ISHOOTDIVERS wrote:I'd like tell all of you guys who enjoy reading of waterfowling from back in the day, late 1800s and early 1900s to buy Worth Mathewson's books, he compiles some wonderful stories matched with great artwork in his books and should be owned by all who love the sport, very very good books, such as Big December Canvasbacks and teh Old Wildfowling Tales series 1,2,3 check them out!
ISHOOTDIVERS wrote:Oh I promise you will not regret you will get lost in his books, although lots of articles talk of mass killings and what not during market hunting days, they are still a joy to read, the one thing that really hits me is in Old Wildfowling Tales III a fellow from the early 1900's says something along the lines of all the ducks he had taken and how he wished he could just give some back and how all the land was disapering then, I fear to think what their reactions would be today, check out Worth's site sinkbox.com I believe
ISHOOTDIVERS wrote:HVAC what book did you end up going with, also OWT 1 and 2 you will probably have to buy used unless you get real lucky, also another source for Worth's books are the MLB, mightylayoutboys.com, you should still be able to get autographed copies of Big December Cans and OWT III
Both the others are signed but that one in the middle Worth filled out to me, it is definitly one of my special books and a great one at that, tales from 1888-1913
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