A day by the water will never be the same again!If youve ever had the pleasure of reeling in your very own catch, you already know how much fun fishing can be. If you have yet to land your first big one, you dont know what youre missing! All over the world, people who live near the water go fishing. Why? Because its fun! Theres nothing quite like the tug of a bite on your line, or the thrill of the fight as you struggle to reel in your catch. But like any sport, theres more to fishing than first meets the eye. There are all kinds of tricks and techniques that can help make your fishing experience more enjoyable. In Hook, Line, and Sinker, fishing expert Italo Labignan takes you on a journey through the wild world of fishing. Accompaied by spectacular full-colour illustrations and photographs, Labignans step-by-step instructions cover the basics of sportsfishing, from important safety information to fun facts and tips. Youll learn how to: Select the appropriate bait or tackle Figure out what kind of pole, rod, or reel to use Cast for, reel in, and release your catch Fillet a fish (ifyou want to!) Featuring cool activities (constructing a tackle box, catching your own bait, and making lures) and a handy reference guide to fresh and saltwater fish, Hook, Line and Sinker will transform eager beginners into full-fledged anglers.