Seasons on the Flats: An Angler's Year in the Florida Keys

Seasons on the Flats: An Angler's Year in the Florida Keys

by Bill Horn, Bob White
     
 

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Migrations of fish, rise and fall of tides, and weather changes through the year in the KeysBoth how-to tips for each season of the year and firsthand experiences recounted in detailNorthern species that arrive in winter, sailfish offshore, and Spanish mackerel in Florida Bay and the gulfSilver tarpon cruise transparent waters in springBlack-tailed permit return from…  See more details below

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Migrations of fish, rise and fall of tides, and weather changes through the year in the KeysBoth how-to tips for each season of the year and firsthand experiences recounted in detailNorthern species that arrive in winter, sailfish offshore, and Spanish mackerel in Florida Bay and the gulfSilver tarpon cruise transparent waters in springBlack-tailed permit return from offshore spawning in summer, and fishermen aim for the Grand Slam--catching a permit, tarpon, and bonefish on the same dayCooler fall weather puts big bonefish on the flats and gives you one last chance for laid-up tarponKeys' color and history, geology, ecology, and seasonal foods

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811701174
Publisher:
Headwater Books
Publication date:
08/01/2012
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
1,171,303
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Bill Horn was Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife and Parks under President Reagan. He served on the National Academy of Sciences Everglades restoration review committee and is a veteran Keys angler, having started his angling career there in 1954. He lives in Falls Church, Virginia, and Marathon Key, Florida.

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