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 Texas

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-0-9825516-8-4

“CoverFreshwater Fishes of Texas: Anglers and naturalists alike will want to use this handy field guide to identify any freshwater fish in Texas 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 Louisiana

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-936913-43-5

“CoverAnglers 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 Louisiana’s lakes, rivers, reservoirs, and bayous.

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.

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.

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Freshwater Fishes of the Northern Rocky Mountains

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-936913-49-7

“CoverFreshwater Fishes of the Northern Rocky Mountains: 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.

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.

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

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Fresh Water Fishes of the Great Lakes

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-936913-87-9

“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 throughout the Great Lakes and streams large and small that feed them.

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 Missouri

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-943334-17-9

“CoverAnglers and naturalists in the Show-Me State will enjoy this handy field guide to help them identify 64 species of freshwater fish.

Whether smallmouth bass from an Ozark Mountain stream or one of the many sunfish species from ponds and creeks throughout the state, this guide shows Missourians 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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