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A grueling 37-hour fight with a Pacific salmon. The maimed fisherman whose severed thumb turned up in the belly of a Mackinaw trout. From extraordinary marlin quests to the crazy bat who took an artificial fly, from hackle-raising tales of "fish catches man" to those nutty catfish noodlers who grope into the murkiest holes bare-handed, here are fishing's most unpredictable and spectacular tales. To get them, Shaun Morey traveled from Alaska to Australia, Mexico and the Caribbean, interviewed anglers, boat ...

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A grueling 37-hour fight with a Pacific salmon. The maimed fisherman whose severed thumb turned up in the belly of a Mackinaw trout. From extraordinary marlin quests to the crazy bat who took an artificial fly, from hackle-raising tales of "fish catches man" to those nutty catfish noodlers who grope into the murkiest holes bare-handed, here are fishing's most unpredictable and spectacular tales. To get them, Shaun Morey traveled from Alaska to Australia, Mexico and the Caribbean, interviewed anglers, boat captains, guides and witnesses, dug up photographs and video tapes, and confirmed each story.

Yes, truth is stranger than fiction. --Backcover

"This collection will both amuse and stretch your credulity . . . some of the origins might just surprise you." -- Bob Stearns, Field & Stream

"The things that happen to fishermen in this book are unbelievable." -- Rolla Williams, San Diego Union-Tribune

Shaun Morey started fishing at the age of two. Today his passion for the sport is shared with his son, Connor, the catalyst for the author's second book, Kid's Incredible Fishing Stories. Today, when he's not casting jigs with his son, the author can be found exploring vast stretches of beach in Baja California with his famous crab-catching fishing dog, Panga.

Some 62 million people fish in America. For these people, the next best thing to fishing is swapping fish tales. Incredible Fishing Stories offers over 80 truly incredible fishing stories--world records, strange happenings, and the revenge of the fish. Photos and illustrations throughout.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780944406090
  • Publisher: World Publications CA
  • Publication date: 4/15/1992
  • Pages: 145

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Shaun Morey started fishing at the age of two. Today his passion for the sport is shared with his son, Connor, the catalyst for the author's second book, Kid's Incredible Fishing Stories. When he's not casting jigs with his son, the author can be found exploring vast stretches of beach in Baja California with his famous crab-catching fishing dog, Panga.
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Table of Contents


Remarkable Catches

Grueling Battles

Revenge of the Fish

Legends, Records, and Myths

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2013

    Fatty

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  • Posted March 22, 2013

    I am in this book with my dad. Its amazing and true with great p

    I am in this book with my dad. Its amazing and true with great pictures!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2012

    Sandfeather

    Sandfeather pads in with seven carp and two bullheads. Honeyflower had one mouse four voles and two squirrels. Climbstream had four mice three giant rats and two voles. Sandfeather nods approvingly and leads the others to camp.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2012

    Scent marker

    Fishclan territory

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 27, 2012

    If you love to read big fisn To all fish lovers of the wold

    If you love to read big fish stores then youve just baut the right book

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    Posted March 26, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2002

    Really wonderful read!

    This book is so fantastic. For real angelers and those who aspire to be one. Read this and then read the companion book Kid's Incredible Fishing Stories! Have Fun!

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