sportfishing for sharks Author:captain frank mundus and bill wisner Here is a thrilling introduction to the most dangerous big game of the seas. In Sportfishing for Sharks, Captain Frank Mundus and Bill Wisner tell how, where, why, and when to hunt the world's most feared and least predictable of fishes. Shark hunting is the sport of individualists: it is combat with the great killer of the seas, the much mali... more »gned shark - subject of myth, misunderstanding, unreasoning fear, and hatred. In minute detail, Mundus and Wisner introduce the potential hunter to the habits, habitats, and quirks of the entire shark family: the blue shark, the ornery dusky, the dread thresher, the high-jumping mako, the gigantic, man-eating white shark, the tiger, the hammerhead, the blacktip, and others.
The authors discuss the equipment essential for shark fishing, including tackle, gear, boats, and boat gear, and describe the sport itself: preparation for combat, battle strategy, baits, chumming, landing the shark, and coping with crises. All methods of shark hunting are explored, such as hand-lining, bow and arrow, surf fishing, fishing from small boats, kite fishing, and the treacherous spear fishing.
Sportfishing for Sharks offers the ultimate challenge to the adventurous fisherman: an opponent worthy of his skill - and a sport whose rewards are as great as its demands.
Captain Frank Mundus is a charter boat skipper from Montauk Point. His fame has spread as the pioneer of this exciting sport, and he is now considered the number-one fishing guide for sharks on the East Coast. Bill Wisner is the author of three previous books, How to Catch Salt Water Fish, The Phantom World of Octopus and Squid, and Killer Whale!.« less