We all do it. We all race through our lives underestimating the impacts of special people until they are gone. It is then we have regrets that we can’t somehow call them back to our sides for a visit as we did when we were young. … Read the rest
Trophies. Why the Waterbuck and not the Kudu?
Trophies. They mean different things to hunters. Some chase record book Number Ones. Some want absolutely one of everything. Some only want a few. Some don’t save a trophy mount or enter their trophy in a record book but nail the antlers or horns up on the barn.… Read the rest
Dogs are a part of my earliest memories. I have never had a time when I didn’t have dogs, either my Dad’s dogs or my own. They have almost all been hunting breeds and all used for the hunting ability in their genes and the endless capacity of those breeds to give affection, loyalty, and companionship. … Read the rest
I am reproducing here an excellent piece written by Ben Carter, Executive Director of the Dallas Safari Club, in Fair Chase, the magazine of the Boone and Crockett Club discussing Rhino conservation, corruption, poaching, fund raising, and most importantly, the nature of misplaced zealotry and ignorance.… Read the rest
The Old Religion
Terry Wieland wrote, “There have always been hunting Gods. There has never been a God of racquetball.” Mr. Wieland knows full well what he means by what he has written. I doubt many of the anti-hunting crowd would have a clue. … Read the rest