Most of us have our own rituals for the Christmas season, but sometimes you look at the mistletoe and chocolate display and feel a strange desire: why don’t I just get away from it all and go, like, hunting?Continue reading
The Real Bambi: Roe Deer and Roe Deer Hunting
The roebuck may not be the first animal that you associate with European hunting. But visit any German hunting lodge or tavern, and you’ll see rows of rows of little roe deer antlers, mounted on the shields in what Americans call “Euro style”. From the vineyards of France to the frozen forest-steppes of Kazakhstan, the delicious venison of the roe deer is a staple food for many European and Asian hunters, in much the same way as the whitetail deer is for Americans.Continue reading
Hunting for the Perfect Hunt: A personal touch
Most hunters have a bucket list of hunts they want to do, empty spots on their virtual trophy walls, animalsContinue reading
Big Dog and Little Dog: Grey Wolf and Coyote
This post covers coyote and wolf as hunting quarry – how differences in where they live, what they hunt, etc. influence the way people see them, how they hunt coyotes and wolves, what best hunting methods for coyote and wolf are there, and how much is the price for wolf or coyote guided hunts.Continue reading
Wild Boar Hunting in Europe
Wild boar hunting in Europe is part of a cultural heritage that is wider than just the outdoors. Numerous and smart, wild boar offers some of the most challenging and exciting pursuits a hunter may find, not to mention magnificent trophy and delicious meal.Continue reading
Is There Such a Thing as an Over-the-Counter Sheep Hunt that Won’t Break the Bank?
Are there sheep hunting options for those Americans who weren’t lucky with the draw and can’t pay six figures for a governor’s tag?Continue reading
The Pheasant Journey
A brief history of the amazing journey of the pheasant and the people, from China to Europe and America.Continue reading
Monteria: Hunting like a king!
Monteria is a classic Spanish and Portuguese hunt for big game, such as red stag and wild boar, using beaters and packs of hounds to drive animals towards hunters. It allows an opportunity to harvest many animals in a day of hunting, but it is a very challenging hunt, requiring advanced skills in game identification, shooting running, and keeping a cool head for safety. Elaborate rituals and excitement makes it a truly royal hunt.Continue reading