By Lance Stapleton, Senior Western Correspondent
This past September
I reported on Jay Ganzeveld's Kobau Mountain Guides and Outfitters and his new operation in southern British Columbia, which he had leased only weeks before. You will remember, I predicted that this outfit would produce some outstanding Shiras moose and mule deer, partially because the area has a reputation for trophies and because it was hunted only very lightly for over a decade.
This update is timely because Ganzeveld has just renewed his lease, even though he confirmed that this season did not go as expected. There were several reasons why. Certainly, this fall was difficult for many Canadian outfitters due to very warm weather early in the season, followed by snow intermixed with rain, producing awful hunting conditions.....