Aimed at the practical and armchair angler alike, this stunning illustrated title lists and explores 50 of the world's of most amazing and challenging fish, offering an insight into each variety and revealing the skills and techniques required to catch them. Multi-layered in its scope and as much an aspirational travelogue as a source of helpful advice, this global exploration covers the world's best fishing in all forms of the sport - including still and running freshwater, estuaries, coastlines and open sea. Written by John Bailey, a celebrated and highly respected angling author, who has fished in over 60 countries and for thousands of species, the true hook with this title is its fresh and unique approach to a popular pastime which will appeal as much to the experienced fishermen, who may have already netted a number of the fish, as it will to those new to sport who have dreams of catching them all.
John Bailey is an internationally renowned author and photographer. As a pioneering tour leader of fishing trips, he has led anglers to some of the most remote corners of the globe. He writes extensively for fishing magazines of international prestige, and has written numerous books including The New Fishing Encyclopedia (Dorling Kindersley), Complete Guide to Fly Fishing (Creative) The Fishing Detective (Harper Collins) and Trout at Ten Thousand Feet (Stackpole Books).