Fishing Narratives

David Berger, 224pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780295745442
In this lively history and celebration of the Pacific razor clam, David Berger shares with us his love affair with the glossy, gold-colored Siliqua patula and gets into the nitty-gritty of how to dig, clean, and cook them using his favorite recipes. In the course of his investigation, Berger...

Abigail B. Calkin Ph.D., 252pages, 6 x 0.6 x 9, ISBN: 9780615591933
When Captain Larry Hills attempted to rescue his deckhand, he too was tragically caught in the lines that whipped and wrapped the two men against the net reel of the trawler like captured fish. In the moment before the deckhand’s death he was the only one who heard Larry’s cold...

Andrew Vietze, ISBN: 9780762782574
How did they do it? What are the secrets of the fishermen who've landed the world's greatest trophy fishes?  The Biggest Fish Ever Caught  will tell the tales behind the International Game Fishing Association's record-holding fish, including where they were bagged, what lines/lures...

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Christopher White, ISBN: 9781442210882
In Skipjack, Christopher White spends a pivotal year with three memorable captains as they battle man and nature to control the fate of their island villages and oyster fleet. . Through these lively characters, White paints a vivid picture of life on a skipjack, a wooden oystering sailboat....

Gary Colvin, 527pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 972826408
An historical novel telling the fascinating story of pacific salmon trolling and the tragedy of the damming of the Columbia River and its disastrous effect on salmon runs and fishery. A truly compelling and passionate story full of colorful characters.

Nathaniel Philbrick, 293pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780141001821
A superb retelling of the tragic story surrounding the 1820 loss of the whale ship Essex, rammed and sunk by a whale in the South Pacific.

Spike Walker, 279pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780312089245
Now in paperback, a dramatic insider's account of the world's most dangerous profession: king-crab fishing in the frigid waters of the Bering Sea where the conditions are beyond most imaginations (90 mph Arctic winds, 25-foot seas, and superhuman stretches of on-deck labor). But the payback, if...

Kalee Thompson, 336pages, 8 x 5.3 x 0.8, ISBN: 9780061766305
Deadliest Sea  by Kalee Thompson is the spellbinding true story of the greatest rescue in U.S. Coast Guard history. Recounting the tragic sinking of the fishing trawler,  Alaska Ranger , in the Bering Sea and its remarkable aftermath in March 2008,  Deadliest Sea  is...

Mark Sundeen, 336pages, 8.2 x 5.4 x 1, ISBN: 9780312672546
If you never sailed, sailed once, or have sailed for a lifetime, this book is perfect for beginners but deep enough content for those interested in going beyond basics. Revised and expanded to include racing and GPS navigation, The Complete Sailor is not just a how-to sail book, but a book that...

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Chris White, 124pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780759688209
In his twenty-five year occupation as an Alaskan commercial fisherman, known as the most dangerous job in the world, Chris White has experienced a great deal of what most only imagine. From horrendous Bering Sea storms while winter king crabbing, to the sinking of his own boat under him, he...

Patrick Dillon, 264pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780684869094
In a narrative filled with the excitement of "The Perfect Storm" and the historical significance and human drama of "A Civil Action", Dillon recounts the story of a commercial fishing voyage in 1983 that claimed the lives of 14 men and left a small town devastated by the loss.

Spike Walker, 206pages, 5.5 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780312199937
Hair-raising accounts of survival by the author of "Working on the Edge". "Grab-you-by-the-throat, rip-snorting tales of disaster on furious high seas". --"Kirkus Reviews".

David Montgomery, 271pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780813342993
Traces the human impact on salmon over the last 1,000 years and examines the implications for recovery of salmon stocks as well as threatened species world wide. Concludes with provocative recommendations for natural resource use.

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Sam Llewellyn, 112pages, 8.8 x 5.8, ISBN: 9781574093117
An exciting sailing story that combines sailing with mystery and intrigue, Black Fish refers to fish that are protected species but are being caught and sold by criminal elements. This leads to an adventure of mystery and murder combining the elements of skullduggery at sea (with ecological...