Tag Archives: Hunting British Columbia

Flashback Friday – Grizzly Attack!

Safari-Mag-April-May-1975-coverEditor’s Note: On Friday we explore the vast Safari Magazine archives and bring back a gem from the past. This week a Yukon sheep hunt turns into a brush with death. This article originally appeared in the April, May, June 1975 issue of Safari Magazine.

 In early fall of 1972, we loaded the last duffle into the Beaver float plane and our pilot cranked up the engine. We would soon be airborne, leaving Watson Lake, Yukon behind us. Continue reading Flashback Friday – Grizzly Attack!

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Mountain Hunting at its Finest

mountain-hunting-BC-mountains-2My dad and I were nine days into a 14-day hunt. We had all but given up on the idea of shooting a Stone ram, but we had each taken tremendous mountain goats. It was late afternoon Continue reading Mountain Hunting at its Finest

A North American Classic

Outfitter Ron Fleming and Brittany and Craig Boddington with a good Rocky Mountain goat, taken by Brittany after a typical lung-bursting uphill stalk.
Outfitter Ron Fleming and Brittany and Craig Boddington with a good Rocky Mountain goat, taken by Brittany after a typical lung-bursting uphill stalk.

Snug cabins fronted a trout-filled lake. Beyond the lake stands of alders and dense pine forest stretched up quickly to dense berry patches and grassy knolls. At that level the slope steepened quickly; farther up jagged rocks stretched to the Continue reading A North American Classic

Flashback Friday – North of the Border Bucks

huntforeverCoverND83On Friday we scour the SCI archives and dust off a story from our past. This week, we travel back in time to southern British Columbia for bragging sized mule deer. This story originally appeared in the November/December 1983 issue of Safari Magazine.

“Shoot the Buck! Shoot that Buck!” Henry’s voice crackled with excitement. The problem was that the only deer I could see was a doe. Continue reading Flashback Friday – North of the Border Bucks