From the most trusted brand in outdoor sports, Field & Stream, this book fills a market gap in the same way the strong-selling Total Outdoorsman (200,000 copies in print) has done. Easy-to-use advice from the world’s top fishermen and fishing guides will enlighten and delight everyone from experienced fly-fishermen to deep-sea anglers to parents looking to catch that first fish with their kid.Gear Up How to pick the best lures, baits, flies, and tackle for any situation and any style of water you plan to fish. Learn how to customize your gear, get the most out of your boat, and more. Set the Hook Whether you’re bobber fishing for bluegills with the kids or heading out after the muskie of a lifetime, the techniques and tactics in this book will make your trip a success. Hit the Water From small streams to major rivers, ponds to big lakes, and bays to the open ocean, hundreds of field-tested strategies will help you catch more fish with or without a boat. Find the Fish Professional fishing guides from across the country tell you how and where to find lunker bass, trophy walleyes, huge trout, and much more right in your home waters.