A 19 Year Goat Hunt

It was 1997 when a fellow member of the Iowa SCI Chapter told me about his Colorado mountain goat hunt he had done as a do-it-yourself hunt the previous year.  He said all you need to do is request the sheep/goat hunt brochure from the state each January, send in your check with the paper application for $500 and, after two years, you should draw the tag in your third year.  At that stage in my career it sounded like a great adventure and at a reasonable cost to boot.  That started what has become a very enjoyable winter pastime for me — applying in Western U.S. states for coveted draw tags. Continue reading A 19 Year Goat Hunt

Botswana Seeks To Change “Conservation Conversation” On Lifted Hunting Suspension

It is critical that the Conservation Conversation always include people as much as it does wildlife. This was the overarching message from Botswana Minister of Environment Natural Resources and Conservation and Tourism Onkokame Kitso Mokaila during today’s press conference on lifting the five-year suspension on hunting in that country. Continue reading Botswana Seeks To Change “Conservation Conversation” On Lifted Hunting Suspension

A Life-threatening Stroke in South Africa

On safari in the Eastern Cape Karoo region of South Africa in January 2016, Global Rescue members Missy and Geoffrey Corn were having the time of their lives. It was their fourth trip to Africa and the couple was looking forward to creating memories of a lifetime. Little did they know that Missy was about to suffer a potentially life-threatening stroke on the first day of their trip, thousands of miles from home. Continue reading A Life-threatening Stroke in South Africa

More Hunters Choose Wyoming For Elk Hunting

Hunters seeking a western adventure continue choosing Wyoming to pursue elk. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department saw an increase in non-resident elk applications for the 2019 season. Nonresidents submitted 23,750 applications, a 2.9 percent increase from 2018. Continue reading More Hunters Choose Wyoming For Elk Hunting

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