Saltwater Fishing Made Easy

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Date

March 31, 2006

Format

Paperback, 384 pages

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ISBN

007146722X / 9780071467223

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Your Price

22.95



Overview


Main description

Your one-stop guide for saltwater fishing in North America

Whether you’re an experienced angler looking to improve your skills or a beginner just discovering the joys of saltwater fishing, this authoritative guide will help you bring in bigger and better fish every time you cast your line. Saltwater Fishing Made Easy is your all-in-one resource for fishing methods and techniques, tackle and bait, and, most important, the fish themselves. Before you go on your next fishing excursion, make sure this book is in your tackle box. Inside you will learn:

  • Every method and technique of saltwater fishing: surf casting, fly fishing, jigging, trolling, chumming, and more
  • What you need to know about more than 75 popular game fish found on the North American coasts, including feeding habits, preferred environments, and the best techniques for catching them
  • Basic equipment, from rods and reels to bait and boats
  • Step-by-step instructions for tying the 13 most useful fishing knots
  • Proper techniques for cleaning, scaling, and filleting your catch
  • Helpful advice in legal, ethical, and safety issues


Table of contents

PrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Why Fish?PART 1: FISHING BASICSChapter 1 Luck, the Law, the Moon, and Doing What's RightChapter 2 Comfort and SafetyPART 2: FISHING EQUIPMENTChapter 3 Getting EquippedChapter 4 Saltwater Fishing RodsChapter 5 Saltwater ReelsChapter 6 Line, Leader, and SwivelsChapter 7 HooksChapter 8 SinkersChapter 9 Natural BaitChapter 10 Artificial Bait and LuresChapter 11 Bucktail JigsChapter 12 Tying Effective KnotsChapter 13 BoatsPART 3: FISHING TECHNIQUES AND METHODSChapter 14 Hooking, Playing, Chumming, and Other TechniquesChapter 15 Bottom and Pier Fishing, Trolling, and Other MethodsChapter 16 Surf FishingChapter 17 Saltwater Fly FishingChapter 18 56 Quick Saltwater Fishing TipsPART 4: THE PAYOFFChapter 19 89 Popular Species and How to Catch ThemChapter 20 Preparing and Cooking Your CatchAppendix A Fishing and the LawAppendix B Temperature Ranges for Common Saltwater FishAppendix C Fishing for the RecordAppendix D Fish NamesAppendix E Useful Fishing WebsitesAppendix F Fishing LogGlossaryAbout the AuthorIndex


Author comments

Martin Pollizotto has fished extensively on America's three coasts for 40 years and has written a monthly column on saltwater fishing for the U.S. Power Squadrons.


Back cover copy

Your one-stop guide for saltwater fishing in North America

Whether you’re an experienced angler looking to improve your skills or a beginner just discovering the joys of saltwater fishing, this authoritative guide will help you bring in bigger and better fish every time you cast your line. Saltwater Fishing Made Easy is your all-in-one resource for fishing methods and techniques, tackle and bait, and, most important, the fish themselves. Before you go on your next fishing excursion, make sure this book is in your tackle box. Inside you will learn:

  • Every method and technique of saltwater fishing: surf casting, fly fishing, jigging, trolling, chumming, and more
  • What you need to know about more than 75 popular game fish found on the North American coasts, including feeding habits, preferred environments, and the best techniques for catching them
  • Basic equipment, from rods and reels to bait and boats
  • Step-by-step instructions for tying the 13 most useful fishing knots
  • Proper techniques for cleaning, scaling, and filleting your catch
  • Helpful advice in legal, ethical, and safety issues

Martin Pollizotto has fished America's three coasts for more than forty years, and for five years wrote a monthly column on saltwater fishing for a local U.S. Power Squadrons division.





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