Joseph Tomelleri

Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

About Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

Craig Springer is a biologist and writer, living in northern New Mexico. Joseph Tomelleri graduated from Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS) in 1984 with a M.S. in biology. After working briefly as a field biologist, Joe took to illustrating fishes full time. He has drawn scientific illustrations of more than 1000 fishes from actual specimens, most of which he has collected and photographed in the wild. His drawings have appeared in more than 750 publications. He is a lousy photographer and races bicycles in his spare time. Joe lives in Leawood, Kansas with his wife Susan and their two sons—who rarely, if ever, listen to their mom and dad. www.americanfishes.com and www.fishmatrix.net

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Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-936913-94-7

“CoverFishes of the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Freshwater and Saltwater Species is for anglers and nature enthusiasts alike. Featured are 60 common freshwater and saltwater species of fish occurring in the Chesapeake Bay area of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware.

The illustrations are arranged so that comparison of similar species is easy. The accompanying text accurately indicates size, distinguishing features and habitat.

This 12-panel, laminated, waterproof guide is sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use and folds to an easy-to-carry pocket-size—a handy complement to any boat or tackle box.

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Fresh Water Fishes of Central & Northern California

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-936913-67-1

“CoverWhether you’re an angler or naturalist this handy field guide will help you identify 64 species of freshwater fish likely to be caught on hook-and-line anywhere from the Klamath Basin to the Golden Trout Wilderness.
The noted diagnostic characters and beautiful color illustrations will prove an indispensable aid for identification. Included are notes on preferred habitat, geographical distribution and favorite baits for landing each species.
This 12-panel guide, conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket, glovebox, or tackle box yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use – durable lamination also makes it waterproof.

Size: 4”x 9” folded; 9” x 24.5” unfolded.

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Freshwater Fishes of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-936913-51-0

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Whether you’re an angler or naturalist this handy field guide will help you identify 64 species of freshwater fish likely to be caught on hook-and-line from the North Cascades of Washington to the Malheur River of Oregon.
The noted diagnostic characters and beautiful color illustrations will prove an indispensable aid for identification. Included are notes on preferred habitat, geographical distribution and favorite baits for landing each species.
This 12-panel guide, conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket, glovebox, or tackle box yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use—durable lamination also makes it waterproof. Size: 4”x 9” folded; 9” x 24.5” unfolded.

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Freshwater Fishes of Illinois

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-943334-43-8

“CoverIllinois’ anglers and naturalist will appreciate this handy guide to help them identify 64 species of freshwater fish. Whether it’s salmon brought to shore on Chicago’s Lake Michigan waterfront or bass or sunfishes pulled from streams flowing into the Mississippi or Ohio rivers, this guide describes any species likely to be caught by hook-and-line. The noted diagnostic characters and beautiful color illustrations will prove an indispensable aid for identification. Included are notes on preferred habitat and favorite baits for landing each species.

This 12-panel guide conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket, glovebox, or tackle box yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use durable lamination also makes it waterproof.

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Freshwater Fishes of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-936913-52-7

“CoverFreshwater Fishes of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia: Anglers and naturalists alike will want to use this handy field guide to identify 60 species of freshwater fishes likely to be caught on hook-and-line on the lakes, rivers, and reservoirs of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

The noted diagnostic characters and beautiful color illustrations will prove an indispensable aid for identification. Included are notes on preferred habitat, geographical distribution and favorite baits for landing each species. Some species may be endangered and/or protected and not all species are common to all three states.

This 12-panel guide, conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket, yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use—durable lamination also makes it waterproof.

Size: 4”x 9” folded; 9” x 24.5” unfolded.

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