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January Deer

January is a “C” month — “C” for Convention. Some conventions, like our SCI gathering in 2018, crowd into February, but, typically, in January I attend the SHOT Show; pretty much mandatory in my business. Whether in January or February, for sure I’ll attend our big convention, and then I have choices among at least a half-dozen other hunters’ gatherings. Doesn’t matter how hard you try or how much you’d like to, nobody can do them all! Continue reading January Deer

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Flashback Friday – Sonora’s Little Giants

SafariJF05coverhuntforever052114Editor’s note: Every Friday we take a walk down memory lane with a story from the Safari Magazine Archives. This week, we travel to Sonora, Mexico on a challenging hunt for coues deer. This story was originally published in the January/February 2005 issue. Enjoy!

 It was the last day of Mike Beck’s hunt on El Oso ranch in a remote part of Sonora, Mexico. In the past few days, Mike and his guide Pancho, had seen several “decent” bucks, but the muy grandes had proved to be elusive. Mike had been fortunate enough to take a trophy Coues buck on each of the five previous hunts he and his hunting buddy Joe Skinner had booked with me, and his scoring streak was on the line. Continue reading Flashback Friday – Sonora’s Little Giants