The Journey Within, A Bird Hunter’s Diary- Himalayan Snowcock

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Going into this fall, the upland trip that had me the most worried, was heading into the Ruby mountains of Nevada in search of the extremely elusive Himalayan Snowcock.  Himalayan Snowcock live in high alpine meadows and cliffs generally between the elevations of 9,000 to 11,000 feet, but they are also found in their native […]

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Wyoming Hunts You Need to Know About – Deer, Elk & Antelope

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Without question, the Consultants at WTA, field as many calls inquiring about Wyoming hunting opportunities than any other state in the West. This can be attributed to the diverse hunting possibilities that exist across the state. Wyoming truly offers a hunt that falls under every sportsmen’s “bucket list” of must do adventures. If the following trips […]

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New Zealand’s South Island Hunting – Red Stag, Tahr and More

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May 29 – June 6, 2019 Trip Report- Travis Baker New Zealand is paradise for the outdoor enthusiast.  Whether it’s big game hunting, fishing, waterfowl, adventure travel, or simply taking in the sights and sounds, a trip to this pristine country is a must!  It was long overdue, but I finally had the opportunity to […]

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Gunwerks Long Range University Hunting Course – Second Day of Class

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I drew a Colorado buck antelope tag this year and I’m positive that extending my effective range will increase my odds of taking a bigger, older buck.  The possession of this tag and being only 90 days away from the hunt increased my focus for Day 2 of Gunwerks LRU. **If you missed my write […]

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Moose Hunting this Fall

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Archery moose hunting during the rut is one of the most exciting hunts in North America. To increase your odds of success, you need to concentrate on areas with high moose densities. This Alberta operation is located in a very unique area; private lands, low wolf density, agricultural fields surrounded by lakes with dense willow […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Wyoming Antelope & Mule Deer Tags

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APPLYING FOR ANTELOPE AND DEER TAGS IN THE GREAT STATE OF WYOMING This post comes to you from our Director of TAGS, Eric Pawlak. Wyoming Antelope & Deer Application Deadline ALERT-   The 2019 application deadline for Wyoming antelope & deer tags is fast approaching. Non-residents must have their applications submitted by midnight, May 31st.  Only on-line […]

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World Turkey Slam- Hunting Ocellated in the jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula

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There is no other turkey hunt like it anywhere in the world; hunting Ocellated turkeys deep in the jungles of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula!  This was my 3rd trip to hunt the jungle and both of my previous trips had been amazing, so I was looking forward to this new adventure.  No other hunting experience in […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Arizona Elk Tags

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Applying for an Elk Tag in Arizona This post comes to you from our TAGS Manager, Eric Pawlak. Arizona Elk Application Deadline ALERT-   The 2019 application deadline for Arizona elk tags is fast approaching. Non-residents must have their applications submitted by midnight, February 12th. Draw Results – Mid-March Point Only – Yes, Arizona does […]

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Chamois Hunting in France/ WTA Exclusive

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When you think of European or mountain hunting, France usually isn’t one of the top destinations that is talked about.   I had thought France would be a hard country to bring firearms to.  I figured that the country wouldn’t be very hunter friendly.  I even doubted, as compared to other locations, how good the hunting […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Wyoming Elk Tags

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APPLYING FOR AN ELK TAG IN THE GREAT STATE OF WYOMING This post comes to you from our TAGS Manager, Eric Pawlak. Wyoming Elk Application Deadline ALERT-   The 2019 application deadline for Wyoming elk tags is fast approaching. Non-residents must have their applications submitted by midnight, January 31st.  Only on-line applications will be accepted. Draw Results […]

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Alaska Reindeer Hunting

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As a hunting consultant in the industry for over 20 years, I have seen a lot of hunting patterns change. Unfortunately, one of the biggest changes has been in caribou hunting across North America. Call it what you want, global warming, predation, over hunting, government politics, special interest groups, migration shifts, hunting regulations etc. The […]

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New Mexico Coues Deer – 2019 Apply for Free!

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When the state of New Mexico is mentioned among hunting circles the conversation will rarely, if ever, lead into Coues deer hunting.  The fact is many hunters do not even know Coues deer exist outside of Arizona and Old Mexico. The truth is New Mexico offers fantastic hunting opportunities with phenomenal draw odds for Coues deer.   Coues deer are found only in the extreme southwestern […]

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Canada Whitetail Hunting – Now Is the Time to Plan Your 2019 Hunt!

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As the 2018 whitetail season in Canada comes to an end we are reminded that the “North Country” still offers an excellent opportunity at harvesting a world-class whitetail.  This season was one of the best we’ve seen in recent years, and our customers came home with some outstanding bucks to display in their trophy rooms.  […]

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Alaska Tags Deadline

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Well the application season is once again upon us. Alaska has a December 17th application deadline. Here is a little more detail on the Alaska draw and the species available to apply for. Hunting The Last Frontier can be a really special experience and drawing a tag can certainly improve your chances of success on taking […]

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Offshore Fishing’s New Hot Spot

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At WTA we are always looking for that next great location to send our clients for both hunting and fishing. We take vetting locations and outfitters very serious, so after I heard a lot of buzz about the incredible billfishing around FADs (Fish Aggregating Devices) off the shore of Costa Rica, I decided to give […]

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Wyoming All Species Points Only

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Without question, the Consulting team at WTA TAGS field more phone calls on Wyoming hunting opportunities than any other state in the West.  This can be attributed to the diverse hunting opportunities that exist across this game-rich state. Wyoming truly offers a hunt that falls under every sportsmen’s bucket list of “must do” adventures. If […]

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Alaska Caribou – Why you Should be Applying in This Trophy Unit

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When I first got started in this industry nearly 20 years ago, you could hunt just about anywhere in the “North Country” and come home with a couple of nice caribou.  Unfortunately, those days are long gone.  Climate change, pressure, subsistence hunting, over grazing, predation have all played roles in the steady decline in caribou […]

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Red Stag in Argentina – Big Game Hunting The “Off Season”

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Red Stags in Argentina By: Tim Herald Typically, North American hunters are accustomed to big game seasons primarily being in the fall months of September through November or December. Our spring offers turkey hunting and some bear hunts, but pursuing antlered game is off the table outside of some exotics. After a long cold winter, […]

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WTA Partners with Union Sportsmen’s Alliance

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 Worldwide Trophy Adventures Partners with Union Sportsmen’s Alliance   World Trophy Adventures (WTA) and The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA)  recently teamed up to provide USA members with better access to quality hunting and fishing destinations, while raising funds to support the USA’s conservation mission.   As part of the partnership, WTA will offer USA members […]

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Worldwide Trophy Adventures & Houston Safari Club Announce Partnership

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Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club (HSC) is pleased to announce its newest corporate partner-Worldwide Trophy Adventures(WTA). HSC and WTA have entered into a strategic partnership to provide editorial content for HSC’s publications, education programs and exclusive WTA opportunities for HSC members. WTA co-owner, Tim Herald, said, “We are very excited about the partnership with […]

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What Happens After I Take My Trophies on International Hunts?

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International hunts are thrilling and a unique experience. With the amazing experience comes things you don’t have to worry about when hunting in your home country. WTA’s International Consultant, Frank Cole, has some excellent tips for how to handle the specifics after you’ve taken your trophies.  1.Customs Broker Hire a US Customs Broker prior to […]

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Gear Review: GSI Pinnacle Soloist Camp Stove

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iReviewGear Editor:Cory Just The Facts, GSI Pinnacle Soloist Camp Stove: FEATURES & SPECS Lightweight, high-efficiency, 9,629 BTU/h Pinnacle Canister camp Stove and Windscreen nest perfectly and provide ultimate efficiency regardless of conditions IFolding handle locks into place for cooking and secures entire set for transport, eliminating the need for a stuff sack IUnique mug/bowl solution […]

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Gear Review: 10x Hooded Parka & Insulated Bibs

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Editor: iReviewGear.com Just the Facts: 10X® Hooded Parka & Insulated Bib Overall Item #X96110 Product Description •Be prepared for anything Mother Nature can throw at you in our Insulated Bib. •Ankle-to-thigh waterproof zippers and 2-way front concealed snap storm fly zipper, Comfort elastic bib straps with quick release hardware, Elastic inserts at back waist for […]

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Gear Review: First Lite Corrugate Guide Pants

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This review of the First Lite Corrugate Guide Pants comes from our friends at iReviewGear.com. Editor: iReviewGear.com Basic Description: The FIRST LITE CORRUGATE Guide Pant is a lightweight, very breathable, durable hunting pant. Featuring various camouflage patterns or solid colors on its unique Duraflex nylon fabric that was inspired from rock climbing and mountaineering. Constructed around a […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Traveling to the New Zealand, Australia, and New Caledonia

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When you’re going on a hunt to New Zealand, Australia, or New Caledonia, some special rules will apply. WTA Consultant Frank Cole is a frequent international traveler, and he sat down with us to share some tips on these unique tips and how you can get the most out of them. 1. Tourism If you […]

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Triple Threat: NA29 Muzzleloader Antelope Freak

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Mark Peterson, CEO of Worldwide Trophy Adventures, is working on a unique task: completion of the NA29 with bow, rifle, and muzzleloader. His muzzleloader antelope hunt was this fall. You can track the status of this quest on his website, www.markvpeterson.com. Background In October 2016, I had the privilege of hunting, once again, with some of […]

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Consultant’s Corner with Wyatt Bowles: Field Judging Antelope

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As I just returned from a successful Pronghorn Antelope hunt in Nevada, field judging antelope is fresh on my mind. Hunting pronghorn antelope is a super fun but challenging. These critters can be extremely hard to field judge. I have a few helpful tips for you that I learned both in the field and while attending Boone and […]

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First Season of Cabela’s Instinct: Expedition to Continue This Week

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The first season of the new Sportsman Channel series, Cabela’s Instinct, will continue this week with all-new episodes. The next three episodes, starting with #8, will feature Mark Peterson’s hunts in Pakistan as he chases rare and coveted species, such as Sind Ibex, Urial, and Markhor. Tim Herald hunts elk in New Mexico, mule deer […]

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Consultant’s Corner with Caleb Sutton: Early Season Whitetail Deer

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5 Tips to Improve Your Odds Taking Early Season Whitetail Deer Scouting Locations: Utilizing aerial photos to predict pinch points, travel corridors, food sources, and water sources to find early season whitetail deer. Use a tool like OnXmaps to make sure you are on public land or have the proper access from the correct landowner. […]

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Consultant’s Corner with Jordan Christensen: Glassing Western Big Game

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5 Tips for Glassing Western Big Game WTA Consultant Jordan Christensen passed along some great tips for improving your glassing and ultimately finding better trophies! Use the Right Gear Quality optics and a tripod are the only pieces of equipment that a hunter can purchase that will immediately make him or her better at pursuing […]

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Mark Peterson: Upcoming Event

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Mark Peterson to appear at SOE event, Louisville Cabela’s, Aug 6 For Immediate Release, July 27, 2016 Student Outdoor Experience (http://www.soelive.com/), a group dedicated to “Teaching students leadership through the outdoors,” is holding a free event at Cabela’s in Louisville, KY on August 6 for youth in grades 4-12. Worldwide Trophy Adventures’ Mark Peterson, co-host […]

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WTA Purchases Cabela’s Outdoor Adventures and TAGS Service

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Worldwide Trophy Adventures has acquired Cabela’s Outdoor Adventures and Cabela’s TAGS. WTA TAGS is the only full-service licensing program available. All TAGS inquiries that go through Cabela’s website will be forwarded to WTA TAGS at this time. What does the acquisition of Cabela’s Outdoor Adventures & TAGS by WTA mean for you? All Cabela’s OA […]

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Mark Peterson Becomes Part Owner of The Wildlife Gallery

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Worldwide Trophy Adventures’ owner and outdoor television personality, Mark Peterson, recently became part owner of The Wildlife Gallery. The partial acquisition of The Wildlife Gallery affords Peterson a unique and valuable partnership. Their mission and Peterson’s goals work hand in hand. Many impressive mounts displayed in his home and businesses reflect the unrivaled skill of […]

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