Saltwater Fishing

Snapper, Mackerel, Bluefish, Tuna, and More

From the Series Great Outdoors Sports Zone

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Have you ever cast into the surf in hopes of tempting a striped bass or bluefish? Or fished from an ocean pier and felt a mackerel take your line? Or have you taken a boat deep-sea fishing to catch big game fish such as tuna or swordfish? Saltwater fishing from shore or in boats can be a thrilling experience!

Enter the Great Outdoors Sports Zone to learn about the history, gear, rules, and catches connected to saltwater fishing. You’ll discover:
• What fishing techniques work best for different types of saltwater fish.
• What gear you need to become an expert saltwater angler.
• How rules about saltwater fishing help preserve fish populations.
• How to prepare and cook your catch.

Are you into sports? Then get into your favorite zone!

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Category Sports
Copyright 2013
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2012-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.4
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF054030, JNF051150, JNF003090
Dewey 799.16
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.625 x 9.25
Lexile 830
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 152735
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Recipes, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Tom Carpenter

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Great Outdoors Sports Zone

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School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“[T]hese profiles of North American game hunting and fishing are valuable for their breadth of coverage.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple