Fishing For Dummies

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Wiley, Aug 3, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 192 pages
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This book puts more fish on your line!

Want to dangle a line anywhere in Australia or New Zealand? On the way to becoming a successful angler, discover how to choose your tackle confidently, master rigs and knots, read your fishing environment, cast efficiently and take home more fish for the table -- all while fishing with safety and sustainability in mind.

Find expert guidance -- absorb Steve Starling's insider knowledge of fishing to develop your angling skills

Build your fishing kit -- discover how to choose the right tackle for the right fish, competently and without waste

Increase your fishing knowledge -- take advantage of myriad tips about constructing effective rigs

Hone your craft -- match your bait to the fish, cast with ease and reel 'em in

Take on sustainability -- immerse yourself in the new age of fishing; catch only what you need

Prepare your catch -- improve your skills in all areas of fish preparation, from gutting to filleting with ease

Cook like a pro -- practise the art of simplicity in the kitchen to retain and release those wondrous fish flavours

Investigate ten top fishing spots -- take a trip to Steve Starling's top fishing spots in Australia and New Zealand

Open the book and find:

How to target Aussie/Kiwi saltwater and freshwater fish

Techniques to rig your gear likea pro

Pointers on selecting the best baits, lures and flies

Ways to tie reliable knots -- in all weathers and in the dark

Tips on casting all types of fishing tackle

The right way to release your fish

Ideas on how to contribute to fishing sustainability

A guide to your own style of angling: Jetty rat, estuary or ...

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About the author (2010)

Steve Starling is regarded as Australasia's top communicator in the angling game today. Steve is uniquely gifted at passing on his wealth of fishing know-how to new chums and old hands alike. With this book, you can be a better angler and improve your enjoyment of this unique outdoor pastime.

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