From the dust jacket flap: "McClane's Secrets of Successful Fishing
is the definitive, completely illustrated guide to the art and practice
of Sport Fishing. It contains all the essential information needed to
master every fresh- and saltwater fishing method no matter what an
angler's previous experience or level of expertise. Utilizing the proven
teaching methods developed for McClane's Fishing Schools, America's
foremost fisherman first instructs the reader in the five basic casting
techniques: spinning, spin casting, fly casting bait casting, and
surf-fishing. He then explains more specialized and advanced tactics,
such as ultralight spinning, accuracy casting, bottom fishing, trolling
and big-game fishing. Each step-by-step lesson is illustrated with
two-color line drawings depicting all movements from correct stance
through casting, rod-and-reel action, and retrieving the catch. Every
kind of rod and reel is described, with explanations of its construction
and functioning as well as practical suggestions on selection and care.
Separate chapters, filled with photographs, drawings, and tables are
devoted to each type of terminal tackle, pointing out its specialized
use and compatibility with other gear. Mr. McClane has interwoven
innumerable practical tips throughout the text on how to achieve the
best results under the endless variety of fishing conditions. Any angler
who applies the knowledge contained in this indispensable volume will
undoubtedly increase his catch as well as his enjoyment and
understanding of the sport."
And if you believe that, I have a book I want to sell you.
Holt Rinehart and Winston, New York NY 1979
Hardcover, 276 pages
8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.
Fair condition. Worn dust jacket.
Soft Plastic Lures
Waders and Wading
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