Scot Dahms' "Adirondack Dick: The Illustrated Life of Richard K. Wood 1895 - 1977" Book
Scot Dahms' "Adirondack Dick: The Illustrated Life of Richard K. Wood 1895 - 1977" Book was written in 2016 and is a wonderful look at the life of this old-time trapper. Wood trapped the Adirondack Mountains as well as areas in Tennessee, New York, Maryland and Virginia.
Best known in the trap collecting community for his work with the Triumph Trap Company and his escapades with Elric J. "E.J." Dailey in the Adirondacks, Dick Wood also greatly influenced the outdoor writing and photography community. Early in his career, his articles mainly graced the copies of the Triumph Trap Company literature and the magazine called Fur News. Dick's articles told stories of his country wide trapping adventures and specifics on catching all types of furbearer species.
This 310 page book is a compilation of Dick's stories and escapades written in his own words as much as possible. It contains many old black and white pictures. As you read through this book you will find comments made by Dick long ago which came true. Dick was a forward thinker, always busy with improving himself.