Introduction. Part I: Getting to Know Fish. Chapter 1: Fishing Fundamentals. Chapter 2: Our Favourite Saltwater Fish. Chapter 3: Our Favourite Freshwater Fish. Part II: Tackling the Right Gear. Chapter 4: On a Hook and a Line. Chapter 5: Hot Rods. Chapter 6: The Reel Deal. Chapter 7: Terminal Tackle. Chapter 8: Baits, Lures and Flies. Part III: Using Your Equipment the Right Way. Chapter 9: Creating Your Fishing Kit. Chapter 10: Spooling Up. Chapter 11: Top Knots to Know. Chapter 12: Rigs That Really Work. Chapter 13: Cast Away. Chapter 14: Hooking, Playing and Landing Fish. Part IV: The New Age of Fishing. Chapter 15: Kiss or Kill? Chapter 16: Cleaning, Preparing and Cooking Your Catch. Chapter 17: Fishing for the Future. Part V: What Kind of Angler Are You? Chapter 18: Specialise or Speculate? Chapter 19: Surf Casters and Rock Hoppers. Chapter 20: Jetty Rats. Chapter 21: Estuary Anglers. Chapter 22: Deep-Sea Anglers. Chapter 23: Freshwater Fanatics. Chapter 24: Fly Floggers. Chapter 25: Ahoy, Captain! Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 26: The Ten Best Fishing Websites. Chapter 27: My Ten Favourite Australian Fishing Spots. Chapter 28: My Ten Favourite New Zealand Fishing Spots. Chapter 29: Ten Things No-One Ever Tells You about Fishing. Glossary. Index.
Steve Starling is regarded as Australasia's top communicator in the angling game today. Steve is uniquely gifted at passing on his wealth of fishing know-how to new chums and old hands alike. With this book, you can be a better angler and improve your enjoyment of this unique outdoor pastime.