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Tough Customers: True Adventures of Game Wardens and the Outlaws They Pursue
This collection of 26 short stories is considered by many to be the best of its kind. Readers come away with a vivid and colorful picture of what the lives and adventures of California's game wardens are really like. All of these true stories take place in California, which has more natural diversity in wildlife habitat and species than any other state and is second only t ...more
Hardcover, 301 pages
Published May 1st 1994 by T & C Books
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A captivating collection of short stories from (mostly northern) California game wardens. Great stories written in a very appealing way. Each chapter is one story. Every story is a page turner. Terry Hodges is a local author, and I'm going to look for the rest of his books. I love the great outdoors in northern California, and reading true stories from places I've been to, adds to my own experience of the area, and gratitude to those who take such excellence care of our wildlife.
Hodges, a former game warden, takes the reader along as he and his colleagues pursue game violators in California. It is very interesting to read about how hard some individuals work to break conservation laws and what techniques game wardens use to catch them. Conservations that want to protect wildlife with find some happiness that the game warden catch outlaws. There is a bit of perversion in that any reader, who has violated hunting and trapping laws and been caught, sentenced, and fined, ca ...more