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Woodcraft

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Author: George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)
Published: 1884
Language: English
Wordcount: 39,056 / 112 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.7
LoC Category: T
Downloads: 1,788
Added to site: 2008.02.12
mnybks.net#: 20036
Origin: gutenberg.org
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North Woods whose one frying pan weighed more--with its handle three feet long. However did they get through the brush with such a culinary terror?

It is only when I go into a very accessible camp that I take so much as five pieces of tinware along. I once made a ten days' tramp through an unbroken wilderness on foot and all the dish I took was a ten-cent tin; it was enough. I believe I will tell the story of that tramp before I get through. For I saw more game in the ten days than I ever saw before or since in a season; and I am told that the whole region is now a thrifty farming country, with the deer nearly all gone. They were plenty enough thirty-nine years ago this very month.

I feel more diffidence in speaking of rods than of any other matter connected with outdoor sports. The number and variety of rods and makers; the enthusiasm of trout and fly "cranks"; the fact that angling does not take precedence of all other sports with me, with the humiliating confession that I am not above bucktai

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