Never Sniff A Gift Fish

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Macmillan, Sep 15, 1984 - Humor - 224 pages
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More humerous observations and insights into the agonies and ecstacies of hunting, fishing, and camping by the author of They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?and other celebrations of life in the wild.

 

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User Review  - weekendwino - Overstock.com

If you like to read funny sports stories then this is the book for you. A compilation of stories about the great outdoors by Patric McManus. Each one with the McManus twist. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

My 14 yo son and I read this together. We're not hunters or avid campers or anything, but McManus has a way of defining jargon as he goes along so the constant stream of laughter isn't slowed down by ... Read full review

Contents

Blowing Smoke
1
PoofNo Eyebrows
10
I Fish Therefore I Am
20
Running on Empty
26
The Cat and the Cat Burglar
33
Salami on Rye and Hold the Wild Gobo
41
TwoManTent Fever
49
Fish Poles and Other Useful Terminology
56
The Night Grandma Shot Shorty
121
The Kindest Cut of All
126
The Bush Pilots
135
Share and Share Alike
144
Never Sniff a Gift Fish
151
Backseats I Have Known
159
Edgy Rider
166
Strange Scenes and Eerie Events
178

The Man Who Notices Things
64
The Elk Trappers
73
The Short Happy Life of Francis Cucumber
83
The Arkansas Prank Hound
91
Well Excuuuuse Me
98
The Mountain Car
103
The Christmas Hatchet
114
The Hunters Workout Guide
184
Temporary Measures
191
The Fibricators
196
The Family Campers Dictionary
203
The Big Match
210
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About the author (1984)

Patrick F. McManus has published novels, plays, and more than a dozen collections of his humor columns fromOutdoor Life and other magazines. There are nearly two million copies of his book in print, including his bestselling The Shoot Canoes, Don't They?; The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw; and A Fine and Pleasant Misery. He divides his time between Spokane, Washington and Idaho.

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