High Percentage Fishing

Author: Josh Alwine
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781517384203
Format: PDF, ePub
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Envisioned as the "Moneyball" of largemouth bass fishing, High Percentage Fishing offers a practical approach to put more fish in your boat. It freely mixes big bass wisdom from some of the world's greatest fishermen, with statistical findings from a vast database of catch information. Part science, part strategy, this book boils down critical concepts into fundamental truths that will help you catch more fish. Learn about: * Big bass habits and locations * The impact of weather on catch rates * The effect of lunar cycles on fishing * The best and worst times to fish * Ideal lures to catch a giant Engineer and statistician Josh Alwine slices through the data and demonstrates that some of fishing's oldest and most conventional thinking is little more than myth.

Bass Wisdom

Author: Homer Circle
Publisher: Lyons Press
ISBN: 9781585740369
Format: PDF, ePub
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Bass Wisdom is for bass anglers everywhere - novices and pros - and it is sure to improve your skill.

Largemouth Bass

Author: Don Oster
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 9781610603133
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Features tips from today's most successful bass pros. -- Amazing photography of largemouth bass in their natural habitat.

Big Book of Bass

Author: Steve Hauge
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 1616733691
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The bible of bass fishing Ounce for ounce, no North American gamefish offers more excitement for anglers than bass. Any angler who has landed a feisty, ferocious two-pounder after 30 minutes of play remains hooked for life. No wonder 19.5 million anglers regularly fish for bass in the U.S, Canada, and central America. Bass fishing is now so popular that bass-catching tournaments have become a leading spectator sport across the continent, with top bass fishermen rivaling NASCAR drivers in the loyalty of their followers. With this impressive collection of up-to-date information, novice as well as experienced anglers will learn everything they need to know to catch both largemouth and smallmouth bass. Readers will find in-depth coverage of bass biology and behavior, with clear, concise text and more than 1,000 step-by-step photos. And the book shows the very latest innovations in lures and tackle suitable for catching trophy bass. Sections include: • Information on bass biology & habitat tips • Complete presentation of equipment—rods, reels, lines, boats • Techniques for soft plastics, jigging, plugs, spinnerbaits

An Angler s Guide to Bass Patterns

Author: Larry Larsen
Publisher: Larsen's Outdoor Publishing
ISBN: 9780936513072
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Angler s Guide to Bass Patterns focuses on productive methods, places, and times. Being able to develop a pattern of successful methods and lures for specific habitat and environmental conditions is the key to catching several bass on one fishing trip. Understanding bass movements and activities and the most appropriate and effective techniques to employ will add many pounds appropriate and effective techniques to employ will add many pounds of enjoyment to the sport of bass fishing. Bass Patterns is a reference source for all anglers, regardless of where they live or their skill level. The book examines the most effective combinations of lures, methods and places for a variety of environmental conditions. The productive and proven techniques to catch both active and inactive bass are discussed."

The Pocket Guide to Seasonal Largemouth Bass Patterns

Author: Monte Burch
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 163450819X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Bass fishing requires more than just patience—it requires cunning and insight. Largemouth bass are the most popular game fish in the US. Found in nearly every state, they present an exciting and powerful challenge to anglers of all levels. In The Pocket Guide to Seasonal Largemouth Bass Patterns, author Monte Burch offers advice on determining where to find big bass, and how to effectively catch them. This guide is broken into eight sections covering the most distinct seasonal periods in the life of a bass, beginning with early spring and the prespawn and carrying through to the postspawn and finally the winter. Each section includes information on that season’s typical water conditions, temperature, and clarity, and is supplemented with maps that illustrate the best locations to find the biggest bass. Burch also gives time-tested advice on which gear works best, and when. This updated and expanded edition now features color photographs. So whether you are a beginning largemouth-bass angler or an experienced fisherman, The Pocket Guide to Seasonal Largemouth Bass Patterns will prove to be an essential guide for you to carry at all times. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Knowing Bass

Author: Keith A. Jones
Publisher: Lyons Press
ISBN: 9781592286164
Format: PDF, Docs
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Bass, especially largemouth bass, are easily the single most popular freshwater gamefish in the United States.Knowing Bassis a book about the science of bass fishing, with particular emphasis on the bass itself: What bass can sense, how they use their senses to feed, how they relate to fishing lures, and ultimately, how they interact with anglers. Understanding why bass do what they do will greatly improve anyone’s chances of being a better and more successful angler, no matter the angler’s present skill level. Topics covered include bass biology; life history; the bass’ organs of vision, hearing, smell, and taste, including the smells and flavors bass like—and don’t like; how smell and taste control feeding behavi∨ the best kinds of lures to trigger the attack response in certain situations; and even minimizing stress on caught bass that are to be released. A distinguished scientist who knows how, when, and why bass pursue their prey, Dr. Jones offers a wealth of valuable information on pursuing this popular gamefish to anglers of all skill levels.

Stock Identification Methods

Author: Steven X. Cadrin
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123972582
Format: PDF, ePub
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Stock Identification Methods, 2e, continues to provide a comprehensive review of the various disciplines used to study the population structure of fishery resources. It represents the worldwide experience and perspectives of experts on each method, assembled through a working group of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea. The book is organized to foster interdisciplinary analyses and conclusions about stock structure, a crucial topic for fishery science and management. Technological advances have promoted the development of stock identification methods in many directions, resulting in a confusing variety of approaches. Based on central tenets of population biology and management needs, this valuable resource offers a unified framework for understanding stock structure by promoting an understanding of the relative merits and sensitivities of each approach. Describes 18 distinct approaches to stock identification grouped into sections on life history traits, environmental signals, genetic analyses, and applied marks Features experts' reviews of benchmark case studies, general protocols, and the strengths and weaknesses of each identification method Reviews statistical techniques for exploring stock patterns, testing for differences among putative stocks, stock discrimination, and stock composition analysis Focuses on the challenges of interpreting data and managing mixed-stock fisheries

Lunker Lore

Author: Josh Alwine
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781977635464
Format: PDF
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From the author of the best-selling bass fishing book, High Percentage Fishing, Lunker Lore takes the reader to the next level of smart fishing for trophy class largemouth bass!Just how rare are giant largemouth bass? Where do they live and how do they behave? What can you do to maximize your chances of catching a new personal best? Lunker Lore is the culmination of countless hours interviewing the world's best biologists, trophy anglers, and folks working hard to produce huge bass on private waters. Part story, part guide, the book lays out a detailed strategy for targeting the biggest bass in any system. Discover the secrets of: Locating key structures that hold giant bass Tips, tricks, and tactics from the 15lb club Private water fishing and the men trying to grow monster bass Nighttime big bass fishing Engineer and statistician Josh Alwine shares the story of his big bass adventure and the lessons learned chasing the fish of a lifetime.