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#11521180 - 04/04/16 01:32 PM 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book
tbates Offline
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Registered: 03/18/12
Posts: 266
Loc: Lubbock
This book can up on my Amazon feed and I noticed someone else on the forum had the cover on their signature.

Who has read this? Would you recommend it? Why?

Please keep the negativity, if any, off this thread.

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#11521188 - 04/04/16 01:35 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
B. Dill Offline
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jpurdue is the author and member here.. Good guy and great fisherman! I have a copy but haven't finished a book since 5th grade so it's taking me some time to read it. smile


Edited by B. Dill (04/04/16 01:36 PM)

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#11521228 - 04/04/16 01:50 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
Jpurdue Online   content
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Loc: NW Houston
I wrote the book. I quite like it, but then again I'm probably a little biased. In all seriousness the amazon reviews are legitimate. They are verified purchases from mostly perfect strangers. It has sold quite well and continues to do so with very little intervention on my part. I only mentioned it on this forum when it was released and haven't harassed you guys since!

In the book, I talk about some of the collective big bass wisdom from John Hope, Bill Murphy, and Doug Hannon. In the second half of the book, I examine about 40,000 freshwater catch points to see how things like weather, time of day, time of week, moon phases etc... impact fishing. I was surprised at some of the findings. I'm no Hemingway, but I've been told the writing isn't shabby.

I'm also happy to answer any questions you may have about the book. I've done so for quite a few folks from this forum via pm.


Edited by Jpurdue (04/04/16 01:52 PM)
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#11521253 - 04/04/16 02:00 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
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On a side note, I got the chance to spend the afternoon with John Hope yesterday. He is the author of "Trackin Trophies." John is one of my fishing heroes and a big inspiration for my book. We spent several hours pouring over maps, talking fishing strategy, and exchanging stories. Talk about an awesome guy with a wealth of knowledge!




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#11521316 - 04/04/16 02:23 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
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Im about half way through and have really enjoyed it. Very precise and too the point.
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#11521369 - 04/04/16 02:51 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: BigBassB]
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I have read it and re-read it (some parts 3 times). It is very well written in my opinion. The referencing and cross-referencing from previously written works is very informative. All bass anglers would be wise to read all of the books that Josh references but you should at least read this book as Josh does a great job of picking out the topics that are important to us anglers. Josh's analysis of the 40,000 data points opened my eyes a couple of times. It completely wipes out several myths and/or old wives tales that many, many people hold to be gospel. Buy it. Read it. You won't be sorry.
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#11521550 - 04/04/16 04:21 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
Jpurdue Online   content
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^^I don't know 1hoghunter nor have I slipped him any cash! Thanks for the kind words guys. grin
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#11521772 - 04/04/16 06:04 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
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How much is it?...
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#11521920 - 04/04/16 07:17 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
Jpurdue Online   content
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It's sold and distributed through Amazon. They tinker with the price regularly. Right now it is $11.99. Free shipping if you have prime. The Kindle version is $9.99. Link below.

Amazon - High Percentage Fishing


Edited by Jpurdue (04/04/16 07:19 PM)
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#11521929 - 04/04/16 07:22 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
Hog Jaw Online   content
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Registered: 06/09/08
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Loc: The Great State of Texas
I have read this book two times , can't say enough about it .

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#11522007 - 04/04/16 07:54 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
Mudman63 Offline
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Registered: 10/27/12
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Josh, based on the reviews of your book, I pulled the trigger tonight. Looking forward to the read.

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#11522021 - 04/04/16 08:07 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
jhall239 Offline
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Can you get it for I phone?
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#11522023 - 04/04/16 08:08 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
Cass Caldwell Online   content
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Read the preview on Amazon, and got pulled in. Just bought it, and looking forward to reading the rest. Good luck with sells, I think you will do really well.
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#11522084 - 04/04/16 08:34 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: tbates]
Dan90210 Online   content
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I read it.

Its good. Easy reading.

No Bill Murphy but some interesting info.

Worth your $10
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#11522119 - 04/04/16 08:50 PM Re: 'High Percentage Fishing' - The Book [Re: jhall239]
Jpurdue Online   content
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Loc: NW Houston
Originally Posted By: jhall239
Can you get it for I phone?


I'm not an expert on e-book readers, but I think there is a kindle app that would let you read it on your iphone.
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