A Fisherman's Guide to Maine

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A Fisherman's Guide to Maine

A Fisherman's Guide to Maine tells you precisely where, when, and how to catch game fish in Maine. From migrating striped bass along the south coast to native brook trout in the North Woods, this book provides visiting and resident anglers with all the information they need. Both veterans and novices will benefit from the author's knowledge of aquatic biology and his years of fishing experience throughout Maine.

Among the valuable information in this book:
--Comprehensive coverage of the entire state includes a map of each major fishing region.
--Each chapter offers a fascinating historical overview and profile of a local fishing personality.
--The text covers salmon, trout, bass, pike, panfish, and saltwater species.
--The author discusses both fly-fishing and spin-fishing techniques that work.
--Each section provides specific trip-planning information, driving/hiking directions, and descriptions of access points.

Author Biography:

KEVIN TRACEWSKI is an instructor of biology at the University of Maine. An avid, lifelong fisherman, he has published many articles in magazines such as Outdoor Life, Fly Fisherman, Flyfishing, and the Atlantic Salmon Journal. He lives in Old Town, Maine.The author is donating half his profits from this book to a nonprofit conservation fund he established called Land for Future Maine Fisheries. Down East Books is also donating a percentage of profits to this fund. The money will be used to purchase land and obtain easements in areas that surround critical fish habitat.

But don't take our word for it; read the reviews:

"Every now and then, a book comes along that makes other writers pay attention…shake their heads…and say something that they they don't like to say: I wish I had written that book…Long before I had finished its 160 pages, I had thought I wish I had written that book about a thousand times…If you read one fishing book this year, I'd highly recommend Tracewski's…Tracewski's book does exactly what a fishing guidebook should do: It educates. Entertains. Informs. It tosses in a healthy dose of history, introduces you to some interesting local characters, and…it tells you how to be a more effective angler, no matter which part of Maine you're visiting." -- Bangor Daily News

"The only comprehensive guide to fishing in Maine in 20 years, the book also includes a historical overview of Maine's rich fishing heritage." -- The Maine Eagle Magazine

"Tracewki's book belongs in anyone's library who fishes in Maine." -- The Maine Sportsman

"If ever there was a fishing book about more than just catching fish, one from which both seasoned anglers and rookie piscators alike can glean not only some useful know-how but a good dose of entertainment as well, it's…A Fisherman's Guide to Maine." --The Penobscot Times- Old Town, Maine

"The color photographs are outstanding, and oveall quality of halftone reproduction of photgraphs is very good." -- Moosehead Messenger,Greenville, ME

"If you have an opportunity to fish the waters of Maine, then pack along a copy of A Fisherman's Guide To Maine to help you plan a successful and challenging itinerary." --Midwest Book Review

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Author Biography:

KEVIN TRACEWSKI is an instructor of biology at the University of Maine. An avid, lifelong fisherman, he has published many articles in magazines such as Outdoor Life, Fly Fisherman, Flyfishing, and the Atlantic Salmon Journal. He lives in Old Town, Maine.