World's Greatest Wingshooting Destinations

Europe, Africa and Latin America
 
 
Sycamore Island Books,U.S. (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 1. Mai 2002
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 162 Seiten
978-1-58160-294-4 (ISBN)
 
Come along with Chris Dorsey to the best wingshooting destinations in Europe, Africa, Mexico and South America. This entertaining and perceptive look at wingshooting describes the hold the sport has on millions of hunters throughout the world through its celebration of favourite fields, fine guns, trusty dog and the camaraderie of treasured friends. The author, a lifelong wingshooter, also reveals practical professional tricks for hiring booking agents and guides, choosing the right locale and equipment, packing and transporting firearms properly and legally, practising safe preventive medicine and deciding whether to take your dog (or spouse) along for the hunt. Featuring a foreword by renowned journalist and sportsman Curt Gowdy, gorgeous paintings by wildlife artist Penny Meakin and stunning colour photographs and maps, this book will make a handsome addition to any sportsman's library.
  • Englisch
  • Colorado
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  • USA
Paladin Press,U.S.
175ill.M.
  • Höhe: 220 mm
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  • Breite: 275 mm
  • 792 gr
978-1-58160-294-4 (9781581602944)
1581602944 (1581602944)

Chris Dorsey is one of the world's most widely traveled bird hunters, having pursued the sport in 16 countries. He currently serves as vice president/editor-in-chief of Sports Afield, America's oldest outdoor magazine. He's also the co-host of the Sports Afield on Assignment television series. He's an award-winning writer and photographer whose work has appeared in scores of national magazines, including National Geographic, Writer's Digest, Gray's Sporting Journal, Sporting Classics and a host of other outdoor publications.
Foreword: Spanning the Globe by Curt Gowdy Introduction: Caveat Emptor PART I: EuropE REVELRY IN the Old World Chapter 1: Grouse of Another Time (Russia) Chapter 2: A Magyar Revival (Hungary) Chapter 3: Czeching Out the New Republic (Czech Republic) Chapter 4: Heather or Not (Scotland) Chapter 5: An Attack of Pheasants (Denmark) PART II: Africa Safari Wings Chapter 6: An African Journey (Zimbabwe) Chapter 7: Africa's Feathered Treasures (South Africa) Chapter 8: Flying Times in the Cape (South Africa) Chapter 9: Moor and Better Wingshooting (South Africa) Chapter 10: An Okavango Oasis (Botswana) PART III: South America/Mexico An Addiction of Birds Chapter 11: A Postcard from South of the Border (Mexico) Chapter 12: A Shower of Pintails (Mexico) Chapter 13: The World's Finest Fowling (Argentina) Chapter 14: Wings Over the Pampas (Argentina) Chapter 15: Alberto's Time (Uruguay) Chapter 16: Andean Magic (Ecuador) Chapter 17: The Pisco Shuffle (Peru)

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