Cruisers Handbook Of Fishing 2nd Edition

SKU 9780071427883

Special Price $19.95 Regular Price $29.92

The definitive book."--"Cruising World"

The complete guide to catching and cooking fish from the decks of a cruising boat.

"The Cruiser's Handbook of Fishing" gives you everything you need to know about catching fish in tropical or middle-latitude seas--from a cruising boat underway or at anchor, from a dinghy, in the surf, and while diving reefs. Step by step this richly detailed guide walks you through: Choosing, using, and maintaining tackle, lures, hooks, leaders, and other rigging essentials Reading currents, wind, wave patterns, tides, water temperature, and atmospheric conditions Modifying vessels with cruise-fishing enhancements such as rod holders, outriggers, cleaning tables, bait wells, and platforms Tying the best knots for cruise fishing Avoiding and treating routine fishing injuries and poisoning--including vital information on ciguatera, venomous stings and punctures, and steering clear of dangerous predators Identifying hundreds of fish species Preparing your catch--including a range of easy and delectable recipes And much more

"A great 'catch.' "--"Sailing"

"You want to catch fish? Read this book."--Herb McCormick, editor, "Cruising World"

"Jam-packed with solid advice on tackle and techniques proven to catch fish."--Barry Gibson, editor, "Salt Water Sportsman"

"Every culture has its bible, and until now, there wasn't one for the voyager who had a passion for catching fish."--"Ocean Navigator"

"Scott and Wendy are giving their fellow sailors the gift of an abundant life on the sea."--"Blue Water Sailing"

"A boatload of hard-earned knowledge and practical advice from a couple who has been there."--"Latitudes and Attitudes"

Format: Paperback

# of pages: 418

Authors: Scott and Wendy Bannerot