"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
'The definitive book' - "Cruising World". This is the complete guide to catching and cooking fish from the decks of a cruising boat. "The Cruiser's Handbook of Fishing" gives you everything you need to know about catching fish in tropical or middle-latitude seas - from a cruising boat underway or at anchor, from a dinghy, in the surf, and while diving reefs.Step by step this richly detailed guide walks you through: choosing, using, and maintaining tackle, lures, hooks, leaders, and other rigging essentials; reading currents, wind, wave patterns, tides, water temperature, and atmospheric conditions; modifying vessels with cruise-fishing enhancements such as rod holders, outriggers, cleaning tables, bait wells, and platforms; tying the best knots for cruise fishing; and, avoiding and treating routine fishing injuries and poisoning - including vital information on ciguatera, venomous stings and punctures, and steering clear of dangerous predators; identifying hundreds of fish species; preparing your catch - including a range of easy and delectable recipes; and much more.'A great 'catch' - "Sailing". 'You want to catch fish? Read this book' - Herb McCormick, editor, "Cruising World".
'Jam-packed with solid advice on tackle and techniques proven to catch fish' - Barry Gibson, editor, "Salt Water Sportsman". 'Every culture has its bible, and until now, there wasn't one for the voyager who had a passion for catching fish' - Ocean Navigator. 'Scott and Wendy are giving their fellow sailors the gift of an abundant life on the sea' - "Blue Water Sailing". 'A boatload of hard-earned knowledge and practical advice from a couple who has been there' - Latitudes and Attitudes.