I read it, i thought it was ok, probably my least favorite of all the eastman published books though. mike's book on high country mule deer was a little i better i thought. i would say my favorite eastman book is the one hiker mentioned by David Long. i also really enjoyed Cameron Hanes' backcountry bowhunting:a guide to the wild side.
The cameron hanes book has a good section on elk if you're into bow hunting, i've also read a section of "Elk hunting 101" by Jay Houston. It's not too bad, might be worth checking out. it's not an eastman book but still..
The Eastmans, as a whole are probably the most exsperianced and knowledgeable family there is when it comes to fair chase and public land hunting there is.
Davids book is another must have. If your thing is fair chase public land hunting, which most hunters are especially public land hunting everything they write or tape is worth a look.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...