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Crappie: How to Catch Them Spring and Summer Kindle Edition

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Question: John, a lot of the information in this book you've gathered from tournament crappie fishermen. Why?
Phillips: That's a very-good question, and the answer's simple. The tournament crappie fishermen have to catch the most big crappie they can every day they compete, if they're going to earn any money to continue to pay their expenses, be able to go to crappie tournaments and be able to add some cash to their family's income. They're highly motivated to find the most big crappie they can in the short time they have to fish in a tournament - often no more than 1 or 2 days.
 
Question: How long have you been crappie fishing?
Phillips: I was fortunate to have a dad who worked and lived through the Great Depression. He and my mother were what's known as "close providers." Growing up, we were just above the poverty level, but we never knew it. The main reason for the hunting and fishing that we did was not only for sport and fellowship, but to feed our family. In those days, even when we caught small fish, we scored them across the sides, fried them whole and pulled the meat away from the bone. I always liked catching crappie, but I liked eating crappie even more. When my wife and I were at the University of West Alabama, I had a friend named John Holley, one of the best crappie fishermen I'd ever known. He and I would fish together on either Friday or Saturday. We caught all the crappie we legally could catch and had a fish fry for the other students living in the married students' apartments. During the week, I'd crappie-fish in a creek that was only 5-minutes from campus before or after school and work and catch crappie from the bank to eat in the middle of the week. I guess the best way to explain how long I've been crappie fishing is to say I never remember a time when I haven't fished for crappie.

About the Author

For the past 40 years, John E. Phillips of Vestavia, Alabama, has been a fulltime outdoor writer, traveling the world interviewing hunters, guides, outfitters and other outdoorsmen about how they hunt. An award-winning author, John has been hunting and fishing since his kindergarten days with his dad and brother and has had the good fortune to fish and hunt with experts. He's also travelled across the U.S. as a newspaper writer, magazine writer, outdoor photographer and radio host, and for the last 13 years, as a provider of outdoors internet content for numerous companies daily. He was the 2007 Legendary Communicator chosen for induction into the National Fresh Water Hall of Fame, the Crossbow Communicator of the Year in 2008, and in 2012, he was presented the Homer Circle Fishing Communicator Award by the American Sportfishing Association and the Professional Outdoor Media Association. To learn more the author and his outdoor experiences, go to nighthawkpublications.com/Bio%20Page/john.htm or visit John's Amazon author page.

Product Details

  • File Size: 6308 KB
  • Print Length: 182 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0692221166
  • Publisher: Night Hawk Publications, Inc.; 3 edition (November 21, 2013)
  • Publication Date: November 21, 2013
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007IV9A14
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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John, winner of the 2012 Homer Circle Fishing Award for outstanding fishing writer by the American Sportfishing Association (AMA) and the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA), the 2008 Crossbow Communicator of the year and the 2007 Legendary Communicator chosen for induction into the National Fresh Water Hall of Fame, is a freelance writer (over 6,000 magazine articles for about 100 magazines and several thousand newspaper columns published), magazine editor, photographer for print media as well as industry catalogues (over 25,000 photos published), lecturer, outdoor consultant, marketing consultant, book author and daily internet content provider with an overview of the outdoors. Phillips has been a contributor to many national magazines, has been affiliated with 27-radio stations across Alabama serving as their outdoor editor and wrote for a weekly syndicated column, "Alabama Outdoors," for 38-Alabama newspapers for more than 13 years. Phillips was Outdoor Editor for the "Birmingham Post-Herald" for 24 years. Phillips was also the executive editor for "Great Days Outdoors" magazine for 3 years.

The author of more than 100 books, including print and Kindle ebooks, on the outdoors, Phillips is a founding member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) and an active member of the Southeastern Outdoors Press Association (SEOPA). Phillips also is the owner of Night Hawk Publications, a marketing and publishing firm, and president of Creative Concepts, an outdoor consulting group.

Phillips conducts seminars across the nation at colleges in freelance writing, photography and outdoor education besides teaching courses in how to sell what you write to writers' groups. Phillips received his photography training as a still-lab photo specialist for six years in the Air Force. He was the chief photographer for Mannequins, Inc., a Birmingham modeling agency, for 11 years.

While serving as 2nd Vice President of the Alabama Wildlife Federation, Phillips was in charge of all press releases for the organization as well as serving as Chairman of Alabama's Big Buck Contest, which he founded more than 30 years ago. He also was president of the Alabama Sportsman's Association for three years.

Phillips is the recipient of a Certificate of Merit from the Governor of Alabama and the Department of Conservation for his work in the outdoor field. Phillips is vitally interested in the outdoors and travels the nation collecting personalities, stories and how-to information for his articles and features.

EDUCATION: B.S. degree from the University of West Alabama with a physical education major and a history minor.

EXPERIENCE: 10 years parttime and fulltime physical director for YMCAs and 40 years as a freelance writer, photographer, editor, book author, lecturer and daily-content provider for websites.

WRITING AWARDS: Runnerup - Best Outdoor Magazine Feature - 1981 - SEOPA; Certificate of Merit - Awarded by Alabama's Governor for writings on conservation; Most Outstanding Sports Writer in Southeast - 1983 & 1984; Best Outdoor Feature in Alabama, 1987 - Alabama Sportswriters' Association 3rd Place; Best Book of the Year - 1989 - SEOPA; 2007 - inducted into the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame as a Legendary Communicator; 2008 - received award naming him 2008 Crossbow Communicator of the Year from the Crossbow Manufacturers' Association; 2009 - GAMMA Honorable Mention for Consumer/Paid Best Essay for July/August 2008 in "Southern Sporting Journal."

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By Amazon Customer on May 3, 2013
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I started catching fish right away using the bull dozing technique described in the book.
That section alone is worth many Times the price of the book.
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By David Stadge on March 14, 2013
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The chapters were not detailed enough to provide a lot of value. Focused on the personalities more than the techniques.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Taus64 on April 23, 2012
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This book is a great read for the novice as well as the experienced angler. It has tricks and techniques from some of the best in the business that will make it easier for anyone to catch crappie.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Edward crombie on February 21, 2015
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Weak book
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