Hunting Booger Bottom: Life Lessons from the Field

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Overview

Booger Bottom, in rural Georgia, probably got its name from the Feds ("booger") who seized local moonshines stills during Prohibition. Today, Booger Bottom's most famous product isn't moonshine, it's Michael Waddell.

Waddell grew up in a modest home and his mother died of concer when he was young. Yet he wanted for little—he had lots of time to hunt and a wonderful father who showed him how.He would grow up to become a hunting legend, and have the chance to stalk elk, moose, ...

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Overview

Booger Bottom, in rural Georgia, probably got its name from the Feds ("booger") who seized local moonshines stills during Prohibition. Today, Booger Bottom's most famous product isn't moonshine, it's Michael Waddell.

Waddell grew up in a modest home and his mother died of concer when he was young. Yet he wanted for little—he had lots of time to hunt and a wonderful father who showed him how.He would grow up to become a hunting legend, and have the chance to stalk elk, moose, caribou, wildebeest, eland, and just about everything else between Alaska and Africa. And he owes it all to the lessons of Booger Bottom.

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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: 9780594044505
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/5/2010
  • Pages: 212
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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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