By Paul Knight
From fighting monsters from the deep, to the magic and secret of fly fishing—larger-than-life fish tales which are all true
Lifelong fisherman Paul Knight is aware the joys of the chase, the one-on-one conflict of persistence among guy and beast that's game fishing. Like Hemingway, and legions of others who've proven themselves opposed to nature, writer Paul Knight has traveled to distant components of the globe to reel in tales of epic adventures with rod and line. In Amazing Fishing Stories, he's taking readers on a wide ranging excursion from frozen Russian rivers to the wild jungles of India, detailing the heart-pounding seize of sailfish, tuna, and shark and exciting struggles with monsters from the deep.
There are impressive tales of fly fishing, as Knight describes in beautiful aspect the pursuit of salmon, trout, and extra unique activity from the Scottish Highlands to the Indian jungle. foreign in scope, and protecting all kinds of fishing from open ocean to mountain movement, this eclectic number of good informed fishing tales has anything for everybody. * The booklet is a compelling and wonderful learn that covers a number of fishing round the world
* the writer is a number one determine between united kingdom anglers, as CEO of Salmon and Trout organization, and contributor to quite a lot of angling magazines, together with Gamefisher
An perfect reward for the armchair fanatic and lively fisherman, Amazing Fishing Stories is a thrilling trek around the globe, with a talented fisherman and masterful author, looking for the best seize.
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Barry had a tentative bite and initially thought that he had snagged the wreck over which they were fishing. Then the wreck moved, and he realised that something live and rather heavy was on the other end. He leaned into the fish and felt the first head shake transmit itself up the line. ‘Conger,’ said the skipper confidently. Barry nodded, trying hard to pump the fish away from the wreck. ’ As is often the case with big conger, it became a dour fight, with Barry winning back line, only to lose it again as the fish bored back towards the wreck.
32 P1: TIX/XYZ JWBK524-c06 P2: ABC JWBK524-Knight July 25, 2011 11:59 Printer: Yet to come SPINNERS, ROD TOPS AND PIKE Even a freak fishing accident didn’t divert one young angler from his determination to catch a pike to be proud of. T here was a time when 6 year olds were happy enough catching tadpoles and minnows. Bertie Alexander was slightly different. It helped that he had a private lake on his doorstep but, even so, he went through the minnow stage almost without noticing it. His father and cousin fished for perch and pike, and so he was determined to be the same as them: a proper fisherman.
They were the toast of the Lodge, not to mention the film crew the following week. And the toast continues to this day, because the Western Rivers Lodge has never had a bigger brown trout landed, nor have the guides seen a better fish. And as for John, a cast of the brownie hangs above the fireplace in his Wiltshire home, a constant reminder of his greatest angling feat. 26 P1: TIX/XYZ JWBK524-c05 P2: ABC JWBK524-Knight July 25, 2011 11:57 Printer: Yet to come BANANAS, COCA-COLA AND TARPON Fizzy drinks and fruit seem a strange recipe for catching one of the world’s hardest fighting, most acrobatic fish – but they worked their magic for one fortunate fisherman.
Amazing Fishing Stories: Incredible Tales from Stream to Open Sea (Wiley Nautical) by Paul Knight