Sundown on a cloudy afternoon, light fading quickly, crouched low; J.P. Kleinhans led us down the steep ridge. At about 200 yards, we ran out of cover so he spread the sticks low and daughter Caroline slid in behind them, resting her Continue reading The Shifty One
Sunday August 7, 2016 the Houston Chapter of SCI hosted their annual chapter fundraiser at a new venue, the Redneck Country Club. With a sold out crowd of more than 275 people in attendance, the event proved to be just what the chapter hoped it would be. Special guest performance included Johnny Lee with his famous hit “Looking for Love.” The Houston Chapter of SCI is focused on conservation, education, humanitarian projects, legislation and youth education among other great causes both locally and nationally. To learn more about the SCI Houston Chapter please visit www.scihouston.org.
Like all deer hunters, I am fascinated by antlers – especially large antlers. A giant whitetail rack stirs something inside me that’s hard to describe.
But size is all relative, isn’t it? What really fascinates me these days are large antlers on smaller, indistinct and rare whitetail subspecies that many have never heard of, let alone hunted. For example, I love hunting the Coues whitetail (Odocoileus virginianus cousi) of Continue reading Little Deer, Big Adventure
Editor’s Note: On Fridays we reach back into the extensive Safari archives and dust off a gem from one of our past issues. This week, we tag along on a hunt in Africa for Cape buffalo and a very dangerous encounter with a trophy of a lifetime. This article first appeared in the May/June 2003 issue of Safari Magazine.
The black tip of a lion’s tail lashed above the tall, dry grass 20 yards ahead of me. I stood waiting for a chance to shoot. Nearby, to our left, the lion’s twin crouched, roaring repeatedly. Continue reading Flashback Friday – When the Hunters Become the Hunted