Pioneer Life

Or Thirty Years a Hunter

Book Description

  • The story of a western Pennsylvania settler, farmer, and hunter
  • Fire hunting, stalking, hounding, and stand hunting for white-tailed deer and elk

    Known as the Pine Creek deerslayer of the Alleghenies, Philip Tome was a pioneer farmer who turned to deer hunting for survival. Hunting the headwaters of the Pine, Kettle, Sinnemahoning, and Allegheny Rivers, he shot with a .45 caliber Kentucky-style Flintlock rifle and practiced fire hunting, stalking, hounding, and stand hunting over salt licks. He also captured elk and hunted panthers and bears.

  • About Tome, Philip

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