You’re no idiot, of course. You know that the joy of fishing comes with skill, patience, and the right equipment. You can get yourself to the water and relax, but when it comes to baiting your hook and casting your cares away, you feel like a minnow swimming with the sharks!
Don’t throw back your angling ambitions just yet! The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Fishing Basics, Second Edition gives you the essentials for a successful fishing expedition—whether you’re heading for the local creek or the high seas. In this Complete Idiot’s Guide®, you get:
--An emergency fishing guide to help get you started immediately.
--The lowdown on tackle—hooks, lines, sinkers, and more.
--All the right moves to feel, hook, play, and land your catch.
--The bottom line on what you’ll need (and need to do) if you want to flyfish, saltwater fish, or fish in still waters.