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Tracks and Tracking: The Classic Guide to Seeing and Reading Animal Signs

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Length: 224 pages1 hour

Summary

The most comprehensive guide to reading the signs and tracks of dozens of animals!

To derive the greatest pleasure from the pursuit of game,” Brunner writes in the foreword to this classic hunting guide, it is necessary to be versed in the science of interpreting the meaning of tracks and trails.” With these words, the author begins his comprehensive survey of how to track and read animal signs. To the authorand hunterthis is not simply a matter of skill, but one of honor. A sportsman should consider it a sacred duty to acquire a working knowledge of tracks, trails, and signs.

The contents of this book represent the experience gained by the author from twenty years of uninterrupted life in the great outdoors. Included in this book are chapters on hunting on a wide variety of animals, such as:

White-tailed deer
Moose
Bears
Bobcats
Wolves
Cottontail rabbits
Otters
Badgers
Porcupine
Feathered game
Upland birds
Predatory birds
And many more!

Last published in 1922, Tracks and Tracking is an invaluable resource for hunters of every stripe. Complete with hundreds of detailed illustrations, this book will help anyone looking to increase their ability to read signs and trails and become as well versed in tracking as the author could with years of experience in the woods.

Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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