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Praise for Lake, River and Sea-Run Fishes of Canada

"As a general guide to freshwater fishes, this book is an easily readable account with anecdote and fact nicely mixed." -Canadian Museum of Nature

"If it swims anywhere from coast to coast it's in the book. This is one of kind - the only popular guide to freshwater and anadromous (sea-visiting) fishes in all parts of the country, from the mighty tyee of the B.C. coast to the Atlantic tomcod of Newfoundland. The essential scientific info is covered, but much of the book is devoted to fishing tips on gamefish, fish origins and backgrounds, nature notes of many kinds and, here and there, a dash of philosophy. It should be on every angler's bookshelf." -Tony Eberts, Vancouver Province

"Lake, River and Sea-Run Fishes of Canada could only have been compiled by someone who is fascinated by fish. Unlike many guides to the classification and identification of fish, Wooding's effort is not a dry, scientific effort. He writes with a light touch and a sense of humour, using anecdotes and personal experience to lovingly bring his topic to life. . . . This book is primarily aimed at anglers who are curious about the finned creatures in the waters they fish, or who dream of fishing. It's also for anyone who ever peered into a clear stream or lake, saw a fish swimming by, and wondered, 'What the heck was that beautiful thing?'" -Mark Hume, Vancouver Sun

". . . this is considered a "must-have" reference guide for writers, naturalists, students, and anglers whose interest in fish goes beyond where, when, and how to catch them. . . . An accomplished writer whose works have attracted international acclaim, Wooding uses an anecdotal approach to present his findings, which makes for interesting, informative, and at times amusing reading. . . . In all, a marvelous source of easily understood information. -Quill & Quire

"Ninety-six freshwater and anadromous species are covered, form inch-long sticklebacks to white sturgeon nearing a ton in weight. Details of each species include their physical appearance; biological characteristics; range of distribution; commercial and recreational value; where they stand on the endangered species list; even how they rate as food. This fine source of easily understood information should be a welcome addition to an angler's collection." -Bob Jones, BC Outdoors