For as long as we've been catching fish, they've been out-smarting us. But there are tips and pointers that even the most seasoned anglers can pick up! From trout to carp and bass to bonefish, this plain-English guide gives you coverage of the latest and greatest techniques to fish like a pro — and keep "The Big One" from getting away.
Go fish — find out how to take a fishing trip like a pro, from how to dress to finding and evaluating your fishing waters to familiarizing yourself with the types of fish you can expect to encounter
The reel deal on fishing gear — get advice on the equipment you'll need (and what you won't need) for freshwater and saltwater fishing
Hook, line, and sinker — get the bottom line on the best bait, lures, and flies you'll need to entice that next big bite
Book it or cook it — discover how to photograph your catch before it swims free, and get advice on how to clean and cook the catch of the day
Open the book and find:
A color section featuring fish and lures
New fishing tools and gadgets
How to choose the best gear for you
How to trick fish with lures
Common freshwater and saltwater fish
Recipes to turn your fillets into delicious meals
Advice on using live bait
Flies that work everywhere
How to tie popular fishing rigs
Catch the fish you want, and more of them
Choose the right gear and the right spots for fishing
Safely get the whole family involved
Get "The Big One" to bite
Greg Schwipps' work has appeared in outdoor magazines such as Outdoor Indiana, Indiana Game & Fish, and In-Fisherman.
I would recommend this book certainly to anyone interest in fishing.
Fishing for Dummies is a great tool for the new Angler and even seasoned veterans can find new tricks from Peter Kaminsky and Greg Schwipps.
I was very satisfied with this book, it is put together well and has loads of information in it.
As a previously pampered female fisher, this book explained why things are done and how to do them for myself. Great introduction.Published 2 months ago by Susan Hogan
Well written. Comprehensive. Very informative. And, Yes, I'm a fishing dummy. This book is easy to read, and it's packed chock full of wonderful tips and how to's... Read morePublished 3 months ago by KP
Geared to the beginning fisherman. It covers all necessary infomationPublished 4 months ago by kimbal hale
Very good for a beginner. However, you will need other books on how to specifically fish for a particular species.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
I waited over 2 months for this book at the local libraries because I was unsure what kind if read it would be. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
I am a total beginner when it comes to fishing, but recently have become very interested in fishing and eating the fish I catch. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Music Fan