Coarse Fishing Basics

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Steve Partner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780600614012

Category: Coarse fishing

Page: 128

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Everything you need to know from choosing the right equipment to what bait to use. Learn vital skills from hook removal, spinning, legering and dead-baiting, to where to find the most common fish, what they look like and how to catch them. Using a unique mixture of artwork and photography this is a vital reference for the novice angler.
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Fly Fishing in Connecticut

A Guide for Beginners

Author: Kevin Murphy

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

ISBN: 0819572845

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 120

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In this book, a long-time resident and devoted fly fisherman imparts a wealth of knowledge about fly fishing in Connecticut. Kevin Murphy teaches novice anglers about the state’s trout hatcheries and stocking programs, the differences between brook, brown, and rainbow trout, and offers easy-to-follow instructions on the basics of fly fishing. In this concise text, the reader finds the essentials in fly fishing gear, stream tactics, casting, and a host of related topics. In addition, would-be anglers gain a useful glimpse into the history of fishing in the state, plus important tips on stream conservation, fly fishing etiquette, regulations, and safety. Most importantly, anglers will find a veritable road map to Connecticut’s best trout streams and rivers. The book even offers excellent suggestions for comfortable lodging in prime fly fishing locations and—once the day’s fishing is done—a few mouth-watering recipes for cooking one’s catch. Whether you’re in the market for that first pair of waders, thinking of tuning up your casting technique, or just want to know where the fish are biting, this is the book to read.
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The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing

101 Tips for the Absolute Beginner

Author: Tom Rosenbauer,Orvis Company

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602393230

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 195

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Counsels beginners on the fundamentals of fly fishing using illustrated guidelines that demonstrate everything from fishing ethics and safety practices to tying effective knots and casting a fly line. Original. 15,000 first printing.
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Fly Fishing Made Easy

A Manual For Beginners With Tips For The Experienced

Author: Dave Card,Michael Rutter

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1461748453

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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Clearly written and generously illustrated, this book presents a practical, informative approach, geared specifically toward novice and intermediate anglers. You'll learn how to select the right equipment, master basic as well as intermediate casting techniques, read the water in order to find the fish, study various types of water bugs to determine what the fish are feeding on and pick the right fly for the job.
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The Orvis Guide to Beginning Saltwater Fly Fishing

101 Tips for the Absolute Beginner

Author: Conway X. Bowman

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1616080906

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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Expert saltwater fly fisherman, Conway Bowman, offers advice and useful techniques for the beginner fisherman in The Orvis Guide to Beginning Saltwater Fly Fishing--ideal for the novice that wants to learn and perfect their skills. Written in conjunction with the prestigious Orvis Company, this all encompassing guide is meant to teach and guide fishermen that wish to begin their adventure of saltwater fly fishing and don't know exactly how. Bowman answers questions ranging from what equipment is needed to how to identify saltwater fish to proven techniques to catch bigger and better fish. This guide covers all the basics--from rods, reels, lines, and tippets to the actual art of identifying and catching fish to using the tides, moon, and weather in your favor--making it the key to fun and effective fishing. With hundreds of full color photographs to accompany Bowman's nuggets of wisdom, The Orvis Guide to Beginning Saltwater Fly Fishing is the true companion for the outdoorsman that wants to catch top notch fish. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
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Beginner's Guide to Flytying

Author: Chris Mann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781571881847

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 76

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For the keen fly fisher who wishes to improve his chances of catching fish, fly tying is a necessity. This book shows you all the procedures necessary to tie a vast range of flies successfully -- popular flies like the Woolly Bugger, Pheasant Tail, Grey Wulff, and more. The authors explain about tools, hooks, and materials, and lead on to the basic skills of fly tying. The techniques learned here will stand you in good stead for all of your future experimentation, even the most complex flies are based on these skills. This book opens up a whole new world in fly fishing, it's time to start tying your own flies.
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A Beginners Guide to Whittling

Author: Bruce Totman

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1440126992

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 49

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A guide to types of wood, knives and their care for those wishing to learn about whittling. Have you ever thought about whittling? Pictured yourself sitting on the front porch in a rocking chair with a knife and a piece of wood watching the neighbourhood activity? Maybe not!! How about sitting by the lake with fishing line out and whittling away the time? Relaxing and waiting to get a bite. This book covers knife types and care along with safety, wood basics and three beginners projects.
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Beginner's Guide to Fly Fishing

Author: Jim Casada,James A. Casada

Publisher: Barron''s Educational Series

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 96

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Wherever you find a clear freshwater stream or river, you'll also find devoted anglers intent on matching their wits against trout, salmon, and other fighting fish. Here is the perfect instruction book for beginners. Clear, comprehensive charts detail essential information on how to choose appropriate flies, rods, reels, and lines for catching different varieties of fish. With words and pictures, author Peter Gathercole also coaches his readers on fishing skills and techniques, starting with simple basics that include assembling the fishing rod, attaching the fly, mastering casting techniques, and reeling. He takes novice fishermen through the many steps toward proficiency and a pleasurable fishing experience. He also offers refresher chapters for those anglers who have been away from fishing for some time. And even advanced anglers will find advice and tips guaranteed to improve their skills for their next fishing outing. This attractive book is filled with hundreds of how-to color photos.
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Basic Fishing

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Wade Bourne

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1626369208

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

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A great beginner’s guide for new fishermen and those who want to learn to fish for fun, with advice on tackle, bait, boats, accessories, and more. 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. You'll learn all about: How to catch fish—guaranteed! Different types of fishing equipment How to select bait, lures, and tackle Where and how to find good fishing spots Boats, boat accessories, and motors Methods for cooking and cleaning fish Increasing your fishing skills Fishing safety And more! This book is great for families looking to bond in the great outdoors, and it proves that the joy of fishing can last a lifetime and beyond as it is passed down from generation to generation. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more.
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