Relive the sighting of the ivory-billed woodpecker-thought to be extinct. This collection of short stories-all personal experiences of the author-details the differences of hunting in Louisiana as opposed to other states. He spent much of his teen years hunting and observing wildlife and nature with his father.
Tales of a Louisiana Duck Hunter #ad - One can gain insight into the state, its wildlife, its different ways of duck hunting, and its landscape. There are humorous accounts of hunting dogs, character studies of hunters and woodsmen, and examples of good duck hunting. Find out the difference between a marsh and a swamp-there is one. After selling the lumberyard, he became the editor of a small weekly newspaper in Franklin, Louisiana.
He purchased a lumberyard that he operated for thirteen years. His ability to express himself in the written word blossomed into this, his first book, a result of ten years of note taking.
Cedar Island Duck Hunting ExperiencesLora Shahine #ad - Kelly, Jr. Enjoy! Meet Horace O. Through countless hours over the many years he vacationed in a cold duck blind, he collected memories and life lessons he shares in this memoir. Cedar island duck hunting experiences is more than a recounting of charming, often hilarious stories and heart-warming tales of camaraderie in this tight-knit Southern community; it’s a reflection on the importance of tradition and friendship through the years.
Entrepreneur, professor, friend, husband, father, and avid hunter who spent 20 years duck hunting in a small community on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
The Last of the Market HuntersSouthern Illinois University Press #ad - He passed on to these hunting partners a lifetime of outdoor knowledge gained from slogging through mud, hunting ducks at three o’ clock in the morning, falling through ice, dodging game wardens, and running the world’ s only floating tavern. I always said if anyone ever cut open one of us Hamms, all they’ d find was duck or fish, " Hamm once said of his family.
Used book in Good Condition. His own story is that of a one-of-a-kind character who, in his later years, used his considerable outdoor savvy to conserve the natural resources he once savaged. At the peak of his career, Hamm poached every private hunting club along the Illinois River from Havana to Beardstown.
After market hunting died out, Hamm became a legendary and almost respected— albeit controversial— character on the Illinois backwaters. Bakke notes that it is appropriate that a man who spent his life with a shotgun in his hands should carry a bit of buckshot wherever he goes. Everyone who ever met Dale Hamm has a story about him.
The Last of the Market Hunters #ad - . During the l930s and l940s, he kept his family alive by market hunting. He was eventually invited to hunt on the same clubs from which he had once been chased at the point of a shotgun. Duck hunting has changed greatly since the days of unlimited duck kills, as the limit of fifty ducks a day established in 1902 has fallen to the present three.
The Language of Wings: Essays on WaterfowlSpring Creek Enterprises #ad - Used book in Good Condition. For the past decade, don thomas's "Closing Time" columns in Ducks Unlimited magazine have received wide critical praise. Divided into five sections-waterfowl, in the field: ducks, in the field: Geese, and The Waterfowling Culture-this collection of those columns also includes eight chapters and five introductory essays that have not been published previously as well as photography by the author and his wife, Retrievers, Lori.
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Wings in the Wind: The Armistice Day Storm of 1940Jon Steffes #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Their battle reconvenes in the river bottoms only a month later when their paths cross again on November 11th, 1940, during the historic Armistice Day blizzard. The two young men face off on the baseball field for the city title. Yet, he still sits in the shadow of his older high school teammate, Ed, who is the star pitcher of a neighboring town team.
Wings in the Wind: The Armistice Day Storm of 1940 #ad - Can they work together to survive? Used book in Good Condition. Bob steffes is 16 years old and is excited about playing for his town's summer baseball team. A story based on facts from the historical Armistice Day blizzard of 1940 that took the lives of dozens of duck hunters in the upper Mississippi River valley.
The Duck Hunter's Book: Classic Waterfowl StoriesLyons Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. This book should have a place in every duck hunter's library--from the novice to the expert. Used book in Good Condition.
Vanishing Paradise: Duck Hunting in the Louisiana MarshPelican Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Packed with stunning outdoor photography, Vanishing Paradise offers an unforgettable glimpse of 20 private and commercial duck-hunting clubs. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
Ultimate Guide to Calling and Decoying Waterfowl: Tips And Tactics For Hunting Ducks And GeeseLyons Press #ad - Assembling the gear, and always looking for more hotspots to hunt, fixing the blinds or duck boats, caring for the firearms, fixing the decoys, working with the Labs and Chesapeakes, waterfowlers are a breed unto themselves. In these pages, how to call for the various species at different times of the year, read how to become adept at all aspects of duck and goose hunting-how to set the decoys in various conditions, how to get out there on the marsh or grain field and collect birds.
Ultimate Guide to Calling and Decoying Waterfowl: Tips And Tactics For Hunting Ducks And Geese #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The sport of hunting ducks and geese is alive and quite well in North America, thanks in large part to a resurgence of waterfowl numbers, which, can be traced to conservation groups such as Ducks Unlimited and Delta Waterfowl, in turn, Inc. As well as to sportsmen who impose limits on themselves far stricter than those issued by the law.
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Last Stories of the Old Duck HuntersWillow Creek Pr #ad - Last Stories of the Old Duck Hunters #ad - Here are 53 classic hunting and fishing stories, some from sporting magazines of the 1930s and 1940s, including unpublished works from the author's literary estate. Masterpieces you can read over and over" is how the Washington Post reviewed MacQuarrie's engaging, timeless stories of the misadventures of the Old Duck Hunters Association.
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