Amazing Fishing Stories: Incredible Tales from Stream to Open Sea

Amazing Fishing Stories: Incredible Tales from Stream to Open Sea

Hardback Wiley Nautical

By (author) Paul Knight

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 262 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 228mm x 28mm | 540g
  • Publication date: 29 November 2011
  • ISBN 10: 1119970334
  • ISBN 13: 9781119970330
  • Sales rank: 57,016

Product description

From battling monsters from the deep, to the magic and mystery of fly fishing--larger-than-life fish stories that are all true. Lifelong fisherman Paul Knight knows the thrill of the chase, the one-on-one battle of endurance between man and beast that is sport fishing. Like Hemingway, and legions of others who've tested themselves against nature, author Paul Knight has travelled to remote parts of the globe to reel in stories of epic adventures with rod and line. In Amazing Fishing Stories, he takes readers on a breathtaking expedition from frozen Russian rivers to the wild jungles of India, detailing the heart-pounding capture of sailfish, tuna, and shark and thrilling struggles with monsters from the deep. There are wonderful stories of fly fishing, as Knight describes in captivating detail the pursuit of salmon, trout, and more exotic sport from the Scottish Highlands to the Indian jungle. International in scope, and covering all types of fishing from open ocean to mountain stream, this eclectic collection of well told fishing stories has something for everyone. The book is a compelling and entertaining read that covers a variety of fishing around the world.The author is a leading figure among UK anglers, as CEO of the Salmon and Trout Association, and contributor to a wide range of angling magazines, including Gamefisher. An ideal gift for the armchair enthusiast and active fisherman, Amazing Fishing Stories is an exhilarating trek across the globe, with a skilled fisherman and masterful writer, in search of the perfect catch.

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Author information

Paul Knight is a hugely experienced fisherman who has travelled the globe with rod and line. He has worked on offshore trawlers as well as fished idyllic salmon streams. Paul is a leading figure among UK anglers, as CEO of the Salmon and Trout Association, and contributor to a wide range of angling magazines, including Gamefisher.His wide experience, remarkable network of fishing friends and wonderful writing style make him the perfect author of such a collection of unforgettable tales.

Review quote

'Larger-than-life fishing stories that will entertain and captivate.' (Bookseller Buyer's Guide, August 2011). 'Amazing Fishing Stories is compelling and uplifting'. (Trout & Salmon, November 2011).

Table of contents

Captured Monsters / Interfering Animals / Ghosts / Amazing Days / Extraordinary Tales / Research and Reminiscences / Lost Leviathans