A river is a large stream that has sufficient seasonal flow and moderate enough temperature to support a diverse gamefish population. In the Eastern United states this diverse game fish population assumes a hierarchy; with game fish feeding on a wide variety of the invertebrate and vertebrate life of the ecosystem. Therefore when we approach a river we must understand the different habitats that a river supports, understand how bait fish use these habitats and how different fish feed in them. This book will offer practical tips on how to approach a new stream, and techniques that appeal to several different kinds of fishing.
Throughout the entire book, the emphasis is on how to catch many Different kinds of fish and it is not meant as an indepth guide to any one species.
A Plan[edit | edit source]
One of the first steps towards more successful fishing trips is to go with a plan. The fishermen should