Fishing is not just a hobby or a profession, it is a lifestyle. And a great way to pass your time when you are away from the sea and your fishing equipment is to read some of the best sea fishing books out there.
Here are our top 14 picks that would teach you so much about the techniques and tips about fishing, and will keep you glued to your fishing book until the very last page.
A Pioneer Son at Sea: Fishing Tales of Old Florida
The book is written by a renowned marine biologist from Florida, Gilbert L. Voss, and edited by his son Robert S. Voss who is a curator at New York’s American Museum of Natural History. In this memoir, the author sheds light on the history and science behind the wonderful sport of fishing. This 200-page book is available in hardcover for $19.95 and Kindle for $12.38 and makes a wonderful gift.
The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail
Overfishing has always been a concern for fishermen and sea-lovers. Author W. Jeffrey Bolster has come up with a fascinating book that focuses on the last millennium of fishing and overfishing. This book has 416 pages and is available in three different types of editions: the hardcover is available for $31.77, the paperback edition is available for $22.50, and the Kindle version is available for $12.38.
Deep Sea Fishing Book: The Everything Guide to Deep Sea Fishing
Author Jeffrey Chandler has produced a masterpiece in the form of this e-book which is available at Kindle for only $1.97. You can finish off the 24 pages in one go, and learn everything you need to know about deep-sea fishing.
Deep Sea Fishing (Outdoor Adventures)
If you are looking for an interesting book about deep-sea fishing adventures for your kids, this one is a great book for students of grade 3 to grade 8 (eight to thirteen-year-olds). It is available for $16.39 in library binding. The author Ellen Frazel has made sure the 24 pages of this book keep those young fishing minds entertained.
Sea Fishing: River Cottage Handbook No.6
Fishing expert Nick Fisher presents his fishing masterpiece in hardcover (for $16.33), paperback edition (for $21.86), and Kindle edition (for $7.58). The book not only has a beautiful cover, but it also contains all the fishing details along with illustrations that you may need to fish along the British coastline. The fishing expert sheds light on when to go fishing, where to go, and how to go about it. And he does not leave you with a fish. He provides you with 30 irresistible recipes from River Cottage to enjoy your fish. The handbook No.6 has 256 pages where every page is worth your time!
Denizens of the Deep: True Tales of Deep Sea Fishing
The fishing lover and author Philip Wylie came up with 256 pages of sheer adventure in his book Denizens of the Deep. The book was first published in 1947 and has been named as one of the best sea fishing books. That is why it is available in hardcover (for $25.95), paperback (for $2.80), mass market paperback (for $19.50), and at Kindle (for $14.89).
Deep-Sea Fishing (Outdoor Adventure)
If you are looking for a great book on deep-sea fishing, this could be the one for you. In this book having 32 highly informative pages, author George Pendergast teaches you how to catch a huge fish in the sea. Whether you want to get your hands on a huge swordfish or a giant marlin, Deep-Sea Fishing gives you insight on the exact equipment you will need. With its hardcover for $25.25 and paperback for $10.50, get ready for some big adventure!
Salt-Water Fishing: A Step-by-Step Handbook: Expert Techniques And Advice On Successful Sea Angling From Shore Or Boat
Written by Martin Ford and illustrated with more than 200 diagrams and photographs spanning over 64 pages, this book is an instructional handbook on salt-water fishing. It is available in paperback for $10.15 and can be a great gift for an angler friend.
Advanced Deep Sea Fishing: My Liquid Fish – Change Made Simple (Level 5)
Whether you are a beginner or have many fishing years under your belt, this book takes you on a spiritual journey that helps you in your deep sea fishing. You will learn new tips and tricks, and right when you feel like giving up on a certain fishing technique, author and spiritual coach Jimmy Mack motivates you not to give up and how to do it right. The 64 pages will change you and your way of thinking and tackling your fishing problems. You can get this gem at Kindle edition for $28.59 and paperback for $29.95.
Sea Fishing Knots – From the reel to the hook
A knot may be the difference between a big catch and none at all. Author, illustrator, and knot expert Andy Steer presents you with a plethora of practical knots that can land you some big fish. Learn all about tying strong knots like double grinner knot, tournament leader knot, spool knot, loop-dropper knot, surgeon’s loop, snell knots, lineman’s loop, PR knot, three turn thumb knot, assist hook knot, haywire twist, offshore swivel knot, and dozens of more practical knots taught with practical steps and illustrations. The Sea Fishing Knots book has 48 pages promising stronger and better knots and tighter lines. You can get your copy at Kindle for $3.36 and its paperback is available for $12.82. So, what are you waiting for, learn some amazing knots, all in easy to follow step by step instructions!
Deep-Sea Fishing (The Outdoors)
Author and fishing expert Tyler Omoth sheds light on all you need to know about the skills, equipment, and techniques required for deep sea fishing in his 32-paged highly informative masterpiece. It is an ideal book for younger minds or beginners who want to absorb as much knowledge as it is required to ace the game. You can learn all about this sport with the help of a simple to read text and clear photographs. Get your Kindle version for $7.46, paperback for $7.30, and hardcover edition for $19.34.
Why Sea Fishing with Lighter Tackle Rocks
If you are eager to know how to do sea fishing with lighter tackle rocks, this book is for you. The author and angling coach, Lindsey Green, has put 50 years of experience into this book that highlights the UK sea angling. The book gives you a detailed insight on light rock fishing, saltwater fly fishing, and so many more ways to get what you want while at the sea. It is available for $4.39 in a paperback edition and $6.11 at Kindle.
Saltwater Fishing Made Easy
Author Martin Pollizotto does exactly what he promises in the book’s title – he makes saltwater fishing in North American as easy for you as possible. This book is as informative for an angling expert as it is for a beginner – you will be surprised to learn more than 75 popular North American game fish and so many techniques in this 368-paged book. With the book available at only $14.02 at Kindle and $25 in paperback, get your hands on this fishing bible now.
Saltwater Sport Fish of the Gulf Field Guide
If you are interested in the fishing grounds of the Gulf of Mexico, do not forget to get your paperback edition of this book for $12.49. Author Dave Bosanko invested decades learning about the saltwater sport fish of the gulf fields and is now helping you learn and identify your catch. Learn all about billfish, snappers, jacks, and groupers. Read about their edibility and habitats, and get to know all the facts and world records this saltwater holds. You are also guided on where you can find the fish, what equipment you will need, the methods to successfully land you a catch, and all the tips and tricks you will need on your way. Saltwater fishing has never been this easy!
Now that you have a list of the best sea fishing books, you will be amazed at the wealth of knowledge these books will bring to your game. They are not just a great way to learn more about fishing, or an excellent pass-time while you are at the sea; these sea fishing books will keep you entertained, and you will not miss the sea when you are away. Get a kindle or hard copy of the best sea fishing books mentioned above, and you will not be disappointed, we promise!