Details Tactics for hunting solo, group hunts, scouting, and safety
Choosing the right breed of gun dog to accompany you in the field
Includes a resource guide of manufacturers, outfitters, and state agencies
A tribute to the glory of the bird, the thrill of the hunt, and the companionship developed along the way, Guide to Pheasant Hunting presents a nostalgic picture of a simpler past, while at the same time teaching the latest hunting techniques and advocating practices to preserve the future of the sport. This informative handbook gives valuable tips on where to hunt, selecting guns and ammo, using nontoxic shotshells, hunting strategies, gun dogs, preparing birds for the table (including tasty recipes), and pheasant conservation. M. D. offers practical advice in an accessible, down-to-earth tone through amusing anecdotes, informal interviews, and personal observations that are complemented by Julia's brilliant full-color photography.
About the Author:
M. D. Johnson grew up hunting ring-necked pheasants in northeastern Ohio. He and his wife, award-winning photographer Julia C. Johnson, have collaborated on four previous hunting books. The Johnsons live in Martelle, Iowa.
160 pages, 155 color photos