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How bass live, move, and feed and how to catch them, covering largemouth and smallmouth black bass, spotted bass, Florida bass in all waters. Photos, 286 pages. Inventory = 4.                            STOE2113 paper$9.95.


Develops the thesis that sportsmen--especially hunters--founded the American conservation movement and continue to be its most important supporters.  Originally published at $10.00. Inventory = 5. ZZXS5178 cloth$1.98/60.



ANGLER'S GUIDE TO PLUG AND BAIT CASTING: A Complete Manual of Revolving--spool Tackle and How to Use It. Pfeiffer. Includes history of traditional casting reel and describes the many kinds, plus detailed coverage of rods for trolling, casting, popping as well as techniques for striking and fighting fish. Over 200 photos, 224 pages. Inventory = 2. WINC2852 paper$12.95.


Instruction on every phase of fresh-water fishing; fundamentals, glossary, lessons. Illustrated, 168 pages. Inventory = 11. STAC1340 paper$10.95.

BASS ANGLER'S GUIDE: Where to find and how to catch the big ones. Hunn.

Details 34 of America's best bass-fishing streams, lakes, and rivers. Photos, 256 pages. Inventory = 12. ISBN: 0-8117-0216-2. STAC1453 cloth$14.95.

Fisherman's Laugh Book. 64 pages of cartoons and gags with fishing in mind. Baxter Lane titles are suited for gift stores and souvenir shops in tourist areas. No ISBN. #BALA9261  paper$3.95




THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO BETTER FISHING. Zwirz. Fresh and salt water, spinning, bait casting, fly fishing, lures, locations. 256 large-format pages. Inventory = 8. DBIB0370 paper$11.95.


A portfolio of modern trout flies: midges, terrestrials, caddisflies, stoneflies, mayflies. Over 340 photos, 96 large-format pages. Inventory = 14. ISBN: 0-8117-2078-0. STAC1338 paper$18.95.



THE COMPLETE BAIT ANGLER'S GUIDE: How to Capture, Keep, and Use Live Bait. Whitman. Includes best means of fishing natural foods for warmwater fish and trout. Illustrated, 200 pages. Inventory = 1. ICSB6472 paper$9.95.


Describes the fish, its environment, its behavior; methods to take it, and cooking. Photos, 38l pages. Inventory = 4. STOE2108 paper$7.95.




COMPLETE GUIDE TO GAMEFISH: A Field Book of Fresh & Saltwater Species. Dalrymple. Classic guide to 138 freshwater and 190 saltwater species, containing abundant factual information on tackle and fishing techniques. Ill.  Originally published at $14.95. Inventory = 6. ZZBT4670 cloth$3.98/60.

CONFESSIONS OF A FLY FISHING ADDICT: A New Collection of Stories and Misadventures. Lyons. Fishing stories told with humor and musing. 221 pages. Inventory = 1. SISC9095 paper$10.00.

FIBERGLASS ROD MAKING. Clemens. How to make your own custom rods tailored to your kind of fishing; where to get materials, how to plan and assemble them, and how to maintain them. Photos, 205 pages. Inventory = 4.             STOE2111 paper$8.95.

FISH ON THE GRILL. Grunes. 2More than 70 elegant, easy, and delectable recipes with chart of cooking times for fish types plus info on coals, grills, and techniques-for outdoor grill or indoor broilers. Illustrated, 112 pages. Inventory = 1. CONT4428 paper$8.95.

FISH ON! Inventory = 1. DARW5075 paper$3.95.


17 essays survey many aspects of fishing from trout angling in the Sierra to bass streams of Cajunland, steelheading, equipment, surffishing. Photos, 256 large-format pages. Inventory =10. ISBN: 0-910676-70-4. DBIB2165 paper$12.95.



FLY CASTING WITH LEFTY KREH. Kreh. Unusual and highly successful techniques presented step by step: dropback, double haul, shooting line, roll pickup, wind cast, and more. Stop-action photos, 127 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. STOE2114 paper$9.95.

THE FLY FISHERMAN'S WORKSHOP. Wilson. Contains 15 projects for fly tier and angler. Illustrated, 118 pages. Originally published by A.S. Barnes at $9.95. Inventory = 1. ZZXS5171$3.98/60.

FLY FISHING FOR PACIFIC SALMON. Ferguson, Johnson, & Trotter. Presents nearly 200 salmon fly patterns with their origins and how to fish them in salt water, tidal estuaries, and fresh water. Includes what salmon feed on, habits, knots,  imitating natural foods. Color illustrations , 140 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. FRAM5633 paper$19.95.


Provides a sure way to learn the techniques for catching these feisty, tasty fish. Illustrated, 146 pages.  Originally published by Dillon at $8.95 Inventory = 15. ISBN: 0-87518-208-9. ZZXS5191 cloth$8.95.




FLY FISHING FOR SALMON. Graesser. Presents a study of the fish themselves with the skills and techniques to take them: tackle, choosing the correct fly, casting, fishing a pool, when and how to strike, playing the fish. Photos, 128 pages. Inventory = 1. JOHN2841 cloth$16.95.

FLY FISHING: A Beginner's Guide. Lee. How to fly cast, fly types and their uses, equipment selection. Illustrated, 208 pages. Inventory = 1. PRHA7795 paper$9.95.

FLY ROD STEELHEAD. Stinson. Instructions for all types of steelhead fly fishing. Photos, 143 pages. Inventory = 1. FRAM6094 paper$8.95.

FLY-DRESSING MATERIALS. Veniard. Feathers and furs--both exotic and prosaic--for the creative contemporary fly tier, plus required and recommended tools and ways to simplify various procedures. Color and b/w photos plus drawings, 160 pages. Inventory = 1. WINC3318 cloth$16.95.

FLY-FISHING HERESIES. Wright. Fly fishing traditions are too dogmatic for this author who shares the practical and successful ways he presents flies to fish so they take them. Photos, 239 pages. Inventory = 2. STOE2112 paper$5.95.


The art and science of successful angling--for novice and expert alike. Illustrated, 96 large-format pages. Inventory = 18. DBIB369 paper$4.95.



GREASED LINE FISHING FOR SALMON (AND STEELHEAD). Scott. Reprint of English fly--fishing classic. Illustrated, 235 pages. Inventory = 1. FRAM6091 paper$9.95.

GUIDE TO LAKE AND STREAM TROUT FISHING: The Very Best Techniques. Herzog. Trout species, natural foods, finding trout, lures, equipment, techniques. Color photos, 48 pages. Inventory = 1. FRAM6558 paper$14.95.


The first approach based on scientific fact. 68 illustrations , 178 pages. Inventory = 7. MOPR0840 paper$6.95.

HATCHES II: A Complete Guide to Fishing the Hatches of North American Trout Streams. Caucci & Nastasi. Covers mayflies and their identification in all stages of their development, with critical information on fishing tactics, fly presentation and imitation. Includes emergence calendars, hook sizes, tying instructions. Photos, 335 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. WINC2840 cloth$29.95.


How to flyfish with streamer, bottom fish; taking bass, stripers, catfish, crappie, carp, trout, bluefish; latest on equipment, bait, lures, boats and motors. Illustrated, 256 large-format pages. Inventory = 5. DBIB6197 paper$14.95.

KAMLOOPS--An Angler's Study of the Kamloops Trout. Raymond. This area of British Columbia contains hundreds of lakes with big trout, and this book tells how to fish for them--feeding habits, flies to use, methods. Color illustrations, maps, 252 pages. Inventory = 1. FRAM6092 paper$9.95.



 MASTERING THE ART OF FLY-TYING. Talleur. Hands-on-guide to better fly-tying skills with 30 step-by-step lessons and tyer's techniques for nymphs, streamers, and dry flies. 224 large-format pages. Inventory = 1.                STAC1343 cloth$34.95.

MODERN WESTERN BASS FISHING. Garrison. Discusses live bait and artificials, surface fishing, tackle, water depths, and the best western waters. Photos, 117 pages. Inventory = 1. CHRO2166 paper$3.95.

NEVADA ANGLER'S GUIDE: Fish Tails in the Sagebrush. Dickerson. Describes waters with good public access and low fishing pressures--with directions, techniques, successful flies. Photos, 156 pages. Inventory = 1. FRAM1091 paper$14.95.

PANFISHING. Rice. Includes spinning, fly fishing, bait, casting, ice fishing for lake, river, and stream. Photos, 320 pages. Inventory = 1. STAC1334 cloth$18.95.

POPULAR FLY PATTERNS. Hellekson. A fly reference manual that includes patterns and dressings for over 800 flies: dry, nymphs, wet, larvae, shrimp, streamer, steelhead, and the new waterwalkers. 700 illustrations , 188 large-format pages. Inventory = 2. PESM2186 paper$14.95.




A PRIMER OF FLY--FISHING. Haig-Brown. Inventory = 1. UWAS4348 paper$8.95.

THE SALMON BOOK. Sutherland. Captures the humor and character of the splendid and frequently (?) eccentric people to be found on the banks of any salmon river. Illustrated, 160 pages. Originally published by Collins. Inventory = 1. ZZPM5840 cloth$5.98/60.

SEA RUN: Complete Guide to Fishing for Sea-Run Cutthroat Trout. Johnson. The salt and freshwater habits of this west-coast fish: preferred foods, migrating patterns and times, spinning lures and techniques, fly patterns. Color illustrations , 77 large-format pages. Inventory = 2. FRAM6129 paper$11.95.

STEELHEAD AND SALMON: Sport Catch Statistics for Oregon, 1971--80. Berry. Data in 59 pages. Inventory = 1. FRAM6125 paper$5.00.

STEELHEAD DRIFT FISHING. Luch. How to use this most productive technique for hooking steelhead. Illustrated, 94 pages. Inventory = 3. FRAM6089 paper$7.95.

STEELHEAD FLY FISHING AND FLIES. Combs. Fly pattern dictionary for 200 best steelhead flies--how to tie and fish them. Color photos, 126 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. FRAM6138 paper$19.95.



STEELHEAD FLY TYING MANUAL. Light. Theories, tools, and methods behind effective patterns. Color photos, 100 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. FRAM6140 paper$11.95.

TROUT BUM. Gierach. Flyfishing lifestyle through 20+ fishing-related stories. 224 pages. Inventory = 1.               SISC5435 paper$11.00.





TROUT MADNESS. Traver. 21 stories from lifetime of fishing--including Secret Trout, Haunted Pond, Trout Heaven, First Day. 189 pages. Inventory = 1. SISC2024 paper$11.00.

TROUT MAGIC. Traver. 17 fishing stories to delight every angler. 30 illustrations,  224 pages. Inventory = 1.        SISC1075 paper$10.00.

TROUT THE SIZE OF FOOTBALLS. Anderson. Fishing in the waters of western US, Alberta, and British Columbia. 147 pages. Inventory = 1. FRAM5646 paper$8.95.


TYING THE SWISHER/RICHARDS FLIES. Swisher/Richards. Revolutionary styles--no hackles, hen spinners, emergers, stillborns, floating and wiggle nymphs, pupa, minnows, and how to fish them. Illustrated, 48 large-format pages. Inventory = 11. ISBN:0-8117-2099-3. STAC1341 paper$9.95.




ULTRA-LITE STEELHEAD FISHING: An Introduction to Tackle and Technique. Quinn. Depicts the sport's excitement while explaining the mechanics of fly-tying, rod making, and fishing. Photos, 174 pages. Inventory = 3.       ICSB4236 paper$12.95.

THE WAYS OF TROUT. Wright. The story of wild (streambed) brook, brown, and rainbow trout in rainfed streams: evolution, life histories, effect of water currents, stream contours, and temperatures on their behavior; and how this affects taking them. 160 pages. Inventory = 1. WINC2850 cloth$13.95.


Practical ways to hunt and fish for food to eat. Photos, 336 pages. Inventory = 4. STAC1432 cloth$16.95.




OLD TIME POSTERS FROM THE GREAT SPORTING DAYS. Stackpole. 22 handsome, turn-of-the-century posters featuring hunting/fishing magazine covers and ads in full color. 11"x16", suitable for framing. Slight bend in cover. Inventory = 1. STAC3261 paper$19.95.

SHRIMP SHUCKER'S GUIDE. Parker. How to catch 'em, cook 'em, clean 'em, eat 'em. Delicious shrimp recipes. Drawings, 36 pages. Inventory = 4. SOCO1303 paper$2.95.


Tackle, seasons, best rivers, fishing methods. Photos, 224 pages. Inventory = 7. STAC1440 paper$12.95.

TYING BASS FLIES: 12 of the Best. Meyer. Covers a variety of poppers, floaters, swimmers, and divers, with detailed tying instructions. Color photos, 32 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. FRAM6136 paper$9.95.




WHILE YOU WAIT: A Sportsman's Guide to Nature. Hauptman. Field guide follows the seasons with stories to read while waiting when fishing or hunting. Illustrated, 208 pages. Inventory = 1. JOHN7682 paper$9.95.

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ARCHERY EQUIPMENT ILLUSTRATED. Lewis. Comprehensive catalog of equipment and accessories for bowhunters, target archers, and field shooters--including prices and specifications. Photos, 256 large-format pages. Inventory = 2. DBIB2689 paper$10.95.

ART OF SMALL GAME HUNTING. Sell. Covers field shooting and basic hunting, rifles, sights, handguns, shotguns, and the game including rabbits, varmints, raccoons, grouse, squirrel, and more. Photos, 190 pages. Inventory = 4.           STAC3294 paper$6.95.


The very latest in techniques, training, tackle, accessories and practice for beginners and trophy hunters alike. Photos, 288 pages. Inventory = 4. DBIB2690 paper$13.95.



THE DIGEST BOOK OF BOWHUNTING. Elliott. How to go afield: tackle, techniques, training. Photos, 96 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. DBIB0365 paper$3.95.

BOWHUNTING FOR DEER. Kittredge. Tips on selection and care of equipment, use of compound bow, knowing the game, shooting positions, unorthodox shots, trailing, butchering, and handling venison in camp. Photos, 223 pages. Inventory = 2. STAC3295 cloth$16.95.


Covers equipment, basic and advanced shooting techniques, common animal behaviors and habitats, stalking, stillhunting, hunting from stands, field care, and tips on improving accuracy. Photos, 256 large-format  pages. Inventory = 5. DBIB2684 paper$13.95.



COOKING THE WILD HARVEST. Fears. Over 250 kitchen-tested recipes for 27 kinds of game. 275 pages. Inventory = 2. ICSB1413 paper$12.95.

DEER HUNTER'S YEARBOOK, Volume 1 (1983). Outdoor Life. Outstanding articles from the magazine covering many aspects of the sport: using dogs, sighting, care of hides, seasons, used rifles, ammunition, and more. Color photos, 190 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. STAC3290 cloth$16.95.


Whitetail andmule deer habits, habitats; gun, bow, and camera hunting; state laws. Photos, 256 pages. Inventory = 5. STAC1379 paper$11.95.




DEER HUNTING: Tactics and Guns for Hunting all North American Deer. Strung. Biological factors in deer management and stalking for whitetail and mule deer, plus hunting tips and care of carcasses. Photos, 238 pages. Inventory = 3. MOPR2545 paper$9.95.


Field dressing, transporting and processing game; survival tips; recipes. Drawings, 255 large-format pages. Inventory = 5. STOE1459 paper$12.95.



DRUMMER IN THE WOODS. Spiller. 21 stories on grouse shooting. Photos, 240 pages. Inventory = 2.          STAC6498 cloth$16.95.


A total guide to the sport: hunting methods (equipment, techniques); game characteristics (identification, habits); major flyways (where the action is). Photos, 96 pages. Inventory = 7. DBIB2687 paper$3.95.




GAME BIRD HUNTING. Rice. The birds, their range, and habits; use of dogs, shotguns. Photos, 190 pages. Inventory = 1. STAC1427 paper$4.50.

GROUSE AND WOODCOCK: An Upland Hunter's Book, Field Techniques, Lore, and Equipment. Sisley. Gives advice on guns, dogs, equipment, techniques, and how to select cover and loads. Photos, 159 pages. Inventory = 2. STAC3292 cloth$13.95.

HOW TO MOUNT DEER. Phillips. The guide to trophy taxidermy the easy, inexpensive way, with all the mounting methods described--from skinning and preparing the hide to final grooming and painting the finished mount. Photos, 128 large-format pages. Inventory = 2. STAC3266 cloth$21.95.

HUNTING DEER--Short Range/Long Range. Moody. Experiences from over 50 years of successful hunting. Illustrated, 95 pages. Inventory = 1. PION7644 paper$7.95.

HUNTING DUCKS AND GEESE. Smith. Hard facts, good bets, and serious advice from a duck hunter you can trust. Photos, 160 pages. Inventory = 1. STAC1450 cloth$19.95.


How to make 45 items--practical, gadgetry, or decorative. Photos, 175 pages. Inventory =10. No ISBN.  STAC1425 paper$4.50.


Gun selection, stalking and tracking, bow hunting, safety. Photos, 192 pages. Inventory = 7. STAC1378 paper$6.95.


98 proven tips to help you bag your limit. Photos, 109 large-format pages. Inventory = 8. ISBN: 0-695-81326-9.  DBIB0368 paper$3.95.




IN SEARCH OF THE WILD TURKEY: A State-by-state Guide for Hunters. Gooch. A where-to guide to hot spots, with tips on local terrain and hunting methods. Photos, maps.  Originally published at $9.95 Inventory = 2.      ZZXS5185 cloth$2.98/60.

MOOSE HUNTING. Gilchrist. Equipment and hunting methods, stalking, field care, list of places to go. Photos, 64 little pages. Inventory = 2. GLHA3747 paper$2.95.

MOUNTAIN GOAT HUNTING. Gilchrist. Introduction to the species--where to find them, how to hunt, whom to contact. Photos, 64 little pages. Inventory = 3. GLHA3516 paper$2.95.

PHEASANTS OF THE MIND: A Hunter's Search for a Mythic Bird. Proper. A hunting enthusiast's musings about birds, dogs, guns, the hunt, and more. 160 pages. Inventory = 1. PRHA1381 cloth$18.95.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN CACHE--A Western Wild Game Cookbook. Duffala. How to prepare game in the field, recipes. Photos, line drawings, 100 pages. Inventory = 1. PRUE1151 paper$5.95.

SUCCESSFUL WATERFOWLING. Taylor. Hunting ducks and geese; blinds and decoys; shooting skills. Photos, 288 pages. Inventory = 1. STAC1422 paper$15.95.

UPLAND GAME HUNTING (THE DIGEST BOOK OF). Bell. How, where, and when to hunt grouse, squirrel, pheasant, turkey, woodcock, dove, rabbits. Photos, 96 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. DBIB0367 paper$3.95.

WILDLIFE IN WOOD. LeMaster. How to carve lifelike waterfowl--tools, patterns, curves, feathers, painting. Photos, patterns, 256 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. CONT351 cloth$37.50.

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1987 GUN DIGEST. Warner. Technical articles by experts, field tests and evaluations, history and analysis, comprehensive catalog of firearms and accessories. Illustrated, 480 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. DBIB6196 paper$16.95.

COMPLETE BOOK OF THE BOW & ARROW. Gillelan. History, gear, rules, skills for hunting, fishing, field and target archery. Photos, 331 pages. Inventory = 1. STAC1435 paper$12.95.

CUSTOM GUNS. Warner. Covers today's best in stockmaking, metalsmithing, engraving, design and assembly with a guide to artisans, products, and services. Photos, 256 large-format pages. Inventory = 2. DBIB3304 paper$9.95.

FIRST BOOK OF GUNSMITHING. Traister. Beginner's guide to repairing and refinishing firearms. Photos, 219 pages. Inventory = 2. STAC1438 cloth$18.95.

GUN CONTROL. Kukla. A written record of efforts to eliminate the private possession of firearms in America. Illustrated, 448 pages. Inventory = 5. STAC3279 paper$9.95.


How to shoot, restore, repair, build, and collect these classics of our treasured past. Photos, 219p large-format pages. Inventory = 3. STAC1455 paper$14.95.



HOME GUN CARE AND REPAIR. Ackley. Tinkering, fixing, installing, and conversions on rifles, shotguns, and handguns. Ill., 192 pages. Inventory = 1. STAC1375 paper$6.95.

NRA COLLECTOR'S SERIES (THE). Amber. Reprint of four historical magazines of the National Rifle Association, from 1883, 1888, 1906, and 1923. A nostalgic look at the role of this gun in American recreation, national defense, and skill contests. Illustrated, 80 large-format pages. Inventory = 3. DBIB3251 paper$6.95.

PROFESSIONAL GUNSMITHING. Howe. How to set up a gunsmithing shop business, plus skills and methods of gun work: alterations, repairs, mountings, heat treatment, grinding, polishing, and more. Illustrated, 534 pages. Inventory = 1. STAC3284 cloth$24.95.

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