About the Book
For author Mike Honeycutt, there’s nothing more exciting than a remote trip with great scenery. In Mike Honeycutt’s World of Hunting and Fishing, he shares a travelogue that speaks to his passion for traveling the world to exotic locales to hunt and fish for unusual animal species.
Based on his extensive travel experiences, Honeycutt narrates stories from all over the world on all continents. From the savannas of northern Cameroon to the jungles of southern Cameroon, and from the mountains of the Rocky Mountains in the United States, to a Himalayan tahr hunt in the mountains of New Zealand, he describes an array of real-life experiences and excursions. He tells about bird hunting in Argentina, turkey hunting in Old Mexico, and looking for the Gobi Argali Sheep in Mongolia.
From airplanes to snowmobiles, to boats, horses, jeeps, four-wheelers, and pickups, Honeycutt has traversed the world experiencing an array of terrain, cultures, religions, food, and personalities. He offers insights into his world travel in Mike Honeycutt’s World of Hunting and Fishing.
“I have always had a passion to hunt and travel to other lands. Growing up in a small town, I always had access to land and rifles to hunt with. My family always had a land to hunt on and started acquiring acreage early. I became more of an avid hunter for deer, turkey, and quail. After high school, I did a couple of years of college and began to think about hunting different species of animals and traveling to other land. I finally got a chance to travel and hunt for the elusive Lord Derby eland…” – Chapter 1, Northern Cameroon, January 1997
“After traveling over the ocean and hunting different species of animals and visiting different cultures, my passion to return to Africa was strong. An Arab proverb that I read stated that once you drink from an Arab spring, you will return to drink again; and so, I was hooked for a second trip. I received a call from the outfitter in Houston, Texas asking me to go again to acquire the bongo in the southeastern region of Cameroon. The bongo was as elusive a creature as the Lord Derby. – Chapter 2, Southern Cameroon, March 1999