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The Official U.S. Army Combat Skills Handbook

by Department of the Army & Matt Larsen Lyons Press (May 01, 2018)

Modern combat is chaotic, intense, and shockingly destructive. A soldier will experience confusing and often terrifying sights, sounds, smells, and dangers—and he must learn to survive and win despite them....


Scouting for Boys: The Original 1908 Edition

by Robert Baden-Powell Dover Publications (November 24, 2014)

Written by Robert Baden-Powell, Lieutenant General in the British Army and founder of the international Scouting movement, Scouting for Boys is one of the most influential manuals for youth ever published. First...


Tracks and Tracking

by Josef Brunner Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

The most comprehensive guide to reading the signs and tracks of dozens of animals!

“To derive the greatest pleasure from the pursuit of game,” Brunner writes in the foreword to this classic hunting guide,...


Addicted to Adventure

by Bob Shepton Bloomsbury Publishing (May 08, 2014)

Bob Shepton is an ordained minister in the Church of England in his 70s, but spends most of his time sailing into the Arctic and making first ascents of inaccessible mountains. No tea parties for this vicar....


Trout Fishing in the Catskills

by Ed Van Put & John Merwin Skyhorse (November 04, 2014)

Ed Van Put begins this important book with the history of native brook trout and offers little-known details about their sizes, range, and demise from over-fishing, the growth of streamside industries, and the...


An Introduction to Firearms

by James Morgan Ayres Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

Learn everything you need to know to own and shoot firearms responsibly in this newly updated guide.

Owning a firearm is a big responsibility. There’s more to it than just walking into a gun shop and walking...


The Lure of Faraway Places: Reflections on Wilderness and Solitude

by Herb Pohl & James Raffan Dundurn (May 11, 2007)

Herb Pohl, solo wilderness canoe traveller, left a legacy of stories that take us into the private world of an individual alone in the wilderness.


Shooter's Bible, 106th Edition

by Jay Cassell Skyhorse (October 07, 2014)

With over seven million copies sold, this is the must-have reference book for gun collectors and firearm enthusiasts of all ages.

Published annually for more than eighty years, the Shooter’s Bible is the most...


The Tactical Knife

by James Morgan Ayres & Mykel Hawke Skyhorse (July 08, 2014)

Tactical knives are the fast-growing field of American bladesmithing. Now, in one groundbreaking volume, tactical knife expert James Morgan Ayres shares more than four decades of real-world experience with purpose-designed...


Black Bass

by John Alden Knight Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Originally published in 1949, John Alden Knight’s Black Bass enforces the idea that enjoying the sport of bass fishing to its fullest is only possible when one understands every aspect of it, including fish...


The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing

by Tom Rosenbauer, David Klausmeyer & Conway X. Bowman Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

In this compendium of fly fishing from three of the most respected names in the sport, Tom Rosenbauer, David Klausmeyer, and Conway X. Bowman share all of their most successful fly-fishing secrets. With tips...


Turning for Home

by Mike Gaddis Skyhorse (August 19, 2014)

There is a juncture in every journey when your heart must find soon again something long, dear, and gently known.

There is a waver in the wildest of wanderlust when the soul runs dry and must come again to the...


Hunting Across the Danube

by Peter Lewis Horn Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

This is the first book written in English about two of Eastern Europe’s premier hunting destinations. The book is animated by the author’s desire to share this little-known sporting paradise with educated...


Failproof Tactics for Whitetail Bowhunting

by Bob McNally Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Fail-proof Tactics for Whitetail Bowhunting has it all! Veteran bowhunter Bob McNally brings together in one book the tips, tricks, and masterful secrets of the masters of whitetail bowhunting. More than thirty...


SAS Tracking Handbook

by Barry Davies Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Tracking originated with man’s need for food; he needed to understand what he was following and what the rewards would be if he was successful. Little has changed over time about the terms of tracking. We...


Practical Paracord Projects

by Instructables.com Skyhorse (July 15, 2014)

Parachute cord, which is now universally known as paracord, is a lightweight nylon rope originally used by paratroopers during World War II. It is now employed as a general purpose utility cord by military personnel...


101 Favorite Nymphs and Wet Flies

by David Klausmeyer Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

101 Favorite Nymph and Wet Flies is the latest from acclaimed writer David Klausmeyer to complement his recent volume, 101 Favorite Dry Flies. Whether you are a beginner seeking a comprehensible fishing guide...


Hunt Club Management Guide

by J. Wayne Fears Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

If you ever wanted to create your own hunting club, this book is for you.

In Hunt Club Management Guide, wildlife management consultant J. Wayne Fears teaches you how to take your dreams of owning and operating...


The Pocket Hunting & Fishing Guide

by Jay Cassell Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

Hunters, fishers, campers, sportsmen . . . no matter your outdoor passion, Sportsmen’s Secrets, the handy guide to water and woodland wisdom, belongs in your kit. This conveniently sized and whimsical handbook...


Fly-Tying

by Helen Shaw & David Klausmeyer Skyhorse (June 24, 2014)

No book has taught—or retaught—more serious fly tiers the basic skills of fly tying than Helen Shaw’s Fly-Tying. Shaw’s simple and logical prose throughout and more than 250 life-size tying sequences make...


Surviving Out of Your Backpack

by David Skipworth eBookIt.com (May 09, 2014)

This book helps to prepare your backpack with essentials that will give you the advantage needed to survive. It will show you how to use these important essentials in time of need. This book explains different...


Fisherman's Bible

by Jay Cassell & Kirk Deeter Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

In the tradition of the bestselling Shooter’s Bible, Skyhorse Publishing presents the Fisherman’s Bible, the most complete reference guide for new fishing equipment and their specifications. Now, anglers...


The Seasonable Angler

by Nick Lyons Skyhorse (June 01, 2013)

Nick Lyons’s first fishing book, The Seasonable Angler, is the story of a fisherman’s year, from the projects and fantasies of an angler’s winter through the thrill of a June evening’s rise on the Beaverkill,...


The Orvis Streamside Guide to Trout Foods and Their Imitations

by Tom Rosenbauer Skyhorse (March 11, 2014)

Every fly fisher would agree that knowing your mayflies from your stoneflies is strongly correlated with a successful day on the water. This knowledge is vital because, as author Tom Rosenbauer notes, trout...


Bright Rivers

by Nick Lyons Skyhorse (March 04, 2014)

Bright Rivers chronicles the angling passions and frustrations of one of fly-fishing's greatest men of letters.

A city dweller trapped in the complexities of modern life, Nick Lyons has always found solace in...


The Fly Fishing Guide to Colorado's Flat Tops Wilderness

by Al Marlowe & Karen Rae Christopherson WestWinds Press (September 24, 2013)

A complete fly fishing guide to Colorado's second largest wilderness area. Each chapter covers a section of the river and provides information on access, parking, seasons, hatches, recommended equipment, and...


Fishing Dogs

by Raymond Coppinger, Peter Pinardi & Nick Lyons Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

If you’re familiar with the world of hunting, you know how important dogs are in the field. Less known, however, is how vital these canines are to fishermen. For many anglers, packing your tackle and wading...


Boomerangs: How to Make and Throw Them

by Bernard S. Mason Dover Publications (May 14, 2012)

Dozens of designs: tumblestick, boomabird, pinwheel, cross-stick, curved-stick boomerang, and many more. Complete throwing instructions included.


The American Boy's Handy Book: Turn-of-the-Century Classic of Crafts and Activities

by Daniel Beard Dover Publications (May 20, 2013)

Used by generations of Boy Scouts, this classic features scores of projects — from stocking aquariums and performing puppet shows to sculpting snowmen and making sleds. 254 black-and-white figures. 63 illustrations....


Woodcraft and Camping

by George W. Sears Nessmuk Dover Publications (May 20, 2013)

A famous woodsman provides classic instructions for roughing it, camping, hiking, firemaking, cookout, shelters, and more. "Useful, specific information and suggestions on all aspects of woodcraft." — Moor...


When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency, 2nd Edition

by Matthew Stein Chelsea Green Publishing (August 18, 2008)

There’s never been a better time to “be prepared.” Matthew Stein’s comprehensive primer on sustainable living skills—from food and water to shelter and energy to first-aid and crisis-management skills—prepares...


The Ultimate Guide to Self-Reliant Living

by Jay Cassell Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

Being a homesteader today may seem difficult; the world is full of so many gadgets and conveniences, many of which most of us consider necessary to live a full and happy life. In this collection, edited and...


Whitetail Tactics

by Peter Fiduccia Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

Whitetail enthusiasts familiar with other books by Peter Fiduccia know he offers straightforward, practical, cutting-edge deer hunting advice and down-to-earth commentary. His valued advice will help take anyone’s...


Parkour and the Art du déplacement

by Vincent Thibault & Casey Roberts Baraka Books (October 08, 2013)

Parkour, the art of displacement, or freerunning—whatever the name, this new discipline born in the Paris suburbs is rapidly being adopted by people throughout the world. Not satisfied to suffer through urban...


The Whitetail Hunter's Almanac

by John Weiss Skyhorse (October 01, 2013)

To take the most impressive whitetail bucks, and to bring them in consistently, a hunter has to know his weapons, the woods, and most of all, his quarry. Now, with The Whitetail Hunter’s Almanac at your side,...


U.S. Army Survival Manual

by Department of the Army & Peter T. Underwood Skyhorse (September 03, 2013)

Whether you’re gearing up for a backcountry trek, preparing for the worst that nature or man can offer, or just want to have a great resource at your fingertips, you need this comprehensive, full-color new...


Astream

by Robert DeMott & Howell Raines Skyhorse (June 11, 2012)

This marvelous collection features stories from some of America’s finest and most respected writers about one of the world’s most solitary and satisfying sports: fly fishing. For the first time, the stories...


Boy Scouts Handbook

by Boy Scouts of America Skyhorse (February 01, 2012)

This is a facsimile reprint of the very first Boy Scouts Handbook, complete with the wonderful vintage advertisements that accompanied the original 1911 edition, now in full color. Over 40 million copies of...


A Flyfisher's World

by Nick Lyons & Mari Lyons Skyhorse (June 01, 2013)

This ample selection of articles and essays by one of America’s most popular writers about fly-fishing begins with a moment on Michigan’s Au Sable River—the exact moment when the author lost his heart...


The Wilderness First Aid Handbook

by Grant S. Lipman Skyhorse (August 13, 2013)

The Wilderness First Aid Handbook is a handy, quick-reference guide easily accessible with basic wilderness first aid knowledge, but it does not require advanced degrees or experience with medicine and prehospital...


Native American Survival Skills

by W. Ben Hunt Skyhorse (February 01, 2010)

W. Ben Hunt, whose Sioux name was Tasunka Witko, traveled throughout the Midwest, living with several Native American tribes, finally settling near the site of the last Sioux uprising. Here he provides step-by-step...


The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Tying

by David Klausmeyer Skyhorse (June 20, 2012)

This Orvis-endorsed guidebook—part of a continuing series that includes guidebooks on fly fishing basics and saltwater fly fishing—will give you all the tools you need to begin making your own flies. Learn...


Horseshoe Pitching With Precision

by Robert Rasmussen eBookIt.com (July 17, 2013)

This book covers every aspect of horseshoe pitching for beginner to professional. The goal of this book is to prove... "You can never determine why you missed, unless you know why you didn't".

Section 0 is for...


Astoria

by Peter Stark Ecco (March 04, 2014)

In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeletons in the Zahara, Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American...


A Survival Guide for Life

by Bear Grylls William Morrow (July 02, 2013)

From the world-famous survival expert,learn how to make everyday an unforgettable adventure

Life in the outdoors teaches us invaluable lessons. Encountering the wild forces us to plan and execute goals, face...


Woodcraft

by E. H. Kreps Skyhorse (December 20, 2012)

If you have ever wished you could escape to your own Walden Pond, consider creating a unique wilderness haven with the instructions found in this book! While woodcraft usually brings furniture to mind, this...


Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage

by Paul N. Hasluck Skyhorse (May 22, 2012)

When it comes to explaining crafters' tools and techniques, craftsman Paul N. Hasluck is a true master. In Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage, Hasluck covers everything, from the basics of rope formation...


Shooter's Bible Guide to Knives

by Roger Eckstine Skyhorse (April 20, 2012)

The new Shooter’s Bible Guide to Knives sets the standard for comprehensive publications by carrying on the Shooter’s Bible tradition of bringing together more products and information than any other source....


What's in Your Bug Out Bag?: Survival kits and bug out bags of everyday people.

by Corey Graff Krause Publications (October 01, 2012)

In What's In Your Bug Out Bag?, you'll hear from 15 everyday people as they describe their actual bug out bag list - the ultimate 72-hour go-kit guide from and for real people. Get survival kit ideas and find...


De Shootinest Gent'man & Other Tales

by Nash Buckingham Derrydale Press (January 01, 1934)

Travel with Nash Buckingham on some of the most heartwarming experiences ever to be put to paper by an outdoor writer,