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John Manikowski

The late John Manikowski, author of Fish Grilled & Smoked and Wild Fish & Game Cookbook, was born in northern Minnesota and began to hunt and fish when he was twelve. He was a partner in two popular restaurants that specialized in game -- Konkapot in Mill River, Massachusetts, and Charleston in Hudson, New York. His illustrations have been shown in galleries throughout the United States and have appeared in Fly Rod & Reel and Field & Stream. He wrote for several local newspapers and magazines about fishing, hunting, and the outdoors.