Arizona – nope – Southern Alberta in February. Guide Rodney Stephanson grinning in the sunshine, second cat on dry ground for the day. Most other houndsmen were home sun tanning.

Joseph Demchuck with his nice lion in the rocks of our western mountains. Patch and Ricki treed this one.

Peter Wolf with his pumpkin-headed Tom taken on Day 1 of his Lion hunt.

Bill Rath struggles to lift his 15 12/16 B&C Tom taken on Day 1 of his hunt. Great Cat!This lion is #5 in Alberta. Dale McKinnon and Byron put the miles on this one and an all female cast of hounds did the dirty work.

(From Left) Dale McKinnon, Byron Stewart and Kirk Sharp, three "whitetail" guides teamed up to help Kirk take this Tom lion on Day 1 of Kirk’s hunt. Dale and Byron had scouted and followed this lion for two days and many miles prior to Kirk’s arrival. Solid planning – solid results.

Florida's Johnny Bryan with his lion high on the mountain on the first day of his cat hunt.

Florida's Bruce Grant was able to take this big Tom over TNT hounds on Day 4 of his December hunt.

Mark Hendrickson, of Wisconsin, looked at three cats in trees this day and got a nice one!

Sheldon Henschel with his Big ol' Tom the hounds ran off an elk kill.

"Big Bill" Machura with his 15 8/16 B&C monster lion.