A collection of 13 award winning short stories concerning the true adventures of California Fish and Game Wardens and the wildlife-destroying outlaws they pursue. These stories illustrate the wide variety of wildlife-related problems wardens face in California, which has a greater diversity of wildlife and wildlife habitat than any other state and is second only to Alaska in its vast expanses of wilderness.
The sixth season contains 13 more exciting adventures:Scum of the Delta - A lone warden faces three armed and dangerous outlaws at night on a lonely Delta island. Night of the beach walkers - Wardens set a trap for renegade abalone pickers on an Island off the California coast. The high cost of greed - A massive overlimit of snow geese equals bad news for greedy poachers.
The best medicine - A young boy provides a cure for racial tension. Ordeal at skull canyon - a dark night and a mistake on an offshore island nearly proves fatal for a young warden. Hoffman’s lucky shot - A lucky break spares the evil life of a dangerous poacher. Moseley’s reward - a well timed tip sets wardens on the trail of outlaw mountain lion trappers.
Herpie and the snake lady - Wardens raid an absolute house of horrors and target lawless reptile dealers. Road hunter - a road-hunting pheasant poacher leads a clever warden to pull off the most spectacular arrest of his career. Harold’s toughest race - A tough, marathon-running warden amazes everyone by running down an escaping would-be rapist.
Warden Force: Deadly Intent and Other True Game Warden Adventures: Episodes 76 - 87 Volume 7
Each story reveals the true adventures of California Fish and Game Wardens and the wildlife-destroying outlaws they pursue. Warden force season 7warden Force is a collection of award-winning short stories currently spanning seven volumes. These stories illustrate the wide variety of wildlife-related problems wardens face in California, which has a greater diversity of wildlife and wildlife habitat than any other state and is second only to Alaska in its vast expanses of wilderness.
Book 7 - deadly intent: episodes 76 - 87skin-Head Fred: Wardens tangle with a murderous, game-killing, meth-cooking, Neo Nazi. Spreaders: wardens target a highly intelligent, super-wary commercial lobster pirate. Deadly intent: An alert warden stays alive and saves a life. The poor eyesight of love: the arrest of a man and wife poaching team reminds wardens that love can indeed be blind.
Ruthless: crossbow-wielding, night-hunting outlaws face sly wardens who never give up. Ghost of the feather: salmon poachers on the Feather River mix it up with an old pro warden. Abalone boy: an abalone-poaching commercial sea urchin diver earns his way into state prison. Anything but cheap: A tough young warden targets ruthless, bear-killing houndsmen.
Knock-and-talks: a highly experienced, slick-talking warden outsmarts goose and deer poachers. Woody peckerwood: a dumb crook story in which the dumb crook steals the wrong man’s boots.
Warden Force: Delta Ambush and Other True Game Warden Adventures: Episodes 50-62 Volume 5
These stories illustrate the wide variety of wildlife-related problems wardens face in California, which has a greater diversity of wildlife and wildlife habitat than any other state and is second only to Alaska in its vast expanses of wilderness. The fifth season contains 13 more exciting adventures:Uncatchable Chick Feathers - A clever deer-poaching archer, widely considered to be too smart to catch, meets an old-time game warden who disagrees.
Incident at killer cove - Armed killers on the run tangle with game wardens on the prowl. Sooner or later - An outlaw falconer outsmarts a new and inexperienced game warden. A year later, he’s not so lucky. Otter killers and uncommon Luck - Wardens pursue sea-otter-killing commercial abalone divers. Leo’s demise - one man dies before wardens deal with an African lion, a grown pet gone rogue, in the suburbs of Los Angeles.
Tough customers - a game warden and a hostage-taking armed robber nearly destroy a drugstore. Bug pirates - Trap-raiding lobster thieves meet with misfortune. Setliners - Wardens target long-line catfish poachers. A matter of preference - Wardens attempting to ambush season-jumping commercial lobster fishermen get a big surprise.
Delta ambush - night-prowling, canoe-borne wardens stalk a wily and destructive Delta outlaw.
49 Volume 4 - Warden Force: Cold, Cold Hearts and Other True Game Warden Adventures: Episodes 39
Warden force season 4warden Force is a collection of award-winning short stories currently spanning seven volumes. His education to the contrary soon follows. True remorse - one of the coldest of the cold, cold hearts, pays a heavy price for extreme cruelty to a trapped bear. Turkeys - the wardens meet a hardened criminal whose hobbies are turkey hunting and home-invasion robberies.
A weekend with “Starsky and Hutch. A swashbuckling pair of wardens cram a fourth-story, roof-to-roof foot chase in old San Francisco and heroic rescues from burning buildings into a single, memorable weekend. The natural - a young woman proves that she was born to be a Fish and Game warden. Dirty harry and ape island - a warden thinks his way out of a jam in this story that features a good-humored Highway Patrol sergeant and an ill-humored monkey.
Lucky breaks - a warden demonstrates his substantial tracking skills to put away an outlaw houndsman who traffics in bear gallbladders. Lobster jake - an infamous lobster pirate teams with “The Muppet, ” a character straight out of a nightmare. Cold, at great risk to himself, flies to alaska to help state troopers there deal with a team of highly dangerous, Cold Hearts - A California warden, cruel and destructive grizzly poachers.
Meet “the Black Robinhood. Callous hearts - A rogue band of meth-cooking deer poachers meets with misfortune. Rascal’s road to justice - “the world’s greatest duck caller, ” as a renowned waterfowl violator bills himself, crows that he’s too smart to be caught.
Warden Force: Delta Ghosts and Other True Game Warden Adventures: Episodes 27-38 Volume 3
Warden force season 3warden Force is a collection of award-winning short stories currently spanning seven volumes. These stories illustrate the wide variety of wildlife-related problems wardens face in California, which has a greater diversity of wildlife and wildlife habitat than any other state and is second only to Alaska in its vast expanses of wilderness.
Book 3 - delta ghosts: episodes 27 - 38delta ghosts - a team of wardens ambush outlaw gillnetters at Grizzly Bay, in the same Delta waters patrolled 80 years earlier by Fish Patrol Warden and famous writer, Taylor London. Smooth operator - Wardens stalk a cagy and arrogant abalone-poaching commercial sea urchin diver.
Time bomb - a dangerous and mentally unstable deer poacher proves highly troubling for pursuing wardens. Cheaters - an inexperienced warden consults an old pro of his profession to capture a pair of super-wary striped bass snaggers. Tiger’s revenge - a cocky and confident salmon poacher makes the mistake of “pulling the tail of the tiger, ” that is, taunting a local game warden.
A calculated risk - despite a comedy of errors, wardens close in on highly destructive pig poachers. Killer john - future serial killer? Wardens deal with a scary deer poacher and born killer. New talent - a new warden astounds a mentor with his almost super-human sensory skills. Slow learners - a once major league pitcher proves to be a highly interesting adversary for wardens.
Warden Force: Night Rider and Other True Game Warden Adventures: Episodes 1-13 Volume 1
A true game warden adventures story. An outing with team taylor: a california game warden and his family, on a short vacation, team up to capture antelope, bear and steelhead poachers. This is probably due to the general misconception of many as to the true nature of this state, the perception that California is mainly urban when in fact the reverse is true.
A true game warden adventure story. The collectors: california wardens take on a nest of Nazi-worshiping, weapons-collecting, deer poaching outlaws. A true game warden adventure storyIt surprises many who read my stories to learn of the great diversity of challenges faced by California's Fish and Game wardens.
A true game warden adventure story. The vision: a boy’s fondest dream comes true. Out of necessity, wardens work alone much of the time, often at night, with absolutely no hope for timely backup should things go wrong. A true game warden adventure story. Night rider: a california warden pursues highly dangerous night-poachers of wild pigs.
A true game warden adventure story* Tough Luck on the Little Sur: California wardens pursue gaunch-hook steelhead poachers. California wardens track down a thief who steals the head and antlers of another hunter’s buck* Bottom Feeders: California wardens go after a band of White-trash, sturgeon-poaching, hillbillies with attitudes.
A true game warden adventure story* Serial Poacher: Wardens pursue a disturbing and dangerous lone-wolf deer poacher.
Warden Force: Grim Witness and Other True Game Warden Adventures: Episodes 14-26 Volume 2
Dangerous pot-growing poachers use pipe bombs to kill king salmon. A true game warden adventure story. Skinny bob: california wardens go undercover to capture commercial reptile rustlers, a true game warden adventure story. Grim witness: True game warden adventure story. Wardens target a destructive pair of elk poachers.
Bear crazy: a warden investigates the poaching of an exceptionally huge bear, killed with a broad head arrow at a garbage dumpA Message Delivered: A true game warden adventure. A true game warden adventure storyPollard on the Rock: An alert clerk at a one-hour photo shop sends wardens in search of outlaw houndsmen.
Fools and small victories: A warden targets a particularly destructive brand of violator. Fleeing felons and a wild, white-knuckle ride for a reserve game warden. Gambler’s luck: a big-rig load of alfalfa holds a surprise hidden in a chamber among the bales. The departure of bully’s Luck: A cruel bully gets what he deserves.
These stories illustrate the wide variety of wildlife-related problems wardens face in California, which has a greater diversity of wildlife and wildlife habitat than any other state and is second only to Alaska in its vast expanses of wilderness. Book 2 - grim witness: episodes 14 - 26a matter of Little Choice: Wardens hunt down an exceptionally large and highly dangerous wounded mountain lion.
A true game warden adventure story.
Backroads Law: True Stories of South Dakota Game Wardens
Sometimes funny, sometimes harrowing, their tales are always heartfelt. The south dakota conservation officers Association is proud to present this collection of stories about the inception of the organization, and officers past and present. These stories reflect loyalty, camaraderie and passion for their work to protect wildlife and natural resources.
The Forgotten Lawmen Part 1: The Life and Adventures of a South Dakota Game Warden
It will bring the reader's emotions to the surface and help them better understand, and appreciate, the game warden profession! I had to overcome the rumors by going to work each day and slowly but surely earn the trust of the public. Part 1 chronicles my first seven years as a state game warden. I did finally earn their trust.
I had to fight for communal acceptance almost as much as I had to fight the poachers. I was entertaining a lion's den of thieving, dangerous poachers who had grown accustomed to poaching with imputiny. The story is scary, sad, funny, dark, and joyful. I intended to change that mindset, and I eventually did.
My first three years were fraught with vicious rumors. I was assigned to the Moody County Warden District in 1983. But the journey came with a very steep personal cost. I was only 23 years old and had accepted the assignment knowing my district had been without a game warden living and working within its boundaries for 25 years.
Are You Going to Step on That Snake?: Hunting Man and Beast in The Appalachians
Readers step into long's shoes as he tracks poachers, patrols rivers on kayak, captures bears, and lives off the land he loves. Entrusted with the conservation of a wild land and the protection of those who enjoy it, Long is well aware of the highs and lows of his profession. Along the way, he explains what it really means to be a rural game warden and offers readers a front-row seat to the sweat of summer, the chill of winter and the beauty of every sunrise.
This vivid environmental memoir chronicles adventures through the rivers, fields, mountains, and forests of one of America's wildest regions. Long has some incredible stories to tell. After thirty years as a West Virginia conservation officer, David R. But for this appalachian game warden, it's his deep love for the land that fueled his passion for natural resources law enforcement for more than three decades.
His collection of true stories are action-packed, suspenseful, and often humorous. John's encounter with illegal immigrants, strange religious cults, and ordinary burglars puts his life in danger as he protects Michigan's natural resources. Ride along on arm-chair patrol as John Borkovich outsmarts deer poachers, thwarts fish thieves, and foils outlaws and felons.
Over his twenty-seven year career as a wildlife conservation officer for the State of Michigan, complex, John Borkovich conducted some of the most fascinating, and highly successful wildlife investigations in Michigan.