A wonderful collection of tales of adventure with rod and line. This eclectic collection includes thrilling battles with monsters of the deep, epic acts of endurance and more poetic pieces on secret spots where legendary fish are said to lurk. There is something for everyone and no expert knowledge is needed to delight in these tales. The stories have an international range and cover all types of fishing from open ocean to mountain stream. Journey from frozen Russian rivers to wild jungles in India. Shiver at eerie tales and thrill at record breaking catches. There are stories of the ones that got away as well as the catches that set records. Fly fishermen will delight in the many tales of salmon, trout and more exotic sport from Scottish Highlands to the mangrove swamps of Venezuela. Sailfish, tuna, conger and shark are among the creatures caught offshore and each true tale is recounted with the knowledge of an accomplished fisherman and the skill of a writer who knows how to reel the reader in.