Wilderness Hunting and Wildcraft

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Wilderness Hunting and Wildcraft

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By Townsend Whelen

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Essential for the beginner outdoorsman, Wilderness Hunting & Wildcraft details hunting big game in North America. Covering everything from woodcraft skills to the habits of big-game animals, this book comprises Townsend Whelen's experience drawn from a lifetime in the game fields, as well as a compilation of writings by the most observant and successful hunters of the time. Whelan devotes several chapters to an assortment of North American big-game animals and includes valuable information on the particulars of hunting each species. With information on hunting methods, navigation, camping, camp gear, rifles, marksmanship, and field photography, Wilderness Hunting & Wildcraft has been a crucial resource for novice and experienced hunters alike since its initial publication in 1927.

Colonel Townsend Whelen (1877-1961), an American soldier and outdoorsman, is best known for his expertise with rifles, reloading, and cartridge development. An avid writer on hunting and outdoorsmanship, Whelen contributed to a number of magazines and authored several books, including Why Not Load Your Own!