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By Robert C Willging

Stories of sportsmen prior come to existence in History Afield, an account of the various and sundry wearing goals which are a part of the Wisconsin culture. writer and outdoorsman Robert Willging stocks greater than dozen stories of Wisconsin carrying background, highlighting the quest for waterfowl, upland birds, and deer; trout fishing in wild north Wisconsin rivers; and recreating at early Wisconsin lakeside resorts.

 

Anecdotes of fishing exploits on our considerable waterways and presidential visits to northern Wisconsin demonstrate a distinct slice of carrying tradition, and chapters on dwell decoys and the yank Water Spaniel display the human-animal bond that has performed this kind of huge half in that background. stories of nature’s fury comprise an in depth account of the recognized Armistice Day hurricane, in addition to the hazards of ice fishing on Lake enhanced. those historic musings and views on carrying ethos supply a powerful feel of the approach to life that Willging has preserved for our new century.

 

Featuring first-hand interviews and various ancient images depicting the Wisconsin carrying lifestyles, History Afield indicates how the intimate courting among people and nature formed this significant a part of the state’s heritage.

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