Adventures with Jonny: Let’s Go Fishing

Hey, big bass man, you wanna reel your small fry into fishing? The Adventures with Jonny: Let’s Go Fishing guide may be just the thing to nab him hook, line and sinker. A trilogy between two covers, this whopper kids book contains: a sweet story about Jonny’s first fishing trip with Dad; an ultra-thorough parent’s section on choosing equipment and rigs, finding fish and teaching casting; and a fish identification game for families to play. $17.95, available at your favorite Up North booksellers.

Lynda Twardowski is travel editor of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s

Note: This article was first published in August 2006 and was updated for the web February 2008.