Backlash: A Compendium of Lore and Lies (Mostly Lies) Concerning Hunting, Fishing and the Out of Doors [NOOK Book]

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BACKLASH is a collection of 35 hunting and fishing stories originally appearing on the back pages of outdoor sports magazines. The book is an essential addition to the library of all hunters and fishermen who have developed the ability to read. It explains to duck hunters how they can convince a skeptical wife to pluck ducks. Upland bird hunters will learn how to dispose of the bodies of dead woodcock and the sportsman's program for resolving the Near East Israel - Palestinian crisis has already been forwarded to...

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Backlash: A Compendium of Lore and Lies (Mostly Lies) Concerning Hunting, Fishing and the Out of Doors

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Overview

BACKLASH is a collection of 35 hunting and fishing stories originally appearing on the back pages of outdoor sports magazines. The book is an essential addition to the library of all hunters and fishermen who have developed the ability to read. It explains to duck hunters how they can convince a skeptical wife to pluck ducks. Upland bird hunters will learn how to dispose of the bodies of dead woodcock and the sportsman's program for resolving the Near East Israel - Palestinian crisis has already been forwarded to the State Department (and completely disregarded). A clear, no-nonsense explanation of how to pick mushrooms is provided at no extra cost. The BACKLASH collection has been designed to make the outdoorsman smile and the politically correct frown. It has received appropriate recognition from recognized literary masters. About the Author: An attorney, Galen Winter lived in Latin America and, for fifteen years, specialized in international law. He became a corporation counsel in Milwaukee, then in Chicago and, finally, engaged in the private practice of law in northern Wisconsin where, he says, "A man can associate with dogs and shotguns without arousing too much suspicion." Winter began writing about his passions - hunting and fishing - in 1981, contributing many articles to several national and regional outdoor magazines. He compiled a wild game cookbook, and wrote two novels. BACKLASH is one of his six volumes of outdoor humor. Winter has hunted and fished all over the western hemisphere - in arctic islands north of Canada's Nunavut Territory, in the Amazon basin, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, the Argentine Patagonia, Uruguay and various places within the United States where game birds are found. Jessine, his wife of over fifty years, has put up with him through it all. They live in Shawano, Wisconsin.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781927360088
  • Publisher: CCB Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • File size: 271 KB

Meet the Author

An attorney, Galen Winter lived in Latin America and, for fifteen years, specialized in international law. He became a corporation counsel in Milwaukee, then in Chicago and, finally, engaged in the private practice of law in northern Wisconsin where, he says, "A man can associate with dogs and shotguns without arousing too much suspicion."

Winter began writing about his passions - hunting and fishing - in 1981, contributing many articles to several national and regional outdoor magazines. He compiled a wild game cookbook, and wrote two novels. BACKLASH is one of his six volumes of outdoor humor.

Winter has hunted and fished all over the western hemisphere - in arctic islands north of Canada's Nunavut Territory, in the Amazon basin, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, the Argentine Patagonia, Uruguay and various places within the United States where game birds are found.

Jessine, his wife of over fifty years, has put up with him through it all. They live in Shawano, Wisconsin.

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Table of Contents

Foreword 9
Chapter 1 The Sportsman
Hypertension 18
Wishing Won't Make it so 22
The Will of Carmichael 26
Silver Threads Among the Gold 31
Cocktail Parties 35
Improving the Breed 38
Chapter 2 The Uplands
Hunting Economics 48
How to Pick Mushrooms 52
To Hell with Dave Duffey 57
Vile Bodies 61
Skepticism 65
The Rites of Autumn 69
Chapter 3 The Lakes and Thestreams
How to Pluck Ducks 80
Honesty is the Worst Policy 84
Quack, Quack, Quack 88
September Song 92
Fish Story 96
The Lion Will Lie Down with the Lamb 99
Chapter 4 The Woods
How to Roast a Suckling Pig 110
Trouble 115
Bear Story 118
Surviving in the Wilderness or How to Outlive the Camp Cook 122
Charlie's Story about the Carp 126
Cabins and Places 130
Chapter 5 Whatto do Til the Vernalequinox Comes
The Rites of Winter 141
Be Prepared 145
The Rose Axiom Movement 149
Superiority 154
Predicting the Weather 158
The Rites of Spring 162
Backword 167
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