Fifty Years of Gathering, Fishing, and Unusual Animal Encounters: Lessons Learned of a Michigan Outdoorsman is part of the culmination of author Joe Lunkas? fascinating experiences during hid over 50 years as an outdoorsman. Artfully presented, organized, and integrated, these stories strongly convey the messages and their true meanings derived from his outdoor journey of learning. This book will ignite the flame in the hearts and minds of both novice and veterans of the outdoors, infusing a deep appreciation, respect, and love for nature. The healing and rejuvenating solitude, thought-provoking atmosphere, and the pure personal enjoyment experienced in the wild outdoors can and will be the sources of inspirations, satisfaction, and success. "This second book in my series of three books featuring many lessons learned during my years as a Michigan outdoorsman is directed toward outdoors persons who love the outdoors but don?t hunt and kill animals. I encourage the reader to consider my books as ?silent outdoor companions? during their outdoor learning quests, " says the author. His first book was Fifty Years of Deer-Stand Reflections, A Memoir of a Michigan Master Deer Hunter.