Post Tagged with: "Hunting trip"

Pursuing the elusive chamois

When we set out before dawn, the mountains are barely visible against the blue-black firmament. But soon their jagged silhouette stands out clearly from the horizon and the sky turns a vibrant orange. One by one, the last points of light on the opposite slope go out. A small mountain […]

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Africa in our hearts

“Mama, when are we going to Africa again?” Johannes lowers the spoon he was about to dip into his muesli and studies my face carefully. I know how eagerly he awaits my answer; he has probably been keeping his request under wraps for a while. After all, long-distance travel is […]

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Chamois success in deep snow

All you can hear is the soft groaning and creaking of the tall spruce trees, barely moving in the wind. Otherwise, it’s completely still in the mountains as we leave behind our cozy hunting lodge and step into the crisp alpine air. The snow seems to have swallowed all sounds. […]

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Ardennes: The Cross-Border Boars

Mythical, nay mystical, the Ardennes forest attracts visitors as much as it impresses them. In the depths of these woods, crouches the black beast which gives this place its reputation. Approaching the Ardennes from the south, before delving into this eponymous forested massif, the region offers a most beautiful wooded […]

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Rutting season in Baranja

The lush landscapes of the Croatian Baranja are rich in game, and the locals are renowned for their hospitality. Oliver Dorn visited the region on the Hungarian border with two friends during the red deer rut. “If someone takes a journey, they can tell a story” – as the German […]

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At the last minute!

Last year I felt drawn to return to Croatia. The country has so much to offer and the people are so warm – I simply love to travel there. This time I wanted something special, so I decided on a mouflon hunt on the Croatian Adriatic, around the Kvarner Gulf. […]

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Rut-hunting in Masuria

Many German hunters visit Poland regularly – the forests and fields are considered rich in game and the people are hospitable. Oliver Dorn traveled to the province of Warmia-Masuria for the first time and tried his hand at hunting mature roebuck. Nearly 20 years ago, my late father and I […]

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The Namib Small Five

On the Eastern boarder of the Namib desert, there is a jewel named Wilsonfontein where the hunter can live some exclusive experience in the middle of these 29 000 hectares of private arid land which is totally wild and open. After a first trip 4 years ago, we’ve decided to […]

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