If John Gierach is living in a fool´s paradise, then it´s a paradise that his regular listeners will recognize and new fans will delight in discovering. Laced with the inimitable blend of wit and wisdom that have made him fly-fishing´s foremost scribe, Fool´s Paradise chronicles the fishing life in all its glory (catching your biggest fish ever) and squalor (being stranded in a tent during a soaking rainstorm). In Gierach´s world, both experiences are valuable, and perhaps inevitable. Fishermen everywhere will understand Gierach´s quest to discover and explore new waters, the unlikely appeal of winter fly-fishing, or his dismay at encroaching development. Braving trips on small prop planes and down ´´oh-my-God´´ roads, Gierach and his fishing buddies pursue bull trout in British Columbia, steelhead in the Rocky Mountains, and pike so fierce that a wise fisherman wears Kevlar gloves for the obligatory trophy photo. Equal parts fishing lore, philosophy, and great fish stories, Fool´s Paradise may not be a perfect substitute for actually being out on the water, but it´s surely the next best thing. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike Chamberlain. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/007294/bk_tant_007294_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In No Shortage of Good Days John Gierach takes listeners from the Smokies in Tennessee to his home waters in Colorado, from the Canadian Maritimes to Mexico - saltwater or fresh, it´s all fishing and all irresistible. As always he writes perceptively about a wide range of subjects: the charm of familiar waters, the etiquette of working with new fishing guides, night fishing when the trout and the mosquitoes are both biting, and fishing snobbery, a pitfall he seems to have largely avoided. ´´A friend and I recently realized that making fly-fishing a way of life instead of a hobby has made us a couple of pretty one-dimensional characters. On the other hand, we agreed we´re two of the happiest people we know, albeit in a simple-minded sort of way.´´ Gierach again demonstrates the wit, eloquence, and insight that have become his trademarks. No Shortage of Good Days is the next best thing to a day of fishing. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike Chamberlain. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/007224/bk_tant_007224_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Do you want to try hiking but fear getting injured, lost or worn out? Do you want to know how to maximize the benefits of going outdoors? Are you looking for a beginner-friendly guide to help you make your trip safer, enjoyable, meaningful yet less tiring? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this audiobook is for you... 50 Things to Know Before Going on a Hike by Jonai Republica offers an approach to help you be prepared enough to have a fun, safe and meaningful hike. Most audiobooks on hiking tell you the authors’ trail stories, mishaps and lessons learned during their own grand adventures, as well as tips on the best gears to bring. Although there´s nothing wrong with that, it is equally important for beginners to know what to do before and during the hike to make the best out of the experience. Based on knowledge from the world´s leading experts, the best outdoors experience comes to those who are prepared. In this audiobook you´ll find a combination of planning guides, preparation and packing tips, hiking techniques, and life lessons that others only have known by experience after they have suffered the consequence of ignorance. This audiobook will help you prepare logistically, physically, mentally and spiritually before you hit the trail. By the time you finish this audiobook, you will know everything you need to know to have a successful and memorable hike. So grab your copy today. You´ll be glad you did. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kate Roth. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/101406/bk_acx0_101406_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
John Gierach is known for his witty, trenchant observations about fly-fishing. In A Fly Rod of Your Own, Gierach once again takes us into his world and scrutinizes the art of fly-fishing. He travels to remote fishing locations where the airport is not much bigger than a garage and a flight might be held up because a passenger is running late. He sings the praises of the skilled pilots who fly to remote fishing lodges in tricky locations and bad weather. He explains why even the most veteran fisherman seems to muff his cast whenever he´s being filmed or photographed. He describes the all-but-impassable roads that fishermen always seem to encounter at the best fishing spots and why fishermen discuss four-wheel drive vehicles almost as passionately and frequently as they discuss fly rods and flies. And while he´s on that subject, he explains why even the most conscientious fisherman always seems to accumulate more rods and flies than he could ever need. From Alaska to the Rockies and across the continent to Maine and the Canadian Maritimes, A Fly Rod of Your Own is an ode to those who fish. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike Chamberlain. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/007396/bk_tant_007396_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
If you are a neophyte hunter and this is your first time to traverse mountainous areas, icy forests, or grassy plains, search no further because I will cover all the pertinent information that you need to find the best game in your area. In The Great Hunt for Beginners, you will learn about useful tips and tricks regarding the following topics: How to choose the right pieces of equipment for your hunting adventure Regulations to follow when hunting Understanding animal senses Effective tactics for pursuing a big game How to track an animal Setting up traps Whether you are hunting for food or you want a bigger animal for your taxidermy hobby, this book will surely help you master the skills needed to become an efficient hunter. Here Is a Preview of What You´ll Learn... Important Hunting and Tracking Gears Safety Tips, Hunting Regulations, and Handling Firearms Safety Tips, Hunting Regulations, and Handling Firearms Animal Habitat and Habits Hunting Tactics Following the Animal´s Trail Much, much more! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Millian Quinteros. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/027015/bk_acx0_027015_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Sports is marked with an ocean of historical moments when it transformed the world and made audiences hold their breath. Men have enjoyed indulging in sports for eons. We have looked for ways in which we can entertain ourselves. While ancient history tells us of board games and outdoor games which gradually evolved into the games that we see today, sports has been not just a mode of entertainment but also a way of keeping ourselves healthy. Long ago, great warriors used to be exemplary sportsmen who excelled in more than one fields. Many renowned kings and leaders have also been known as unparalleled sportsmen who had the ability to defeat anyone in many different forms of sports that were prevalent in those days. As sports gained mainstream and people began to choose sports as a mode of entertainment as well as a way of showcasing their skills, championships became commonplace too. Today we have numerous championships held across the world at different levels. Since sports does not differentiate among people, today we have sports for people of different ages and people with different abilities as well. It has the ability to unite us in one spirit and wipes away social and racial dogmas. This is one reason why sports is one place where people are respected for their abilities in the sport they represent and not just for the country or background they have. There are lots of historical events in sports that changed the relationship between countries, made audiences sway passionately as they witnessed exceptionally great events and even helped nations rise from their ashes. Sports provides a colorful and undeniably interesting part of history which can never be forgotten. Whether it is a huge championship or a small event, sports has the ability to bring a lot of changes. It can unite people and even help nations build stronger relationships with each other. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Andrea Giordani. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/086695/bk_acx0_086695_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Not all arrows fly true, especially those with Loose Fletchings. You might know W.C. Hoffman as an author, outdoor writer, podcaster, ordained minister, magician, or most importantly as a husband and father. No matter how you found your way to this collection of musings, one thing is most likely safe to assume: you love the great outdoors. A love for the outdoors is what inspired each and every one of these short stories and articles. Collected from years of outdoor writing for various publications, volume one of Loose Fletchings is sure to make you laugh while you learn. Whether you find yourself listening to these in your recliner, treestand, or hunting blind we hope you enjoy the adventure that inspired each one. 1. Language: English. Narrator: W.C. Hoffman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/081089/bk_acx0_081089_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The outdoors is a place of many enjoyable pursuits. Some have enjoyed those pursuits more than others. Some have even mastered them and have become an outdoorsman! Have you mastered harvesting nature´s bait shop? Instead of going to the outdoor shop and spend money on bait and lures, why not just catch your own for free! Listen to this book so that you may master one of the many ways of the outdoorsman! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gene Blake. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/037015/bk_acx0_037015_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The legendary American outdoor writer’s finest collection. For decades, Gene Hill’s articles and books have captured the spirit of the outdoors in a way that inspires and entertains millions of readers. A Hunter’s Fireside Book captures the essence of the life of a sportsman and explores the full spectrum of the hunter’s experience: sunrises in the duck blind, an unforgettable hunter’s moon, the camaraderie of men who know the pleasures of being wet and cold and a little bit lost. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ray Childs. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/008663/bk_adbl_008663_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´´Do what I say, and you´ll be what I am,´´ is what my outdoor writer mentor told me many years ago when I just was getting started in my outdoor-writing career. Hearing those words and following that advice produced an outdoor writing career far bigger and better than I ever could have dreamed. ´´If you want black and white photography like I produce, do what I say, and the how and the why don´t matter,´´ Leonard LaRue, one of the greatest outdoor photographers who ever lived, told me. He was absolutely right because during his time he sold more outdoors photography than any other man alive and helped me sell more photography due to his advice. This same philosophy is true of successful bass fishing and life. If you want to become the best you can be, find someone who´s already become the best at what you want to do and follow his or her instructions. This is what I´ve done in my new book, Bass Pros´ Season by Season Tactics. In this book, I´ve chosen some of the best bass fishermen to give you advice on how to find and catch bass during each period of a bass fish´s life, including professionals like Kevin VanDam, Denny Brauer, David Fritts, Rick Clunn, Larry Nixon, George Cochran, Mark Davis, Woo Daves, Gary Klein, Davy Hite, Michael Iaconelli, Skeet Reese, Mark Rose, and Shaw Grigsby. My hope is that this book will help you find and catch more bass at every time of the year and each day you´re on the water. The men included in this book are some of the best mentors I know of for successful bass fishing anywhere in the nation. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Davenport. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/122837/bk_acx0_122837_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.