Zane Grey is best known as fishing writer for the wild adventures of catching world record giants in the oceans around the world. He published collections of stories about particular places and species of fish. Tales of Fishes is a wonderful collection of stories that range over the most sought after species of salt water fishing-tarpon, bonefish, sailfish, marlin, swordfish, and tuna. It's a perfect sampler to whet the appetite of every armchair angler. Zane Grey was one of America's most prolific and beloved writers. While best known for his Western novels, he actually spent as many as 300 days a year fishing.
Born in Zanesville, Ohio in 1872, Zane Grey became one of America's most prolific and beloved writers. While known primarily for his Western novels, he spent a large part of his life fishing and writing about his experiences. He died in 1939.