THE COMPLETE OUTDOOR ENCYCLOPEDIA has now been totally revised and updated, bringing all aspects of the outdoors in one outstanding volume. This comprehensive guide features extensive coverage of fishing, hiking, camping, boating, first-aid, archery and bow-hunting, sporting dogs, fish species, big game, small game and a complete listing of private organisations and government information sources. To broaden the scope of this established reference work, editor emeritus and senior field editor of OUTDOOR LIFE magazine, Vin Sparano has also compiled brand new chapters on survival, all-terrain vehicles and water-sports, including Kayaking, water skiing and personal watercraft. Included in the more than 1,300 illustration and diagrams are nearly 400 new photographs and 100 drawings to illustrate new technology and the latest outdoor trends. This is a must-buy for anyone and everyone venturing outdoors.
Vin T. Sparano has been an outdoor editor and writer for more than 35 years. He is Editor Emeritus and Senior Field Editor at "Outdoor Life," having served as Editor-in-Chief from 1990 to 1995. He lives in Barnegat Light, New Jersey.