The Complete Book of Surf Fishing

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2008 - Sports & Recreation - 232 pages
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Fishing from beach or rocky coastline presents challenges not faced by anglers who head out to sea. Written to open new frontiers to the old hand and provide advice to novice surf fishermen, "The Complete Book of Surf Fishing" will be a boon to all coastline anglers. Author and licensed charter captain Al Ristori covers the basics of traditional surfcasting, with well-illustrated instruction on casting big rods in big water. He covers the gamut of tackle that does duty in the surfconventional gear, spinning gear, fly tackle, and light tackleand discusses the full range of bait, lures, and flies. Most importantly, he tells you how to find fish. Whether you are casting on the East Coast, Gulf Coast, or West Coast, with Ristori's tips and tricks and decades of know-how, you will know where the fish are when they are most likely to bite. Everyone needs advice from an experienced fisherman once in a while, and now no angler plying the surf will have to do without.
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. While not every title we publish becomes a "New York Times" bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home."

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User Review  - ericandmelissa -

If you like reading about other peoples fish and looking at pictures of other peoples fish buy this.I recommend talking to your local bait shop buy the necessary equipment and get to fishing. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Captain Al Ristori is a Coast Guard-licensed charter captain. He wrote for Salt Water Sportsman for more than forty years and was the saltwater fishing editor for the Star-Ledger in Newark, New Jersey. He has fished for more than half a century for everything from sunfish to thousand-pound tuna, and still puts in more than two hundred days a year at sea or on the beach!

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