Sunlit Riffles and Shadowed Runs
Stories of Fly Fishing in America
Hardcover ISBN: 0299289109
Ranging from the riotously comic to the nostalgic, edgy, and suspenseful, these sixteen stories offer richly developed and engaging portraits of characters across the spectrum of life, all absorbed by the thrill of fly fishing. A marriage betrayal on a trout stream in the north woods, a young boy’s coming of age as a fly fisherman in the Black Hills of South Dakota, angler rage on the redfish flats of the Gulf of Mexico, an epic quest for bullish rainbows in Montana’s celebrated Bighorn, the quiet mystique of Wisconsin’s Brule River, the intensity of combat fishing on a salmon pool in the Pacific Northwest, these are just a few of the fascinating tales of fly fishing offered in Sunlit Riffles and Shadowed Runs. Rendered in sparkling prose that will resonate with every angler, this collection will also delight any reader who enjoys outdoor pastimes.
A Year With the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island
Hardcover ISBN: 0062661396
The Pulitzer Prize-nominated author of The Big Roads presents a 200-year history of Chesapeake Bay's Tangier Island crabbing community while explaining how rapidly rising sea levels will render the island uninhabitable within 20 years. 100,000 first printing. Illustrations.
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.
Fishing Lake Superior
A Complete Guide to Stream, Shoreline, and Open-Water Angling
Paperback ISBN: 0816642001
A complete angler’s guide to fishing Lake Superior. Experienced fisherman Shawn Perich provides proven tactics for catching steelhead, lake trout, salmon, and walleye, as well as accurate information for boaters, shorecasters, and stream anglers. Fishing Lake Superior gives clear advice about when, where, and how to hook the big one. Let veteran outdoorsman Shawn Perich be your personal guide to the challenge of fishing Lake Superior. “Written by an accomplished angler, Fishing Lake Superior is an informative and entertaining reference to all aspects of Lake Superior fishing.” Mike Toth, Sports Afield “Fabulous! A lot of good advice, even for people who have been fishing a long time.” Kevin Bovee, Lake Superior Steelhead Association “I’ve been a steelheader for 50-odd years, and I’m surprised that a young fella knows this much about it. His information is accurate and concise.” Jim Keuten, Owner, Jim’s Bait, Duluth, Minnesota Shawn Perich is a free-lance writer and avid angler who lives on the North Shore. His first book, The North Shore: A Four Season Guide to Minnesota’s Favorite Destination, is a carry-along guide for planning trips along Lake Superior’s magnificent North Shore. Shawn has served as the editor of the Cook County Herald in Grand Marais and as the editor of Fins and Feathers magazine. His work has appeared in Sports Afield, Fly Rod and Reel, and Outdoor News.
Basic Illustrated Freshwater Fishing
Paperback ISBN: 0762792663
For a generation, the Basic Illustrated series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you’re planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic Illustrated books tell you what you need to know. Before you hook yet another clump of weeds, take heart with Basic Illustrated Freshwater Fishing, a quick-reading, picture-driven guide to fishing for all ages. This reference guides you to becoming a capable and knowledgeable angler, beginning with the basics. It presents all the essentials of fishing, using various kinds of tackle, for a variety of freshwater species. Step-by-step full-color photo sequences and information-packed, clearly worded instructions are the hallmarks of this definitive resource. This book features need-to-know skills, including: * How to cast * Choosing bait * Lures, lines, and tackle * Identifying fish and learning their feeding habits * Choosing a boat * Cleaning and cooking fish * Essential knots