A great beginner’s guide for new fishermen and those who want to learn to fish for fun, with advice on tackle, bait, boats, accessories, and more.
New to fishing and have no idea how to start? With Basic Fishing, you’ll be an accomplished angler in no time at all. Expert angler and award-winning outdoor writer Wade Bourne was taught to fish by his father. In turn, Bourne taught his children how to fish. Now he brings his expertise to Basic Fishing, a step-by-step guide that masterfully breaks down the art of fishing with diagrams, vivid photographs, and lessons. You'll learn all about:
- How to catch fish—guaranteed!
- Different types of fishing equipment
- How to select bait, lures, and tackle
- Where and how to find good fishing spots
- Boats, boat accessories, and motors
- Methods for cooking and cleaning fish
- Increasing your fishing skills
- Fishing safety
- And more!
This book is great for families looking to bond in the great outdoors, and it proves that the joy of fishing can last a lifetime and beyond as it is passed down from generation to generation.
Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more.
About the Author
Wade Bourne is an award-winning outdoor writer as well as the founder and host of Pros’ Pointers Radio, which airs nationwide year-round. A veteran television broadcaster, he has hosted a weekly hunting and fishing series for several years. He is the author of six books on hunting and fishing and contributes to several leading outdoor magazines. He lives in Clarksville, Tennessee.