Sport Fish of Florida


Author: Vic Dunaway,Florida Sportsman
Publisher: Wickstrom Pub
ISBN: 9780936240169
Category: Nature
Page: 253
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Sport Fish of the Pacific


Author: Vic Dunaway
Publisher: Florida Sportsman
ISBN: 9780936240282
Category: Nature
Page: 272
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Answer to these common questions, plus many others, are finally answered in this new book by Florida Sportsman Senior Editor Vic Dunaway.

Fishing Key West and the Lower Keys


Author: David Conway
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780813032948
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 288
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Whether you're a beginner or an experienced professional, this saltwater fishing guide provides all the information necessary to successfully fish the waters surrounding the Lower Keys, including the near-shore Atlantic, the reef and the blue water, the nearby Gulf of Mexico, and the flats and channels around the backcountry keys.

Fishing Secrets from Florida's East Coast


Author: Ron Presley
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780813039756
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 371
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Local experts reveal the best locations and the best techniques "Ron Presley's book is as rewarding as a double hook-up: It provides valuable trip-planning suggestions that only local insiders can know, and it specifies the best tides, conditions, lures, baits, and techniques to land everything from sheepshead to sailfish just about anywhere on Florida's East Coast."--Doug Kelly, author of Florida's Fishing Legends and Pioneers "Provides solid source information for anglers of all abilities. If you're traveling to Florida's East Coast to fish, this book will give you a good starting point for inshore and offshore gamefish."--Mike Holliday, USCG-licensed fishing guide and former editor, Florida Sportsman Florida is famous for big catches: Atlantic sailfish at 116 pounds 10 ounces, Mako shark at 911 pounds 12 ounces, and goliath grouper at 680 pounds. Even light-tackle fish grow to enormous sizes: bonefish at 15 pounds 12 ounces, spotted seatrout at 17 pounds 7 ounces, and redfish at 52 pounds 5 ounces. Astoundingly, all of these record-setting fish were caught on conventional tackle in the waters off Florida's East Coast. Plenty more record fish are swimming the waters between the Georgia-Florida border and Biscayne Bay. Fishing these areas is what this book is all about. Author and experienced fishing guide Ron Presley offers practical information to anglers of all skill levels and interests in this clear, concise guide. He provides the essential information anglers need both to have a successful excursion and to protect the fishing resource for future generations. Also featuring valuable contributions from 28 local guides and experts--all discussing the communities and waters they know best--this comprehensive book presents an impressive array of tips and techniques. Whether you are interested in fishing inshore or offshore, this book is perfect for any angler looking to up the odds of landing fish on Florida's East Coast!

Good Luck and Tight Lines!


Author: R. G. Schmidt
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0884151581
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 208
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This book gets you into the action fast, no matter what kind of fish you are after --redfish, snook, cobia, snapper, flounder even tarpon.

Ultimate Guide to Fishing South Florida on Foot


Author: Steve Kantner
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811712532
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 272
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From a veteran South Florida angler comes the first fly and light tackle do-it-yourself guide to the region, focusing on fishing opportunities that don't require a boat. • The most complete fishing guide to South Florida ever published, for both fly fishing and light tackle • A perfect resource for anglers who want expert advice without the cost of hiring a guide • Includes detailed advice about lures and flies • Features fascinating stories of fishing adventures

Fish Florida Saltwater

Better Than Luck--The Foolproof Guide to Florida Saltwater Fishing
Author: Boris Arnov
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 088415002X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 232
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This book is a unique guide to tell you when, where, and how to catch more than 35 varieties of sport fishes.

Angler's Guide to Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico


Author: Jerald Horst,Mike Lane
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
ISBN: N.A
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 444
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This book is a must for recreational and commercial fishermen as well as anyone who loves the outdoors! With detailed information on 207 species of saltwater fish along with superb illustrations and excellent diagnostics for fish identification, this guide will be enjoyed by anyone who fishes or likes fish. The serious fisherman will be pleased to find essential information on each species� habitat, identification, typical size, and food value.

Marine Fishes of Florida


Author: David B. Snyder,George H. Burgess
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421418738
Category: Science
Page: 392
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The most comprehensive book about Florida’s marine fishes ever produced, Marine Fishes of Florida includes hundreds of photographs and descriptions of species you’ll encounter—plus many that are rare—when diving, snorkeling, kayaking, or fishing. Coverage includes both the Atlantic and Gulf coastline, from habitats near the shore to deeper waters. Fishes found in coastal rivers and other brackish waters are fully represented, as are offshore species that venture into Florida’s waters often enough to be called "occasional visitors." David B. Snyder and George H. Burgess intertwine personal observations with results from research studies to provide accurate—often surprising—details. The result is a set of beautifully succinct identification descriptions coupled with information about each species’ natural history. From the largest sharks to the smallest cryptic gobies, from homely toadfishes to the spectacularly colored reef fishes, this book is certain to help you better understand the fish you’ve seen or hooked. Features of Marine Fishes of Florida include · Color photographs by leading marine photographers· Differentiation of adult and juvenile forms· Coverage of 133 fish families and hundreds of species· Size and geographical range data· Natural history and conservation notes· Explanations of geologic history and current habitats

Florida Fishing

Florida's Complete Saltwater Fishing Guide
Author: Allen Applegarth
Publisher: Southern Heritage Press (FL)
ISBN: 9780941072250
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 166
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Florida's Fishing Legends and Pioneers


Author: Doug Kelly
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780813035765
Category: History
Page: 336
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Inside knowledge from Florida's greats "A tribute to some of the most outstanding fishing personalities of our time. If you have a passion for fishing Florida's waters, you will love this book."--Carlene Fredericka Brennen, champion angler and coeditor of Randy Wayne White's Ultimate Tarpon Book "The famous characters of Florida fishing live again in these pages. Kelly's is the best kind of writing about angling--the kind that you want to take your time to enjoy, that at the same time compels you to go out fishing immediately."--David Conway, managing editor, Florida Sportsman, and author of Fishing Key West and the Lower Keys As one of the most lauded fishing destinations in the United States, boasting world records on varieties of fish, Florida has proven irresistible to the world's top anglers for more than 100 years. Florida's Fishing Legends and Pioneers systematically chronicles the exploits of the most influential men and women of the sport throughout the state. Chosen by Doug Kelly for their contributions to the techniques, equipment, and strategies of fishing--and often radiating colorful personalities--these "hall of fame" legends and pioneers have helped preserve the Sunshine State as a top fishing destination that currently draws nearly five million anglers to its bountiful waters each year. Interviews with such current angling luminaries as Lefty Kreh, Stu Apte, Mark Sosin, Joan Salvato Wulff, Roland Martin, Guy Harvey, Al Pflueger Jr., and a number of other renowned figures are found throughout the book. Organized chronologically, this intelligent and captivating book provides readers a greater and more accurate perspective on how recreational fishing in Florida evolved over more than a century. It also features rare historical information and photographs from past decades. Florida's Fishing Legends and Pioneers is for everyone, from novice to master, who loves fishing!

Baits, Rigs and Tackle


Author: Vic Dunaway
Publisher: Wickstrom Pub
ISBN: 9780936240244
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 256
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Every Angler's favorite how-to book. This one book provides all the important angling know-how you'll ever need to fish fresh water or salt water, big game or bass, spinning or baitcasting, flyrod or canepole, boat or shore for all kinds of sportfishing, anywhere in the world!