By Justin Jones, Assistant Editor
We also asked Avedissian about his eight-day Australia hunt (Report 10891
) with Greg Pennicott Safaris (011-61-3625-41381; www.gregpennicottsafaris.com
) in Nov. He says, "I also connected with Pennicott at SCI in Vegas and booked a hunt in both south and north Australia for rusa deer, wapiti and water buffalo.
"I flew to Adelaide, where Pennicott met me for a three-hour drive toward Victoria Province to a large high-fence ranch with elk and red deer. I stayed in Pennicott's home in a comfortable room. He is a personable guy as well as an experienced hunter and great guide.
"We hunted elk inside the enclosure and rusa stag in a free-range area outside it. There are thousands of Javan rusa deer (something like 220,000) as well as countless axis deer in this area. I saw 30 or 40 rusa deer on the day I hunted them, including 10 bucks. I took the largest out of a group of three shooter bucks. A very pleasant hunt....