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  • Details about Basic Fishing: A Beginner's Guide

    Basic Fishing: A Beginner's Guide

    Wade Bourne

    A great beginner's guide for burgeoning fishermen. New to fishing and have no idea how to start? With Basic Fishing, you'll be an accomplished angler in no time at all. Expert angler and award-winning outdoor writer Wade Bourne was taught to fish by his father. In turn, Bourne taught his children how to fish. Now he brings his expertise to Basic Fishing, a step-by-step guide that masterfully breaks down the art of fishing with diagrams, vivid photographs, and lessons on: * Different types of ……more

  • Details about Curious about Fishes

    Curious about Fishes

    Cynthia Harrod-Eagles; Elizabeth Bennett; Tomie dePaola

    Dive into the Exciting World of Fishes! Sharks, skates, shrimp, seahorses, and 30,000 other fishes swim through the world's waterways. With that much variety, you just have to ask- what makes a fish a fish? This book helps answer the question! Filled with amazing X-rays, full-color photographs, and lively text, aCurious About Fishes alooks at underwater creatures inside and out. Inspired by a popular Smithsonian exhibition and the first children's book to feature these extraordinary X-rays.…more

  • Details about Fishing with Grandma

    Fishing with Grandma

    Susan Avingaq; Charlene Chua (Illustrator); Maren Vsetula

    Adventure begins when Grandma takes her two grandchildren out for a trip to the lake. After showing the kids how to prepare for a fishing trip, Grandma and the kids enjoy a day of jigging in the ice for fish. Grandma shows them every step they need to know to complete a successful fishing trip, from what clothes to wear, to how to drill and clear holes in the ice, to how to make a traditional Inuit jigging rod. By the end of the day, the kids have a yummy meal of Arctic char, and they have also ……more

  • Details about Down by the River

    Down by the River

    Andrew Weiner; April Chu (Illustrator)

    One beautiful autumn day, Art sets out with his mother and grandfather for a fishing trip. Fishing days are Art's favorite. He loves learning the ropes from Grandpa--the different kinds of flies and tackle and the trout that frequent their favorite river. Art especially appreciates Grandpa's stories. But, this time, hearing the story about Mom's big catch on her first cast ever makes Art feel insecure about his own fishing skills. But, as Art hooks a beautiful brown trout, he finds reassurance i……more

  • Details about Kids' Guide to Fishing: The Young Angler's Guide to Catching More and Bigger Fish

    Kids' Guide to Fishing: The Young Angler's Guide to Catching More and Bigger Fish

    Walter Foster Creative Team; Dave Maas

    Calling all kids that love to fish! Ranger Rick Kids' Guide to Fishing will teach you what you need to know to catch the biggest fish you've ever seen, and learn loads of facts about them, too. If you're like most young anglers , you don't care what kind of fish you catch as long as you get something. After all, while it's fun just to be outside spending time away from home ( chores ) and school ( tests ), fishing is the most fun when you catch fish. By reading Ranger Rick Kids' Guide to Fish……more

  • Details about Smallmouth Bass Fishing for Everyone: How to Catch the Hardest Fighting Fish That Swims

    Smallmouth Bass Fishing for Everyone: How to Catch the Hardest Fighting Fish That Swims

    James Root; Mark Zona (Foreword by)

    Discover all the secrets of smallmouth bass fishing! Catching a smallmouth bass--especially a big one--can be a daunting pursuit for the unprepared. Successful smallmouth bass fishing depends on a variety of factors, including weather, habitat, time of year, type of tackle, and the tactics you decide to use on any given day. In A Beginner's Guide to Smallmouth Bass Fishing , lifelong angler Jim Root reveals all the specifics behind achieving success on lake, river, or pond. This comprehensive……more

  • Details about The Total Fishing Manual (Revised Edition): 317 Essential Fishing Skills

    The Total Fishing Manual (Revised Edition): 317 Essential Fishing Skills

    Joe Cermele; Field and Stream Editors (As told to)

    Updated and expanded for 2017, with new expert information on everything the modern fisherman needs to know--from picking the right gear and kitting out your boat, to the best techniques and tactics for seeking, locating, and snaring your catch. This revamped edition of the best-selling 2013 title brings readers all the information they need before they hit the water: Gear Up Find the best of what's out there, and what isn't worth the money. Including lures, baits, flies and tackle for any si……more

  • Details about Fly Fishing the Tidewaters of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay: A Calendar Year of Stories, Spots, and Recipes

    Fly Fishing the Tidewaters of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay: A Calendar Year of Stories, Spots, and Recipes

    Brett Gaba

    Enjoy a thoughtful, rural, and down-to-earth portrait of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay as seen by an avid fly fisherman. From isolated tidal rivers to unexpected spots beneath highway overpasses, each of the 12 stories, organized by the month of the year, offers a unique view of this diverse fishery with the straightforward sensitivity of an old country song. Along with a thorough examination of the fishery, read about struggles with the economic difficulty of creating a home on Maryland's Eastern S……more