Big Game Fishing Handbook (Handbook Series)

9781859740880: Big Game Fishing Handbook (Handbook Series)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

This guide to the sport of deep-sea game fishing concentrates on fish species that are listed by the International Game Fish Association including marlin, barracuda, tuna and swordfish. The book begins with a historical overview of the sport and moves on to classification issues and the threat of commercial harvesting of species. The following chapters cover the major big-game fish species around the world. Scientific classification is included along with distribution, habits and weights; game fishing tackle and techniques; and boat equipment and safety.;The second half of the book then gives a general overview of big-game fishing centres worldwide, encompassing the Americas, Europe, Australasia, Africa and the Indian Ocean Island groups. Interspersed throughout the text are facts and anecdotes about the feats of famous big-game fishermen.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Len Cacutt has been involved in writing and editing books on fishing since 1962. He has edited, amongst other publications on angling, the Collins Encyclopedia of Fishing, the Collins Pocket Guides to Freshwater and Saltwater Fishing, Fisherman's Weekly magazine, Hamlyn's Encyclopaedia of Fishing and Basic Guide to Angling. He has authored British Freshwater Fishes (Croom Helm) and Angling Records - Facts, Champions (for Guinness Books). Len Cacutt is based in Surrey, UK.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780811726733: Big-Game Fishing Handbook

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0811726738 ISBN 13:  9780811726733
Publisher: Stackpole Books, 2000

9781859742358: The Big-Game Fishing Handbook

New Ho..., 2006

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Len Cacutt
Published by New Holland Publishers Ltd (1999)
ISBN 10: 185974088X ISBN 13: 9781859740880
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description New Holland Publishers Ltd, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M185974088X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 123.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds