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John Skinner Fishing the Bucktail

John Skinner Fishing the Bucktail

In what is unquestionably the most comprehensive book on bucktailing ever written, expert angler and fishing writer John Skinner brings the reader along on an in-depth look at bucktail techniques and strategies in a variety of settings from surf, boat, and kayak.

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A common sense approach to bucktail fishing. Includes secrets of rigging or customizing your own rigs.$17.95 USD
Bucktail jigs are often called the world's most versatile lures because they'll catch almost any species of fish and work under a wide variety of conditions. In what is unquestionably the most comprehensive book on bucktailing ever written, expert angler and fishing writer John Skinner brings the reader along on an in-depth look at bucktail techniques and strategies in a variety of settings from surf, boat, and kayak.

Ocean beaches, deep rips, shallow inshore waters, and rocky shorelines are among the environments explored in pursuit of striped bass, bluefish, and fluke.

Chapters on bucktail jig composition and construction will enable readers to choose, build, and customize jigs for their specific applications. This book is a must read for all anglers who want to take their fishing to the next level.
5 Stars based on 9 reviews
By Justin B
Harrisburg, PA
Great Way to Fight Off Cabin Fever
March 27, 2017
Got bored over the winter so I decided to get this book to learn some more about fishing bucktails from the master himself. It's a great read for anyone who doesn't have that much confidence in fishing bucktails. I always tie on a buck at least once during a trip, but don't give it the attention it deserves. Mostly due to my lack of confidence with the lure. After reading this book, I'm definitely going to be putting in more time with them this year.
By Jason
Centereach, Ny
GREAT READ
August 4, 2016
If you want to truly understand and know how to work the bucktail READ THIS BOOK.
By John
Corryton, TN
Wealth of info on bucktails
December 17, 2015
Well written and thorough. Really gets you thinking about bucktail presentation and full of examples on how to deal with various conditions. Highly recommended.
By Dennis
NY NY
A Good Book
October 3, 2015
This is a very good book for anyone wanting to get into this lure. It give expert information and an easy read.
ProsA great amount of info.
ConsNone
By Hudsonman
n.y.
A MUST HAVE
September 10, 2015
I purchased this book about a week ago and have read it twice so far. Great info by a very knowledgeable angler. A must have book.
By Craig
Ringwood, NJ
Essential book for anyone fishing the surf
August 24, 2015
After seeing all his videos i decided to pick up the book and give it a read. As a fisherman who was looking to "step my game up" this book taught me the advanced techniques i was missing and has resulted in me catching a lot more than in the past. Great read and supported on youtube with many of John Skinners videos. Must read for any northeast surf angler
By Alex
California, MD
Best fishing book.
April 25, 2015
Very good book, every fisherman should read this.
By Db
new york, NY
must read
March 17, 2015
Like other skinner books. It describe the detail of his fishing technique. I think I came a bucktail master..
By Charles
Aquidneck Island
A must read for the New England Surfcaster
November 6, 2014
Excellent writing on a critical skill to build as a surf caster fishing the northeast for stripers and other species. John has published many youtube video's as companions to his writing and they are invaluable. Many times words cannot describe conditions adequately and these videos fill the void. Plus everyone love's seeing a huge striper hauled in. Looking forward to his next book...
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