The Scouting Guide to Basic Fishing (Paperback)

An Officially-Licensed Book of the Boy Scouts of America: 200 Essential Skills for Selecting Tackle, Tying Knots, Casting, and Catching Fish (A BSA Scouting Guide)

By The Boy Scouts of America, Wade Bourne, Colin Moore (Contributions by)

Skyhorse, 9781510742758, 208pp.

Publication Date: November 19, 2019

List Price: 16.99*
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In The Scouting Guide to Basic Fishing, current Scouts, Scout alumni, and anyone interested in the outdoors are provided with a step-by-step guide that masterfully breaks down the art of fishing with diagrams, vivid photographs, and lessons on everything the beginner needs to know, including:
  • Different types of fishing equipment and how to select the best tackle
  • Baiting techniques for artificial and natural baits
  • Selecting the best fishing spot
  • The many choices of boats, motors, and boating accessories
  • Methods for cooking and cleaning your catch
  • And so much more!

    Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The BSA is committed to training youth in responsible citizenship, character development, and self-reliance through participation in a wide range of outdoor activities.

About the Author

The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.®” The Scouting organization is composed of nearly 2.4 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and approximately 960,000 volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories. For more information on the Boy Scouts of America, please visit