- ISBN: 9781742576787
- Publisher: New Holland Publishers
- Pages: 144
- Dimensions (H x W x L):
The sport of coarse fishing is one of the world's most popular and learning to be successful, knowing how to judge the water and the effect of the weather, understanding which bait to use and why, tricking the likely catch and its size, and the best time of day or night to fish can all take years to perfect and properly understand. Judging a body of water and outmanoeuvring the fish that lie within can be a passion, frustration and a testament to a person's patience. In this lavish new book, author Colin Mitchell explains all that a beginner needs to know when starting out on this fascinating pastime. From trying out tackle and understanding the terminology, to casting your first line, every technique needed is explained in full. Included too are details about choosing a site to fish, obtaining fishing rights, how to choose a bait, or make your own, as well as comprehensive information about understanding the lifecycle and habits of the fish you wish to catch. Armed with tips and hints from lifelong sportsmen, this practical guide will tell you all you need to know to begin to fish like a pro.