Greystone Books 05/01/2000
Sports & Recreation/ Guide Book/ Fishing
Softcover 224 Pages
6 x 9 inches
Fishing in Western Canada: A Freshwater Guide- Updated
In this revised and retitled edition of Fishing in the West, David Carpenter offers a wealth of tips and techniques for catching all the major species of Western Canada, from the prized trout to the monster pike to the beautiful arctic grayling. The book tells you how to master the delicate and demanding art of fly-fishing, where the prime fishing spots are, how to get there and when to go. It also gives you instructions for canning, smoking and preserving your catch and presents a variety of delectable recipes.
DAVID CARPENTER is the author of several books of fiction, including Jewels, Jokes for the Apocalypse and God's Bedfellows, and two non-fiction books, Fishing in the West and Writing Home. He has also won two Canadian Magazine Awards and two Western Magazine Awards for his essays. He lives and writes in Saskatoon, where he has also taught at the University of Saskatchewan.