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 Kentucky

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-943334-16-2

“CoverKentucky’s anglers and naturalists will enjoy this handy field guide to help them identify 65 species of freshwater fish. Whether prehistoric paddlefish from the Mississippi River or trout from an Appalachian creek, 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 Tennessee

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-943334-28-5

“CoverTennessee’s anglers and naturalists will enjoy this handy field guide to help them identify 65 species of freshwater fish. Whether redeye bass in the southeast, prehistoric paddlefish in the west, or any number of colorful sunfishes from ponds and creeks in between, 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 Alabama & Mississippi

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-943334-27-8

“CoverNo two states combined have a greater diversity of freshwater fishes than Alabama and Mississippi.  Whether redeye bass in the Coosa River of Alabama or prehistoric paddlefish in the Mississippi River and its big tributaries, anglers and naturalists alike will enjoy this handy field guide to help them identify 645 species of freshwater 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 Ohio

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-943334-39-1

“CoverFrom Ashtabula to Xenia and all points in between, Ohio’s anglers and naturalists will enjoy this handy field guide to help them identify 65 species of freshwater fish. Whether spotted bass in the south, sauger in the north, or any number of colorful sunfishes from ponds and creeks, 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 Nebraska

Author: Joseph Tomelleri & Craig Springer

ISBN: 978-1-943334-48-3

“CoverNebraska’s anglers and naturalists alike will appreciate this handy guide to help them identify 64 species of freshwater fishes found throughout the state. Whether it’s paddlefish in Missouri River or bass and colorful sunfishes in ponds and creeks in Platte River country, 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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