The very best tactics and techniques that successful anglers use to get their fish. With decades of experience on the water, Lamar Underwood knows the best gear, the best times to head out, the best lures to select for certain fish, and the best casts to use for every angling situation. Now, he want..
Steve Chapman is a well-known Christian singer and songwriter, but his family, friends, and countless readers also know him as an avid hunter and admirer of creation. Now this bestselling author of A Look at Life from a Deer Stand (more than 220,000 copies sold) shares 365 ideas, tips, suggestions, ..
Like that earlier grouse hunter Aldo Leopold, Mark Parman takes to the woods when the aspens are smoky gold. Here, in an evocative almanac that chronicles the early season of the grouse hunt through its end in the snows of January, Parman follows his dog through the changing trees and foliage, thril..
This ``elegiac tribute to the elusive art and ineffable pleasure of fly-fishing`` (Kirkus Reviews) shows us why life's most valuable lessons--and some of its best experiences--are found while fly-fishing. For John Gierach, ``the master of fly-fishing`` (Sacramento Bee), fishing is always the answer-..
Master the skills, techniques, and strategies in order to shoot accurately, consistently, and safely. Archery: Steps to Success is packed with progressive instruction and accompanying full-color photos. This one-of-a-kind resource contains exercises for each phase of the shot--stance, draw, aim, re..
Archery is one of the hottest sports out there, and there's no better introduction to the sport than Archery Fundamentals, Second Edition. Inside are all of the essentials you need to succeed and get on target. From stringing your bow to learning basic shooting technique, instructions and accompa..
``Tying a salmon fly is either the ultimate expression of insanity or a sublime act of faith.`` -- Topher Browne, from the Foreword The Atlantic salmon, the king of the rivers, is the ultimate prize for the angler. This beautifully illustrated volume brings together exquisite examples of nearly 300 ..
``They burn the grass in July to get it short again, and the decent hunting starts in August.`` --Robert Ruark Americans from Roosevelt to Hemingway to Ruark to Capstick to Robert Jones defined Africa in ways that no European colonist ever would or could. In Augusts in Africa, Thomas McIntyre presen..
For every fisherman who feels buying a lure and catching fish is not challenging enough, this book takes you back to yesteryear, when there were no department stores or sports shops and helps you create your own fishing lures. In 220 detailed color photos, Greg Hays helps you carve lures step-by-ste..
Chris Dombrowski was playing a numbers game: two passions--poetry and fly-fishing; one child, with another on the way; and an income hovering perilously close to zero. Enter a miraculous email: Can't go, it's all paid for, just book a flight to Miami. Thus began a journey that would lead to the Bah..
Few possessions are as highly prized by duck hunters as their favorite calls. Enabling the hunter to attract waterfowl by mimicking their sounds, the skillfully crafted and highly individualized calls are revered for the craftsmanship and rich history associated with this uniquely American art form...
This book follows the cast of a proposed TV reality show, ``Humberto Fontova's Revenge,`` as they hunt, fish, and feast in Louisiana's bayou country. And what a wild ride it is Each chapter of this rollicking account chronicles an outdoor adventure and includes a Cuban-Cajun recipe. NUME CARTE: Cra..
Philip Wylie's enthralling tales of saltwater fishing have been entertaining readers of the Saturday Evening Post since 1939. Captain Crunch Adams, skipper of the charter boat Poseidon, and his friend and partner Des Smith adventure high and low in the waters of Florida, coming face-to-face with big..
Already recognized as a master of adventure writing for his classic Death in the Long Grass, former big-game hunter Capstick now turns from his own exploits to those of some of the greatest hunters of the past, in Death in the Silent Places. With his characteristic color and flair he recalls the ext..
If you fly fish, you need flies. Which ones to choose for taking trout? Here are the 50 proven, go-to patterns that every trout fly fisher should carry to catch trout almost all the time, anywhere in the world of trout streams and still waters. From the hundreds of trout patterns available to today'..
Make fishing easier and more rewarding every time you pick up your rod and reel No one can promise that you will catch fish all the time. For as long as we've been catching fish, fish have been outsmarting us. But there are tips and pointers that even the most seasoned anglers can pick up Fishing F..
In this hands-on, how-to guide to fishing North Carolina's Outer Banks, expert fisherman Stan Ulanski combines his enthusiasm, his experience, and his scientific expertise to show anglers how to catch more fish.Focusing on the essential but often misunderstood links between recreational fishing and ..
Some of the best surfcasting in the world happens not on a beach, but along the banks of the uniquely positioned Cape Cod Canal. Seven miles long and 480 feet wide, the Cape Cod Canal, connecting Buzzards Bay to the south and west and Cape Cod Bay to the north and east, offers the striped bass fishe..
This compact guide to both salt-and fresh-water fishing will help you to: -Identify the principal sport fishes of North America-Select baits and tackle-Hook and land a fishA basic guide for the novice and a handy reference for the experienced angler, it's packed with useful information and helpful t..
Brian Sorrells covers a remarkable amount of ground in this concise yet comprehensive examination of the longbow. It's all there, from history to bow design to shooting. This book should be required reading for anyone needing an initial introduction to the longbow, but experienced longbow enthusiast..
If you are seeking a comprehensive reference for collectible gun values, the Gun Trader's Guide is the only book you need. For more than half a century, this guide has been the standard reference for collectors, curators, dealers, shooters, and gun enthusiasts. Updated annually, it remains the defin..
Ever wonder what the angler downstream of you catching fish in water you just fished is doing differently from you? Master angler and author Duane Redford delves into what the top 10% of anglers are seeing and doing differently from the fly fishing masses, and how they are consistently putting fish ..
An extremely useful book that all whitetail deer hunters can appreciate, whether they hunt in the vast, deep woods of Maine or the cornfields of Illinois. Includes descriptions of deer and deer behavior, how to choose the right hunting gear, how to read deer sign, how to call deer, how to hunt from ..
The ability to trap food could be a critical factor in keeping you alive in a survival situation. Knowing the types of species that can be found in the area, having a good understanding of their behaviors, knowing which traps will work on which animals and knowing how to build them are the keys to s..
For millennia the great fish--marlin, bluefin tuna, and swordfish--have reigned over the world's oceans and awed human beings. Naturalists, photographers, sportfishermen, and writers from Zane Grey to Ernest Hemingway have been inspired by their beauty, power, and sheer size. But like much other mar..
For the first time, take an in-depth look at the techniques, characteristics, and philosophy of the Israeli school of combat shooting. This book is a guide to the basic principles of the ``Israeli Method,`` and, more importantly, the proper preparation and mental attitude for weapon safety and comba..
Cubicle farms are full of enemy combatants begging to be taken out. ``Wired``````The key to becoming an accomplished marksman is to practice, practice, practice. ``MiniWeapons of Mass Destruction Targets`` contains more than 100 tear-out targets to develop your skills. The targets are divided into t..
Fly patterns, step-by-step tying instructions, and fishing tips from hardcore West Coast and Great Lakes steelheaders. Includes over 30 tiers from around the country, ranging from British Columbia to Great Lakes. Features in-depth analysis on topics such as important fly design characteristics, unco..
Noted photographer and author, Jim Schollmeyer, now puts his talents to tying nymphs. More than just a book of nymph patterns, this book takes a different approach. Realizing that many nymph patterns have evolved from variations on a handful of basic designs and tying techniques, Jim has written on ..
Each autumn, one of nature's most magnificent dramas plays out when striped bass undertake a journey, from the northeastern United States to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, in search of food and warmer seas. Writer and angler David DiBenedetto followed this great migration -- the fall run -- for ..
For any angler who wonders: ``What's this fly fishing thing all about?`` What makes this ground-breaking book different from other entry-level fly fishing texts is that it speaks directly to anglers who are already proficient with conventional fishing tackle--spinning and baitcasting gear. Rather th..
This edition of the standard textbook on its subject has been revised by Robert Churchill's biographer. Macdonald Hastings, himself well-known in the shooting field (and other fields as well), has incorporated comments on matters which, since Churchill's Game Shooting as first published in 1955, req..
The Gulf of Mexico is one of the world's premier fishing grounds. This book is designed to help you learn about and identify its most common sport fish. Fascinating facts about habitat, Gulf distribution, world records, edibility and more make this a must-have, while the waterproof pages are perfect..
With over seven million copies sold, this is the must-have reference book for gun collectors and firearm enthusiasts of all ages. Published annually for more than eighty years, the Shooter's Bible is the most comprehensive and sought-after reference guide for new firearms and their specifications, a..
Smallmouth bass swim in more streams, rivers, lakes, and reservoirs than any other gamefish, and exceptional, world-class fishing opportunities for them are found across the country, from the John Day River in Oregon to the Great Lakes, to Maine's Penobscot. While numerous books have been written on..
Whether you're fishing on shore, off a dock or in a boat, keep this tabbed booklet close at hand. Based on Dave Bosanko's field guides and featuring 67 of the most popular freshwater and saltwater sport fish caught in or near the Gulf of Mexico, the booklet is organized by fishing location for quick..
A step-by-step guide to reloading rifle and handgun cartridges and shotshells In these days of widespread ammunition shortages, it pays--literally--to know how to ``roll your own`` cartridges. But don't think it's some kind of rocket science. Let The ABCs of Reloading show you how With the help of ..
Hunting deer is the most inexpensive and environmentally friendly way to acquire organic, grass-fed meat. In this thorough primer, perfect for those who've never hunted before, Jackson Landers explains how to supplement your food supply with venison taken near your home. From choosing the correct ri..
The Gun Digest Book of Trap & Skeet Shooting, 5th Edition, covers every facet of trap and skeet shooting and provides valuable insight on how to improve and win at clay-busting sports.Choose the right shotgun, and fit the gun to your needs.Understand the hows and whys of chokes in plain language Get..
See the history of civilization through the world's most deadly and fascinating firearms The Illustrated History of Guns is a comprehensive look at the often deadly, sometimes surprising, always fascinating tools of battle. More than three hundred photographs of an eclectic mix of weapons were spe..
St. Martin's is proud to present a new series of the greatest classics in the literature of hunting and adventure, chosen from the personal library of writer and big game hunter Peter Hathaway Capstick. These showcase volumes will once again make available the true masterpieces of Africana to collec..
Learn tips and tricks for all new flies sure to catch carp Carp are one of the most widely distributed and abundant fish in North America. Their prodigious size and habit of finning in shallow water make them appear to be easy fly-fishing targets. In reality, most anglers quickly discover that they..
In this compendium of fly fishing from three of the most respected names in the sport, Tom Rosenbauer, David Klausmeyer, and Conway X. Bowman share all of their most successful fly-fishing secrets. With tips on fresh- and saltwater fly fishing and tying flies, this book will help readers become the ..
An extensively illustrated and definitive resource that explains all there is to know about upland hunting. The Orvis Guide to Upland Hunting provides an in-depth primer for new or aspiring hunters, offering a solid understanding of upland hunting from A to Z. With stunning images by acclaimed outdo..
Black bear hunting is growing rapidly across North America, as bear populations continue to rise every year. Hunters looking to join in the action need look no further than The Ultimate Guide to Black Bear Hunting. Containing hundreds of valuable tips, long-time hunter Douglas Boze provides everythi..
Traditional archery is spoken in every language, in every culture. Whether you compete in Olympic venues or bowhunt for big game, you participate in a shared history, a tradition of joy and of trial. Archery embodies the philosophy that newer is not always better, that faster does not always win the..
Waterfowling is one of the more challenging forms of hunting. Requiring an intimate knowledge of the quarry in specialized gear--from shotguns and ammo to decoys, calls, blinds, and boats--and taking place in a variety of terrains--from the fields of Manitoba to the flooded timber of Arkansas, it's ..
This revised edition of the popular 2012 title is the most up-to-date and extensive guide to guns available. Updated and expanded for 2017, including an entire new section on range-shooting skills and 30+ new items, one of the most trusted brands in outdoor sports brings you the new The Total Gun M..