Hard Yards Hunting Archives - Journal of Mountain Hunting

Conservation Spotlight: The Wild Sheep Society of BC, By Kyle Stelter, WSSBC Director of Communications

It goes without saying that a little goes a long way when it comes to preparing for a hunt, especially a mountain hunt where your gear and fitness can have a significant impact on your

The Unparalled NWT: A Dall Sheep Hunting Perspective, By Matt Jurad

Considering a Dall sheep hunt? The Northwest Territories should be at the top of your list. For many hunters a sheep hunt is nothing more than a dream, something that is considered and then put

BC By The Book (Part 2) – An Objective Analysis of BC’s Trophy Class Opportunities, By Adam Janke, Editor in Chief

As noted in Part 1 of this series, BC is widely regarded as one of, if not the, most desirable big game hunting destinations on the planet. And for good reason. Between the species diversity,

BC By The Book (Part 1) – An Objective Analysis of BC’s Trophy Class Opportunities, By Adam Janke, Editor in Chief

The Hallowed Ground For many hunters British Columbia represents the premiere North American hunting destination, and for good reason. With an embarrassment of riches in terms of big game species available to hunt and almost

The Mountain Man, by Byron Pace

In search of the understated mountain rhebuck, Byron Pace is back in the Winterberg Mountains It’s the smells that get me most and drag me back in a flash of vividness. Sometimes I don’t even

Azerbaijan – A Land of Contrast, By James Barben

Azerbaijan is a former Soviet country located on the border of Europe and Asia. Its northern regions are dominated by the mighty Caucasus Mountains, which extend into Russia and Georgia, while the capital of Baku

The Opening Of The USSR, By Chris R. Klineburger

Hungarian born Guy Jonas, founder of the taxidermy studio that we took over, Jonas Brothers of Seattle, once stated, “If ever the Soviet Union opens its doors to hunting, it will be the world’s greatest

Into The Isle of Skye Wilderness, By Byron Pace

The smoke drifted casually skyward, dancing and swirling in the breeze as it breached the shelter of the old black-house wall. The gentle smell of ember-cooked meat intensified slowly, feeding the rumble of belly growls

The Red Deer of New Zealand

If you have always dreamed of shooting a 500-inch red stag with double drop tines and 20 points a side, this is probably not the article for you. If you want a real hunting adventure

New Zealand: What’s All The Fuss About??

If you haven’t heard about hunting in New Zealand by now, you must have been living under a rock somewhere. But amidst all the hype and debates about high-fence, DIY vs guided and everything in