An autobiography of Professional Hunter and Guide, Ed Vance who during the 1960's & 70's was part of only a few that specialized in hunting full-time for mountain lion's and bears. Ed Vance guaranteed his hunters a successful hunt or it was on the house. A mesmerizing book filled with true stories of a hunter, his hounds, and the lions and bears they hunted. Starting in the Southern Sierra's and Cascade Mountain Ranges of California, and as the hunting laws changed, he then expanded his hunting to Utah, Nevada, and Canadian borders of Montana and Idaho.
Trained by a Hound Dog seizes the legends of others, both well known and some that few knew were even there, who, like Ed Vance, caught lions and bears in some of the country's toughest terrain and conditions.