The Cruiser's Handbook of Fishing

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9780071345606: The Cruiser's Handbook of Fishing

There's the thrill of wrestling a fifty-pound yellowfin or hefty wahoo up from the depths and onto the deck of your boat. Then comes the mouthwatering aroma of your fish, slow-cooking on an open grill, followed by the indescribable pleasure of eating it. And of course, there's the sense of pride and fellowship you feel when you share your abundant catch -- and your fish stories -- with other seafarers and friends. Experiences such as these are the stuff of many a cruiser's dreams -- dreams that far too often go unfulfilled. That's because fishing from a cruising boat is unlike any other type of fishing. It requires special preparation and a unique set of skills, at best acquired piecemeal, by word of mouth, or through frustrating trial and error. Until now.

The Cruiser's Handbook of Fishing is the first-ever complete guide to finding, catching, processing, and cooking fish from the decks of a cruising boat. Its authors, Scott and Wendy Bannerot, have successfully cruise-fished tropical and temperate seas for more than two decades. Now, for the first time, they share the fruits of their experiences, along with what they've gleaned from their exhaustive research of the professional and scientific literature on the subject. With the help of dozens of detailed line illustrations, photographs, and fascinating and instructive real-life vignettes, they impart everything they know about catching fish at various latitudes from a cruising boat underway or at anchor, from a dinghy, in the surf, and while diving reefs.

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The Cruiser's Handbook of Fishing. Its 418 pages are packed with information on all aspects of fishing and is well worth the read for anyone interested in fishing.

About the Author:

Scott Bannerot holds a doctorate in fisheries biology from the University of Miami and has worked as a research scientist, charter fishing captain, and commercial fisherman since 1976. Wendy Bannerot has worked in professional fishing and diving since 1987. Since 1995, Scott and Wendy have lived aboard and voyaged full time in their 41-foot aluminum sloop, Elan.

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