A collection of 12 award winning short stories concerning the true adventures of California Fish and Game Wardens and the wildlife-destroying outlaws they pursue. These stories illustrate the wide variety of wildlife-related problems wardens face in California, which has a greater diversity of wildlife and wildlife habitat than any other state and is second only to Alaska in its vast expanses of wilderness.
Volume Three contains 12 more exciting adventures:
Delta Ghosts - A team of wardens ambush outlaw gillnetters at Grizzly Bay, in the same Delta waters patrolled 80 years earlier by Fish Patrol Warden and famous writer, Taylor London .
Smooth Operator - Wardens stalk a cagy and arrogant abalone-poaching commercial sea urchin diver.
Time Bomb - A dangerous and mentally unstable deer poacher proves highly troubling for pursuing wardens.
Cheaters - An inexperienced warden consults an old pro of his profession to capture a pair of super-wary striped bass snaggers.
Tigers Revenge - A cocky and confident salmon poacher makes the mistake of “pulling the tail of the tiger,” that is, taunting a local game warden.
A Calculated Risk - Despite a comedy of errors, wardens close in on highly destructive pig poachers.
Killer John - Future serial killer? Wardens deal with a scary deer poacher and born killer.
New Talent - A new warden astounds a mentor with his almost super-human sensory skills.
Slow Learners - A once major league pitcher proves to be a highly interesting adversary for wardens.
Davie Crockett and the Bush Baby - A Hollywood stunt man and elk poacher tangles with border wardens.
Then Came Speedy - A Peruvian sheepherder and a small sheepdog pay dearly to save their sheep from marauding bears in high meadows of the Sierra Nevada range..
Lethal Intent - Would-be assassins are thwarted by a fearless warden who puts his life on the line for the intended victims.
NATURE > Environmental Conservation & Protection
TRUE CRIME > General
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Law Enforcement
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Adventurers & Explorers