Incredible Fishing Stories

Author: Shaun Morey
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761171118
Size: 19.69 MB
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Incredible Fishing Stories from the Author: Shaun Morey. From a grueling 37-hour fight with a Pacific salmon to the maimed fisherman whose severed thumb turned up in the belly of a Mackinaw trout. From extraordinary marlin quests to hair-raising tales of "fish catches man," here are fishing's 80 most unpredictable and spectacular tales. To get them, Shaun Morey-a fanatical fisherman and inveterate story collector-traveled from Alaska to Australia, Mexico, and the Caribbean to interview anglers, boat captains, guides and witnesses; to dig up photographs, and to confirm each tale. You'll read about Captain Jimmy Lewis who, in a moment of sheer bravado (or insanity), speared by hand-and landed-a 1,600-pound hammerhead shark. Or Bob Smith, fulfilling his twenty-year quest to catch all forty species of North America's wild trout on the bitter cold morning after his eighty-first birthday. Or the 800-pound blue marlin that made a final lunge-ripping up the deck and dragging a chair, with Paul Clause strapped in it, to the bottom of the ocean. (Paul survived; so did the marlin.) Truth is stranger than fiction.

Kids Incredible Fishing Stories

Author: Shaun Morey
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780761104506
Size: 69.66 MB
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Kids Incredible Fishing Stories from the Author: Shaun Morey. True stories of spectacular catches made by "kids."

Incredible Fishing Stories For Kids

Author: Shaun Morey
Publisher: Hodad Pr
ISBN: 9780963369116
Size: 11.45 MB
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Incredible Fishing Stories For Kids from the Author: Shaun Morey. Recounts unusual and exciting events that occured to children while fishing, including record and unlikley catches, a three-year-old who manages the boat while her father is fishing, and other incidents

Incredible And True Fishing Stories

Author: Shaun Morey
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761181318
Size: 21.99 MB
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Incredible And True Fishing Stories from the Author: Shaun Morey. Over 33 million people fish in this country. They went on over 455 million fishing trips and spent more than $41 billion on fishing expenses. And what’s almost as good as going fishing? Hearing, telling, and swapping great fish stories. Shaun Morey is a fisherman, a connoisseur of fish stories, and a journalist with a novelist’s eye (and vice versa) whose first collection, Incredible Fishing Stories, has 471,000 copies in print. In the years since that book’s publication, Morey has continued to reel in jaw-dropping tales, and the result is a new collection of over 100 even more incredible fishing stories. Here are Remarkable Catches—like the time Billy Sandifer caught a 1,000-pound tiger shark in the surf (he released it after nabbing a souvenir tooth). Grueling Battles—like Bob Ploeger’s record-breaking 37-hour fight with a Pacific salmon. Hilarious Feats of Bravery, like the exploits of Matt Watson, who leapt out of a helicopter to land on the back of a marlin. And, in what can only be considered poetic justice, Shocking Acts of Fish Aggression, like Mitchell Lee Franklin’s visit to the emergency room with a 5-pound catfish attached to his chest via an impaled dorsal fin. Includes illustrations, photos, and links to videos on the author’s website.

Amazing Fishing Stories

Author: Paul Knight
Publisher: Fernhurst Books
ISBN: 1119951615
Size: 29.68 MB
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Amazing Fishing Stories from the Author: Paul Knight. Travel from Scottish streams to shark infested seas and from the frozen tundra to tropical reefs. ThereÕs every style of fishing, from the magic touch of the fly to blood-and-thunder battles with monsters of the deep. Shiver at ghostly tales from the river bank and marvel at incredible exploits with rod and line. There are stories of ones that got away as well as catches that set records. Discover a treasure trove of stories, invested with a drama and poetry that makes this essential reading for all fishermen, everywhere.

Incredible Fishing Stories

Author: Jay Cassell
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510713859
Size: 22.93 MB
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Incredible Fishing Stories from the Author: Jay Cassell. Fishing is many things to many people. To some, quietly dangling a worm for a sunfish in a local farm pond is not only exciting, but relaxing and reflective. To others, it’s all about the adventure of traveling to exotic locales and fishing for ten-pound rainbow trout in Alaska or 100-pound tarpon in Central America. To others, it’s an integral part of life, not just a pastime but something to live for. Still others feel compelled to write about it, to try to understand this sport that grips so many. In this collection, you’ll read works from celebrated writers that aim to explore the mysterious grip that fishing has held on so many of us. Within these pages, the reader can: Join Rudyard Kipling as he chases a cow that has stolen his minnow Examine the philosophical side of angling with Thaddeus Norris Fish the Ohio River with John James Audubon Learn what it’s like to fish for Great Lakes steelhead with Jerry Hamza Get used to fishing alongside Alaskan brown bears with Richard Chiappone And many more fishing escapades! With more than three dozen photographs and illustrations that masterfully bring these stories to life, Incredible Fishing Stories is a must-have for every angler looking to share in the joy of their chosen sport.

Incredible Fish

Author: John Townsend
Publisher: Capstone Classroom
ISBN: 9781410917232
Size: 39.69 MB
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Incredible Fish from the Author: John Townsend. Looks at the physical characteristics and behavior of various unusual fishes.

Miss Smith S Incredible Storybook

Author: Michael Garland
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110164849X
Size: 35.15 MB
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Miss Smith S Incredible Storybook from the Author: Michael Garland. When Zack meets his second-grade teacher, Miss Smith, he can tell right away that her class will be different. But he has no idea just how different it will be! Miss Smith has a knack for telling tales when she reads from her incredible book, the stories literally spring to life! Then one day Miss Smith is late for school. The principal takes over and things get out of hand. The classroom is swarming with storybook characters from princesses to pirates to the three little pigs? All it takes is one spectacular teacher.

The Greatest Fishing Stories Ever Told

Author: Lamar Underwood
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781585741403
Size: 37.61 MB
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The Greatest Fishing Stories Ever Told from the Author: Lamar Underwood. An anthology of essays, short stories, and personal reminiscences about fishing.

Incredible Stories From Space

Author: Nancy Atkinson
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 1624143296
Size: 71.50 MB
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Incredible Stories From Space from the Author: Nancy Atkinson. Experience the Amazing Unmanned Journeys to Explore the Universe In Incredible Stories from Space, veteran space journalist Nancy Atkinson shares compelling insights from over 35 NASA scientists and engineers, taking readers behind the scenes of the unmanned missions that are transforming our understanding of the solar system and beyond. Weaving together one-on-one interviews along with the extraordinary sagas of the spacecraft themselves, this book chronicles the struggles and triumphs of nine current space missions and captures the true spirit of exploration and discovery. Full color images throughout reveal scientific discoveries and the stunning, breathtaking views of our universe, sent back to Earth by our robotic emissaries to the cosmos. -Travel along with the first mission to Pluto -Explore Mars alongside the Curiosity Rover -Join the unprecedented hunt for extrasolar planets -Unlock the mysteries of the cosmos with the iconic Hubble Space Telescope -Discover the latest findings in our solar system -See the future of space exploration with a preview of upcoming missions