TALES OF A BIG GAME GUIDE by Russell Annabel


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Tall tales of tall ranges. Good reading for any man, for he'll find his sport, be it fishing, riding, camping, good jokes, fine sportsmanship and hardy company sandwiched in between the big game hunting. Annabel is a guide who certainly knows his trails and game, but far more important he knows what few others do -- how to tell a grand story. Brought up in the big game country of Alaska he learned from bitter experience why Tex had wisely refused to let him puruse precocious rams up mountain peaks in winter, how to stalk grizzlies, to manage horses in spring drifts, to bring out heads with 69 inch spreads, and with delicious humor teach adventurous grizzlies a lesson. There are caribou, too, although he makes their hunting sound a bit too easy-dude-ranchey after the he-man stuff which characterizes his usual trips. It is a book to whet the appetite of any man or woman who has ever longed to stalk big game. Africa is a long way safely out of reach. But Alaska -- by plane? Well, maybe, if times pick up before they're too old for such strenuous adventure. Meanwhile for $7.50 Annabel as guide and all Alaska lies before them. Suggest it as the best possible vacation to take in one's den.

Publisher: Derrydale