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1 C. S. Ferris Rock Island Rifle Model 1903
1888722118 / 9781888722116 Paperback BOOK 
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Provides both the beginning & advanced collector of the Rock Island Arsenal Model 1903 rifle with a depth of info heretofore unavailable. 121 photos & drawintgs; 6x9 inches, 177 pgs.


'The Rock Island Rifle Model 1903 provides both the beginning & advanced collector of the Rock Island Arsenal Model 1903 rifle with a depth of information heretofore unavailable. The standard reference works on the M1903 include little detailed information specific to the R.I.A. '03, while this book is devoted solely to the Rock Island Arsenal Model 1903 rifle.

Chapters are devoted to the history of Rock Island Arsenal, its first M1903 rifle production period (1904-1913), early alterations, its second rifle production period (World War I), post-War events, barrel date/serial number correlation, production numbers, the 1919 National Match rifles, final inspectors (cartouches), bayonets, scabbards, slings, marksmanship badges, and the Rock Island Arsenal Museum. 
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The Freedom Outlaw's Handbook: 179 Things To Do Til The Revolution, Claire Wolfe
2 Claire Wolfe The Freedom Outlaw's Handbook: 179 Things To Do Til The Revolution
155950241X / 9781559502412 Paperback BOOK 
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3 Dave Kinney THE BIG ONE: AN ISLAND, AN OBSESSION, AND THE FURIOUS PURSUIT OF A GREAT FISH
PERSEUS / RUNNING PRESS 0802144764 / 9780802144768 Paperback BOOK 
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A behind the scenes look at Martha's Vineyard derby. Chronicles 35 days of fish-addled hope & heartbreak. Captures all the action & introduces us to an eccentric gallery of characters, including: a crotchety legend who once caught a bluefish from a helicopter; a cagey local whose next fish will spark a storm of controversy; & more. 16 B&W photos & map; 5.5x8 inches, 288 pgs.


'Renowned for its pristine beaches & celebrity inhabitants, Martha's Vineyard is one of the most exclusive destinations in America. But each September, after the tourists clear out, thousands of fishermen take back the beaches to compete in the Vineyard's annual fishing derby, a month-long contest that pits plumbers against investment bankers, schoolkids against senior citizens, & natives against newcomers in a round-the-clock hunt for a great fish.

Island immortality is at stake, & history has proven that anyone can win it: teenage girls, dozing fishermen, complete amateurs. In The Big One, Pulitzer Prize'winning journalist David Kinney takes readers behind the scenes at the derby to chronicle thirty-five days of fish-addled hope & heartbreak. He captures all the action & introduces us to an eccentric gallery of characters that includes: Dick Hathaway, the crotchety legend who once caught a bluefish from a helicopter; Janet Messineo, a recovering alcoholic who says that striped bass saved her life; & Lev Wlodyka, a cagey local whose next fish will spark a storm of controversy & throw the tournament into turmoil. The Big One is a hugely entertaining story of passion & obsession that does for fishing what Friday Night Lights did for football.

Excerpt:

Grown men have cried over the derby. They have ignored their wives for week after week, sleepwalked through work day after day, stayed up all night long, skipped out on their jobs altogether, drawn unemployment, burned through every last day of their vacation time, downed NoDoz & Red Bull & God knows what else. They have spied on their rivals & lied to their friends. They have told off strangers & cheated like lowlife bums. If you believe the conspiracy theorists, they have prosecuted bogus charges of rules breaking to get their adversaries tossed from the competition. People have died fishing the derby. In 1993, four anglers'two fathers & their young sons'drowned when their boat sank in heavy swells on the second-to-last day of the contest. In 1947, a Boston businessman crashed his plane trying out a new fad: spotting schools of bass from the air, then landing on the beach & casting away at them. A nearby fisherman rushed to give first aid but couldn't save the man. 'All that,' he lamented, 'for an old striped bass.'

An old striped bass, yes, but it's not only that. Catch a winner in the Vineyard's beloved annual fishing contest & they'll etch your name on the all-time roster of champions. You'll earn a spot in a tournament history book that starts during the Truman administration. It's something like taking the green jacket at the Masters.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
DAVID KINNEY
has written for The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Associated Press and The Star-Ledger, where he was on the team that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2005. He lives outside Philadelphia. 
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No Nonsense Guide To Fly Fishing In Nevada, Dave Stanley & Jeff Cavender
4 Dave Stanley & Jeff Cavender No Nonsense Guide To Fly Fishing In Nevada
0963725629 / 9780963725622 BOOK 
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Highlights the 28 top fly fishing waters with an emphasis on the key Western prairies and the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Included are: well-known waters such as the Truckee, Walker, & Carson rivers, Pyramid and Spooner Lakes and reservoirs such as Wild Horse, Knott Creek, Wilson, Ruby Marsh and some excellent waters over the California state line. Color illustration & maps; 9x12 inches, 64 pgs.


'Nevada offers some great uncrowded fly water. Dave Stanley and co-author, Jeff Cavender show you the hot spots in Northern California and Nevada. Explore the Walter River, Wild Horse Reservoir, the famous Truckee and many others. Easy-to-read maps take you right where you want to go in the high desert and mountains.

Includes the best water, hatches and flies, the best time to fish, equipment you'll need, accommodations and maps. The No Nonsense approach means you won't waste time. In a few moments you'll know how to fly fish the most enjoyable and rewarding waters in this uncrowded, yet-to-be discovered region. Detailed, hand-drawn maps annotated by the author show you where to fish and how to get there. Use this guide to plan your Nevada fly fishing trip or take this guide along for ready reference.

WATERS COVERED
'The Carson River, East Fork
'Crittendon Reservoir
'Davis Lake
'Denio Junction Area
'Eagle Lake
'Frenchman Reservoir
'Hobart Creek Reservoir
'Illipah Reservoir
'Cave Lake
'Jackson Meadows Reservoir
'Milton Reservoir
'Martis Creek Reservoir
'Mason Valley Wildlife Area
'Pyramid Lake
'Ruby Lake
'Sheep Creek Reservoir
'South Fork Reservoir
'Spooner Lake
'Stampede Reservoir
'Boca Reservoir
'Prosser Reservoir
'Truckee River
'Walker River, East Fork
'Wild Horse Reservoir
'Wilson Sink Reservoir

ABOUT THE AUTHORS
There are few states in the union that have such a talented and knowledgeable outdoorsman at the top of its fly fishing community. Ask about fly fishing in Nevada and the name Dave Stanley comes up. Dave's father taught him to cast a fly at age six. Summer jobs were with the Virginia Department of Fish & Game doing fish and biology studies. After graduating from the University of Richmond, Dave headed west. His fly tying and guiding led to the 1983 purchase of the Reno Fly Shop. Dave and his talented crew have grown the shop into Nevada and the Sierra's most successful full service fly shop. In 1994 Dave's team won the prestigious One Fly competition in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where his teams consistently do well. He also leads fly fishing excursions to Alaska, Key West, Costa Rica and Mexico. He fly fishes over 150 days a year.

Jeff Cavender is the talented word processing co-author part of the team. He manages the Reno Fly Shop where he also teaches fly fishing and tying. A certified casting instructor and licensed guide, Jeff has taught and guided all over Nevada and California. A native Nevadan, he's fished the area for over 30 years. He regularly speaks to fishing groups about high desert and northeastern Sierra fly fishing.

WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY
'If there is one person to ask about fly fishing in Nevada it's Dave Stanley: guide, outfitter, tier and all-around outdoorsman. He's fortunate to have Jeff Cavender, a fine casting instructor and fishing authority, to help write this guide. This is the best team possible to write the first fly fishing guide to this region.' --Ken Hanley, author of several fly fishing books, including The No Nonsense Guide to Fly Fishing in Northern California 
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Our Fragile Coastal Fisheries, Don Phillips
5 Don Phillips Our Fragile Coastal Fisheries
1412018129 / 9781412018128 Paperback BOOK 
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The Compleat Angler, With An Introduction By Howell Raines, Izaak Walton
6 Izaak Walton The Compleat Angler, With An Introduction By Howell Raines
0375751483 / 9780375751486 Paperback BOOK 
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A new forward by Howell Raines, this classic work was first published in 1653. Walton speaks of an amiable morality and rightness on the earth that has been envied by his readers for 300 years. 8x5 inches, 416 pgs.


'With a new forward by Howell Raines, this classic work was first published in 1653. Walton speaks of an amiable morality and rightness on the earth that has been envied by his readers for three hundred years.

The ultimate classic for anglers since 1653 (it's never been out of print!) Its timeless advice & celebration of the joys of fishing still captivate modern readers. Packed with anecdotes & commentaries, it details methods for catching & preparing everything from salmon to trout. Every angler should spend time with this work.

WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"The Compleat Angler is not about how to fish but about how to be." --Tom McGuane

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Izaak Walton
was 60 years old when The Compleat Angler was first published in 1653. 
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7 J. A. Bowman Third Reich Daggers 1933-1945
1884849008 / 9781884849008 Hardcover BOOK 
Price:  $56.60 + shipping 


A Guide to Identification, Reproduction Recognition and Values. 496 pgs. 35%


 
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Tying And Fishing Attractors (new Ang), Jack Dennis with Gary LaFontaine
8 Jack Dennis with Gary LaFontaine Tying And Fishing Attractors (new Ang)
DVD 
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Manual Of The Baratero: Or The Art Of Handling The Navaja, The Knife & The Scissors Of The Gypsies, James Loriega, Translator
9 James Loriega, Translator Manual Of The Baratero: Or The Art Of Handling The Navaja, The Knife & The Scissors Of The Gypsies
1581604719 Paperback BOOK 
Price:  $16.30 + shipping 


Oldest manual on Spanish knife fighting ever published; the only known historical text on the subject. Foreword by Maestro Ramon Martinez. Illus; 5.5x8.5 inches, 176 pgs.


'First published anonymously in 1849 in Madrid, Manual del Baratero has the distinction of being the oldest manual on Spanish knife fighting ever published and is the only known historical text on the subject. The often-cited, rare Spanish manual has long been surrounded by an aura of mystery and intrigue among aficionados of the knife-fighting arts. Now presented in both English and Spanish for the first time, this annotated translation provides a window to the methods of knife fighting practiced by the working class, the criminal class and the Gypsies in 19th century Spain. With original drawings supplemented by illustrations of the period by noted artists José Luís Pellicer and Gustave Doré, it offers a revealing glimpse into the ways in which armas blancas cortas, or small edged weapons, were used on the dark and grimy cobblestone streets of the Spanish underworld.

ABOUT THE TRANSLATOR:
James Loriega
is the founder of the New York Ninpokai, the city's premier training academy for the traditional arts of ninjutsu. In 1990, while conducting ninjutsu seminars in Spain, he discovered the acero sevillano knife arts of Andalusia. He began spending summers in Seville learning the intricacies of these arts and in 1996 became certified as an instructor de Armas Blancas Sevillanas under Maestro de Armas Santiago Rivera, then headmaster of the Escuela Sevillana de Armas Blancas. At this time he also completed his first translation of Manual del Baratero. Since 1996, Loriega has operated a recognized branch of the Escuela Sevillana in New York City known as the Raven Arts Institute. In 2000, he was formally acknowledged as a maestro de Armas Blancas Sevillanas. 
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Adventure Travel In The Third World: Everything You Need To Know To Survive In Remote & Hostile Destinations, Jeff Randall & Mike Perrin
10 Jeff Randall & Mike Perrin Adventure Travel In The Third World: Everything You Need To Know To Survive In Remote & Hostile Destinations
1581603819 / 9781581603811 Paperback BOOK 
Price:  $16.30 + shipping 


Helps you recognize & minimize the many risks that come with venturing way, way off the beaten path so that you can come home with stories the average tourist will never be able to tell. Photos; 5.5x8.5 inches, 280 pgs.


'Do you have the urge to travel to places where 'tourists don't go'' If so, then you've found the right book. Authors Jeff Randall and Mike Perrin have logged thousands of miles overseas and have years of experience leading travelers deep into the wildest cities and most rugged backcountry of the Third World. In this book, they help you recognize and minimize the many risks that come with venturing way, way off the beaten path so that you can come home with stories the average tourist will never be able to tell. The authors' hard-earned secrets for staying healthy, happy and at home in remote and dangerous places include researching your destination the right way before you depart, arriving in your host country safely and with all your gear intact, acquiring guides for 'forbidden' travels without getting rebuffed or shot, bribing and smuggling as last-ditch survival tools, dealing with the many and varied temptations of city and nightlife, being safe and self-sufficient while journeying deep in the bush and much more. So get your affairs in order and have cash in hand, because you are about to enter the exhilarating, addictive world of adventure travel in the Third World. 
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Alte Scheibenwaffen  - Vol. 3 - Old German Target Arms, Jesse Thompson, C. Ron Dillon, Allen Hallock, Bill
11 Jesse Thompson, C. Ron Dillon, Allen Hallock, Bill Alte Scheibenwaffen - Vol. 3 - Old German Target Arms
Hardcover BOOK 
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The Master Bladesmith: Advanced Studies In Steel, Jim Hrisoulas
12 Jim Hrisoulas The Master Bladesmith: Advanced Studies In Steel
Paperback BOOK 
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Streamer  Fishing For Trophy Trout, Kelly Galloup
13 Kelly Galloup Streamer Fishing For Trophy Trout
VHS 
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The Ultimate Sniper: An Advanced Training Manual For Military & Police Snipers Updated & Expanded Edition, Maj. John L. Plaster, USAR (Ret.)
14 Maj. John L. Plaster, USAR (Ret.) The Ultimate Sniper: An Advanced Training Manual For Military & Police Snipers Updated & Expanded Edition
1581604948 Paperback BOOK 
Price:  $47.50 + shipping 


completely updated and expanded for the 21st century. Through revised text, new photos, specialized illustrations, updated charts and additional information sidebars, The Ultimate Sniper once again thoroughly details the three great skill areas of sniping ? marksmanship, fieldcraft and tactics. Covers modern sniper rifles, scopes, bullets & ballistics, basic & advanced marksmanship, range & wind estimation, temporary & permanent hides, spotting & target detection, camouflage, & much more. Photos, illus.; 8.5x11 inches, 584 pgs.


'When John Plaster's The Ultimate Sniper was released in 1993, it was hailed as an instant classic in the sniping community, influencing an entire generation of military and police marksmen around the world. Now this revolutionary book has been completely updated and expanded for the 21st century.

Through revised text, new photos, specialized illustrations, updated charts and additional information sidebars, The Ultimate Sniper once again thoroughly details the three great skill areas of sniping ' marksmanship, fieldcraft and tactics. Just some of the material in this new edition includes:

* Cutting-edge sniper rifles, scopes, ammunition and equipment ' everything purpose-designed or adapted specifically for military and police sniping
* The latest tactics and techniques from the frontlines of the War on Terror, including the mountains, deserts and urban areas of the Middle East and Central Asia
* Analysis of evolving technologies, including lasers, night vision, FLIR and ballistics programs
* Detailed ballistics and trajectory data for sniper ammunition
* An all-new chapter on countersniping 'lessons learned' in Iraq and Afghanistan
* An up-to-date listing of U.S.-based sniper training programs

Find out why professional snipers, sharpshooters and long-range riflemen consider The Ultimate Sniper to be the bible of their craft.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A veteran of the top-secret Special Forces covert operations unit MACV-SOG during the Vietnam War, Maj. John L. Plaster combined what he'd learned of stealth, stalking and camouflage with his postwar experiences as a competitive shooter and firearms instructor to write The Ultimate Sniper. 
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A Felon's Guide To Legal Firearms Ownership, Michael Crooker
15 Michael Crooker A Felon's Guide To Legal Firearms Ownership
Paperback BOOK 
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16 Michael McIntosh Wildfowl Of North America
1561401641 / 9781561401642 Hardcover BOOK 
Price:  $48.80 + shipping 


Unlike any waterfowl reference to date, this 180+ pg collection offers an excellent blend of intriguing facts & witty tales . Sporting life in North America, its birds, habitat & geography described in full detail with seasonal maps.


 
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Black Powder, Pig Lead And Steel Silhouettes, Paul A. Matthews
17 Paul A. Matthews Black Powder, Pig Lead And Steel Silhouettes
1879356600 / 9781879356603 Paperback BOOK 
Price:  $17.60 + shipping 


Astute insight into the world of black powder cartridge rifle silhouette shooting with more tips & "recipes" for the accuracy needed to effectively compete. 144 pgs.


'Once again Matthews offers his astute insight into the world of black powder cartridge rifle silhouette shooting with more tips and "recipes" for the accuracy needed to effectively compete.

From cross-sticks to mirage to making your own casting dipper and bullet lubricant, Paul imparts all the facts and figures necessary to come out a winner! 
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