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A Grouse Hunter’s Almanac: The Other Kind of Hunting by Mark Parman

By Mark Parman

Like that prior grouse hunter Aldo Leopold, Mark Parman takes to the woods whilst the aspens are smoky gold. right here, in an evocative almanac that chronicles the early season of the grouse hunt via its lead to the snows of January, Parman follows his puppy throughout the altering timber and foliage, thrills to the surprising flush of thrashing wings, and holds a chook in hand, grateful for the meal it's going to supply. Distilling twenty seasons of grouse looking into those essays, he writes of previous canines and gun lust, conceal and transparent slicing, weather switch, partners female and male, natural world artwork, and stumps. A Grouse Hunter's Almanac delves into the brain of a hunter, exploring the Northwoods with an eye fixed for greater than simply game.

"Notable and quotable. Parman stakes out unique territory and gives a vibrant image of the Northwoods."—John Motoviloff, writer of Wisconsin Wildfoods: a hundred Recipes for Badger kingdom Bounties

"Extremely wealthy and distinct. Parman places forth unique and real experiences."—Richard Yatzeck, writer of looking the Edges

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