Ken Schultz's Fishing Encyclopedia: Worldwide Angling Guide / Edition 1

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Overview

Ken Schultz's Fishing Encyclopedia The most comprehensive, up-to-date fishing encyclopedia in the world today Ken Schultz's Fishing Encyclopedia is the new standard for knowledge on fishing and everything related to it. With complete, insightful information for both freshwater and saltwater anglers at all levels of experience, it is the only authoritative, and up-to-date fishing encyclopedia available. More than 2,000 detailed entries and over 1,400 color illustrations and photos cover every aspect of fishing today, including fish species, equipment, places, techniques, and a wide array of other information. Ken Schultz, internationally known fishing expert and 26-year editor at Field & Stream, and his team of international experts have created the definitive fishing guide for the new millennium. Their combined expertise spans the world—from Montana to Mozambique—and is uniquely modern in scope,covering current conservation programs and issues as well as the most recent developments in technique and equipment. "Ken Schultz's Fishing Encyclopedia is the only complete book of fishing knowledge. With expert information from cover to cover, it dwarfs every fishing book on the market. This book is indispensable." —Vin T. Sparano, Editor Emeritus/Senior Field Editor, Outdoor Life "A new resource for a new century, Ken Schultz's Fishing Encyclopedia is destined to become the last word in fishing information." —Slaton White, Editor, Field & Stream

"Whether you are looking for a fishing destination, description of a species of fish, or information on equipment, it's all here. Written by a long-time editor of Field and Stream and renowned fishing expert, this mammoth new guide with more than 2,000 entries and 1,400 color drawings and photographs will serve as the seminal guide to sports fishing for years to come."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780028620572
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 10/28/1999
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1936
  • Sales rank: 439,522
  • Product dimensions: 8.86 (w) x 11.34 (h) x 2.99 (d)

Meet the Author

Ken Schultz has been a staff fishing writer and editor for Field & Stream since 1973. His feature articles and columns for that publication appear monthly, and he contributes to the magazine's nationally syndicated weekly radio show and to its Web site. Schultz is a frequent author of the Outdoors column of the New York Times, and previously was a syndicated newspaper columnist for Gannett. He has authored a dozen books on sportfishing and angling travel topics, has been a featured guest on CNBC, ESPN, and The Nashville Network, and appears regularly in assorted fishing segments for the Outdoor Life Network. A widely traveled angler, Schultz is a former holder of seven line-class world records and was inducted into the Fishing Hall of Fame in 1998. He lives in Forestburgh, New York.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Acknowledgments.

Photo Credits.

Fishing Encyclopedia Entries.

Appendix: Conversion Charts for Weights and Measures.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2013

    Very detailed. Awesome to have on hand.

    Very detailed. Awesome to have on hand.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2002

    The best I ever read

    I had read many books, all are O.K. but this book is the best I ever read. It´s pictures, and tips for fishing. I had proved it all.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2000

    The best

    This is the best refrence book on fishing , and related topics i have ever read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 4, 2000

    Since I bought this I know more than I ever knew before.

    This book has more information about fishing than I ever saw in my whole life.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 22, 2000

    Most comprehensive I've read

    Given as a gift to me. Although not practically current, this is the most comprehensive fishing encyclopedia I've read. Takes you all over the world to places like Russia. Very entertaining.

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