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Kaufmann, Randall

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ISBN 10: 1885212135 / ISBN 13: 9781885212139
Published by Western Fishermans Press, Portland, OR, 2000
Condition: As New Hardcover
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400 pp. This book tells you how, when and where to fly fish for bones. Included in its 400 color pages are 130,000 words detailing all aspects of the sport, including Distribution Tides Tackle and Gear Angling History Food Sources Knots Natural History Choosing A Fly Guides Types of Flats Spotting, Stalking Adventuring Mangroves Strategies Booking a Trip Geography of Flats Retrieves The First Time Weather & Bone' Movements Hooking, Landing, Releasing Safety In addition, learn how to find and fish for barracuda, jacks, permit, sharks, snook, tarpon and trevally. Bonefish are found throughout the tropic and subtropical waters, including the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. Destinations discussed in detail include Bahamas Cayman Is. Florida Keys Los Roques Belize Christmas Is. Kanton Island Yucatan Bikini Cuba Seychelles A dozen expert guest authors share their bonefishing insights and experiences, including R. Valentine Atkinson, Tim Borski, Paul Brunn, Buck Buchenroth, Yvon Chouniard, Ralph Cutter, Kevin Erickson, Doug Jorgensen, Lance Kaufmann, Gary Kemsley, Gordon Nash, Brian O Keefe, Ed Opler, John Randolph, Rick Ruoff, and Jerry Swanson. Adventure photographer Brian O Keefe has collected the world s most beautiful images of bonefish and bonefish country. Over 500 of Brian s breathtaking photos are reproduced in stunning color. Renowned angling artist Mike Stidham created over 100 original acrylics illustrating bonefish habitat, their foods and angling strategies. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 380006

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Title: Bonefishing!

Publisher: Western Fishermans Press, Portland, OR

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

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Bonefish are sleek, silvery fish that inhabit some of the most stunningly beautiful tropical waters on earth. They are designed to feed on bottom organisms in extremely shallow water. Crustaceans are their primary food source, which they seize on or near the bottom strata, crushing and pulverizing prey in their powerful jaws. When bonefish feed in water of 14 inches or less, their tails may protrude above the water's surface. Like a signal mirror, bonefish tails provide an unmistakable flashing beacon for anglers. Remarkable eyesight, acute hearing and mind-boggling speed are their main survival mechanisms. Bonefish are also masters at disguise and blend amazingly well into their transparent, skinny water habitat. Their mysterious unseen presence constantly befuddles anglers. A bonefish mirage can suddenly transform into reality and just as quickly dissolve into illusion. Bonefish are indeed phantoms of the flats. Fly fishing for bonefish is not difficult. It is much less complicated t

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