Fly Fishing Through the Midlife Crisis
Paperback ISBN: 0060834641
Documenting his progress from the "redneck way of fishing" to the catch-and-release way, the author uses his experiences as a fly fisherman to gently and movingly explore his life, politics, gender, roles, and attitudes toward mortality. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
Freshwater Fishing Essentials
A Folding Pocket Guide to Gear, Techniques & Useful Tips
Paperback ISBN: 1620053055
Freshwater Fishing Essentials is a convenient quick reference to the topics every angler needs to know. This pocket guide provides information on all the basics including essential equipment; fishing methods for different species; where to find fish on lakes and rivers; when to fish; the most common species of freshwater fish and the hook size that applies to each, and how to land, gut and fillet a fish. This lightweight, waterproof folding guide is an indispensable source of information for anyone who loves to fish. Made in the USA.
The Pocket Guide to Seasonal Walleye Tactics
An Angler's Quick Reference Book
Paperback ISBN: 1634508092
How to catch these sought-after game fish in any season and any condition. If you want to catch a walleye on a consistent basis, you need to know its behaviorwhat it eats, where it prefers to hold, where it goes when water temperatures change, and more. In The Pocket Guide to Seasonal Walleye Tactics, Monte Burch gives you all the information you’ll need to catch walleyes in any season. Providing time-tested information, Burch explains walleye behavior, the best spots to fish for them, and the best tackle and gear to use. The book is broken into eight seasonal sections, beginning with early spring and the prespawn period and carrying through to the postspawn and finally the winter. Each section includes illustrations demonstrating the best places to find walleye as well as the best fishing techniques to employ once you’ve found them. This updated and expanded edition now features color photographs. A concise guide with a wealth of information, including handy quick reference charts and a chapter on tools, The Pocket Guide to Seasonal Walleye Tactics is a useful tool for every angler. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Flies for Selective Trout
Complete Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Tie the Newest Swisher Flies
Hardcover ISBN: 1510717161
Dozens of new flies in full color from America’s favorite flytier. Doug Swisher cowrote Selective Trout, the bestselling fly-fishing book of all time. Now he’s back with brand new flies. Back in the ’80s, right after Selective Trout was first published, many fly-tying books came on the market that were pushing the merits of the types of flies Carl Richards and Doug Swisher developed, like the No-Hackle Dun, Hen Spinner, Emerger, and Still-Born. Those were types of flies that had never been written about before. Then, a few years later, in the early 2000s, the emphasis switched drastically to what you would call streamer and attractor patterns. Flies for Selective Trout covers a few of the No Hackle Types” and many of Doug’s new attractor flies, like glow in the dark, ultraviolet, brush flies, advanced pupas, and our action-dubbing versionswith wiggly legs right in the dubbing! New flies include: No Hackle PMD Duckquill Emerger Mono Caddis Pupa Velcro Green & Mean And much more! The Swishers also include tips on how to fish the new flies, as well as where they were developed. Pick up a copy of Flies for Selective Trout to learn about all of the new materials and tying techniques that make these new flies so exciting!
A Naturalist Goes Fishing
Casting in Fragile Waters from the Gulf of Mexico to New Zealand's South Island
Hardcover ISBN: 1137279907
A scientist writes about his experiences fishing in such locations as the barrier islands of Louisiana, Stewart Island in New Zealand, McMurdo Station in Antarctica, and on the Cahaba River in Alabama and discusses the threat to these waters represented by climate change.
Fish of Minnesota
Paperback ISBN: 1591931924
Impress your fishing buddies with the Fish of Minnesota Field Guide. It includes detailed illustrations and quick comparisons to ID the fish you catch. Plus, waterproof pages make the book safe to take on shore, in the boat or on the dock.