Tag Archives: New Mexico

The Hunt That Came To Be

Editors Note: As this article was going to press in the Sept/Oct issue of Safari Magazine, we received word that Mr. Kostkas had passed away unexpectedly. He was a life long hunter and enjoyed time in the outdoors, especially when in the company of family. SCI expresses its condolences to the Kostkas family and are proud to share this account of what was to be his last hunt.

The young guide is now leading the way, through and around brush, that is thick but passable. At his rear is the older hunter, visibly trying hard to keep pace and maintain his heart rate and stability in Continue reading The Hunt That Came To Be

Lucky Thirteen

The Thompson Omega belched white smoke and we heard the sound of an elk crashing down the mountain, but that is getting ahead of the story. Continue reading Lucky Thirteen

A Well-Earned Harvest – New Mexico Mule Deer hunt with PBR Bullfighter Shorty Gorham

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“I don’t have a shot,” says Shorty.

Those are not the words you want to hear when you’re finally on the deer you’ve been maneuvering to get a shot on for the past 45 minutes.  We range the buck again, 431 yards, a pretty good poke but nothing for the Kimber 6.5 Creedmoor and the 143-grain ELDX in the hands of an experienced marksman and hunter.  Continue reading A Well-Earned Harvest – New Mexico Mule Deer hunt with PBR Bullfighter Shorty Gorham

State Game Officials, SCI Meet

Anna Seidman, SCI Director of Litigation, addresses the attendees.
Anna Seidman, SCI Director of Litigation, addresses the attendees.

In June, SCI gathered with key representatives of Arizona and New Mexico’s wildlife management authorities at the SCI Foundation’s International Wildlife Museum in Tucson. Continue reading State Game Officials, SCI Meet