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Cruisers Handbook Of Fishing 2/E (Paperback) : International Marine-RMP - Scott Bannerot

Cruisers Handbook Of Fishing 2/E (Paperback)

International Marine-RMP

Paperback Published: 26th August 2003
ISBN: 9780071427883
Number Of Pages: 432

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""The definitive book." -"Cruising World

""Every culture has its bible, and until now, there wasn't one for the voyager with a passion for catching fish." --"Ocean Navigator

Here is the first-ever complete guide to finding, catching, processing, and cooking fish from the decks of a slow-moving cruising sail- or powerboat. Scott and Wendy Bannerot have successfully cruise-fished tropical and temperate seas for more than two decades.

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"The definitive book." - Cruising World; "Complete and thorough. Scott and Wendy Bannerot are giving their fellow sailors the gift of an abundant life on the sea." - Blue Water Sailing; "If you travel with your boat, this book should be a permanent part of your on-board library." - Big Game Fishing Journal; "Now there is no excuse not to catch breakfast, lunch or dinner while underway." - Latitudes & Attitudes; "This book is a great catch." - Sailing; "Every culture has its bible, and until now, there wasn't one for the voyager with a passion for catching fish." - Ocean Navigator

Prefacep. x
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Fishing Success under Power or Sail: A Previewp. 3
Trolling in the South Pacificp. 4
Adrift Way Offshorep. 5
Anchored in Different Latitudesp. 6
Dinghy Adventuresp. 7
Beneath the Waves and along the Shorep. 9
What's Best for You?p. 10
With Power Comes Responsibilityp. 10
Gear, Tackle, and Connections for Hook-and-Line Fishingp. 12
Handlinesp. 12
Rail-Mounted Reelsp. 14
Stand-Up Outfitsp. 16
Wire-Line Gearp. 17
Spinning Tacklep. 18
Fly-Fishingp. 19
Selecting Tacklep. 20
Connectionsp. 20
Getting Startedp. 30
Gear Checklistp. 36
Offshore Trollingp. 38
General Preparations and Perspectivep. 38
Rigging for Trollingp. 39
Deploying Trolling Gearp. 64
Safely Boating Your Catchp. 70
Selected Trolling Specialtiesp. 75
A Few Last Tricks and Tipsp. 81
Gear Checklistp. 82
Adrift or Anchoredp. 85
Attracting Fish to Your Boatp. 85
Fundamental Techniques of Stationary Hook-and-Line Fishingp. 91
Fishing Scenariosp. 99
A Word of Cautionp. 118
Gear Checklistp. 118
Dinghy Techniquesp. 120
Getting Startedp. 121
Fishing from Shorep. 128
Wading the Shallowsp. 135
Intermediate Depths near Shorep. 138
Offshore Dinghy Specialtiesp. 141
Rigging Tips for Dinghy Fishingp. 143
Gear Checklistp. 143
Walking, Wading, and Divingp. 146
Where Do You Start?p. 147
Walking and Wadingp. 147
Diving for Dinnerp. 159
Gear Checklistp. 173
Hand Tools, Traps, Nets, and Other Assorted Gearp. 175
Gathering by Hand and with Simple Toolsp. 176
Harpoonsp. 176
Shooting through the Airp. 178
Stunning Methodsp. 179
Using Animalsp. 179
Hookless Line Fishingp. 179
More Tricks for Attracting and Aggregatingp. 180
Single-Event Snares and Trapsp. 181
Catching Seafood in the Airp. 182
Long-Handled Dip and Bully Netsp. 182
Trapsp. 183
Dredges and Beam, Bottom, and Midwater Trawlsp. 184
Nets for Scooping and Liftingp. 185
Seine and Encircling Netsp. 186
Gill and Entangling Netsp. 188
Cast Netsp. 189
Making and Repairing Netsp. 205
Gear Checklistp. 208
Modifying Your Vessel for Fishingp. 209
Clamps, Mounts, and Lanyards for Line Dispensersp. 209
Rod Holdersp. 210
Securing Downriggers, Upriggers, and Outriggersp. 211
Superstructurep. 212
Afterdeck, Bowguard, and Rubrailsp. 214
Fish-Cleaning Tablesp. 215
Small Conveniences That Make a Big Differencep. 217
That All-Important Barbecuep. 217
Dive Tanksp. 218
(Mostly) Horizontal Racks and Holdersp. 218
Fish Boxes and Bagsp. 219
Interior Storagep. 219
The Wide World of Live Bait Wellsp. 221
Cold Storage for the Avid Fishing Cruiserp. 227
Fishing Electronicsp. 228
Gear Checklistp. 233
Processing Your Catchp. 234
The Biochemistry of Seafood Qualityp. 234
From Ocean to Cleaning Tablep. 237
General Handlingp. 239
Tools of the Trade: Get 'Em and Keep 'Em Sharpp. 239
Gutting and Gilling Fishp. 241
Cleaning Fishp. 243
Processing Invertebratesp. 250
Preparing for Cold Storagep. 256
Chilling, Freezing, and Thawingp. 257
Canningp. 258
Curing Seafood by Drying, Salting, and Smokingp. 259
Alternative Seafood Processingp. 262
Gear Checklistp. 263
Medical Considerations for the Cruising Fisherp. 265
Common (and Not So Common) Fishing Injuriesp. 265
Other Ailments Caused by Fishingp. 268
Review of General Fishing-Tool Safety Measuresp. 269
Diving-Related and Other Injuriesp. 270
Galley Injuries and Ailmentsp. 287
Keeping Everything in Perspectivep. 298
Getting the Most from Your New Cruising Skillp. 299
Sink Everyone's Boat but Minep. 300
Respect and Conservation Revisitedp. 301
Replenishing the Cruising Kittyp. 302
Survival Fishingp. 303
Catch-and-Release and Light Versus Heavy Tacklep. 305
Social Facilitationp. 306
Intellectual Stimulationp. 307
The Successful Cruiser-Fisherp. 312
A Guide to Edible Fish and Invertebratesp. 314
Bony Fishes (Phylum Chordata, Class Osteichthyes)p. 314
Sharks and Rays (Phylum Chordata, Class Chondrichthys)p. 341
Sea Turtles (Phylum Chordata, Class Reptilia, Family Chelonidae)p. 345
Invertebrate Seafoodp. 346
More Seafood Recipesp. 359
Startersp. 359
Soups and Chowdersp. 363
Main Coursesp. 366
Construction and Use of an Umu, or Underground Ovenp. 377
The Simple Approachp. 378
Sources for Fishing and Related Gearp. 381
Saltwater Fishing Specialistsp. 381
Major Boating-Supply Companiesp. 381
Commercial and Heavy-Duty Equipment Suppliersp. 382
Unique Hand-Operated Winchesp. 382
General Outfittersp. 382
Diving and Spearfishing Suppliesp. 382
Cold-Storage Equipment and Installationp. 383
Custom Marine-Metal Fabricationp. 383
And If You Just Happen to Be Out in the Middle of the South Pacificp. 383
International Gear Sources by Countryp. 383
Sources for Miscellaneous Productsp. 384
Further Reading and Informationp. 386
Booksp. 386
Periodicalsp. 387
Organizations and Associationsp. 388
Other Sourcesp. 389
The Wonderful World of Fly-Fishingp. 390
Inexpensive Gear That Will Catch Just about Anythingp. 390
Assemble Your Gear and Load the Linep. 391
Stretch Your Fly Linep. 391
Practice Castingp. 391
So You Want to Learn Morep. 395
Fishing-Reel Maintenance and Repairp. 396
Spinning Reelsp. 396
Penn International Big-Game Reelsp. 396
Other Reels and Winchesp. 399
A Few Last Tipsp. 399
Referencesp. 400
Indexp. 404
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780071427883
ISBN-10: 0071427880
Series: International Marine-RMP
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 26th August 2003
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 18.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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