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The practical guide to fishing : an illustrated manual for freshwater, game, saltwater and fly fishing
ISBN:
9780754834793
Physical Description:
256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Summary:
A detailed and newly updated manual on tackle, fishing techniques and locations, shown in 950 step-by-step photographs.
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Angling is one of the most popular sports around the world, giving thousands of hours of pleasure to fishermen and women of all ages and levels. Here is extensive expert advice on the best fishing techniques and locations, and how to select rods, reels, lines, flies and plugs as well as clothes and accessories for all situations. The various skills involved in freshwater, saltwater and game fishing are covered in detail, with diagrams and explanations of different techniques. The book includes an in-depth visual guide to the major species the angler is likely to encounter, with advice on recognition, size potential and feeding habits, together with professional tips of the trade on how to catch each type.


Author Notes

Martin Ford is the author of The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment which won the Business Book of the Year 2015 award in the UK. The award is worth AUD$64,300.

(Bowker Author Biography)