The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fishing Basics, 2E by Mike Toth

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You’re no idiot, of course. You know that the joy of fishing comes with skill, patience, and the right equipment. You can get yourself to the water and relax, but when it comes to baiting your hook and casting your cares away, you feel like a minnow swimming with the sharks!

Don’t throw back your angling ambitions just yet! The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Fishing Basics, Second Edition gives you the essentials for a successful fishing expedition—whether you’re heading for the local creek or the high seas. In this Complete Idiot’s Guide®, you get:

--An emergency fishing guide to help get you started immediately.

--The lowdown on tackle—hooks, lines, sinkers, and more.

--All the right moves to feel, hook, play, and land your catch.

--The bottom line on what you’ll need (and need to do) if you want to flyfish, saltwater fish, or fish in still waters.




About Mike Toth

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Mike Toth, managing editor of Field and Stream, has fished throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. He has served as editor at Aqua-Field Publications, Outdoor Life magazine, Game & Fish Publications, and Sports Afield magazine. He has written numerous articles on fishing and published his first book, Guide to Freshwater Fishing Boats, in 1995. Mr. Toth lives in Pennington, New Jersey, with his wife Regina, son Joey, and daughter Caroline, all of whom eat a lot of fresh fish.
Published March 10, 2000 by Alpha. 384 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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