America's Passion for Bass FishingBook - 2001
From the boat you peer down into the watery world that is its undisputed domain. You're straining for a glimpse of it, or a hint of one of those hidden places where you know it might lurk, hiding among the weeds and outcrops, perfectly blended into its surroundings among the rotting tree stumps, as still as a rock, waiting and watching for prey. But you're not just looking for any bass. It's the monster, the giant, the tackle-buster, the solitary, the elusive, or the unattainable, it's the unrealizable dream that you carry out and return home with everyday you spend on the water....Bass fishing is a passion for millions for fishermen. Their pursuit for these powerful freshwater predators spans North America and takes place year-round. Houndreds of bass fishing rounaments are held annualy, ranging from the small local club tournaments to national contests for professional anglers where hundreds of thousands of dollars are at stake. And overriding it all is every anlgler's search for the biggest lunker of them all -- the fish that will surpass a wrld record that has stood for nearly seventy years -- which will earn the luchky bass angler a million dollars in prize money. Hooked! America's Passion for Bass Fishing presents the experience of the sport from the bottom where the big lunkers lurk, to the surface where modern bass boats, bristling with fish-finding sonar and global positioning equipment, hunt them. Packed witht he thrills of the sport, Hooked! delivers tips, from the pros, tales of memorable fishing days, nostalgic refections, and over 200 vivid color photographs and illustrations. After Hooked! no fisherman will be able to resist getting our on the water again -- as soon as possible!
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Source, c2001
Characteristics: 191 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm