Archive for March, 2018

A Russian Spring

While springtime hunts in the European Union are facing the legislative mill one after the other, countries still remain where hunters can enjoy the brief pleasures that come with the end of winter. We were headed for the Russian taiga, where cock fights were taking place al fresco rather than […]

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Viva la Monteria!

It is to Spain what a battue is to France – a tradition. We were off to discover a Monteria, a hunting method that is sometimes condemned, through ignorance. The last weekend in February marks the end of the driven hunting season for big game on the Iberian Peninsula. These […]

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A very special connection

After a bad last year I needed new energy to recharge my batteries. I was desperately looking for ways to gather new strength for the year ahead. The only question was how? Whenever I did poorly in a class test, even though I had studied so hard for it, or […]

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At Home in the Highlands

The landscape’s burnt orange hues reminded me of either an alpine moose meadow in late September/early October or the rusty appearance of Kodiak Island on a fall bear hunt. The bare, rolling landscape resembled both the Arctic tundra and the badlands of southern Alberta. Yet, no caribou nor mule deer […]

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