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
SCI’s Mark Hampton shares hunt stories of tracking the majestic Red stag in the mountains of New Zealand.
The European Red Deer is the largest of all the red deer and an impressive sight in the field. While found in mainland Europe including Ireland and Scotland, the biggest stags are found in the mountains of eastern Europe, as evidenced by the fact that all of the top ten were taken in Austria. Bold, wary and majestic, we present the Top Ten European Red Stag.
Editor’s Note: On Friday we dust off some of the old stories from the archives. This week we join a couple of American hunters discovering the challenges of a traditional Red Stag hunt in Scotland. This article originally appeared in the September/October 1995 issue of Safari Magazine.
It was 2:30 p.m. on a dreary, overcast day in mid-October 1995. Apprentice Scottish stalker Groome (pronounced Graham) and I were on our bellies in Continue reading Flashback Friday – Stalking Scottish Stags