Moon California Fishing: The Complete Guide to Fishing on Lakes, Streams, Rivers, and the Coast

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Avalon Travel, May 1, 2012 - Travel - 696 pages
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Acclaimed outdoors author and experienced fisherman Tom Stienstra knows the best fishing spots in the Golden State, from the crystal-clear lakes dotting the Sierra Nevada to the open waters located just off the coast of San Francisco. Offering detailed descriptions of more than 2,000 fishing locations and including more than 70 pages of fishing tips and advice, Moon California Fishing leads both beginner and expert anglers to the best lakes, rivers, and coasts that the state has to offer. Complete with helpful regional maps as well as directions and ratings for each location, Moon California Fishing provides all the necessary tools to head outdoors.
 

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Contents

Contents
8
Authors Note
14
How to Catch a Fish
20
Getting Kids Hooked on the Outdoors
26
Largemouth Bass
34
Trout
41
Mackinaw Trout
49
Steelhead
52
Striped Bass
65
Halibut
69
Rockfish and Lingcod
74
Bonito
77
Yellowtail
79
Albacore
81
Shasta and Trinity
115
San Francisco Bay Area
377

Sturgeon
56
Salmon
60
Los Angeles and Vicinity
581
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About the author (2012)

For 30 years, Tom Stienstra's full-time job has been to capture and communicate the outdoor experience. This has led him across California—fishing, hiking, camping, boating, biking, and flying—searching for the best of the outdoors and then writing about it.

Tom is the nation's top-selling author of outdoors guidebooks. He has been inducted into the California Outdoor Hall of Fame and has twice been awarded National Outdoor Writer of the Year, newspaper division, by the Outdoor Writers Association of America. He has also been named California Outdoor Writer of the Year five times, most recently in 2007. Tom is the outdoors columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle; his articles appear on sfgate.com and in newspapers around the country. He broadcasts a weekly radio show on KCBS-San Francisco and formerly hosted an outdoor television show on CBS/CW San Francisco.

Tom lives with his wife and sons in Northern California.

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