By Steve Chapple

ISBN-10: 0306456346

ISBN-13: 9780306456343

Confessions of an Eco-Redneck collects the simplest of outside author Steve Chapple's brief items. this can be outdoors event writing at its most sensible, in a league with Tim Cahill, Randy White, or PJ O'Rourke, and the essays diversity from fishing: for tigerfish at the Zambezi, tarpon within the Keys, trout at the Yellowstone; to looking: the "Bambi Syndrome" (Hollywood's bias opposed to the sport), "Dinner Bell Grizzlies," and stalking televisions in Montana; to the bigger questions: "Now or by no means for American Rivers," and the nice unasked query concerning the Lewis & Clark day trip: "How have been the bugs??" beneath Steve Chapple's laugh-out loud wit there is a severe plea to environmentalists to recollect that sportsmen (the eco-rednecks of the name) are one of the such a lot passionate and powerful advocates for conservation of our surroundings that we've got got.

"Steve Chapple teased the 1st spring belly-laugh from an extended brutal Montana wintry weather. Confessions of an Eco-Redneck demonstrates solid humor and the knowledge to understand that the fashionable American conservation move is in actual chance from disengagement with the average world."
--Doug Peacock, writer of Grizzly Years
"With wit and perception, Steve Chapple attempts to reconcile the red-neck killer and the spirit of Thoreau that divides the hearts of yank outdoorsmen. This publication is worthy studying for the bankruptcy on television searching alone."
--Phil Caputo, writer of a Rumor of War
"Chapple writes from the edge--and you'll by no means view activity or wildness an identical after his smart takes on searching, fly fishing,the Zambezi, Bambi, dinosaurs, ecology, marriage, grizzlies, and lots more and plenty "mountain mayhem." he is exceptional, irritating,and uncommonly wise."
--Nick Lyons, writer of A Flyfisher's World
"This pink neck is nodding her eco-head from side to side announcing, 'Yes! sure! definite! And i'm going to have no matter what he is having! Steve Chapple's Confessions of an Eco-Redneck is superb. He combines relatively humorous stuff with the prophetic and the real, thereby insuring that each strong outdoorswomen will reconsider. learn it."
--Rebecca grey, Co-founder, Gray's carrying magazine and Contributing Editor, activities Afield
"Steve Chapple is the precise paddling blood brother: a prepared observer, an outstanding storyteller, and a guy who understands whilst to hold up his wetsuit and cross discover a chilly beer."
--Joe Kane, writer of working he Amazon and Savages
"Steve Chapple writes with a laptop gun--no hypocrite is safe."
--Rita Mae Brown,

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