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The Bezoar Adventure of the Non Hunter


Breakfast was at 5:30 a.m. and our early “alarm” was the loud speaker for the first prayer of the day in the village of Yahyali, Turkey. It was early November and the animal we were pursuing was the Bezoar ibex. I was not one of the lucky hunters on this Continue reading The Bezoar Adventure of the Non Hunter

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Faith On Life’s Path


Tony and I had booked two hunts at the SCI Convention and though it was still six weeks away since Tommy’s passing, how could I garner the strength to go on?  Continue reading Faith On Life’s Path

The Best Place To Hunt Ibex?


ibex-4-112612Outside our world the word “ibex” is probably most often encountered in crossword puzzles. We hunters know there are at least a baker’s dozen of these long-horned goats scattered across Europe, Asia and North Africa…more if you include hybrids and turs. The Nubian ibex, bridging from North Africa to Southwest Asia, is almost impossible to hunt right now, but the European and Asian varieties are all available. Continue reading The Best Place To Hunt Ibex?

An SCI Story: An SCI Success


There are things about Safari Club International that set it above and apart from anything else on the planet. One glimpse of that dynamic occurred a few days after Christmas. Continue reading An SCI Story: An SCI Success