Colonel John H Roush Jr is a retired Army Colonel who was an infantry platoon leader in Europe during World War II. He is a Fellow of The Explorers Club and was a big game hunter and conservationist with many trophies in the record books.
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Hunting Amazing Africa by John H Roush (2005) is a collection of stories of hunting big game in Africa.
Hunting Dangerous Game With Maharajas by John H Roush with Shuja Ul Islam (2000) are tales of adventures on a grand scale that took place for the most part in the first half of the 20th century.
Antlers Afield by John H Roush (1988). Big game hunting adventures around the world.
Successfully Fishing Lake Tahoe by John H Roush (1976). The author spent over twenty-five years in the research required to publish this volume. This study takes the reader along on the search for gamefish with innovative and productive techniques together with the rationale. The remarkable success that has followed certainly proves the value of the unique departures from conventional wisdom and technique. Eight of the ten largest fish taken from the entire lake in the summer of 1975 were taken from his boat or from his friends using his methods. The author alone has taken several tons of big fish just from that lake alone.
Enjoying Fishing Lake Tahoe, The Truckee River And Pyramid Lake by John H Roush (1987) is a study of the knowledge needed to successfullly fish Lake Tahoe, the Truckee River and Pyramid Lake, as well as tributary waters, with sporting tackle, yet the scope is expanded to explore the many mysteries and some of the natural history of the Lahontan basin.
World War II Reminiscences by John H Roush (1995) is a dramatic collection of the combat experiences of over 70 men in WWII, as told by one combat veteran to another. Veterans of dangerous encounters are much more apt to open up with details. He talked with many people who, 50 years later, still feel it emotionally disturbing to recall the specific horrors of war.
Memories Of An Interesting Life by John H Roush (2009) follows the life and times of author John Roush. From his start in Portland, Oregon, he joined the military, fought in World War II, travelled overseas and became a big game hunter.
Hunting Deer, Elk And Antelope In The Western States by John H Roush (2009)