A deluxe, gift edition of captivating hunting and adventure tales from a celebrated outdoors writer, collected together for the first time.
Jim Carmichel hunted around the world during his nearly forty years as shooting editor of Outdoor Life magazine. But none of his amazing adventures ever made it into book formuntil now. Classic Carmichel features more than 360 pages of hunting adventures and firearms expertise by Carmichel, who is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost experts on sporting arms.
Carmichel’s exploits and prowess had no equal during what is arguably the golden age of international hunting and shooting. These are not just stories by a well-traveled adventurerthey are pure literature, written with a style and elegance that deserve inclusion in any collection of great outdoors books and writers.
His riveting tales include the monster dead” crocodile that came back to life twice and almost killed him on Zimbabwe’s Zambezi River, also known as the River of Death; his harrowing three-mile high hunt in the Andes of Peru where he ended up without a rifle; the drama and intrigue of a $100,000 Russian stag hunt organized by the KGB; his Alaskan moose hunt in the middle of Typhoon Oscar; stalking deer in Arizona’s legendary strip; plus many more tales!
Written with unparalleled grace and elegance, Classic Carmichel is a true testament to a hunting master.
Jim Carmichel is the former long-time shooting editor of Outdoor Life magazine and has written for Field & Stream. He is the author of Jim Carmichel’s Book of the Rifle and Classic Carmichel: Stories from the Field. He lives in Tennessee.