Where to Hunt American Game (Google eBook)

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United States cartridge Company, 1898 - Hunting - 288 pages
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Page 294 - THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY REFERENCE DEPARTMENT This book is under no circumstance! to be taken from the Building THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY REFERENCE DEPARTMENT "his book is under no circumstances to be taken from the Building i...
Page 153 - Missouri, there is a sand-bar several miles in length and from one to two miles wide, covered in places with willows, from which the bar gets its name of Willow Bar. In places there are sloughs and small ponds near large sections of sand, covered with plantain and other wild plants the geese feed on, while on the higher part of the bar there are small fields of corn and turnips. Geese can be found there in great flocks from October until April, except in the severe winter weather of January. Duck...
Page 109 - Brunswick, on the south and southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the west by New Hampshire.
Page 154 - Four miles below Jefferson City the Moreau flows into the Missouri. This is a wide, deep creek of many miles length, in whose pools teal, sprig-tail, and larger duck can be found in season. In the center of the Missouri opposite the mouth of the Moreau there are a number of low bars, where in the milder winter days thousands upon thousands of geese congregate.
Page 154 - This is a wide, deep creek of many miles length, in whose pools teal, sprigtail, and larger duck can be found in /season. In the center of the Missouri opposite the mouth of the Moreau there are a number of low bars, where in the milder winter days thousands upon thousands of geese congregate." "Six miles below the capital, at Ewing's Station on the Missouri Pacific Railroad, is located a division of the Missouri River Commission. A great fleet of dredging and dikebuilding boats is located there....
Page 153 - ... are no better places in the state to find geese than on the great sand-bars near the city. Five miles up the river, where Gray's creek joins the Missouri, there is a sand-bar several miles in length and from one to two miles wide, covered in places with willows, from which the bar gets its name of Willow bar. In places there are sloughs and small ponds near large sections of sand, covered with plantain and other wild plants the geese feed on, while on the higher part of the bar there are small...
Page 190 - The game animals consist of deer, bear, and elk (introduced into private preserves). Cougar or panther are extremely rare ; the same may be said of moose, though it is believed they are extinct. Canada lynx are occasionally found. Red lynx or bob cat, raccoon, fox, rabbit, squirrel, mink, and muskrat are common. Beaver are nearly extinct, a few colonies remaining in the Adirondack region.
Page 154 - Towhead, n long island covered with black willows. In the adjacent sloughs duck can be found in season, and geese frequent the island daily in large numbers. Quail arc found there in small coveys. One can reach the island from the Jefferson-street landing in five minutes by boat.
Page 10 - The same care has been taken to present accurate pictures of game, a task far more difficult than most people imagine. Artists of undoubted skill made the illustrations; they were then submitted to the highest authorities in this country, both zoologists and sportsmen, for criticism, and it is felt that the pictures in this work cannot be surpassed for accuracy and beauty.
Page 152 - ... Where to Hunt American Game. This book was compiled and published by the United States Cartridge Co. in 1898 as a service to sportsmen. The chapter for each state was reviewed and edited by the state game commissioner, so the information should be authentic. Excerpts from the Missouri chapter follow: "Jefferson City, the state capital. is on the main line of the Missouri...

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