JULY 2021 NEWSLETTER

SPORTSMEN ON FILM

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO
ED YATES
FOR HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS AN
ELITE HUNTER*

Elephant

 

Polar Bear

ED YATES is still hunting at age 77. His major lifetime hunting accomplishments, in no particular order, are:

THE WEATHERBY AWARD from The Weatherby Foundation: Sometimes called the Oscar for hunters, this once a year award recognizes outstanding support of wildlife conservation, lifetime hunting achievement, and dedication to the principles of ethical sport hunting.

Brown Hyena

 

Lion

THE PANTHEON AWARD from Grand Slam Club/Ovis in cooperation with Safari Club International: Awarded to anyone who achieves all of the following: a Grand Slam of North American Wild Sheep (Ed has 3), an Ovis Super 30 (Ed has the Super 40 including 58 total wild mountain sheep), a Capra Super 30 (Ed has taken 37 wild mountain goats), all 29 North American big game animals recognized by GSC/O, and the World Hunting and Conservation Award from SCI (the highest accomplishment in SCI's World Hunting Awards program).

Water Chevrotain

 

Bukharan Markhor

THE CONKLIN AWARD from The Conklin Foundation: Sometimes called "The Tough Guy Award," the Conklin is awarded once per year to an active hunter who pursues game in the most difficult terrain and conditions while abiding by the highest standards of ethics and fair chase.

Hume Argali

 

Bukharan Urial

Other notables:
INTERNATIONAL HUNTING AWARD FROM SCI
and
OVIS AND PINNACLE AWARDS FROM GSC/O

Stone Sheep

 

Shiras Moose

NEXT MONTH, ANOTHER ELITE HUNTER* WILL BE PROFILED.
*Elite Hunter Profiles is sponsored by Sportsmen on Film, Inc. and can be accessed via www.sportsmenonfilm.com or www.elitehunterprofiles.com. The profile of a new Elite Hunter will be presented monthly, starting July 2021, in no particular order, and without consideration of the year of each accomplishment, but the totality of accomplishments must be prolific.

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