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'The definitive book' - "Cruising World". This is the complete guide to catching and cooking fish from the decks of a cruising boat. "The Cruiser's Handbook of Fishing" gives you everything you need to know about catching fish in tropical or middle-latitude seas - from a cruising boat underway or at anchor, from a dinghy, in the surf, and while diving reefs.Step by step this richly detailed guide walks you through: choosing, using, and maintaining tackle, lures, hooks, leaders, and other rigging essentials; reading currents, wind, wave patterns, tides, water temperature, and atmospheric conditions; modifying vessels with cruise-fishing enhancements such as rod holders, outriggers, cleaning tables, bait wells, and platforms; tying the best knots for cruise fishing; and, avoiding and treating routine fishing injuries and poisoning - including vital information on ciguatera, venomous stings and punctures, and steering clear of dangerous predators; identifying hundreds of fish species; preparing your catch - including a range of easy and delectable recipes; and much more.'A great 'catch' - "Sailing". 'You want to catch fish? Read this book' - Herb McCormick, editor, "Cruising World". 'Jam-packed with solid advice on tackle and techniques proven to catch fish' - Barry Gibson, editor, "Salt Water Sportsman". 'Every culture has its bible, and until now, there wasn't one for the voyager who had a passion for catching fish' - Ocean Navigator. 'Scott and Wendy are giving their fellow sailors the gift of an abundant life on the sea' - "Blue Water Sailing". 'A boatload of hard-earned knowledge and practical advice from a couple who has been there' - Latitudes and Attitudes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071427883
ISBN-10: 0071427880
Format: Paperback
(236mm x 188mm x 16mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: International Marine Publishing Co
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Scott Bannerot

Scott Bannerot co-authored The Cruiser's Handbook of Fishing with his wife, Wendy. He holds a doctorate in fisheries biology, and has worked as a marine biology research scientist and diver, charter fishing captain, commercial fisherman, long-distance sailor, and photojournalist. His feature articles have appeared regularly for 20 years in adventure, sailing, and fishing magazines, and he has published a number of technical works. Scott, Wendy, and seven year old son now live in Australia. Scott is an enthusiastic "fun" surfer; he has surfed all over the world while sailboat cruising.

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