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The complete fishing manual
Gilbey, Henry.
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Uniform Title:
1st American ed.
Publication Information:
New York : [DK], 2011.
Physical Description:
352 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Explains the basics of fishing, including equipment, types of lure to use in freshwater or saltwater, different varieties of fish, and places to fish around the world.
General Note:
Publisher imprint varies.

"Content previously published in Eyewitness companion fishing."

Originally published: Fishing. 2008.
Fishing basics. History of fishing ; Getting started ; Fishing tackle ; Essential skills -- Fishing strategies. Freshwater bait and lure ; Saltwater bait and lure ; Fly-fishing -- Fish species. Freshwater fish ; Saltwater fish -- World of fishing.

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East Aurora Library SH441 .G535 2011 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Clarence Library SH441 .G535 2011 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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Providing all the information needed on kit and tackle, clothing and accessories, safety, and both fresh and saltwater fishing strategies, The Complete Fishing Manual is the definitive guide to fishing.

The Complete Fishing Manual looks at every type of fishing in freshwater and saltwater environments and shows how to catch everything from carp and pike to bass and catfish in streams, rivers, and lakes. Featuring the basics of casting flies and lures, playing and landing fish, and tackle, the book also provides a comprehensive cross-section of the vast array of rods, reels, and other accessories needed for this water sport.

With user friendly, step by step photography that guides readers through every technique, an international gazetteer showing the best places to fish and a lavishly illustrated directory of fish, The Complete Fishing Manual is a must have book for novices and experienced anglers alike.

Author Notes

Infectiously passionate about fishing and the world surrounding it, Henry Gilbey travels relentlessly in search of the most exciting and inspirational fishing. An accomplished writer and photographer, Gilbey regularly contributes to magazines around the world, including Sportfishing in the US, Sea Angler and Trout Fisherman in the UK, Blinker in Germany, and Alt Om Fiske in Norway. He has also presented four television series on Discovery RealTime: Fishing with Henry, Fishing On the Edge, and two series of Wild Fishing With Henry .

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