Hunting History

Notes on the Grizzly Bear – From Boone and Crockett Club’s Classics “Camp-Fires In The Canadian Rockies”

  www.historyofhunting.com In the United States, outside the Yellowstone Park and the Bitter Root Mountains, grizzly bears are now so very rare that it is almost impossible for a sportsman to go out and kill

Lady’s Day in the High Country, By Mavis M. Lorenz

www.boone-crockett.org “Damn, damn, damn. I should have taken that lead ram of the five I saw opening day,” I thought as I planned my next three days of hunting. I saw 25 or so rams,

In The Land Of The Red Goat – Chapter Six: Bear Stories

www.creekstonepress.com When I returned from fish guiding at Kitchener Lake to base camp at Cold Fish at the beginning of August, I found a film crew set up on an embankment near the horse corrals.

Condition of Wild Life in Alaska – From Boone and Crockett Club’s “Hunting at High Altitudes”

www.historyofhunting.com The opening of the twentieth century found the game in the old territories of the United States well on the road toward the conditions that precede extinction. The bison had been practically gone for

The Dangerous River, Excerpt from Chapter Two – South Nahanni River

www.TouchWoodEditions.com I overslept and was roused at six by the sun, which was blazing down, as usual, out of a cloudless sky. A little after seven I hit the river and poled on up the

Plan Like a Pro – An Excerpt From Larry Bartlett’s Upcoming Book Float Draggin’ Alaska

www.pristineventures.com My reputation as a Hunt Planner depends on my ability to plan like a professional, since each season many groups entrust me to remove the burden and unknowns of reaching Alaska and securing a

Our Grizzly Hunt, By Robert J. Pentecost

www.boone-crockett.org Jason, my son, was then 12 years old; this was to be our first “real” hunt. He had hunted since he was seven years old, around our ranch in southern B.C. We had decided

A Great Mountain Sheep Hunt

www.historyofhunting.com In the late winter of 1908, Chew and I decided on a shooting trip in the following summer to the Thian Shan Mountains, in Chinese Turkestan, where we knew there were many ibex—carrying the

Timberline And Summit, By William T. Hornaday, Sc.D.

www.historyofhunting.com The world is full of one-eyed travelers. One of the strange things about such mountains as those of British Columbia is the wide variation between the impressions which they produce upon different people. I

Ibex Shooting In The Thian Shan Mountains, By George L. Harrison Jr.

www.historyofhunting.com In the late winter of 1908, Chew and I decided on a shooting trip in the following summer to the Thian Shan Mountains, in Chinese Turkestan, where we knew there were many ibex—carrying the