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Sports & Recreation Fishing

Facts Of Fishing

135 Secrets Fish Don't Want You To Know

by (author) Dave Mercer

Initial publish date
Oct 2010
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2010
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For more than ten years, Dave Mercer’s one-minute fishing tips have been seen by over 2.7 million people, and his full-length Facts of Fishing show airs on The Score and WFN across Canada. A self-described fishing freak and accomplished angler, Dave Mercer has collected the best tips, tricks and secrets into a handy, compact guide that’s ideal for stockings, glove compartments and tackle boxes. And it’s guaranteed to help Canadians catch more fish because, as Dave says, “it’s all fun and games until someone loses a fish.”

Here are some facts about fishing in Canada:

-- 8 million Canadians fish

-- More Canadians over age fifteen fish than play golf and hockey combined

-- Anglers spend a total of $6.7 billion on transportation, tourism, boating and equipment to support their outdoor passion

(Source: Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association)

About the author

Fishing funny-man Dave Mercer, host of Facts Of Fishing: The Show and the Facts of Fishing: Tip Series spends over 250 days a year fishing for just about anything that swims. He is one of today's most sought-after seminar speakers and his off-the-wall blend of edutainment has had audiences rolling in the aisles while teaching them how to catch more and bigger fish than they ever imagined. Dave lives in Port Perry, Ontario. Visit him online at

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