The Whitetail Hunter's Almanac

More Than 800 Tips and Tactics to Help You Get a D

Author: John Weiss

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1628735708

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 344

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To take the most impressive whitetail bucks, and to bring them in consistently, a hunter has to know his weapons, the woods, and most of all, his quarry. Now, with The Whitetail Hunter’s Almanac at your side, you too can hunt with the strategies and practical wisdom that master hunter John Weiss has learned during his thirty-plus years on the field. Drawing on years of insider research, data studies, and personal experience, Weiss reveals the never-fail methods to making your shots count. Weiss’s expert whitetail hunting secrets include: Little-known facts about whitetails The perfect places to set up blinds and stands Effective ways to use deer scents Disappearing with camouflage Hunting with a rifle, shogun, or bow And much more! With careful instructions and over two hundred photographs to bring the hunt to you, The Whitetail Hunter’s Almanac is the must-have reference to make you a better tracker, a craftier woodsman, and a more consistently successful whitetail hunter. If you love the thrill of taking down a majestic buck, The Whitetail Hunter’s Almanac is the guide for you!

The Pocket Guide to Equine Knots

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Most Important Knots for Horse and Rider

Author: Dan Aadland

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1510714375

Category: Nature

Page: 208

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As anyone who has ever stepped foot into a barn knows well, riding, handling, and caring for a horse is no easy task. Learning how to correctly tie knots can make things easier, but with more than four thousand different types of knots out there, the choices can be overwhelming. Experienced trainer and breeder Dan Aadland is here to help with The Pocket Guide to Equine Knots, a compact guidebook filled with only the most useful and practical knots for dealing with horses. Here, you’ll learn to recognize a “good” knot—a knot that holds but can be untied after pressure. You’ll look into the world of hitches (systems for packing items onto a horse) and splices (useful ways of joining ropes and creating loops). And you’ll learn step-by-step how to properly tie dozens of different knots, including: Square knot Bowknot Hitch And many more So whether you’re an experienced rider or you’re about to head out on the trail for the first time, The Pocket Guide to Equine Knots is guaranteed to help you as you ride off towards your next adventure.

Fleabag (NHB Modern Plays)

Author: Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781780012926

Category: Drama

Page: 48

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge's debut play is an outrageously funny but poignant look at responsibility and sexuality in today's young people. Joint Winner, Critics' Circle Most Promising Playwright Award, 2014 Fringe First Award, Edinburgh Fringe, 2013 Off West End Awards Most Promising Playwright, 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, Special Commendation, 2014 The Fleabag bites back. A rip-roaring account of some sort of a female living her sort of life, this comic monologue for a female performer won a Fringe First at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013.

Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Tying

101 Tips for the Absolute Beginner

Author: David Klausmeyer

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 161608622X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 158

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An easy-to-understand, user-friendly approach to tying all of the important,basic flies you need to catch trout. Liberally illustrated with beautiful colorphotographs.

Fiberglass Boat Restoration

The Project Planning Guide

Author: Wayne Canning

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781944824266

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

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How to select a boat, plan your project, finish the job, and actually head for the water. Over the past thirty to forty years boat builders, large and small, have produced tens of thousands of fiberglass boats. Many now sit abandoned, waiting for some tender care to get back on the water where they belong. Fiberglass unlike many other types of boatbuilding materials does not rot, rust, or break down over the years. Many people have realized this, of course, and have started what they think will be an easy project. They were wrong, and many well-intentioned renovations sit abandoned. Whatever the reason for wanting to take on the restoration of a project boat, proper planning and organization can make the difference between success and failure. Fiberglass Boat Restoration is about how to plan, organize and successfully complete a project boat restoration. It will explain why it is important to put your efforts and resources into some areas and not others. It contains valuable information about what to look for when considering the purchase of a project boat. Although the focus of the book is fiberglass, the information will be useful to anyone undertaking the building or restoration of any boat.

Bass Angler’s Almanac

More Than 750 Tips & Tactics

Author: John Weiss

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1461746272

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 320

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With more than 650 tips total, the Almanac is an indispensable reference that will help any bass angler improve his or her fishing success quickly and significantly. An easy-to-read reference and guide, the Almanac is loaded with detailed illustrations and photographs. And it's packed with tips and tidbits that the author has picked up over a lifetime of bass fishing. In it, Weiss examines all types of bass fishing, including: largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass biology; tips on reading maps and using sonar; habits of bass in natural lakes, man-made reservoirs, rivers, streams, and strip-mine pits; how weather affects bass; tips on selecting rods, reels, and lines; how to fish live and artificial baits, jigs, soft plastic lures, weedless spoons and jigging spoons; trolling tips that work.

The Foreign Policy Puzzle

Interests, Threats, and Tools

Author: Keith Shimko

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199988778

Category: United States

Page: 192

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Keith Shimko's The Foreign Policy Puzzle: Interests, Threats, and Tools provides a unique framework for students to think critically about issues in American foreign policy, concentrating on the dilemmas that face policy makers today.

Plant Invasions in Protected Areas

Patterns, Problems and Challenges

Author: Llewellyn C. Foxcroft,Petr Pyšek,David M. Richardson,Piero Genovesi

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400777507

Category: Science

Page: 656

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This book is the first comprehensive global review of all aspects of alien plant invasions in protected areas. It provides insights into advances in invasion ecology emanating from work in protected areas, and the link to locally relevant management support for protected areas. The book provides in-depth case studies, illuminating interesting and insightful knowledge that can be shared across the global protected area network. The book includes the collective understanding of 80 ecologists and managers to extract as much information as possible that will support the long-term management of protected areas, and the biodiversity and associated ecosystem services they maintain. “This outstanding volume draws together pretty much all that can be said on this topic, ranging from the science, through policy, to practical action”. Dr. Simon N. Stuart, IUCN Species Survival Commission, UK. "This important and timely volume addresses two of the most serious problems affecting biodiversity conservation today: assessing the extent to which protected areas are impacted by biological invasions and the complex problems of managing these impacts. Written by leading specialists, it provides a comprehensive overview of the issues and gives detailed examples drawn from protected areas across the world". Professor Vernon H. Heywood, School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, UK

Santa's New Reindeer

Author: Dr. Ken Nordberg

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1496952464

Category: Fiction

Page: 28

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Santa had a serious problem. There were now so many children in the world that he could no longer bring toys to all of them on Christmas Eve. A young elf named Isaac told Santa about two wild reindeer that might help solve this problem. When caught, several important questions needed to be answered. Could they be tamed? Could they learn to fly? Could they learn to land silently on house roofs? Could they contribute enough strength and speed to enable Santa to bring gifts to all the world’s children?

The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics

Author: N.A

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439103348

Category: Music

Page: 512

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Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the most popular and enduring band ever: “Even the most hardcore Deadheads will be impressed by this obsessively complete look at the Grateful Dead’s lyrics” (Publishers Weekly). The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics is an authoritative text, providing standard versions of all the original songs you thought you knew forwards and backwards. These are some of the best-loved songs in the modern American songbook. They are hummed and spoken among thousands as counterculture code and recorded by musicians of all stripes for their inimitable singability and obscure accessibility. How do they do all this? To provide a context for this formidable body of work, of which his part is primary, Robert Hunter has written a foreword that goes to the heart of the matter. And the annotations on sources provide a gloss on the lyrics, which goes to the roots of Western culture as they are incorporated into them. An avid Grateful Dead concertgoer for more than two decades, David Dodd is a librarian who brings to the work a detective’s love of following a clue as far as it will take him. Including essays by Dead lyricists Robert Hunter and John Perry and Jim Carpenter’s original illustrations, whimsical elements in the lyrics are brought to light, showcasing the American legend that is present in so many songs. A gorgeous keepsake edition of the Dead’s official annotated lyrics, The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics is an absolute must-have for the fiftieth anniversary—you won’t think of this cultural icon the same way again. In fact, founding band member Bob Weir said: “This book is great. Now I’ll never have to explain myself.”

Hunt Elk

Author: Jim Zumbo

Publisher: New Win Pub

ISBN: 9780832903830

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 259

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Describes the characteristics and behavior of elk, tells what equipment and clothing to take on an elk hunt, and discusses bow hunting, guides, map reading, and the importance of being physically fit

Don't Think it Hasn't Been Fun

The Story of the Burke Family Singers

Author: Sarah Jo Burke

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780879109875

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 366

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And they were there to witness the anguish of the Montgomery, Alabama racial uprising." "Sarah Jo Burke, the youngest of the daughters, recalls the events of those years of touring with honesty, warmth, vigor and irresistible charm. Her book celebrates American values in the best sense and demonstrates that the family that sings together stays together."--BOOK JACKET.

The Ultimate Guide to Butchering Deer

A Step-by-Step Guide to Field Dressing, Skinning, Aging, and Butchering Deer

Author: John Weiss

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1616083212

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 190

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A thorough and easy-to-understand illustrated guide to preparing venison, from the field to the kitchen, by one of America's premier outdoorsmen.

Advanced Deerhunter's Bible

Author: John Weiss

Publisher: Main Street Books

ISBN: 9780307784360

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

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This book explores the world of the whitetail deer, its feeding, traveling, and mating habits, and shows how to use this knowledge to refine your hunting skills. • All about the whitetail's senses—and how to outwit them • What you can learn from a deer's body language • Understanding antler rubs, pellets, tracks, beds, and scrapes • Calling, rattling, and decoying whitetails • Stand hunting, stillhunting, and driving

Wildlife Restoration

Techniques for Habitat Analysis and Animal Monitoring

Author: Michael L. Morrison

Publisher: Island Press

ISBN: 9781610911221

Category: Nature

Page: 215

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Wildlife Restoration links restoration ecology and wildlife management in an accessible and comprehensive guide to restoring wildlife and the habitats upon which they depend. It offers readers a thorough overview of the types of information needed in planning a wildlife-habitat restoration project and provides the basic tools necessary for developing and implementing a rigorous monitoring program. The book: explains the concepts of habitat and niche: their historic development, components, spatial-temporal relationships, and role in land management reviews how wildlife populations are identified and counted considers captive breeding, reintroduction, and translocation of animals discusses how wildlife and their habitat needs can be incorporated into restoration planning develops a solid justification for monitoring and good sampling design in restoration projects discusses and critiques case histories of wildlife analysis in restoration projectsThe author does not offer a "cookbook" approach, but rather provides basic tools for understanding ecological concepts that can be used to design restoration projects with specific goals for wildlife. He focuses on developing an integrated approach to large-scale landscape restoration. In addition, he provides guidance on where more advanced and detailed literature can be found.Wildlife Restoration sets forth a clear explanation of key principles of wildlife biology for the restorationist, and will allow wildlife biologists to bring the insights of their field to restoration projects. It is an essential source of information for everyone involved with studying, implementing, or managing wildlife restoration projects, including students, ecologists, administrators, government agency staff, and volunteer practitioners.

The rights of animals

Author: Tamara L. Roleff,Jennifer A. Hurley

Publisher: Greenhaven Pr

ISBN: 9780737700695

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 223

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Essays discuss animal rights, animal experimentation, and the ethics of hunting, zoos, circuses, and raising animals for food

Trophy Whitetails

Author: N.A

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 9780865731042

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 223

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Learn the techniques and enjoy the experiences of the whitetail experts at "Outdoor Life" magazine. Enter the woods with these hunters from opening day through the rut and into the late season, using their successful whitetail hunting techniques. Photos.