Written by angling experts and published in association with the biggest supplier of fishing tackle in Europe, this is an in-depth and authoritative guide to modern pike fishing
Fox International is the largest supplier of specialist and match angling equipment in Europe, selling equipment in 30 countries, including the USA and Russia, with a world-class reputation for innovation. With brands in coarse, match, carp, predator, and sea markets, Fox represents to tens of thousands of anglers everywhere not just an item of tackle but a whole way of life. Fox's team of leading angling consultants ensures that the company continues to innovate and lead the way in producing the best fishing tackle possible.
Fishing For Dummies (UK Edition) Paperback
Fishing For Dummies, UK Edition, provides you with a thorough introduction to all types of fishing – sea fishing, game fishing, and coarse fishing. This authoritative covers everything you need to know about this fantastic sport, including instruction on:
Identifying the key species of fish found within and off the coasts of the British Isles
Selecting the right rods, reels, line, and tackle
Mastering casting techniques
Tying knots like a seasoned angler
Hooking and landing fish with ease
Sea Fishing Properly Explained Paperback
Sea fishing requires a high degree of knowledge and skill and this book ensures that you can turn occasional 'luck' into consistent success. This book will allow you to: Understand tides. Know which natural foods different fish prefer. Identify the types of seabed and coastal areas that shoals frequent. Learn to use the correct tackle, bait and techniques. This book will fully equip the reader with the ability to make expert catches from beach, rock outcrop, estuary, pier, harbour wall or boat
Fox Guide to Modern Carp Fishing Paperback
This comprehensive guide to the very latest techniques for fishing for carp is written by fishing gurus Andy Little, Ian 'Chilly' Chillcott, Ken Townley and a team of experts from Fox International, the best regarded manufacturer of fishing tackle in Europe. Packed with accessible guidance and information, here is all you need to know about the rigs, tackle and tactics that pave the way to successful carp fishing every time. As well as rigs - from stiff, hinged, helicopter, lead core and pop-up - the book assesses the pros and cons of using backleads, plus modern braids, PVA in all its forms, useful knots and crimping, spodding and baits. All the rigs and ideas are presented in a concise step-by-step format and the sequences are fully illustrated with colour photography. The book adds up to the only reference guide to modern carp fishing any keen angler will need.
The Orvis Fly-fishing Guide Paperback
This Guide may be the single most valuable item a novice angler can buy . . . and most of us would do well to re-read the sections on flies, fly selection, and stream tactics every spring before pulling on our waders for the first time."--Rod & Reel
Now for the first time in full color, The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide appears in a completely revised and updated edition that solidifies its place as the flagship title of the Orvis books. A best-selling, fully illustrated, and comprehensive book, this large-format volume has been required reading for every angler for the past two decades. With new illustrations and paintings by renowned fly-fishing artist Bob White, this wholly rewritten edition addresses every significant requirement of the sport and provides an excellent foundation for pleasurable years of fishing. Included here are instructions for tackle selection; casting and presentation; flies and their specific uses; essential knots and how to tie them properly; successful techniques on stream, pond, or ocean; and information on the best tackle, flies, and methods for pursuing major gamefish in fresh and salt water, from bluegill to tarpon.
Carp Fishing Manual: The step-by-step guide to becoming a better carp angler (Haynes Manual) Hardcover
Carp fishing is the biggest growth area in European coarse fishing. Specimen carping is a specialist approach that sees dedicated anglers going in search of the biggest carp to inhabit lakes, rivers and canals. Once considered a niche area, the popularity of carp fishing has grown and continues to grow. Presented in full colour throughout, with clear step-by-step photography, this Haynes Manual will give readers all the information they need about rigs, tackle and techniques
Fox Guide to Commercial Fisheries Paperback
Drawing upon the vast expertise of top match anglers Mark Pollard and Derek Willan and a team of experts from Fox International, the best regarded manufacturer of fishing tackle in Europe, this comprehensive companion is the leading guide to the nation's favourite fishing venue. Packed with accessible guidance and information on the various tactics, baits and tackle required for success, this thoroughly up-to-date guide covers everything from techniques such as the Bagging Waggler and Method Feeder to baits such as cat food, pellets and 'Moondust'. Presented in full colour, with step-by-step diagrams, professional photography and colour illustrations, this book adds up to the only reference guide to commercial fisheries any angler will need
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PIKE FISHING. Paperback
Nearly 40 years of pike fishing condensed into one volume. Provides information on the biology of pike along with all the essentials for catching them from a wide variety of waters. All the key water types are examined in detail along with the three most significant methods of pike fishing. Insights are given into finding "special waters" and the techniques such as prebaiting which can lead to great success
The book, named Ali Hamidi's Carp Fishing Masterclass contains OVER 330 pages forming a mindboggling 32 chapters of detailed carp catching information. This is a must read for any carp angler, irrespective of experience. With so many methods at an angler's disposal it's very difficult for many carp anglers to understand what to use and when to use it. Ali Hamidi's carp fishing masterclass however helps to demonstrate exactly how to get the best from a huge number of methods in any given situation. Ali himself has extensive experience combating big fish venues but is equally at home cutting his teeth on heavily stocked and pressured day ticket venues like most of us day to day carp anglers. It's this experience that makes the contents of this book so valuable to the reader and will help people of all abilities to convert time on the bank into fish in the net. This book is primarily focused on outlining the most important processes of carp fishing. It dispels myths about tackle and baits and helps to describe the best way to approach your angling. The detail of knowledge that Ali passes on has to be read to be believed. The focus of the book is to help all anglers understand many skill-sets
Fox Guide to Modern Sea Angling Paperback
This comprehensive instructional guide to the very latest techniques for sea angling is written by leading international sea angler Alan Yates and a team of experts from Fox International, the best regarded manufacturer of fishing tackle in Europe. Packed with the latest facts, accessible guidance and information, this guide will help both novices and the most experienced of sea anglers to improve their techniques and their catch rates. Whether you fish from the beach, rocks, pier or in the surf, here is everything you need to know about tactics, tackle, rigs, species and baits. Presented in full colour, with step-by-step diagrams, professional photography and colour illustrations, this book adds up to the only reference guide to modern sea fishing any angler will need
Tangles with Pike: A Collection of Pike Fishing Stories Hardcover
From backwater England to the great lakes of Scandinavia, Tangles with Pike captures the glory of pike fishing, along with a handful of guts. Armed with just a rod, a bag of herrings and his own creaking sanity, Dominic Garnett brings you a selection of fiercely entertaining stories and articles. Spanning several years of original writing along with fresh work, this collection takes you straight to the snaggy edge of the water, where the pike are savage and the truth is as strange as the locals. "Sharp, witty and bloody well written... has that rare gift to convey the magic of the sport." -Angling Times
The Fly-Tying Bible Spiral-bound
With a double-page spread devoted to each pattern, featuring step-by-step instructions in full colour, and ring-bound so that it will lie flat on the bench or table top beside the fly-tying vice, this is the ideal reference book for anglers who wish to tie their own versions of the most successful patterns in current use.
Peter Gathercole starts with an introduction to fly-tying basics, materials, equipment and techniques. He divides the flies themselves into five categories: Dry Flies, Nymphs and Bugs, Wet Flies, Streamers, and Hairwings and cover patterns that have a proven success record in catching trout, salmon and grayling in rivers and lakes throughout the world.
On each spread there is a key indicating which species the fly is designed to attract, a brief description of when and how it should be used, a full-colour photograph of the finished fly indicating the materials used for the body, rib, hackle, etc., the range of hook sizes for which the pattern is suitable and, on the facing page, easy to follow, step-by-step instructions for tying.
A craft requiring patience, practice and the right instruction, this comprehensive guide has remained a highly popular choice among fly-fishermen since its original publication in 2003