Amazing Fishing Stories: Incredible Tales from Stream to Open Sea

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Wiley, Sep 19, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
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From battling monsters from the deep, to the magic and mystery of fly fishing—larger-than-life fish stories that are all true

Lifelong fisherman Paul Knight knows the thrill of the chase, the one-on-one battle of endurance between man and beast that is sport fishing. Like Hemingway, and legions of others who've tested themselves against nature, author Paul Knight has traveled to remote parts of the globe to reel in stories of epic adventures with rod and line. In Amazing Fishing Stories, he takes readers on a breathtaking expedition from frozen Russian rivers to the wild jungles of India, detailing the heart-pounding capture of sailfish, tuna, and shark and thrilling struggles with monsters from the deep.

There are wonderful stories of fly fishing, as Knight describes in captivating detail the pursuit of salmon, trout, and more exotic sport from the Scottish Highlands to the Indian jungle. International in scope, and covering all types of fishing from open ocean to mountain stream, this eclectic collection of well told fishing stories has something for everyone.

  • The book is a compelling and entertaining read that covers a variety of fishing around the world
  • The author is a leading figure among UK anglers, as CEO of Salmon and Trout Association, and contributor to a wide range of angling magazines, including Gamefisher

An ideal gift for the armchair enthusiast and active fisherman, Amazing Fishing Stories is an exhilarating trek across the globe, with a skilled fisherman and masterful writer, in search of the perfect catch.

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