General non-resident elk and deer licenses for the 2021 hunting season go on sale December 1, 2020, and if you want to get one of those, you literally don’t have a minute to lose.Continue reading
Moose Hunting in the Lower 48: Problems and Opportunities
The Lower 48 have hardly been on top of anyone’s moose hunting destination list – until COVID-19 and related travel bans made many Americans look more closely at hunting opportunities at home.
So, what can the heart of the USA offer to an aspiring moose hunter?Continue reading
Leopard and Leopard Hunting in Africa. Part II: Hunting tips
If there’s one thing that is for sure with Leopard hunts, it is there are no guarantees that you are even going to even see a Leopard even though your PH may try every trick in the book to get a suitable animal on bait. Leopard hunting is like chess, a mind game where you are always trying to out manoeuvre your opponent, in this case “Mr Spots”.Continue reading
Deer Hunting in Texas
If you’re looking for a good whitetail trophy anybody would be proud to put on the wall, Texas should be on top of your list.Continue reading
Beat a Ban: Is 3D printing an option for trophy import restrictions?
by Peter Ruddle At the outset let it be stated that BookYourHunt.com supports the legal, responsible, sustainable utilisation of wildlifeContinue reading
Cape Eland Hunting in Southern Africa
The Cape Eland was first described in 1766 from an animal collected near Cape Town, South Africa and is also sometimes referred to as a Southern Eland. Historically, this species occurred throughout South Africa, Eastern Namibia, Southern Botswana and the lower southern tip of Zimbabwe.Continue reading
A Bit on Bears: Diet, behavior, and distribution of the Brown/Grizzly Bear
There are two conflicting stereotypes about brown bears. One describes them as a fierce predator. The other pictures a soft-toy image of a mostly herbivore, feeding peacefully on fruits, berries, and so on. The truth is that bears are both at the same time – hunter-gatherers that need a balanced diet. Sort of like us, only different.Continue reading
There are hundreds of posts on BookYourHunt.com, so we created this content page to help you find your way about. The posts are grouped by theme: About BookYourHunt.com, Hunting Industry and Conservation, Hunting Stories, Hunting 101, Hunting in North America, Your First African Safari, More on Hunting in Africa, Hunting Around the World, History of Hunting, Inspirational and Motivational, BookYourHunt Chronicles. Have a look to see if you haven’t missed any of our great content!Continue reading
Bulls of the Last Frontier: A hunt for caribou in the Alaskan wilderness. By James Reed
“We need to get that boy a caribou,” Dom Watts said.
Dom had just heard the story of my son Logan’s Idaho bighorn sheep hunt, and the great attitude and perseverance the fourteen-year-old had exhibited in challenging conditions. Dom lives in Alaska and is an avid DIY caribou hunter, and he was already setting the wheels in motion to get Logan to Alaska on his first caribou hunt.Continue reading
On Guided Hunts
Many hunters would prefer a DIY hunt to a guided hunt, because it’s cheaper, and because to them it’s more satisfying to know that you owe the trophy to your effort only. But this choice is not always possible, and in any case there are many advantages with a guided hunt. Many hunters who swore they’d “never take a guided hunt!” are quickly won over to not only seeing the benefits a guided hunt may offer, they actually find they enjoy it immensely. You will be more likely to come back with a trophy, learn a few new tactics and tricks, and may form a lasting friendship. Check out a huge selection of guided hunts on BookYourHunt.comContinue reading
The Dundee Monster. By Paul Zorn
I travelled down with my wife, Sandra and my faithful tracker, Bonniface who has been with me for over 21 years. I was like a little boy going on my first hunt, I felt really good. Peter and Chris had arranged for me to hunt an unfenced farm to the west of Chris’s ranch where we had seen some good kudu in May, apparently the area had not really been hunted much for the last 5 or 6 years.Continue reading
Moose Hunting in Alaska. A conversation with an outfitter
Most first-time moose hunters are surprised by the amount of time you spend sitting under a tarp glassing a valley. You need to be vigilant from sun up to sun down no matter what. The other big surprise is that with moose it’s a really bad idea to just run up and shoot one.Continue reading