From the Back Cover
This book includes detailed natural histories of every important small game species, such as squirrels, rabbits and hares, woodchucks, prairie dogs, coyotes, foxes, bobcats and more. Hunting tactics for all species are covered, including how to locate squirrels by their feeding sites, stalking rabbits with the stop-and-go method, walking abandoned railroad tracks and floating rivers for woodchucks, and calling coyotes with everything from electronic calls to hand-held mouse squeakers. The Ultimate Guide to Small Game and Varmint Hunting is a compendium that no serious hunter should be without. With field-tested advice on which guns, ammunition and optics to use for different species and conditions, as well as tips on calls and other equipment, and a special section on cleaning and cooking small game animals, The Ultimate Guide is ideal for beginner or expert, carrying practical advice that you can use to take more game, whether you hunt in Alaska or Texas, New York or Florida.Special chapters on hunting ethics and firearms safety round out this important and useful how-to book. (6 1/4 x 9 1/4, 272 pages, b&w photos)H. Lea Lawrence has been taking photographs and writing about the outdoors for more than 30 years. With credits in most major outdoor magazines, he has written half a dozen books, including The Ultimate Guide to Bowhunting and A Hemingway Odyssey: Special Places in His Life.