By Tim Jones, Managing Editor
No sooner had our January issue hit your mailboxes, including two reports
, than we received yet another report on an Austrian red deer hunt that demanded our attention. Subscriber Ben Wilson, III visited the Hochkar region in late September on a hunt booked through and accompanied by Eva Blaimauer-Schnopfhagen of Hunt Austria
(011-43-664-306-2645). You'll recall that one of the January reports by Paul DeCleva Jr., gave high marks to this outfitter/agent for hunts in Austria, Croatia and Hungary.
Wilson says the hunt was a gift from his wife, who accompanied him: "I could have gone to other countries for a red stag, or even hunted for one here in the Hill Country of Texas. But I had hunted in Germany when I was stationed there with the US Army and came to like and respect the European hunting customs......