Russ Mohney was a freelance writer on outdoor subjects. Trained as a naturalist, he specialised in fish behaviour, which led to his becoming an ardent angler and lure maker. He has published over 300 articles in outdoor magazines, as well as eight books on the outdoors including, Why Wild Edibles?, Master Backpacker and Make It and Take It.
"Packs in details woodworkers will find essential to crafting effective lures, and is a pick for both crafts and sports shelves alike... a 'must' for any fisherman or woodworker."--California Bookwatch, The Crafts Shelf, October 2013