A Fall of Woodcock: A Season's Worth of Tales on Hunting a Most Elusive Little Game Bird

A Fall of Woodcock: A Season's Worth of Tales on Hunting a Most Elusive Little Game Bird


“A fall of woodcock right into a covert you have got both selected or to that you were directed is a magic all its own,” Tom Huggler writes during this publication dedicated to the woodcock and to those that wait for the go back to their favourite coverts every one autumn. This booklet, with a brand new creation by means of Charley Waterman, casts an identical spell because it chronicles Tom’s travels to New England, the Maritimes, Maine, Louisiana, then again to his cherished Michigan looking for a greater knowing of the woodcock, and at last, a greater figuring out of himself.

Like the yearly migratory flights of the woodcock, A Fall of Woodcock follows no specific line, yet quite meanders alongside the most currents and causeways of Huggler’s lifestyles, shedding down right here and there in areas that either maintain it and provides it that means. It covers his early looking years, previous associates and new ones, four-legged companions, woodcock researchers, and a trip with H. G. “Tap” Tapply.

Huggler additionally strains his evolution from a run-and-gun birder to a slower yet surer hunter who units his personal velocity and his personal bag limits. these conversant in the magic and secret of the yank woodcock are guaranteed to discover a kindred spirit here.

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