There are over 1,000 species of freshwater fishes in North America. With refinements in aquaculture, the most popular game fish including largemouth and smallmouth bass, trout and salmon, bluegill, crappies, and catfish-are now stocked in rivers, ponds and lakes throughout the U.S. and Canada. This beautifully illustrated, pocket-sized reference guide reviews 39 of the most popular and sought-after species. . Along with your fishing license, this is one of the most important things you can carry with you when you go out to make that great catch!