The Catch

The Catch

The Story of Fishing in Australia

Book - 2017
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In every coastal town in Australia, there's a bait shop and a boat ramp,and, in garages around the country, fishing rods are strung up waiting for theirnext outing. Many of us have a special fishing spot, and families pass on tipsfrom generation to generation and exchange fishy tales of amazing catches andnear misses.

Bringing her personal passion for throwing in a line, author Anna Clark celebratesthe enduring pleasure of fishing in TheCatch: The Story of Fishing in Australia . This book charts the history offishing, from the first known accounts of Indigenous fishing and early Europeanencounters with Australia's waters, to the latest fishing fads; from the introductionof trout and fly fishing to the challenges of balancing needs of commercial andrecreational fishers.

"I just couldn't put it down ... my best fishing read to date" ~ RobPaxevanos, host of Fishing Australia (TV)

Publisher: Canberra, ACT, National Library of Australia,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780642279064
Characteristics: 161 pages : illustrations (some colour), facsimiles ; 27 cm.


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