Joseph Tomelleri

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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Freshwater Fishes of the Southern Rocky Mountains

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-936913-57-2

“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.

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, 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 Wisconsin

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-943334-50-6

“CoverWisconsin has water and it has freshwater fishes—64 species that anglers might catch by hook-and-line. Whether is salmon from the Great Lakes or colorful sunfishes from streams feeding the Mississippi River, this guide describes any species likely to be caught throughout the state. 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 Indiana

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-943334-44-5

“CoverHoosier outdoorsmen and anglers will enjoy this handy field guide to help them identify 64 species of freshwater fish found in Indiana. Whether it’s salmon from Lake Michigan or sunfishes in creeks feeding the Ohio River, 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 Arkansas

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-943334-18-6

“CoverAnglers and naturalists in Arkansas will enjoy this handy field guide to help them identify 64 species of freshwater fish. Whether it’s a 300-pound alligator gar from the Red River or a half-pound hogsucker from an Ozark Mountain stream, this guide describes any fish 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 Florida

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-0-9828856-6-6

“CoverFreshwater Fishes of Florida: Anglers and naturalists alike will want to use this handy field guide to identify 60 species of freshwater fish likely to be caught on hook-and-line in Florida.

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, 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.Amazon Logo

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