Sporting Classics Digital

Jan/Feb 2017

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232 • S P O R T I N G C L A S S I C S International Hunting & Fishing A morning's bag of yellow-billed pintails and rosybill pochards taken by hunters out of Argentina Wingshooting Lodge. Argentina Wingshooting Lodge Argentina Wingshooting Lodge has it all: outstanding duck and dove shooting, superb hunting for perdiz over elegant pointing dogs, and great decoyed pigeon gunning. Add to this sumptuous accommodations, gourmet-quality food, and wines that would satisfy the most fastidious oenophile. What's more, it's all just a two-hour drive on excellent highways from the hotels of Buenos Aires. That eliminates the long drives or expensive charter flights far out over the pampas required to get to some duck and pigeon shooting resorts, not to mention the complicated business of taking internal flights to reach your destination within Argentina along with the hassle of checking in guns and paying overweight baggage charges. A Father and Son dove-hunting package includes three days of shooting for an unlimited number of doves, some pigeons, and parakeets. The Mixed Bag package is four days of shooting for ducks, doves, and perdiz. For more information, send an email to Ranch at Chama Land & Cattle Company The Lodge and Ranch at Chama Land & Cattle Company is world renowned for its trophy big game hunting. During the 2016 season, hunters on this legendary 36,000-acre ranch took more than a dozen bull elk that each scored This spectacular Chama bull elk scored a remarkable 558 inches SCI. more than 400 inches SCI. One incredible bull measured 558 inches. There are still a very limited number of elk hunts available for 2017, which is expected to be just as memorable. Set in the soaring San Juan Mountains of northern New Mexico, Chama is one of the West's premier big game hunting destinations. You can begin hunting as early as September 1, which is timed perfectly for early season rifle, archery, and muzzleloader hunting. Owned by the Jicarilla Apache Nation, the Lodge and Ranch at Chama Land & Cattle Company is the gold standard for big game hunting with its world-class accommodations, amenities, and cuisine in Chama's award-winning, 27,000-square foot lodge. Call (575) 756-2133 or visit online at A Joshua Creek guest swings on an incoming mallard during one of the ranch's waterfowl decoy hunts. Joshua Creek Ranch Joshua Creek Ranch is located just 45 minutes northwest of San Antonio. For The World's Top Lodges, Guides & Outfitters more than 26 years, the ranch's habitat has been nurtured to produce some of the finest wingshooting opportunities in the world. Combine that with luxury lodging, gourmet dining, and premier event facilities in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country, and you have the perfect hunting lodge and destination resort. January through March is prime time for guests to enjoy decoyed mallard duck hunting, European-style driven pheasant shoots, and upland bird hunting for quail, pheasants, and chukars. To top it off, it is complimentary for hunters to fly fish for rainbow trout on the spring- fed, crystal-clear Joshua Creek. Joshua Creek Ranch is recognized as a Beretta Trident Lodge for Excellence in Upland Bird Hunting and an Orvis Endorsed Wingshooting Lodge. Call (830) 537-5090 or visit us online High Adventure Company can reserve your seat in some of the best hunting concessions in all of Africa. High Adventure Company John Burrell's High Adventure Company, the exclusive travel concierge for the Beretta Trident Program and recipient of the Sporting Classics Award of Excellence for sporting travel, has been one of the strongest players in the African hunting industry for more than 20 years. Their exclusive concessions include Kalahari Oryx, a 180,000-acre tract in South Africa on the Botswana border that is home to four of the big five. In addition, High Adventure Company has more than one million acres in

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