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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
March 27, 2017
Great Way to Fight Off Cabin Fever
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
August 4, 2016
GREAT READ
If you want to truly understand and know how to work the bucktail READ THIS BOOK.
By John
Corryton, TN
December 17, 2015
Wealth of info on bucktails
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
October 3, 2015
A Good Book
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.
September 10, 2015
A MUST HAVE
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
August 24, 2015
Essential book for anyone fishing the surf
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
April 25, 2015
Best fishing book.
Very good book, every fisherman should read this.
By Db
new york, NY
March 17, 2015
must read
Like other skinner books. It describe the detail of his fishing technique. I think I came a bucktail master..
By Charles
Aquidneck Island
November 6, 2014
A must read for the New England Surfcaster
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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