Fish of Minnesota: A Field Guide

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Make identifying fish easy and enjoyable. The field guide features detailed information about 75 species of Minnesota fish, and its waterproof pages make it perfect for the dock or boat. Read fascinating facts on spawning behavior, feeding habits and more. Plus, compare your best catches to the state and North American records. With inside information for locating fishing hotspots, this book is essential for every tackle box, beach bag, RV and cabin.
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Overview

Make identifying fish easy and enjoyable. The field guide features detailed information about 75 species of Minnesota fish, and its waterproof pages make it perfect for the dock or boat. Read fascinating facts on spawning behavior, feeding habits and more. Plus, compare your best catches to the state and North American records. With inside information for locating fishing hotspots, this book is essential for every tackle box, beach bag, RV and cabin.
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John Weiss
Fishing for answers? They could be here
By John Weiss welss@postbulletin.com
"Fish of Minnesota," which details about 75 fish from minnows to muskies, is conveniently waterproof. It has a page of description and one of a picture of the fish. The walleye, for example, has been caught as large as I7-pounds, 8 ounces but averages one to three pounds. Because of its eyes, it is most active at dawn and dusk It is golden, with a small white tip on the base of its tail.
Compare that to its cousin, the sauger, which is more a fish of moving water. It has no spot on its tail but has a few dozen black spots on its dorsal fin. It's also a lot smaller, with a record of 6 pounds, 2.7 ounces caught in Goodhue County.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591931928
  • Publisher: Adventure Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2007
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 298,633
  • Product dimensions: 4.30 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Dave Bosanko was born in Kansas and studied engineering before following his love of nature to degrees in biology and chemistry from Emporia State University. He spent thirty years as staff biologist at two of the University of Minnesota's field stations. Though his training was in mammal physiology, Dave worked on a wide range of research projects ranging from fish, bird and mammal population studies to experiments with biodiversity and prairie restoration. A lifelong fisherman and avid naturalist, he is now spending his retirement writing, fishing and traveling.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2013

    plan on giving this book to my grandchild very informative with

    plan on giving this book to my grandchild very informative with great pictures and love that the pages are somewhat water proof, a book to take in a boat for a good learning experience

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