Synopses & Reviews
Impress your fishing buddies with this guide to the Carolinasí freshwater fish. It includes detailed illustrations and quick comparisons to ID the fish you catch. Plus, waterproof pages make the book safe to take on shore, in the boat or on the dock.
Impress your fishing buddies with this field guide. The fact-filled book includes detailed, accurate illustrations and quick comparisons for easily identifying the freshwater fish you catch. State-specific data on range and habitat supplement the fascinating information presented for each species of fish. Plus, the convenient size and the waterproof pages make these field guides safe to take with you on shore, in the boat or on the dock.
Make identifying freshwater fish easy and enjoyable. This field guide by Dave Bosanko features detailed information about 79 types of North Carolina and South Carolina fish, and the book s waterproof pages make it perfect for the dock or boat. Identify your catches with the intricately detailed fish illustrations, and verify them using the Similar Species comparison features. Then read fascinating facts on spawning behavior, feeding habits and more. Plus, match up your best catches against the state and North American records. With inside information for locating fishing hotspots, this book is essential for every tackle box, beach bag, RV and cabin."
About the Author
Julie Martinez is an explorer, naturalist, freelance artist and formal art instructor. Her appreciation for insects, plants, rocks and fossils started in childhood with a collection that has grown throughout her life. Julie graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, with a degree in Fine Arts and Biology. She initially worked as an illustrator for the medical field, but in the late 1980s began a freelance career, which she has enjoyed ever since. Julie's work is featured in many textbooks, journals and museum exhibits throughout North America. She is also a staff teacher at Minnesota School of Botanical Art. When not teaching, she travels with husband, Jon, exploring the wilds of the world.Dave Bosanko was born in Kansas and studied engineering before following his love of nature to degrees in biology and chemistry from Emporia State University. He spent thirty years as staff biologist at two of the University of Minnesota's field stations. Though his training was in mammal physiology, Dave worked on a wide range of research projects ranging from fish, bird and mammal population studies to experiments with biodiversity and prairie restoration. A lifelong fisherman and avid naturalist, he is now spending his retirement writing, fishing and traveling.