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Take a Paddle–Finger Lakes

TAKE A PADDLE –FINGER LAKES is a map-filled guide for beginning and intermediate paddlers and anyone who enjoys the unique pleasures of flat-water paddling.  MORE . . .
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Take a Paddle–Western New York

From Rochester to Hornell, west to Chautauqua and north to the Buffalo region, western New York State is home to a wealth of quiet-water paddling locations for canoers and kayakers at all levels. MORE . . .
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Fishing the Cape Cod Canal

Some of the best surfcasting in the world happens not on a beach, but along the banks of the uniquely positioned Cape Cod Canal.    The paths to successful fishing in this unique environment are fully explained in FISHING THE CAPE
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Wines of the Finger Lakes

Wines, Grapes, and Wineries of New York’s Most Dynamic Wine Region   Peter Burford   New York’s Finger Lakes region is rapidly establishing a world-wide reputation for its wines.  This book looks at the wines, grapes, and wineries of the Finger Lakes and describes
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Welcome to Burford Books

Burford Books is an independent book publisher based in Ithaca, NY, in New York’s Finger Lakes.  Our specialty is books on the outdoors, in the widest possible definition of the term, with books on everything from golf to sailing.  Our list of saltwater fishing titles is particularly extensive, and we have a distinguished lineup of books on military history, food and wine, gardening and outdoor living, adventure travel, and other topics…

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