In a region where the salmon has always won top billing, anglers have often ignored the bottomfish. Yet its ready availability off the Pacific coast—and its merit as a fabulous table fish—suggests that now is the time to correct his oversight. Whether you’re casting for sole or flounder, halibut or lingcod, rock cod or perch, dangling a line using Charlie White’s guidance almost ensures a successful catch for kids, novices, and experts alike. Learn about the behaviour of different species, the best ways to catch them, and the ins and outs of equipment, natural baits, and artificial lures. This new edition of a classic fishing manual contains an up-to-date list of websites where you can find the latest regulations and catch limits for BC, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California.