain Tommy Thompson offers insider information on techniques & equipment to make the most of each trip. &, in case you & your boat trailer are far from home, Thompson recommends lodging, restaurants, bait & tackle shops, marinas, & local fishing guides for each area. In addition to pinpointing locations to find the biggest fish, he also provides a list of artificial reefs & information on scalloping, the Big Bend's alternative to South Florida's lobster season.
From on-the-water etiquette to fishing regulations, from fish species to tackle & rigging, Thompson covers every subject of concern to both pro & novice anglers. The only reason you?ll put this book down is because it's not waterproof.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING
"Thompson provides anglers headed for Florida's Big Bend & Emerald Coast an unlimited trip ticket to nearshore & offshore fishing adventures. Seasoned with insight & know-how, if this book were alive it would be a member of the Florida Guides Association."--Steve Kearl
"Comprehensive & up-to-date information for anglers & their families on exactly where to go & how to catch lots of fish & have lots of fun."?Russ Roy
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Tommy L. Thompson is a licensed USCG charter boat captain & fishing guide on Florida's Gulf Coast & executive director of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association.