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The Big Ones — The World Record Smallmouth Bass of Dale Hollow Lake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
From the World Record Smallie caught by D. L. Hayes in 1955, to Paul Beal’s 1986 wonder caught on eight pound test line, this book showcases the history of the 10 Dale Hollow Lake bronze-backs listed in the world record. Shell shows Smallmouth fishing’s past and offers theories about its future. Comments from some of smallmouth’s greats, including Billy Westmorland, Stephen Headrick, more.
Frank Sawyer's Nymphing Secrets
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You set the price! Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Frank Sawyer earned worldwide acclaim for his books ‘Keeper of the Stream’ and ‘Nymphs and the Trout’ He is probably most widely remembered as the inventor of the Pheasant Tail Nymph. Frank continued to write on the techniques of nymph fishing long after ‘Nymphs and the Trout'. This book is a collection of these articles.
Keeping Track: The Inner Eye of an Outdoor Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,440. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010 by Graybooks. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Written over the course of 20 years by the founding editor of Gray’s Sporting Journal, these 70 short pieces form a very personal and moving memoir of a thoughtful life spent in the outdoors with his growing family and a few like-minded and unforgettable characters. By the end of this book, they’ll all be etched in your mind, too.
Alaska - Fishing The Untamed
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Wilderness fishing adventures of former Alaska lodge owner. Photos introduce chapters about fishing and wildlife on remote rivers of Bering Sea and Bristol Bay Regions, Kodiak Island, Alaska Peninsula, and less secluded Kenai Peninsula. Accounts include salmon fishing excursions, bear encounters, Native subsistence fishing, and detailed writings of "A River Runs Red" (sockeye) and Arctic grayling.
Fishing Tales and Other Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Collection of short stories of fishing and boating adventures in New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands. New Zealand is renowned worldwide as a fishing paradise and the author has many years experience in these waters. With many a tale to tell you can be sure to hear more from this author in the future.
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This collection of memoirs reflect Randy Kadish’s journey of fly fishing and spiritual recovery that began when he admitted his life had become unmanageable. Then, he asked for help and relived the deep pain of his very traumatic childhood. To soothe himself, he turned to fishing. Finally, after an unexpected crisis, he found a way to forgive and connect to the good in the world.
Fishing Tips And Tricks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,140. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Fishing is a habit. It is an instinct—a "fever". To one who has this "fever" or instinct or habit a day off means fishing. A few days rest in the spring means a fishing trip. A summer vacation simply means more fishing. Being penned up at home with a cold or in bed sick means a time for dreaming of past tussles with big ones. Of longing for the fishing season to come again.
Finding The Elusive Carp
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Price: Free! Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Simple Freshwater Biology, Come and meet the family, The Carp's External Features, The Carp's Internal Features, hat the well dressed Carp Fisherman should never be seen without, The Carp Rod, The Reel, Alarms and indicators, Rod rests, buzzers bars & pods, Line, Bivvies & shelters, Baiting up equipment, Carp care, Carp care tackle, Tactics, Setting up your swim, Accurate casting, Feature finding.
Fishing Lures : Artificial Flies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Writers on fishing, who are ignorant of aquatic insects, are apt to give instructions for the making of flies which are so utterly unlike anything in nature, that it would puzzle any one to discover what they were intended to represent. This book endeavours to describe, as distinctly and accurately as he possibly could, such flies as are found in nature.
The Art Of Angling
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
This is a short book for beginners (and maybe a review for experienced) anglers. Fishing can be a healthy, fun sport if done right. Learn how to select tackle, equipment, bait etc and how to catch the fish.
Always Take Your Rifle
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Always Take Your Rifle is a collection of short articles on hunting and fishing drawn from the author's adventures in the outdoors. From the poignant "Living and Dying in Four Wheel Drive" to the comical "Why do I Always get a Defective One?", the stories span a twenty-five year history of his days afield. Scattered throughout the book are some of the author's favorite wild game recipes.
A Freshwater Fisherman in Thailand
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Stand outside a palm-shaded wooden hut in a Thai fishing park, and do battle with a colossal Mekong Giant Catfish. See an exotic Featherback pulled from a muddy canal by a rural Thai angler in a quiet, backwater town. Share a few beers and a magnificent catch of Rohu with a few new friends, and experience a fishing competition with an angry Thai bar-girl.
Fish And Eat Cheap
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,670. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Is your budget getting crunched these days? Do you want to fill the freezer with the food doctors recommend the most? Then get busy fishing…and more importantly…CATCHING…as Cap’n Larry Jarboe says. Larry will show you all of his time-testing tricks for deluding fish enough to jump right on your hook and in some cases, just jump out of the water and into your boat.
Fighting Alaska's Wild Kings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
If you’ve dreamed of tangling with fierce Alaskan king salmon, this is the book for you. Boulden shares trade secrets perfected over ten years as a professional king-fishing guide to give you his deadliest techniques. His heart-pounding accounts of duels with monster fish give readers a taste of what it’s like to fight these giants in the untamed rivers of Alaska’s last frontier. Includes photos.
From Gudgeon To Carp
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,450. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
From gudgeon to carp is the story of an angler and his fishing life so far, plus all of the adventures along the way. It describes his progression from catching small fish on the canal as a young boy, through many different species of fish, and larger and yet larger quarry. But all these different fish lead on to the ultimate prize - Carp.
What Bait For What Fish
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,800. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
All anglers get confused sometimes as to what bait to use for which fish. Spoon? Worm? For a beginner it is even more perplexing. This work is not all encompassing, but it will give any fisherman a leg up on what to use for which fish.
Fishing For Barbel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The barbel is a prized fish and tricky to catch. Here are tips and tricks on how to snag the best barbel around. Whether novice or expert angler, there is something in here for everyone.
Flexibility & Duct Tape
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,810. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
As seen through the eyes of the “Wagon Master”, Author Jack Campbell, explores the worldly travels of fishing through dusty and dirty sunglasses. His gang of four, the purported swashbucklers of fly-fishing, and their adventures from pristine Alaska to “ugly water” are humorously told in this fast paced and entertaining book.
The Chesapeake: Legends, Yarns & Barnacles
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Series: The Chesapeake, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Many of the best of the short stories from The Chesapeake are included in this second in the series. From fishing in the Patuxent to sailing the Chesapeake Bay to Pepper Langley's life at Solomon's Island and Jack Rue's Lexington Park after the end of World War II, the writers of The Chesapeake are here to entertain you. Steve Uhler, Fred McCoy, Mel Brokenshire, Cap'n Larry Jarboe and more.
The Myth
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Beverley Young. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
This tale will resonate with fishermen everywhere. From those first exhilarating twitches of a red-tipped float, to the camaraderie and friendship that a sport like angling can provide. Stan's fascination with water sees him begin a journey, and a passion, that will last a lifetime. As Stan and the carp journey through the years, the final outcome is in the balance as their paths eventually cross.