The Best of Ed Zern: Fifty Years of Fishing and Hunting from One of America's Best-Loved Outdoor Humorists

The Best of Ed Zern: Fifty Years of Fishing and Hunting from One of America's Best-Loved Outdoor Humorists

by Ed Zern

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Overview

A treasury of the finest - and funniest - writing by a legendary sporting humorist. Culled from his many books, columns, and other short gems, this delightful collection is sure to appeal to all anglers, hunters, and lovers of the outdoors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592280414
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 7.02(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

ED ZERN was for many years a hugely popular columnist for Field & Stream, where his "Exit Laughing" columns on the last page were long a favorite of the magazine's legions of loyal readers.

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Part IThe Books1
To Hell with Fishing3
To Hell with Hunting17
How to Tell Fish from Fishermen24
How to Catch Fishermen35
Are Fishermen People?54
A Fine Kettle of Fish Stories75
Part IIOdds and Ends--Mostly Odds93
Something Was Fishy About Stonehenge95
How to Put the "Ask" in Alaska--an Interview99
The Hooker Hooked103
A Day's Fishing, 1948106
Trout in the Morning--Death in the Afternoon109
Are Fishermen Really Liars?113
The Ethics, Perhaps, of Fly-fishing116
"Si, Senor--Mucho Ducks"118
Reflections of a Lousy Wingshot123
First Turkey126
How to Put the Whamois on a Chamois129
Meet Ireland's "Mr. Woodcock"136
Jungle Stuff145
The Great James Bay Goose Factory150
The Caribou Went Thataway156
A Very Short History of the BB Gun161
Life in a Log Cabin163
I Am a Hunter167
Part IIIAd Finitum173
Thirteen Nash Ads175
Three Mermaid Stories188
Part IVExit Laughing191
Alphabetical Listing of "Exit Laughing" Columns312

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