Great Books By Gayne

You know you want them all.


Bigfoot: The Boggy Creek Narratives

Based on actual events.
Boggy Creek, Texas is renowned for its poverty, ignorance, meth usage, dogfights, and as of late, its citizens’ encounters with a 9 ½ foot tall, upright, ape-like creature. These are those stories as told by the people that experienced them in a collection that can only be described as Larry McMurtry meets Deliverance and Breaking Bad.

Vikings: The Bigfoot Saga

Based on actual events.
Following a devastating attack by a tribe of monstrous giants that leaves twenty dead, Agnar Vray and his band of berserker warriors wage battle against the, “Beasts that walk like man.” Here, in the primordial forests of North America, blood will be spilled, bone will be broken, and death in battle is the greatest glory man can achieve. This is the thousand-year-old story of the fall of one of the New World’s first colonies.

Teddy Roosevelt: Sasquatch Hunter

Inspired by true events. Following the tragic death of his mother and young bride within hours of each other, Theodore Roosevelt travels to the Dakota Badlands to put the loss behind him and to reinvent himself as a cowboy and adventurer. But T.R.’s foray into the wild comes on the heels of several brutal attacks by an unknown species, forcing the future president to become something he hadn’t planned on: A Sasquatch hunter.

And Monkeys Threw Crap at Me: Adventures in Hunting, Fishing, and Writing

Certifiably psychotic guides, angry knife wielding natives, feces chucking primates, hallucinogenic drugs, Hemingway’s incensed niece, and breakaway jungle toilets are just a few of the trials and tribulations author Gayne C. Young faced during his first few years as an outdoor writer. Join this natural born – and, yes albeit hard to believe, professionally trained – raconteur as he travels the Texas swamps and brush country, African veld, rainforests of Papua New Guinea, and the Yucatán Jungle in search of adventure, excitement, and his next beer.

The Complete Guide to Hunting Wild Boar and Javelina

The Complete Guide to Hunting Wild Boar and Javelina details the history, biology, habits, and habitat of what is quickly becoming North America’s favorite game animal – wild boar – and the Southwest’s smallest big game animal – javelina. Included are interviews, tips and hunting methods from the country’s leading hunters, game biologists, outfitters, and outdoor writers. Also included are recommendations on firearms, calibers, archery equipment, clothing, and outdoor gear and information on trophy selection, preparation, and taxidermy.

Eaters Of Men

A mercenary led rescue operation into unexplored Central Africa encounters the only true cannibals ever known to science. Inspired by a true story.
This original script was optioned in 2010 by the Academy Award winning production company of Kopelson Entertainment and garnered my assignment for two additional scripts.

Texas Safari: The Game Hunter’s Guide to Texas

The first and only complete guide to hunting the Lone Star State. It s the only guide that includes: (1) Profiles of native and exotic species, predatory and small game (2) Information on both private and public hunting areas (3) Information on the state’s 10 vegetational zones including topography, climate, and available species (4) Profiles and information on the dangerous insects, plants, and diseases that often plague hunters (5) Sidebar articles on historic hunts, hunting methods, and equipment Texas Safari: The Game Hunter’s Guide to Texas will prove to be the one guidebook hunters will take to the field again and again.

Texas Safari: The Fishing Guide to Texas

Texas Safari: The Fishing Guide to Texas is the complete guide to fishing in and offshore of the Lone Star State.
It is the only guide that includes:
a) Profiles of all major fresh and saltwater game species
b) Information on the major rivers, lakes and bays in addition to material on coastal and offshore fishing
c) Information on guides, private lakes and resorts
d) Sidebar articles on historic fishing trips, equipment, and invasive species as well as details on health and safety on and around the water
Texas Safari: The Fishing Guide to Texas will prove to be the one guide that fishermen will take to the water again and again.