Savage Model 99 250-3000

Mahoney lean into pack toting game back to camp. Terrain of ^olcanos is often too cough foe horse or wheels, faltes footwork to get hunting.

Excited, Ma honey and Yam a run up to sheep dropped by actor with one shot.

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Guide Yamamoto glasses plain and slopes for sheep Mahoney waits. Light weight rifles ire best for Hawaii.

Mahoney lean into pack toting game back to camp. Terrain of ^olcanos is often too cough foe horse or wheels, faltes footwork to get hunting.

Excited, Ma honey and Yam a run up to sheep dropped by actor with one shot.

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Guide Yamamoto glasses plain and slopes for sheep Mahoney waits. Light weight rifles ire best for Hawaii.

rough going. I saw .257 Roberta, ,257 Weatherby Magnum. ¿¿43 \\ ine bester. ami .244- Remington rifles. plus a lot of Savage Model 99,250-3000;. and .30 calibers in every sine and shape from .30-30 to .30-06 and ,300 Magnum. Tlie tiri % .¿2 high-velocity ealihers are barred, as are ihc old timers like ihc .25-20, ,32-211. .384). and .44-4«; but aside in mi those, practically anything producing mtucxle energy id o^er iJd'i foot pounds is usable. Ami as for shotguns, aii\ 12, 16, or 2t( hnre piece will gel you an; Hying game on ilk' islands- -California ami Japanese quail, lacc-iieeked and barred dove, cliukar, pigeons, all in numbers seldom seen elsewhere.

My most recent Hawaiian expedition began when toy huulirig partner and I hoarded a Transocean Airlines

Glolicmastur at Rurbank, California. My companion was an old friend—one-time crmboy, former ace Hollywood sluntmau turned actor. Jock Mahoney, presently gaining fame as television's "Yancy De rr in per," Joek and I had been talking for months, ever since my 1458 trip when, in lest than three hourly near llic great Parker Ranch, another hunter and I hagged four whopping boars, all cleanly tumbled at close range. My shooting piece Hits, ami is, a 300 Savage. My I'JoU hunting partner carried another real cracker-jack for Hawaii, a Model 725 Remington, caliber .270, light in weight, convenient, powerful, and rugged as h packmule.

When we checked off Oic big Transocean bird at the Honolulu airport, a heai; overcast shed a delight fully cool mist on us as Dick Woodworth, Chief of the Hawaii Came Department, and his handsome family greeted us with warm alohas and beautiful lels. I couldn't help thinking, as we gathered our guns und luggage, here else nil earth ran a hunler find a more charming reception?

Wixidworih gave u* the choice of remaining in Honolulu for a spcil or catching a smm-dcpariing Aloha Airline flight fur the unter island of Hawaii where arrangements had been made fur us in hunt wilh Slim Holt of Hilo. Since .Mahoney and 1 «ere both anxious to gel into the field, we-checked onto the Aloha (light and in a bit over an hour the DC .1 was lowering flaps for a lauding at Hilft, Hawaii, "the orchid eapital id the unrld."

Rig Si im Holl, a rugged f)'4" of Hawaiian-French-Tahilian ami one of the hunting and game authorities in Hawaii, was on hand l<> greet us al the airport. I had made arrangements wiih Slim and his Japanese toll ort, ^uktrhi \ aiuanioto. to act as i>ur guides, sitiee both men arc cquip|>ed with four*wheel drive Jeeps and are more at home on the lava slopes of Mauna kca than in their homes in Hilo. Yuma ami SJini had the Jeeps packcd and ready to go. so after a ill ort slop in town for our bun ling licenses and a brief stup to wcl our whistles at the lovely Hull home overlooking Hilo. we roared off iConttnum! oji ¡m^r 52)

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