Fishing For Dummies

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-09-19
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Whether you're a seasoned angler or new to one of Australia and New Zealand's most popular sports, this easy-to-understand guide will have the fish nibbling on your line in no time. Learn about the fundamentals of fishing so you can catch, clean and cook your dinner while enjoying the great outdoors.

Author Biography

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.

Table of Contents

Getting to Know Fish
Fishing Fundamentals
Our Favourite Saltwater Fish
Our Favourite Freshwater Fish
Tackling the Right Gear
On a Hook and a Line
Hot Rods
The Reel Deal
Terminal Tackle
Baits, Lures and Flies
Using Your Equipment the Right Way
Creating Your Fishing Kit
Spooling Up
Top Knots to Know
Rigs That Really Work
Cast Away
Hooking, Playing and Landing Fish
The New Age of Fishing
Kiss or Kill?
Cleaning, Preparing and Cooking Your Catch
Fishing for the Future
What Kind of Angler Are You?
Specialise or Speculate?
Surf Casters and Rock Hoppers
Jetty Rats
Estuary Anglers
Deep-Sea Anglers
Freshwater Fanatics
Fly Floggers
Ahoy, Captain!
The Part of Tens
The Ten Best Fishing Websites
My Ten Favourite Australian Fishing Spots
My Ten Favourite New Zealand Fishing Spots
Ten Things No-One Ever Tells You about Fishing
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