Gavin Lipjes is back on the show to do another episode on hunting with hounds. Specifically, we talked about caracal and Bushpig hunting with hounds today. We talk briefly about just what caracal and Bushpig are, how they’re commonly hunted, and how hunting them with hounds is both unique for each species and similar to each other.
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What We Covered
1) Description of what bushpig and caracal are.
2) Why bushpig and caracal are commonly hunted with hounds.
3) Countries and provinces where it is legal to hunt bushpig and caracal with hounds.
4) What a caracal hunt with hounds is like: how the hunts are conducted, how to find a caracal to track, how long the hunts last, and how they end.
5) What the shooting situations are like on caracal.
6) How caracal population density varies from place to place.
7) What a buspig hunt with hounds is like: how the hunts are conducted, how to find a caracal to track, how long the hunts last, and how they end.
8) What the shooting situations are like on bushpig.
9) Rifle and caliber recommendations for hunting bushpig and caracal with hounds.
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