The Inside on the Outdoors Author:Enos Bradner The Inside on the Outdoors - An Outdoor Editors 26 year scrapbook — No outdoor man or woman can read Bradners' stories without a stirring of the adrenalin; they are like reading "Field and Stream," "Outdoor Life," and every other sportsman magazine all bound into one volume. For example, a trip to Cutthroat Meadows - "My fingers trembled as I sho... more »ok the 8-foot bamboo rod from its case and started to string the double tapered line through the guides. There was another rise and my fingers were really clumsu. Then, after I had made my cast almost under the log, I saw a huge shape swim slowly through the dark water" - Or a day on a steelhead river, "A final jump against the far bank - then, with all the pressure the leader would take, I worked the fish across the stream and beached it. As it flipped at my feet my legs turned to water, I had to sit down. No 7-pound female steelhead should ever take such advantage of an old man."
Would you like to know the difference between a Chinese and a Mongolian pheasant? The story of the bear the beeped? When two hunters shoot the same elk, who gets it? How far do ducks range? Do steelhead eat birds or just feathers? These questions and a hundred others are discussed at length.
Learning how to tie his own flies cost "Brad" a pint of whiskey for each lesson from his old teacher, but in Chapter 5 there are 10 lessons - yours for the price of the book and a bonus of how to use them from which goes with it.« less