Author – M.D. Johnson
Photographer – Julia Johnson
Published – 2006
Stackpole Books (stackpolebooks.com)
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.
Seasoned pheasant hunters, M.D. Johnson, and his wife/photographer, Julia, team up to provide an informative and entertaining handbook that celbrates pheasant hunting through personal reflection and brilliant full-color photography. The book gives valuable information on strategies for success, including where to hunt, which guns and ammunition to use, what to wear, hunting tactics, gun dogs, preparing birds for the table, and future pheasant conservation.
M.D. offers practical advice in an accessible, down-to-earth tone through amusing anecdotes, informal interviews, and personal observations, all complemented by Julia Carol’s outstanding photography. From the effects of weather on roosters and the essential contents of an upland hunting vest to the selection and use of non-toxic shotshells, these lessons are shared to make your hunting experiences more enjoyable and efficient.
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