Ed Gilbert has lived his entire life in Northern and Cental Michigan. He grew up in a Conservation Department family, which influenced his love of the woods and the waters. He published his first conservation article at nine years of age in a local newspaper. Since the time of his youth, he has published over two thousand columns and stories in various media formats, including newspapers and magazines. This book provides a brief look at the down-to-earth adventures of one man's years in Michigan's outdoor world. He has also penned three other books. Mr. Gilbert currently resides with his family in Cornstock Park, Michigan.