Fishing Knots and Rigs
Wilson's Fishing Knots & Rigs
an update and expansion of Geoff's World's Best Selling Knot Book - this
time with a 145 minute instructional video the demonstrates almost 70
useful knots, diagrams, images and now video too! All the knots you need
to know...and a few extra for special applications!
Braid & Gelspun SUPERLINES
Harrison's Braid & Gelspun SUPERLINES
the full story on braided gelspun fishing line, the history of
development, types, applications... No one knows more about this stuff
than Australian Rod Harrison, a consultant to many USA and Australian
fishing companies. GsP lines (gel spun polyethylene line) encompases
Spectra/Dyneema/"braid" all describing the newer Super Lines which have
become much favored in the fishing community. Here's a straight
discussion of the product, without the hype.
JUST OFF THE PRESS
At the Rail
The Rail: Long Range Fishing
The heftiest, best illustrated book on long range
fishing ever printed begins distribution in early December, 2010*:
The Rail: Long Range Fishing, by Bill Roecker. It's a big,
coffee-table volume of 208 pages with high-quality printing and paper,
featuring color on every page. What's inside? The best bites ever seen,
the closest calls, oddest events, the most gratifying results and
heartbreaking losses are in this great new book.
At The Rail is a landmark saltwater
volume, for the general audience as well as anglers, with history,
expert tips, profiles of legendary anglers like Bill Poole, Frank
LoPreste, Carl Newell, Russ Izor and the sport's major companies. It
includes high-quality color photos, including two-page spreads, location
and tackle information, war stories from fishermen, the most significant
catches, scientific data from Kurt Schaefer of the Inter-American
Tropical Tuna Commision, details of record fish and Roecker's personal
long range adventures over the past 30 years. This book is a must-have
for all ocean anglers. If you love long range
sportfishing, you'll spend hour upon hour reading this book. It covers
everything from gear, techniques, locations, people, some history and
more. It's an eclectic stroll at the docks, with a huge amount of
information, written in a relaxed style that invites readers. -Mark
incredible seafood recopies, list of favorite fish with cooking tips,
step-by-step guidance with photos covering cleaning your catch to
cooking delicious meals. The book provides all sorts of fish
preparations needs: barbeque, fry, broil, bake, poach and sauté, smoking
a catch, freezing...it's stocked with great ideas. 205 pages by Vic
West Coast Seafood Recipes
Coast Seafood Recipes is filled with hundreds of easy, yet delicious,
recipes to help you enjoy the delights of the sea! From spicy curried
shrimp to lutefisk, grilled tuna to calamari, you'll love each delicacy.
With simple directions and easy to find ingredients, this cookbook
guarantees delightful meals with little effort. 171 pages by Blaine
San Diego's Fishing Industry
Diego has always attracted a rich diversity of immigrant groups. Between
the 1880's and 1970's, many of these groups helped to create a strong
and dynamic fishing industry that became a key component of the city's
identity. This book discusses and vividly describes through words and
photos the blossoming of the San Diego fishing industry. 127 pages
Saltwater Angler's Guide to Southern
fishing information is provided for the entire southern California
coastal, from Point Arguello north of Santa Barbara down through San
Diego and the Mexican border. The Channel Islands, Catalina and many
other offshore islands and the Outer Banks are covered including
Mexico's Islas de Coronado. Each area is covered with thorough
descriptions of the best fishing, with charts showing the best times of
the year to target each major species: over 50 maps highlight this book,
as well as boat launches and landings. 478 pages - new edition
OUT OF PRODUCTION AT PRESENT-please do not order at this time. $28.95
Boat, Dive & Fish Catalina Island
Wicklund provides detailed information on Catalina Island's coves,
moorings, anchorages, sites and much more. The book covers everything
from expected, and unexpected species you'll encounter as well as where
to find 'em. Fish, shellfish, recepies, fish cleaning, knots...lots of
info here. 152 + pages
The Local Angler
are fishermen and then there are anglers - the select few that can
step on a sport or private boat and put on a veritable clinic on how to
fish. They can do it all, these southern California anglers, from
flylining an anchovy on light line to tossing a surface iron with a long
rod. Essentially, there is a style to saltwater fishing in southern
California, especially when it comes to fishing from the decks of it's
big sport boats. This book includes information from top captains, crew
members, anglers and scientists, much of which has never been in print
before. Tips, tackle & gear, skills well covered.
Wrecks and Reefs!
Spira uncovers shipwrecks and artificial reels of southern California
for fishermen and divers. The book covers the many wrecks and reefs from
Santa Barbara County to the Mexican border. It contains histories of
these ships, how they sank, their GPS coordinates and even fishing and
diving information. 118 pages
The COMPLETE Book of Tackle Making
huge 549 page book covers about everything you'll ever need to know
about tackle making, from lures to rods, everything is discussed and
photographed. It's a huge book, and quite a value given it's breadth
over scope. By C. Boyd Pfeiffer.
Hoopin' it Up
Salazar is a long time friend. Back when I was
starting up CharkBait we'd gab on the radio,
swap fishing reports, and share spots. Several
years ago he teamed up with the folks at ProMar
and became a field tester for their lobster
products. He knows buggin like no other person I
know. Jim recently wrote an excellent book about
catching bugs. It covers all the basics, and
goes well beyond anything I've come across. If
you want to catch lobster, you need to buy his
book. It's as simple as that. It's the best $15
investment in a great meal you can make.
the Angler's Guide to Trailer Boating
is a must have book for guys traveling Baja. It contains the straight,
first hand, on-the-ground research you need to make this adventure.
Includes all the necessary info, marinas, beach launches, fishing,
where-to, how-to and what you can expect to catch. Wonderful book, by
Zack Thomas in 2008. 307 pages
Pacific Coast Sportfishing
newest issue of Pacific Coast Sportfishing magazine
is here! If you've never subscribed or
viewed an issue we'll make that an easy task for
your enjoyment. The magazine offers a
great deal of information throughout it's
usually about 125
pages and full of great information.
Big Game Fishing Journal
Game Magazine is a wonderful publication filled with helpful tips for anglers.
The primary focus is private boating, charter boating tips and
techniques. BG is an East Coast magazine, with information that's
applicable to any coast's fishing.
Fishing California Saltwater - Proven
Spots & Proven Methods
California Saltwater - Proven Spots & Proven Methods - David Colby
Whether you're an experienced angler or just starting out, you'll find
some very good and useful information in this "how to" guide to fishing
in California. For anyone new to the State of California, or new to
saltwater fishing, this book is a must. The book starts out with a
nice calendar of expected fishing you might get into through the year,
one focused on the northern part of the state, another geared to the
south. The book has an abundance of recognized fishing areas pinpointed
on maps. There's also a good amount of info provided about methods
of catching various species of local fish.
Sport Fish of the Pacific - Vic
If you're trying to identify a catch, check to see if you've caught
a record, or a safe meal, this is the book for you. It includes
250 full color fish images with a good amount of information concerning
main habitats, game qualities and best fishing methods and tackle used.
The illustrations are excellent, better than a photograph for
identifying your catch. The book covers the Pacific from Alaska to
Fish of the Pacific - Vic Dunaway
Saltwater Gamefishes of the World
is the definitive coffee table sportfishing reference. Saltater
Game Fishes of the World, an Illustrated History by Bob Dunn and Peter
Goadby covers it all, from a historical perspective. The book is
large, 12x18 inches, and 270 of information. The illustrations
(not photographs) are stunning, and they're real works of art. This
book covers a lot of territory, with chapters about Medieval Writers on
fish, Naturalists, The Fishes, covering Broadbill Swordfish, Salifishes,
marlin, Tunas, sharks, Cobia, Bluefish..., Anglers - origins to the
birth of sportfishing. It's a rich volume of information, any
angler will value. The book carries a retail price of $130, but
we've got yours for only $89!
California Guide Great Saltwater Fishing
Rychnovsky 150 pages of detailed information about where to go and how
to catch gamefish at specific locations along our coast. From Oregon to
Mexican boarder, this book offers a lot of info.
Saltwater Fishing In California
Kovach's classic is now in it's 7th edition. That's a pretty good
indicator of it's worth. Covers fishing spots, techniques,
includes quite a few maps
Fishes of the Pacific Coast
Alaska to Peru including the Gulf of
California and Galapagos Islands
compact, and crammed with images. It's an easy fit in the tackle
by Gar Goodson
Pacific Coast Fish
guide to Marine Fish of the Pacifi Coast of North America by Ron Russo,
Illustrated by Ann Caudle
Pacific Coast Inshore Fishes
W. Gotshall provides hundreds of photos and drawings of inshore fish for
Tales of the Golden Years of California
Ocean Fishing 1900-1950
hear someone mention just how good the fishing was in the good old days.
Well, with this book you can see what they're talking about. Big fish,
close to home fish, the men and techniques used in days gone by.
Guide to Rigging Braid, Dacron and Gelspun
the Spectra Rigging resource you were looking for. Great
illustrations and descriptions.
Complete Book of Fishing Knots and Rigs
Wilson wrote the world's best selling knot book, over 200,000 sold.
It's a very good resource, with great illustrations.
Bait Rigs & Tackle
Dunaway's Complete Book of Baits Rigs and Tackle covers over 100 of the
best knots and rigs, from wire to mono, offers instructional information
regarding rods, reels, lines and terminal tackle, rigging baits, for big
game to small inshore flyrod or canepole techiniques. Over 250 pages.
Practical Fishing Knots
Sosin and Left Kreh team up to provide over 50 knots anglers will use.
Fishing Spot Locator
Lat-Long and Loran Guide to Southern California's Pacific Coast.
This is the most complete reference for So. Cal. anglers. It's a private
Savord's Lat-Long Guide
edition of a clasic reference covering the whole west coast, from
Washington, Hawaii and down to California and Baja
West Coast Seafood Recipes
375 easy to prepare seafood recipes for two people by Blaine Freer.
Fish Have No Hands
Gardner's classic, tell all book that will give you some 100 fish days
like Mike enjoys on a consistent basis.
It's a Keeper
something for the local guys. If you fish Southern
California saltwater from your own boat, you'll want this
book. If you are a private boater, buy this book and start
programming your GPS. You'll have confidence inspiring
experience right at your fingertips while you're on the water.
covers the coast from Point Conception to the Mexican border.
It covers our water from north to south, and includes all the
inshore reefs, islands, inshore and offshore banks and far
outside banks. There are several bonuses included in the
book, like their halibut landmark spots for the Santa Monica
Bay. Click on the link above right to see a typical page from