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Wilderness Hunting and Wildcraft Townsend Whelen

Wilderness Hunting and Wildcraft

Townsend Whelen

Published March 21st 2013
ISBN : 9780988836853
Paperback
354 pages
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This is a facsimile of the 1927 book Wilderness Hunting and Wildcraft by big game hunter, Townsend Whelen.This is a book which details the hunting of big game in North America, the woodcraft skills essential to success, and the habits and lifeMoreThis is a facsimile of the 1927 book Wilderness Hunting and Wildcraft by big game hunter, Townsend Whelen.This is a book which details the hunting of big game in North America, the woodcraft skills essential to success, and the habits and life histories of the big game animals which are of interest to the big game hunter.This book comprises Colonel Townsend Whelen’s experiences from a lifetime in the game fields, as well as a compilation from the writings of the most virile, observant, and successful hunters of the time.Whelen devotes a chapter each to a number of North American big game animals where he includes the particulars of hunting each species. The book also includes valuable information on hunting methods, navigation, camping and camp gear, rifles, marksmanship, and even photography while in the field.This book is a valuable resource for the novice and experienced big game hunter alike, and can certainly be of use to anyone who takes pleasure in exploring the back country.About the Author:Colonel Townsend Whelen (1877-1961) was an American soldier, big game hunter and outdoorsman. The author of several books and contributor to a number of magazines, Whelen was an expert rifleman, ammunition reloader, and cartridge developer