The Jon Boat Years: And Other Stories Afield with Fine Friends, Fair Dogs, a Shotgun, and a Fly Rod (Paperback)

The Jon Boat Years: And Other Stories Afield with Fine Friends, Fair Dogs, a Shotgun, and a Fly Rod By Jim Mize, Jim Casada (Foreword by), Bob White (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jim Mize, Jim Casada (Foreword by), Bob White (Illustrator)
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Delightful tales of hunting and fishing, family, friends, dogs, and precious time well spent.

Nationally recognized and award-winning writer Jim Mize captures the true essence of sport and living life to the fullest in this collection of stories about his outdoor escapades. In tales spanning more than five decades, Mize invites readers into carefree days hiking through the Colorado Rockies with a fly rod and leisurely casting poppers to bluegill on small southern ponds. Cold days shivering in a duck blind or deer hunting trips lost in fog all make for fine memories. And then there are the dogs. Meet boot-eating Labs, setters with fine noses, and a Brittany spaniel that loved to bounce through frosted kudzu. Mize's humorous stories entertain and return readers to their own turkey hunting or creek-fishing excursions. Black-and-white drawings from artist Bob White illustrate stories filled with laughter, quiet contemplation, and wonder. Mize reminds the young and old that the pleasure of the pursuit matters most.

About the Author


Jim Mize writes from his cabin in the South Carolina mountains while his Lab, Moose, keeps the bears at bay. His previous books include The Winter of our Discount Tent, A Creek Trickles Through It, Hunting with Beanpole, and Fishing with Beanpole. His articles have appeared in Gray's Sporting Journal, Field & Stream, South Carolina Wildlife, In-Fisherman, Great Days Outdoors, and other magazines.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781643363837
ISBN-10: 1643363832
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication Date: April 11th, 2023
Pages: 192
Language: English