By Paul Knight
From combating 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 understands the joys of the chase, the one-on-one conflict of patience among guy and beast that's recreation fishing. Like Hemingway, and legions of others who've demonstrated 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 panoramic day trip from frozen Russian rivers to the wild jungles of India, detailing the heart-pounding catch of sailfish, tuna, and shark and exciting struggles with monsters from the deep.
There are fabulous tales of fly fishing, as Knight describes in pleasing aspect the pursuit of salmon, trout, and extra unique game from the Scottish Highlands to the Indian jungle. overseas in scope, and overlaying all kinds of fishing from open ocean to mountain movement, this eclectic choice of good instructed fishing tales has whatever for everybody. * The e-book is a compelling and interesting learn that covers various 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 a variety of angling magazines, together with Gamefisher
An excellent reward for the armchair fanatic and energetic fisherman, Amazing Fishing Stories is a thrilling trek around the globe, with a talented fisherman and masterful author, looking for the correct capture.
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Colin put more effort into pumping the rod, although whether he was pulling the fish to the boat or the boat to the fish, he wasn’t sure. Whichever, the tarpon finally lay alongside, which enabled Peter and Steve to grapple hold of the fish and haul it onto the flat deck in the bows of the dory. Even so, with its body right across the boat’s beam, its tail still reached into the 30 P1: TIX/XYZ JWBK524-c05 P2: ABC JWBK524-Knight July 25, 2011 11:57 Printer: Yet to come BANANAS, COCA-COLA AND TARPON water, a fact recorded on Paul’s camera; and many others among the 30-odd boats drifting in for a closer look at the tarpon.
They pushed off and were then at the mercy of the river’s flow – and the fish several hundred yards downstream of them. Steve went into a sort of trance, unlike any other fishing experience in his life before that point. He was concentrating completely on the fish, a feeling deep in his gut that this was something completely out of the ordinary. Saban and Bola seemed caught up in the same atmosphere, 40 P1: TIX/XYZ JWBK524-c07 P2: ABC JWBK524-Knight August 1, 2011 19:11 Printer: Yet to come WHO NEEDS A RECORD?
These are truly wild trout and they don’t get to their size by being stupid: they’re far cuter than anything you’ll find back in the UK. ’ Gendall chose a stretch of river relevant to the wind direction in the morning, the idea being to avoid having to cast into a strong downstream breeze. Still feeling a bit like the new boy at school, John walked beside Gendall up the bank and, just as the day before, was stopped in his tracks by his guide’s arm. ‘Now, that’s a fish, John,’ Gendall whispered, and pointed midstream.