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Picking your shots and other stories of dogs and birds and guns and days afield

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Published by Stackpole Books in Harrisburg, PA .
Written in English

  • Hunting.,
  • Hunting dogs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSteve Smith.
    LC ClassificationsSK33 .S643 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p. ;
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2712929M
    ISBN 100811712419
    LC Control Number86005789

    The stories, through the outlandish and fantastical, explore the minutia and heart of humanity. Kirkus’ starred review called the collection “a momentous feat of storytelling in an already illustrious career.” (Carolyn) Biloxi by Mary Miller: A “Free Dogs” sign changes Louis McDonald Jr.’s life forever. The year-old retiree. We all want untouched wild birds, just like we all want Syria to quit killing citizens and North Korea to dismantle their nuclear program. Everything in life is a compromise. If you and your dog find wild birds and score, you’re lucky. Take lots of pictures. If your dog finds preserve birds, he’s still . Remember, once the shot is called, the birds will often flare as you rise to shoot and may gain distance and altitude before you can pull the trigger. Practice estimating yardage or use decoys on the perimeter of your spread to help judge when birds are in range. Know your maximum effective range and only take shots inside that range.”. United Association (UA) member Skip Barrington pursues waterfowl from western Nebraska to Lake Ontario on an episode of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) Brotherhood Outdoors TV series airing the week of November 25 on the Sportsman Channel.. Barrington, of Magnolia, Texas, is a member of UA Local An avid hunter, he’s shared duck blinds and deer camps for 30 years with longtime.

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