By Tim Jones, Managing Editor
Our second report on Austria this month is from subscriber Kurt Fetzer (Report 8925
), who took a silver-medal ibex and wild boar and a bronze-medal roe deer while hunting near Miesenbach this past August. His guide/outfitter was Klemens Bugelnig, (phone from the US: 011-43-2674-88201; email@example.com), who he first connected with at the Safari Club International convention. (For more info on this outfitter see Reports 1585
in our database.)
In a follow-up phone call, Fetzer told us that this was all free-range hunting using a network of logging roads that allowed relatively easy access to the higher mountains. He also noted that game was abundant and carefully managed. "I had to hunt hard for the roe deer, which took five days, but the boar was easy. We were heading out to a hut for an evening sit, and stopped to scope out a likely area on the way. We found two boars feeding at 5:30 in the afternoon......