Valk says they hunted a cattle ranch, but notes that the livestock did not interfere with the hunting. He says the property is covered with antelope, many of good quality. Because Kelso's clients are the only ones allowed to hunt these animals, Valk says the antelope are not overly spooky and are completely unpressured. He says he was afraid seven hunters on one property would be too many and that they would be running into each other, but he found that was not the case. He says they hunted 2 x 1, driving around different sections of the property and that they never saw any of the other hunters.
Accommodations were in a motel about 30 minutes from the ranch. He says Kelso uses a ranch house on the property as an operations base and to provide lunch. Valk says Kelso and his wife were both present to supervise and make sure everything went smoothly.
Valk calls this one of the best trophy hunts in the country, and says everything was exactly as Kelso had represented. Despite that, he has a few caveats. First, he warns that this is only a two-day hunt, which is also the length of the season. Since there are so many quality antelope available, he says it is not a problem in terms of success, but it is a long way to go from the East Coast for essentially one day of hunting. He suggests........(continued)