These are hard-charging tales of success and disappointment, anticipation and triumph—familiar feelings to any experienced hunter. In this collection of original stories, highly acclaimed novelist and outdoor writer William Tapply shares his finest stories of bird hunting in the Northeast country. For those who love to hunt and those who simply love great outdoor writing, this is Upland Autumn.
Upland Autumn: Birds, Dogs, and Shotgun Shells #ad - . Tapply combines passion, wisdom, and wit in the nearly twenty stories presented in Upland Autumn. Used book in Good Condition. Every season for over thirty years, Tapply has hunted the fields and backcountry of New England.
Endless October: Short stories from a traveling bird hunterIndependently published #ad - He tells the stories of coveys flushing, roosters cackling, quail running, family, shotguns, and even one unlucky yard chicken. Puppies grow up, and old dogs die, but the yearning and restlessness never leave until that glorious month of October. He takes us through the years and the dogs. It's randy's favorite month.
Endless October: Short stories from a traveling bird hunter #ad - You will feel the wind, see the sunset, smell the prairie, hear the exploding flush, and taste sweet victory in the win. For a traveling bird hunter, October is heaven on Earth. He will take you west to Montana and Arizona, north to Michigan and Wisconsin, and south to Georgia. Every fall, quail, pheasant, he turns his truck north and west to match wits with grouse, and Chukar.
He is a story-teller, wingshooter, dog trainer, and wandering bird dog man.
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Afield: American Writers on Bird DogsSkyhorse #ad - This is a delightful, handsome volume that captures the wild spirit of dogs and those who love them. Here is the perfect gift for dog lovers, hunters, and bibliophiles of every makeup. The hunter’s outdoor spirit meets the writer’s passion for detail in these honest, fresh pieces of storytelling. Hunters and non-hunters alike will recognize in these poignant tales the universal aspects of owning dogs: companionship, joy, forgiveness, triumph, and loss.
This marvelous collection features stories from some of America’s finest and most respected writers about every outdoorsman’s favorite and most loyal hunting partner: his dog. Here are the days spent on the trail, shotgun in hand with Fido on pointthe thrills and memories that fill the hearts of bird hunters.
Afield: American Writers on Bird Dogs #ad - . For the first time, and chris camuto, rick bass, tom brokaw, phil Caputo, Jim Harrison, the stories of acclaimed writers such as Richard Ford, Howell Raines, Sydney Lea, Tom McGuane, come together in one collection.
Upland DaysLyons Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Enjoy an expert sharing the best of his fifty years of bird hunting in New England. Starting with a riveting explanation as to why he loves to hunt, through favorite fields and coverts, father, and family friend Burton Spiller the father of modern grouse hunting, to revered guns, Tapply then takes the reader on a literary hunting trip through his life—from hunting with his grandfather, and longtime hunting companions.
This is a compelling account of the author’s many adventures and misadventures while hunting for grouse, pheasants, woodcock, and a variety of duck species in all kinds of weather and terrain throughout New England. Along the way, in many situations, Tapply hunts a variety of birds, with many people.
Upland Days #ad - His profound love of the land is apparent throughout the book, evidenced by his constant bemoaning of developments that inevitably chew up his favorite woodcock coverts or grouse covers. This is a must-have addition to any bird hunter’s library. The book is steeped in the history and lore of hunting in this region, and reveals the type of camaraderies that are so important to those who hunt.
Grouse FeathersCrown Publishers #ad - Grouse Feathers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The book includes nine handsome illustrations by noted wildlife artist Lynn Bogue Hunt, author of Derrydale's An Artist's Game Bag. Used book in Good Condition. The classic grouse hunting book of all time, this masterpiece created more interest in the sport than all of the other books on grouse combined.
A noted authority on game birds of all kinds, the choice of bird dogs, hands-on advice on hunting grouse, Spiller delivers practical, favorite hunting locales throughout the New England states and much more.
The Upland Equation: A Modern Bird-Hunter's CodeLyons Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The upland equation contains pragmatic advice as as thoughtful reflection. Used book in Good Condition. Its prose is crisp, its observations based on firsthand experience. The final chapter, "balance, " examines the value of hunting to modern human beings and offersa clear code and fresh philosophy of upand bird-hunting.
Drummer in the WoodsStackpole Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
Bare November Days: A Tribute to Ruffed Grouse King of Upland BirdsDown East Books #ad - An anthology of never before published pieces by the finest grouse hunting writers alive: Gene Hill, Paul Carson, Michael McIntosh, William McClure, George Bird Evans, Tom Huggler, Tom Davis, Bryan E.7. 5x10", 134 pp. Bilinski, and Ted Nelson. Illustrated with sepia drawings by Bruce Langton. Used book in Good Condition.
Bare November Days: A Tribute to Ruffed Grouse King of Upland Birds #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
Among the Aspen: Northwoods Grouse and Woodcock HuntingUniversity of Wisconsin Press #ad - Following his english setters into thickets in search of grouse and woodcock, Mark Parman feels the pull of older ways and lost wisdom. Used book in Good Condition. How rare it is, to find oneself completely off the track, bewildered in the wild, in our high-tech world, and then find the path home by sight and scent and memory.
Among the aspen interweaves tales of companionable dogs, the sale of public lands and the privatization of places to hunt, lucky hunts, the growing indifference to science, and favorite coverts where quarry lurks with ruminations on the demise of hunting traditions, and the loss of wilderness on a planet increasingly transformed by the sprawl of humanity.
Among the Aspen: Northwoods Grouse and Woodcock Hunting #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
My Health Is Better in November: Thirty-Five Stories of Hunting and Fishing in the SouthUniversity of South Carolina Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. They are packed with humor and developed with such true originality that they will delight and amuse even those who have never shouldered a gun or cast a fly. Every christmas we receive calls from people all over the country wanting any book by Havilah Babcock.
Used book in Good Condition. As the original publishers of my health is Better in November, maybe thousands, the University of South Carolina Press has had hundreds, of inquiries asking when the book would be reprinted. Although these stories were first collected in 1947, they have not lost their appeal.
My Health Is Better in November: Thirty-Five Stories of Hunting and Fishing in the South #ad - At last, for his old faithful fans and for new fans about to enjoy an unexpected treat, here is My Health is Better in November: Thirty-five stories of Hunting and Fishing in the South by Havilah Babcock.