SWEETER THAN CANDY: A HUNTER’S JOURNAL by PAUL F. VANG

SWEETER THAN CANDY: A HUNTER’S JOURNAL by PAUL F. VANG Back when the Upland Equations Blog was first started back in 2008, I wrote a post entitled: “A Call to Arms (Pens) for Western Authors,” (Here is the LINK) in which I lamented the lack of great literature on upland bird hunting in the West….

SHIN DEEP: A FLY FISHER’S LOVE FOR LIVING WATER by CHRIS HUNT

I’ve known about Chris Hunt and his writing since law school. I first happened across one of his articles on the internet back in early 2001, which, with the hints he dropped (i.e. a horseshoe-shaped lake filled with arctic grayling next to a trailhead into a deep canyon creek containing five kinds of salmonid), sent…

UPLAND GAME SHOOTING by H.L. BETTEN

As I mentioned in a previous post, the Upland Equation blog contributors have already and will continue to share book reviews on various sporting books we read. Most recently, Walter did a great review of John Hightower’s book, Pheasant Hunting, which is one of the Borzoi Books for Sportsmen published by Alfred A. Knopf. In…

THE UPLAND GAME HUNTER’S BIBLE by DAN HOLLAND

If you don’t already know by now, I absolutely love books on hunting and fishing. It’s hard to beat a good book by Burton Spiller, Havilah Babcock, Corey Ford, E. Donnall Thomas, Jr., Robert Traver, William G. Tapply, Grandpa Grouse and the likes. My brother Shawn and I collect as many books on bird hunting…