Hunting Booger Bottom: Life Lessons from the Field [NOOK Book]

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Booger Bottom, in rural Georgia, has no road signs, no stoplights, no stores. Nobody knows how it got its name, whether from the mythical booger—part panther, part wild dog—that is rumored to have roamed there, or from the Feds ("boogers") who raided local moonshine stills during Prohibition. Today Booger Bottom's most famous product is Michael Waddell, one of the world's most accomplished hunters.

Growing up in this wild land near the Chattahoochee River, Waddell was blessed ...

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Overview

Booger Bottom, in rural Georgia, has no road signs, no stoplights, no stores. Nobody knows how it got its name, whether from the mythical booger—part panther, part wild dog—that is rumored to have roamed there, or from the Feds ("boogers") who raided local moonshine stills during Prohibition. Today Booger Bottom's most famous product is Michael Waddell, one of the world's most accomplished hunters.

Growing up in this wild land near the Chattahoochee River, Waddell was blessed with two great gifts: a wonderful father who stoked his passion for hunting, and endless time in which to pursue it. He eventually left the backwoods of Georgia to stalk elk, moose, caribou, wildebeest, eland, and everything in between, from Alaska to Africa.

Mixing Waddell's best hunting stories with hilarious anecdotes about the people he's met along the way, Hunting Booger Bottom is a must-read for anyone who has ever wandered into the woods with "a stick and a string."

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“Direct and personable, Waddell’s character comes through in this engaging depiction of the hunting world.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061966248
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/5/2010
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,133,503
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Waddell

The star of Bone Collector, Realtree Road Trips, and NWTF's Turkey Call, Michael Waddell is one of the most popular hosts on the Outdoor Channel. He has hunted just about anything that is legal prey in the United States, and much else in Africa and beyond. He was born and raised in Booger Bottom, Georgia, where he learned everything that matters.

Mike Schoby is an outdoor writer, photographer, and hunter. He is the author of five books on hunting and the editor of Petersen's Hunting magazine. He lives in Illinois.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Michael Waddell Ted Nugent vii

1 A Boy from Booger Bottom 1

2 The Big Buck of Meriwether County 17

3 I'd Rather Be Lucky Than Good 30

4 Struttin' on Stage 38

5 Your Hunting Buddies Are Everything 49

6 Camera Huntin' 58

7 What You See May Not Be What You Get 74

8 Road Trips: It's the Trip, Not the Result, That Matters 87

9 Elk Hunting the West 103

10 Mule Deer Addiction 124

11 North to Alaska 139

12 Bwana Waddell 161

13 Top Whitetail Hunts 186

14 Bows and 'Bous 215

15 Speed Goats 230

Epilogue 243

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  • Posted March 22, 2012

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    Very good book about a down to earth guy who just loves to hunt!

    Very good book about a down to earth guy who just loves to hunt!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2011

    awesome

    michael waddell described exactly how any hunter truly feels about sport and all that comes with it. i couldnt put this book down. alot of people have different reasons for going in the woods to hunt but michael reached to me on a personal level because i feel identical to his reasons for being in the woods as a hunter.

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