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1.
"The Sea Angler"'s Step-by-step Guide to Baits and Rigs
~Mel Russ(Editor)
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Hardcover - Emap Pursuit Publishing Ltd / 16 April, 1999
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This guide to baits and rigs for sea fishing is designed to improve catch rates and features helpful photographs. Read more


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Sea Fishing Properly Explained
~Ian Ball
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Paperback - Elliot Right Way Books / 31 March, 1998
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Sea fishing is a sport that is at times fraught with danger and unexpected problems. This practical book contains detailed descriptions of the fish that inhabit Britain's coastal areas. Devising suitable baits and seasonal cycles the novice can...Read more

 
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The Longest Silence
~Thomas McGuane
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Hardcover - Yellow Jersey Press / 3 August, 2000
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From the river in his backyard to the holiest waters of the fly-fisher's world, Thomas McGuane's obsession takes him to Ireland, Montana, Argentina, New Zealand and Russia. "The Longest Silence" shows what a life dedicated to sport reveals about...Read more


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The Angler's Guide to Sea Fishing
~Bill Howes
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Paperback - Salamander Books / 25 April, 2000
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Offers explanations of the range of equipment and baits available and instructions on techniques such as float fishing and drift line fishing. There is a guide to all the popular fish, where to find them, what they eat and how to catch them. Read more


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Fishing for Dummies: How When and Where to Catch Fish- Explained in Plain English
~Peter Kaminsky
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Hardcover - Running Press Miniature Editions / 2 June, 2000
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Quest for Barbel
~Tony Miles, Trefor West
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Hardcover - The Crowood Press / 24 May, 1999
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In this revised edition, Tony Miles and Trefor West, two successful barbel anglers, reveal many of the secrets of catching large barbel, especially double figure specimens. The book covers equipment, technique and tactics in detail, but it is more...Read more


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Bob Nudd's Illustrated Guide to Pole Fishing
~Bob Nudd
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Hardcover - Emap Pursuit Publishing Ltd / 21 September, 1998
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A guide to pole fishing, aimed at both novices and experienced anglers, and written by the world coarse fishing champion. The text includes advice on choosing a pole and the finer points of baiting. There is also a comprehensive question and answer...Read more


8.
The Complete Book of Fly Fishing
~Tom McNally
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Paperback - Ragged Mountain Press / September 1997
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This introductory text serves as a guide to the theory and practice of fly fishing. Read more


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Strategic Carp Fishing
~Rob Hughes, Simon Crow
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Hardcover - The Crowood Press / 24 November, 1997
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A handbook on carp fishing in which World Champions Rob Hughes and Simon Crow explain their methods and techniques. Topics include: the importance of strategy; carp and its environment; the next generation of carp; and tactics, rigs, bait and...Read more


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Fly Fishing For DummiesŪ
~Peter Kaminsky
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Paperback - Hungry Minds / April 1998
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Peter Kaminsky combines his witty writing with his love of the great outdoors to create this introduction to the world of flyfishing. There are tips for picking the right rods, reels, and other equipment - plus ways to keep safety a priority. More...Read more


11.
The Longest Silence : A Life in Fishing
~Thomas McGuane
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Hardcover - Alfred A. Knopf / November 1999
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12.
Secrets of Fly-fishing for Trout
~Ian Ball
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Paperback - Elliot Right Way Books / 31 March, 1998
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For those people who want to learn how to tighten their line and budget, Ball's book is the ideal purchase. Aims to instruct people who wish to acquire knowledge, and will also suit those who want to enjoy a lazy day out on the riverbank with the...Read more


13.
Fly Fishing for Trout
~Bob Church, Peter Gathercole(Photographer)
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Paperback - The Crowood Press / 25 May, 1998
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Bob Church and Peter Gathercole offer this approach to mastering the sport. Trout is found in lakes, reservoirs, streams and rivers, and for each environment the angler is shown how to change his techniques to cope with the conditions. There are...Read more


14.
Pike Fishing
~Mick Brown
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Hardcover - The Crowood Press / 25 October, 1993
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All pike anglers need a knowledge of their quarry and the best methods for catching it. This book provides both. All aspects and methods of pike fishing are covered: live-baiting, dead-baiting, lure fishing, river fishing, and piking in all types of...Read more


15.
Begin Fishing the Right Way
~Ian Ball
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Paperback - Elliot Right Way Books / 1 April, 1996
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The publisher, Elliot Right Way Books - info@right-way.co.uk, 17 February, 2000
Begin fishing as you mean to continue - the Right Way.
Everyone from youngster to grandad can thrill to the hunt for wily fish with the help of this fact-packed book.

Ian Ball entertains as he teaches. He tells how to catch big fish from both freshwater and sea. He describes fascinating creatures and...Read more


16.
Fish, Fishing and the Meaning of Life
~Jeremy Paxman(Editor)
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Paperback - Penguin Books / 2 November, 1995
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An anthology containing a selection of writing on fishing. It includes fictional and non-fictional, historical and contemporary writing, with comments by Jeremy Paxman on his own fishing adventures. Read more


17.
A Jerk on One End
~Robert Hughes
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Hardcover - Harvill Press / 4 November, 1999
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Robert Hughes traces his love of fishing back to his earliest boyhood on Sydney Harbour, and recounts the high and low points of his career with rod and reel: surge of triumph at his first catch; the shame of having his father catch him trout-fishing...Read more


18.
Fifty Years a Fisherman
~John Wilson
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Hardcover - Boxtree / 8 October, 1999
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In all the slow, quiet bays and side streams off the main river shoals of piranha wait to chomp your morenita in half, so a step down in hook and bait size is imperative.
The face of British angling, television star, big fish specialist and author of...Read more


19.
The Fly Tier's Benchside Reference
~Ted Leeson, Jim Schollmeyer
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Hardcover - Frank Amato Publications / 13 November, 1998
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The publisher, Frank Amato Publications, Inc. fap@teleport.com, 13 November, 1998
Masterful volume of fly tying techniques.
Printed in full color this book features over 3,000 color photographs and over 400,000 words describing and showing, step-by-step, hundreds of fly-tying techniques! Leeson and Schollmeyer have collaborated to produce this masterful volume which will...Read more


20.
Coarse Fishing for Beginners
~Kenneth Mansfield, Chris Clifford
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Paperback - Foulsham / 29 May, 1997
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A revised edition of a riverside companion to the sport of coarse fishing which offers advice on the right kind of location, equipment required and techniques, extended and updated by Chris Clifford. Read more


21.
Where to Fish: 2000-2001
~D.A. Orton
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Paperback - Thomas Harmsworth Publishing / 11 April, 2000
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Farlow's Magazine
'The most comprehensive fishing directory covering the UK and Ireland.' Read more


22.
Hooked!
~George Melly
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Hardcover - Robson Books / 1 November, 2000
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Famous as a jazz-singer, Melly is less well-known for his life-long passion for fishing, and especially on the fly for trout. These humorous, poetic memories of what Melly believes to be his happiest hours, complete the picture of a very diverse man. Read more


23.
Trout Bum
~John Gierach
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Paperback - Simon & Schuster Books / January 1988
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Essays discuss trout, bass, fishing camps, mosquitoes, fly rods, night fishin fly-tying, and favorite fishing spots. Read more


24.
Confessions of a Carp Fisher
~BB, D.J. Watkins-Pitchford(Illustrator)
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Hardcover - White Lion / 25 April, 1997
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Carp are the big game of the inland angler and BB tells of his varied experiences with this sporting fish. He includes tips on catching carp and describes the catches of others. Read more


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The Angler's Guide to Coarse Fishing
~Bill Howes
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Paperback - Salamander Books / 25 April, 2000
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