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Eric Shipton: The Six Mountain-Travel Books

January 19, 2017 by admin  
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Eric Shipton: The Six Mountain-Travel Books

Eric Shipton: The Six Mountain-Travel Books Eric Shipton * Shipton’s pioneering treks and climbs in unmapped mountain ranges laid the groundwork for the first ascent of Everest and other Himalayan peaks * A global traveler, he was tapped for Britain’s diplomatic core during World War II * These six books cover Shipton’s greatest adventures New [...]

Liar’s Code: Growing Up Fishing

January 16, 2017 by admin  
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Liar’s Code: Growing Up Fishing

Liar’s Code: Growing Up Fishing Warm, funny, and memorable musings on a life spent fishing.With this eclectic collection of personal essays taking him from his childhood haunts along the industrial Niagara River of the 1960s to Alaska and the saltwater flats of the Caribbean, Richard Chiappone elongates the fishing-writing genre, suggesting that he finds almost [...]

A History of Fishing in the Florida Keys: Angler’s Paradise (Sports)

January 12, 2017 by admin  
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A History of Fishing in the Florida Keys: Angler’s Paradise (Sports)

A History of Fishing in the Florida Keys: Angler’s Paradise (Sports) Since the arrival of Ponce de Leon in the 1500s, the Florida Keys have evolved from a dense, nearly impenetrable jungle full of bears, pumas, snakes, alligators and crocodiles into America’s Caribbean islands. And the fish in the region have made the Keys one [...]

Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter

January 9, 2017 by admin  
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Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter

Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter “Revelatory . . . With every chapter, you get a history lesson, a hunting lesson, a nature lesson and a cooking lesson. . . . Meat Eater offers an overabundance to savor.”—The New York Times Book Review  Steven Rinella grew up in Twin Lake, Michigan, [...]

I Never Met a Boat I Didn’t Love: Forty Years of Commercial Fishing. A Journey through Life.

January 6, 2017 by admin  
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I Never Met a Boat I Didn’t Love: Forty Years of Commercial Fishing.  A Journey through Life.

I Never Met a Boat I Didn’t Love: Forty Years of Commercial Fishing. A Journey through Life. We’ve all heard of the old proverb “Find a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.” This book is the true story of the development, challenges, and equipment of the [...]

The Deer Pasture

January 3, 2017 by admin  
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The Deer Pasture

The Deer Pasture Used Book in Good Condition Rick Bass’s deer pasture is centered in the rustic beauty of the Texas Hill Country—a land of ravines and hallows, dark and shady, with near-vertical bluffs. In the fall there the hickories turn gold and drop a ton of leaves into the creeks; the water is clear [...]

Alaska’s Greatest Outdoor Legends: Colorful Characters Who Built the Fishing and Hunting Industries

December 30, 2016 by admin  
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Alaska’s Greatest Outdoor Legends: Colorful Characters Who Built the Fishing and Hunting Industries

Alaska’s Greatest Outdoor Legends: Colorful Characters Who Built the Fishing and Hunting Industries Outdoor tourism is one of Alaska’s biggest industries, and the thousands of people who flock to the state’s dramatic landscapes and pristine waters to hunt and fish are supported by a large and growing network of guides, lodges, outfitters, and wildlife biologists. [...]

Appalachian Odyssey: A 28-Year Hike on America’s Trail

December 27, 2016 by admin  
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Appalachian Odyssey: A 28-Year Hike on America’s Trail

Appalachian Odyssey: A 28-Year Hike on America’s Trail Unlike through-hikers that complete the Appalachian Trail in one several month trip, Jeffrey Ryan took a different approach. Grabbing weeks here and days off there, it took Jeffrey twenty-eight years to finish the trail one section at a time. Along the way he learned much about himself [...]

Batfishing in the Rainforest: Strange Tales of Travel and Fishing

December 24, 2016 by admin  
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Batfishing in the Rainforest: Strange Tales of Travel and Fishing

Batfishing in the Rainforest: Strange Tales of Travel and Fishing Great product! The first collection from the acclaimed Outside columnist. Rating: (out of reviews) List Price: $ 16.95 Price: $ 2.88

Fly Tying with Common Household Materials (Fly Tyer)

December 21, 2016 by admin  
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Fly Tying with Common Household Materials (Fly Tyer)

Fly Tying with Common Household Materials (Fly Tyer) Novice fly fisherman start fly tying with a predictable set of materials. Their benches are neatly arranged with small bags of elk hair, pheasant feathers, stray pieces of chenille and yarn. But eventually they find that not only are these materials more expensive than they need to be, they [...]

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