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Beacher (Captain Greg).

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ISBN 10: 0963584308 / ISBN 13: 9780963584304
Published by Dawn Publications. Miami, Florida.
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1993 1st edition. Ppx,353. B/w photographs & line illustrations, maps. Blue gilt motif to grey cloth. Very good in like dust-wrapper. Greg Beacher is a commercial skipper who has spent a lifetime observing tuna at sea and fishing for them commercially and for sport. Chapters include; fish the chair, if you dare; F/V Dawn; Giant Bluefin Tuna - facts and fancy; pigs of the sea; fishing electronics; choice of fishing line; tuna knot; Penn International 130; choice of fishing hardware; cockpit harpoon; catching and preparing your own bait supply; preparations for GBT fishing; safety and the fighting chair; do you have eyes; sea birds - your personal spotter planes; trolling for GBT; drift chumming for GBT; drift chumming next to draggers; the battle - the angler's view; boating and handling; the strike; fifty ways to lose a tuna; handline; harpooning; spotter planes; fishing courtesy; chartering a boat - the customer's perspective; the Japanese market; grading of GBT; understanding the buyer; shipping you tuna by consignment; GBT dealer regulations; permits and licences; Green Harbor, Mass.; Cape Cod Bay; killer whales; Canadian bluefin fishery; GBT - author's theories of migration and navigation; bluefin tagging program; ICCAT; US quota listings; growth and size charts; angling category; general category; pruseseine category; longline - the unpleasant realities; 106 Municipal Dump Site; operating expenses; definition of a modern day GBT fisherman; untouched by man, unspoiled by intelligence; photo gallery. Highly recommended. Bookseller Inventory # 27757

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Publisher: Dawn Publications. Miami, Florida.

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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PAUL MORGAN IS A LEADING DEALER in scarce, out-of-print & new books on fishing and field sports. Paul has developed this business over more than thirty years. His business, Coch-y-Bonddu Books Ltd., carries the world's largest range of books on fishing and field sports, sporting guns and dogs, deer, big game hunting & falconry. Coch-y-Bonddu Books is also a noted publisher of fine sporting works, as well as being the custodian of the famous Flyfisher's Classic Library imprint. Under Paul's editorial direction, the list of titles available under both his Coch-y- Bonddu Books imprint and the Flyfisher's Classic Library imprint grows by the month. Coch-y-Bonddu Books Ltd., incorporated in the United Kingdom, Company No. 04636991. Registered address: 15 Heol Penrallt, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8AG. Business and correspondence Address: 13 Heol Pentrerhedyn, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8DG.

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