Bill Nelson: Outdoorsman Extraordinaire compiled by Sherm Blom

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A biography; 30 years in the making; learn the story behind this amazing man who made his living from the outdoors throughout his life in areas of IA, MN, CA, & MT; his boyhood traplines and his short boxing career; guiding fishermen; how he trapped in northern MN when temperatures dropped to 50 below zero; how he survived the Great Depression by digging roots, shelling & pearling, and fur trapping; his years in CA trapping on foot in the coastal mountains, logging, working for the US Forest Service, & marten trapping on skis in the Sierras; bounty trapping for wolves, coyotes, bobcats, and foxes; learn of his record fur catches; how he was a noted outdoor writer for over 30 years with just an 8th grade education; his successful fishing techniques for catfish, carp, & muskies; his famous line of animal and fish lures; his use of an airplane to prospect trapping areas; learn about the man, himself, from his writings and from those who knew him; many direct quotes; with photos.

This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 03 February, 2019.


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