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The Tarpon Book

Author : Frank Sargeant
ISBN : 9780936513935
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 47.75 MB
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Loaded with tactics from the nation's leading tarpon anglers, The Tarpon Book can turn the beginner into a seasoned pro, With tips from more than 30 world-class tarpon fishermen, The Tarpon Book is must reading for anyone who hopes to take on the most spectacular of saltwater fish, the silver king.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Book Of The Tarpon

Author : A. W. Dimock
ISBN : 9781443786744
Genre : History
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: History

The Book Of The Tarpon

Author : Anthony Weston Dimock
ISBN : 0342924311
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Gulf The Making Of An American Sea

Author : Jack E. Davis
ISBN : 9780871408679
Genre : Nature
File Size : 80.17 MB
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Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for History Winner of the 2017 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction A National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Finalist A New York Times Notable Book of 2017 One of the Washington Post's Best Books of the Year In this “cri de coeur about the Gulf’s environmental ruin” (New York Times), “Davis has written a beautiful homage to a neglected sea” (front page, New York Times Book Review). Hailed as a “nonfiction epic . . . in the tradition of Jared Diamond’s best-seller Collapse, and Simon Winchester’s Atlantic” (Dallas Morning News), Jack E. Davis’s The Gulf is “by turns informative, lyrical, inspiring and chilling for anyone who cares about the future of ‘America’s Sea’ ” (Wall Street Journal). Illuminating America’s political and economic relationship with the environment from the age of the conquistadors to the present, Davis demonstrates how the Gulf’s fruitful ecosystems and exceptional beauty empowered a growing nation. Filled with vivid, untold stories from the sportfish that launched Gulfside vacationing to Hollywood’s role in the country’s first offshore oil wells, this “vast and welltold story shows how we made the Gulf . . . [into] a ‘national sacrifice zone’ ” (Bill McKibben). The first and only study of its kind, The Gulf offers “a unique and illuminating history of the American Southern coast and sea as it should be written” (Edward O. Wilson).
Category: Nature

The Tarpon Classic Reprint

Author : F. Gray Griswold
ISBN : 048489806X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Excerpt from The Tarpon They arrive among the Keys of lower Florida in small schools of an average weight in Pebru ary, and from then on their numbers increase until midsummer. These schools of fish dwell in Bahia Hondo, Matecumbe Sound and other channels for a few days before working their way into the Gulf of Mexico. If a Norther blows they go to sea, and return later. Other fish enter the rivers of the east coast of Flor ida. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Lake Tarpon

Author : Larry Barker
ISBN : 9781553952442
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 89.62 MB
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This book, the first in a series, is designed to help anglers catch more and bigger fish in Lake Tarpon, Florida. The authors--professional tournament fishermen and outdoors writers--share tips, technipues and some close guarded secrets about catching trophy fish, especially largemouth bass, on the lake. The guide provides a wealth of informations about the lake, its fish, and the surrounding resources available to anglers. Of particular value are up-to-date maps that identify seasonal hot spots for bass and crappie. A full sized map of the lake is also included including depths, names of familiar lake areas and laocations, and landing docks. Numerous photos and graphics, including a rare picture of the lake record bass, a 19 lb monster caught on a live eel in 1961, add interest to the book.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Tarpon

Author : Louis L. Babcock
ISBN : STANFORD:36105031217008
Genre : Tarpon
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Category: Tarpon

Glory Of The Silver King

Author : Hart Stilwell
ISBN : 9781603442671
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 58.93 MB
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A tribute to a fish, a sport, and a time now past . . . Through a series of chance encounters over several years, fishing guide and journalist Brandon Shuler unearthed multiple drafts of a nearly finished manuscript by an almost forgotten Texas sports writer, Hart Stilwell. Titled “Glory of the Silver King,”the manuscript vividly captured the history of tarpon and snook fishing on the Texas and Mexico Gulf Coast from the 1930s to the end of Stilwell’s life in the early 1970s. Stilwell was a seasoned outdoors journalist with a passion for salt-water fishing. Now, with Shuler’s careful research, editing, and annotation, this lost manuscript has found new life as both an entertaining “fish tale” and a historical snapshot of a region’s natural heritage. It successfully conveys the thrill of fishing for these once abundant species at the same time it tracks—and laments—the rise, decline, and eventual fall of their fisheries in Texas (which Shuler is able to report are now experiencing a rebound). In a personal and informative introduction, Shuler paints a portrait of Stilwell and tells the story of the discovery and evolution of the manuscript. He also provides a look into his own life as an angler and writer, creating a connection with Stilwell that gives the work authenticity and relevance. Anglers will delight in Stilwell’s rollicking prose. Environmentalists will appreciate the book’s lesson in ocean conservation. For all who live on or near the Gulf Coast, Glory of the Silver King reintroduces a forgotten literary treasure and a magnificent fish that once filled the waters at our favorite coastal retreats. "Hart Stilwell was a world-class raconteur and storyteller. His unpublished manuscript on the glory days of coastal fishing became an underground legend, passed around like a sacred totem for decades. Editor Brandon Shuler has revived Stilwell’s folksy charm and penetrating insights, and the result is this engaging and important book."--Steven L. Davis, curator, The Wittliff Collections
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Book Of Surf Fishing

Author : Al Ristori
ISBN : 9781626366992
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 77.39 MB
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Fishing from beach or rocky coastline presents challenges not faced by anglers who head out to sea. Written to open new frontiers to the old hand and provide advice to novice surf fishermen, The Complete Book of Surf Fishing will be a boon to all coastline anglers. Author and licensed charter captain Al Ristori covers the basics of traditional surfcasting, with well-illustrated instruction on casting big rods in big water. He covers the gamut of tackle that does duty in the surf—conventional gear, spinning gear, fly tackle, and light tackle—and discusses the full range of bait, lures, and flies. Most importantly, he tells you how to find fish. Whether you are casting on the East Coast, Gulf Coast, or West Coast, with Ristori's tips and tricks and decades of know-how, you will know where the fish are when they are most likely to bite. Everyone needs advice from an experienced fisherman once in a while, and now no angler plying the surf will have to do without.
Category: Sports & Recreation