Used – 2 Vol Set – Complete Book of Hunting – Complete Book of Fresh Water Fishing



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Condition: Very Good – 467 Pages, 332 Pages

This 2 volume set comes as it was originally sold in 1965 by Outdoor Life.

The Complete Book of Hunting, from Outdoor Life, is full of timeless and invaluable information skillfully written by a long-time hunter for hunters! It is divided into two sections: the first specifically for game animals and the second for game birds. Enhanced with numerous pictures, drawings, schematics and charts.

Topics include the following:

  • Part I – Hunting Game Animals
    • Planning the Hunting Trip
    • Clothing and Equipment
    • Rifles and Cartridges
    • Pack Outfits and How to Use Them
    • Outfitters and Guides
    • How to Set Up the Hunting Camp
    • How to Locate and Track Game
    • Trophy and Range Estimation
    • Hunting with Bow-and-Arrow
    • Deer – Whitetail, Mule, Blacktail
    • Elk
    • Moose
    • Caribou
    • Antelope
    • The Bears
    • Mountain Sheep and Goats
    • Predators
    • Varmints
    • How to Skin and Dress Game
  • Part II – Hunting Game Birds
    • Planning the Bird Hunt
    • Clothing and Equipment
    • Guns and Loads
    • Dogs for Waterfowl and Upland Game
    • Field Guide to Hunting Upland Birds
    • Stalking and Jump-Shooting
    • Shooting from Blinds
    • Decoys and Duck Boats
    • Plucking and Preparing Birds
    • Care of Firearms

Printed in 1965 – 7th Printing – 467 pages – Hard bound with dust cover.

The Complete Book of Fresh Water Fishing, from Outdoor Life, is an all-inclusive guide for fishermen which covers in detail the habits and characteristics of all fresh-water fishes and the best techniques for catching them. Enhanced with numerous pictures, charts, drawings and schematics plus a full color section of 152 flies.

Topics include the following:

  • The Fisherman’s Clothing
  • Lines and Leaders
  • The Fisherman’s Accessories
  • The Fisherman’s Baits
  • Fly Casting
  • Bait and Plug Casting
  • Spinning
  • Trolling
  • Hooking, Landing and Playing Fish
  • The Trouts
  • The 100 Best Trout Streams in the United States
  • Dry-Fly Fishing
  • Fishing Wet Flies
  • Nymph Fishing for Trout
  • Early Season Trout
  • Trout Fishing in Brooks
  • Lake and Pond Trout Fishing
  • The Smallmouth Bass
  • The Largemouth Bass
  • The 100 Best Bass Lakes
  • Atlantic and Landlocked Salmon and Grayling
  • The Pikes
  • The Panfishes
  • The Shad
  • Ice Fishing
  • The Importance of Water Temperature
  • Fishing Weather
  • The Fisherman’s Boat
  • The Fisherman’s Ethics
  • The Fisherman’s Books
  • Sources of Information
  • Maps for the Fisherman
  • Knots

Printed in 1965 – 6th Printing – 332 pages – Hard bound with dust cover.

Both volumes are in a slip cover. Condition: Very Good.


Authors – Clyde Ormond & P Allen Parsons

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