Packed with fascinating facts, quirky trivia, and mind-boggling statistics, Fishing examines one of the world's most ancient and popular pastimes. Rob Beattie tackles everything... Read more
Packed with fascinating facts, quirky trivia, and mind-boggling statistics, Fishing examines one of the world's most ancient and popular pastimes. Rob Beattie tackles everything from fishing techniques to brave fishing adventures, from the history of fish and chips to what the well-dressed angler is wearing.
Rob Beattie is a freelance writer, computer journalist and author of books about camping, fishing and boating. He's written 11 books on subjects as varied as Windows Vista and Office 2007, fishing, family camping, boating for beginners, traditional D-I-Y, home science, making movies and Ray Mears-style outdoors survival. He's also written thousands of articles for magazines and newspapers on Windows PCs and software, Apple Macs, the Internet, music, film and general entertainment.
Modern methods of fishing aren't just for those in the know - they can work for everyone. Knowing why fish behave as they do is key to applying the right techniques and consequently catching more and larger fish. In this book, Mike Ladle and Steve Pitts reveal the inside story on what's going on under the water, answering questions such as:...
The rugged wild of the Adirondacks region of New York State has been a haven for sportsmen for hundreds of years. Hunters, fishermen, and trappers have found freedom and solitude in its crisp mountain air and vast expanses of wilderness. The challenge and adventure of the pursuit of wild game in this rough country has established the Adirondacks as a well-known destination for sportsmen. The area...
Through a fascinating collection of images, stories and interviews, People of the Sturgeon chronicles the history of this remarkable fish and the cultural traditions it has spawned. The authors introduce a colorful cast of characters with a good fish tale to tell. Color photos by the late Bob Rashid and images from the Wisconsin Historical Society evoke both the magical and the mortal. Weaving together myriad voices and examining the sturgeon's profound cultural impact, the authors reveal how a diverse group of people are now joined together as "people of the sturgeon."
Stop wasting your time on the water dealing with headaches and frustration over equipment failure and poor performance. Protect your investment in your reels, get more for your money, and spend more time doing what you love, fishing! If you have ever wanted to take the next step in maintaining your own reels then this is the perfect book for you. We take you through every aspect of your reel, and...
The wild North Country trout streams of the UK hold a magnetic allure for anglers who love the challenge of these exhilarating places. Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cumbria all posses lovely watercourses that each new season bring fishermen, both expert and tyro, back time and time again.Pat Regan the author of: Fly fishing on wild becks, has spent decades perfecting the mysterious craft of the...
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