"A "Wall Street Journal "bestseller, 4/19/11 Outside""""Fishing may be a hobby to you, but for Jeremy Wade, host of Animal Planet's "River""Monsters, " it's a way of life. Wade scours the rivers of the world for the stuff of legend, and we're lucky enough to bear witness. Viewers have seen him catch a lot of big fish . . . but most of the thrill comes from watching the hunt."ShareThisAdventure.com, 4/6/11"I would recommend this great book to any adventurer, fisher, or reader for that matter. [It] will not disappoint and is sure to awaken that urge inside us all for the unknown, for what is around that next bend, for what we cannot see." "Newsday", 4/17/11"A terrific read--intense, captivating and insightfully written.""Toronto"" Globe & Mail", 4/23/11"This one may hook you." "Savannah"" Morning News", Bookworm Sez column, 4/28/11"Readers will enjoy his vivid (and humorous) descriptions of lands he has visited and risks he has undertaken in his travels...Fisherman or not, I think you'll enjoy the thrills you'll find in this book. "River Monsters" is easy to get hooked on." "Publishers Weekly" (web-exclusive), 5/1/11 "[A] collection of fish stories on steroids... Wade always paints a colorful portrait...Let Wade stand in the shallow water; this is a great way to get a few vicarious thrills." "Valley"" News", 5/14/11"These creatures are more fun to read about than to watch!...Armchair adventure at its best." "American Profile, "6/5/11"Anyone with a rod and reel will enjoy the wet 'n' wild fish tales in "River Monsters"." "The Times, "6/5/11"Entrancing, 272 pages of thrilling action.""Buffalo"" News, "6/26/11 "Over-sized ripsaw catfish, grouper, river stingrays, eels, and one toothy devil Wade took 25 years to catch are but a few of the adventures that this energetic and determined big-fish fisherman has brought to net, to a camera lens, and now into an interesting text worth the read."From the Publisher:
The television show River Monsters is the most successful series in Animal Planets history. Nearly 2 million people watched the season two debut episode in April 2010. Now, as the much-hyped third season begins in April 2011, host and extreme angler Jeremy Wade--a freshwater Indiana Jones--brings the adventure to life on the page as well, taking readers below the surface to explore one of the last frontiers. Each chapter of River Monsters is a detective story, where folklore and fishermens tales are subjected to scientific scrutiny in order to separate fact from fiction. Wade reveals the details of how he tracked down--and caught--each species using nothing more than an old school rod, reel, and net. With the full support of Animal Planet, River Monsters promises to take readers where few humans have gone before.
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