This latest (fifth) edition of the award-winning Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia will once again prove to be the most effective outdoor reference work ever published. This monumental guide to the outdoors is produced in full colour, featuring more than 1,300 photographs, diagrams, and illustrations. Totally revised and updated, this indispensable reference offers in-depth coverage of hunting, shooting, fishing, camping, boating, survival, first aid, bowhunting, and species profiles of game animals, birds, fish, and sporting dogs. This book is a must-have reference guide for both novice and experienced sportsmen, as well as any person planning to learn about the outdoors for the first time. To broaden the scope of this established reference work, author Vin T. Sparano has compiled brand-new sections on wilderness survival, all-terrain vehicles, and boating. He has added new information on GPS and increased focus on such specialty sections as fly fishing, sporting clays, backpacking, nutrition, and new first-aid breakthroughs for outdoors emergencies. With nearly 300 new colour photographs added to the already more than 1,000 illustrations, Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia clearly explains and illustrates the newest technologies and the latest trends in the outdoors.