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Flashback Friday – Flintlock Moose

SAfari Magazine July August 1986Editor’s Note: On Fridays we reach back into the Safari Magazine archives and dig out a gem from past issues. This week, we follow a hunter who is after moose in the Yukon with a flintlock muzzleloader. Despite a guide who has concerns about the efficiency of the hunter’s choice of firearm, he proves that the old ways are still effective. This story originally appeared in the July/August 1986 issue of Safari Magazine.

I was belly down in the cold snow of the Yukon, looking down the long barrel of a 1790-period flintlock rifle at three bedded-down Continue reading Flashback Friday – Flintlock Moose

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Flashback Friday – Giant Moose and Last Day Bear

safariMJ1997coverEditor’s Note: On Friday we reach back into the vast Safari Magazine archives and dust off a gem from the past. This week we travel to Alaska for monster moose and a last minute connection on a big brown bear. This story originally appeared in the May/June 1997 issue of Safari Magazine.

This is the story of a trip to Alaska, where I hunted moose and brown bear from the last day of August until mid-September 1995. The hunt came to pass through a friend, Tom Cwyner of Las Vegas, Nevada. whom I met on Continue reading Flashback Friday – Giant Moose and Last Day Bear