By Tim Jones, Managing Editor
In our January, 2012 issue (see Article ID 2766
in our online database) we detailed a report from subscriber Jan Kristian Østergaard on a European wisent (bison) hunt he took in Belarus
in January, 2011. We reported in that story that, as of December, 2011, almost a year after the hunt, Østergaard had not yet received his trophy. It was the only negative on the hunt, and the holdup, Østergaard told us, was not with the outfitter, Belhunt
, but with the government agencies that had to inspect the trophy (the skull with horns and teeth) before releasing it for shipment. At that point, Østergaard had been promised his trophy would be released by December 15, 2011.....