Synopses & Reviews
No matter where you live, you’ll find great fishing for some type of fish. It may be catfish or sunfish in a local farm pond, carp in a nearby river, or crappies and bass in the lake across town. The beginning of this book shows you where different fish types (called species) live. As you page through this chapter, check out the small colored maps to see which species live in your state. And look closely at the drawings of the fish so you can tell what you have landed. So what species do you think will be your favorite to catch? This book covers:· How do I make a fish bite?o Teaching kids proven methods of locating, catching, and handling a variety of species.· Is it a keeper?· What does my fish weigh?
-- Teaches kids proven methods of locating, catching and handling a variety of fish species.
-- Kids will be inspired by the many exciting photographs.
Throughout North America, kids have the chance to experience the fun and challenge of fishing. It may be catfish or sunfish in a local farm pond, carp in a nearby river, or crappies and bass in the lake across town. Whatever species are available to the young angler, it's the MOST fun when you catch something.
This book helps kids catch fish by covering the basics of fishing: how to cast, where to cast, what baits to use, how to set the hook, and how to fight and land a fish. While this book could help even the adult beginning fisherman, it is written in a style to appeal to kids from age 9 to 13. The book features amazing underwater color photographs showing how fish eat, and how they strike lures and live baits. There are also easy-to-understand color illustrations to help teach the finer points of fishing.
The equipment section of the book will help parents quickly decide what to buy and what not to buy get the kids started. Plus, the format is small and convenient so kids can easily take the book along on their fishing trips.
Fishing is more fun when you're catching something. This book will make the difference between getting skunked and catching the biggest fish of your life.
About the Author
Dave Maas spent five summers working as head instructor and guide at Camp Fish, an educational fishing camp for kids located in northern Minnesota.
During this time he gave classroom seminars and on-the-water demonstrations on topics ranging from how to find springtime crappies to the proper method for releasing big muskies. For many years, Dave also served as an editor for the popular "Freshwater Angler" series of books.