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A Bowhunter’s High


I am a bowhunter – pure and simple. Over the past 35 years, I, along with my sons Jason and David, have almost exclusively pursued the white-tailed deer in Mississippi, Illinois and Kansas with a bow. Continue reading A Bowhunter’s High

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New Zealand Hunting Trip of a Lifetime


nz-hunt-tahr-on-hill-122116My wife, Barb, and I were precariously perched 3,000 feet up on a very steep and slippery New Zealand mountainside. Two hundred-twenty yards directly above us lay two bedded Himalayan bull tahrs, almost totally hidden by huge clumps of Continue reading New Zealand Hunting Trip of a Lifetime

Presidential Alpine Chamois


Slogging up and down the mountain each day.
Slogging up and down the mountain each day.

Christina looked at me like I was some sort of wilderness creature coming to abduct her husband, Jens Kjaer Knudsen, and then asked, “So where in New Zealand are you going to take my hubby to?” “Uhmm, Continue reading Presidential Alpine Chamois

A Perfect Day on the Mountain


tiptoptahrnzmtnshuntforever022714Shortly after daylight we glassed a group of tahr from the cabin in the valley. Most were females, drab brown, but there were a couple of younger males with them, darker in the body and lighter in the cape…and even in the distance visibly larger. The Continue reading A Perfect Day on the Mountain