Fascinating . . . a sense of fishing history, culture and lore. -- Warwick Beacon, March 24, 2005
This is an amusing, lighthearted book for those interested in the history of sport and commercial fishing. -- Fly Fisherman, September 2005
About the Author
John Waldman is author of Heartbeats in the Muck (1-55821-720-7) and The Dance of the Flying Gurnards (1-58574-368-2) and writes for the New York Times, The Underwater Naturalist, and The Fisherman. He is a senior scientist with the Hudson River Foundation for Science and Research.