Silverfish Press

Avalon, Catalina Island, CA

Silverfish Press specializes in custom books on the history and art of big-game fishing.

Angling and War: The Collision of Big-Game Fishing and WWII by Mike Rivkin
This book begins with the sudden emergence of big-game fishing in the 1930s and concludes with a look at the wartime-related technologies and adventures that sparked a veritable explosion in post-war angling.

Catalina Island Dive Buddies: The Indispensable Guide To What’s Really Down There! by Mike Rivkin and Jon Council
For the newbie or casual diver about to dive Catalina Island (or anywhere in southern California coastal waters) and want to know a bit more about what’s down there.

Big-Game Fishing Headquarters: The History of the IGFA by Mike Rivkin
A compelling history of the evolution of the International Game Fish Assoc., the flowering of big-game fishing, and the people, places, and fish that played major roles in both.

Stanley Meltzoff Picture Maker by Stanley Meltzoff and Mike Rivkin
Stanley Meltzoff (1917-2006) was one of the most versatile artist ever to wield a paintbrush. His WWII illustrations, iconic commercial art, classic portraiture, and unmatched sporting imagery are among the best of all time.

The West Palm Beach Fishing Club: A 75-Year History by Mike Rivkin
The fascinating story of early Florida angling, its adventurous pioneers, and the iconic Club that came to represent a seamless blend of sportsmanship and social responsibility


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