Hunting,  Quotes

Five Quotes By Nash Buckingham

Theophilus “Nash” Buckingham (May 31 1880- March 10, 1971) was an American author and conservationist from Tennessee. Mr.Buckingham is best remembered for his shorts stories that were collected and complied into the book  De Shootinest Gent’man 

“A duck call in the hands of the unskilled is one of conservation’s greatest assets”

De Shootinest Gent’man 

 “How kind it is that most of us will never know when we have fired our last shot.”

— Nash Buckingham Letters to John Bailey ,George Bird Evans 

“The best long range shotgun load to have in one’s boat for mallards is a fine retriever.”

Field & Stream

“What are more delightful than one’s emotions when approaching a trout stream for the initial cast?”Tell me, if you can, of anything that’s finer than an evening in camp with a rare old friend and a dog after one’s heart”

Mark Right!

“Morale in shooting has become superficial. The flavor and romance which graced old-time shooting standards and companionships among gentlefolk are being forced to wave the white flag to protuberant boorishness” 

De Shootinest Gent’man

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is a native North Carolinian with a passion for the sporting lifestyle and all things Southern. He can't stop buying books and loves collecting old duck decoys. He seems ok, but deep down inside, he wants to be back in Africa on Safari. John 3:16

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