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ISBN 13: 978-1-55017-175-4
ISBN 10: 1-55017-175-5
Paperback
36 colour illustrations, bibliography, index included
6 x 9 - 304 pp
1997
CAD$24.95 • USD$24.95

Lake, River and Sea-Run Fishes of Canada

"It should be on every angler's bookshelf." -Tony Eberts, Vancouver Province

Book Description

The only popular guide to freshwater fishing in all parts of Canada, Lake, River and Sea-Run Fishes of Canada is a must for anglers, naturalists and anyone who loves fine nature writing. Whether you want to find out how the Dolly Varden trout got its odd name, sort out the salmonids' tangled family relations, or identify some queer-looking item you've never hooked before, this book will prove indispensable.

The only complete guide to freshwater game fishes in all parts of Canada, this book is a must for naturalists, anglers and everyone else who wants to learn more about Canada's wildlife, it includes detailed descriptions and 36 full-colour illustrations as well as 14 beautiful and precise line drawings.

All of the main fish families are represented in Canadian waters, and new species are still being discovered. Lake, River and Sea-Run Fishes of Canada offers biology, angling tips and notes on the curiosities of all the best-known game fishes, and fishing lore from high mountain lakes, prairie rivers, the Great Lakes, the Arctic coastline and ocean tidepools.

Loaded with practical as well as scientific information and pleasantly laced with history and lore, the book is both educational and enjoyable to read. It is enhanced by fifty illustrations, 36 of them in full colour. This revised edition includes a foreword by the eminent fish scientist Professor Joseph Nelson and an updated essay on endangered species by Dr. R.R. Campbell.