HIT THE WATER From small streams to major rivers, ponds to big lakes, and bays to the open ocean, hundreds of field-tested strategies will help you catch more fish with or without a boat.
FIND THE FISHProfessional fishing guides from across the country tell you how and where to find lunker bass, trophy walleyes, huge trout, and much more right in your home waters.
SET THE HOOK Whether you’re bobber fishing for bluegills with the kids or heading out after the muskie of a lifetime, the techniques and tactics in this book will make your trip a success.
When it comes to fishing, nobody knows more than the writers and editors at Field & Stream magazine–unless it’s the guides, prize winners, and other experts they interviewed to create this book. In 324 tips and tricks, this comprehensive handbook covers everything from flyfishing to bass boats to surfcasting, and more. Individual chapters break down how to build the ultimate tackle box, best bait and lures for every species, techniques to catch all of the most popular gamefish, and tactics for fishing ponds, rivers, lakes, and oceans in every season. Whether you’re a weekend angler looking to hook your kid on fishing or a serious sport fisher looking for that big trophy bass, this book has the information you need, presented with tons of color photos and handy illustrations.