FishingBook - 2008
Easy-to-read text, full-color photos, and captivating graphics introduce the sport of fishing. This book explores fishing methods, equipment, and safety, as well as fish biology and habitats. Salt water, freshwater, and estuary fishing is discussed, as well as how water depth, oxygen levels, and ground cover affects where fish can be found. An informative sidebar explains how fish such as salmon adapt to both freshwater and salt water. Readers will learn about fishing rods and reels, live and artificial bait, nets, hooks, weights, line, and creels. Global positioning systems and depth finders are also introduced. Other topics include ice fishing, catch-and-release fishing, and fishing rules. Helpful tips, bold glossary terms, and an index accompany engaging text and interactive graphic elements to give readers a basic understanding of fishing.