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Doodle Dandy---Timberdoodle! Book Review

  When you consider how many woodcock hunters there are from Minnesota to Maine, it is puzzling how few books are dedicated to the beloved little migrating bird.  Timberdoodle! by Frank Woolner was published in 1974 and there have only been a few others written in the 45 years since.   Often considered a How-To title, Woolner adds enough person anecdotes to his work that it is much more than what gun and size of shot to take into the woods.  Timberdoodle! takes you into the alder bottoms on their journey south and makes every bird hunter nostalgic for those banner days when the forest floor is covered in whitewash and dogs are in their glory.  While woodcock numbers may be off...

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