Hunting and Fishing

Hunting, fishing, falconry, and related outdoor activities

Society Seneschal releases new policy on hunting activities at SCA events

George Reed, Society Seneschal, has released a new policy, and implementation guidelines, for hunting activities at SCA events.

Call me Ishmael: Medieval Fishing

Dame Aoife brings us a bounteous net-full of links that are all about fishing in the Middle Ages. (Sorry about the pun...we couldn't resist the bait! —ed.)

Hunting Season

The hunting horn sounds again, deer are getting ready to flee, hunters' calls can be heard from all sides. It is Hunting Season again! For the sixth year the shire of "Ad Flumen Caerulum" opens the hunting season and once more invites all archers to celebrate the begin of the hunt with us. The archery competition will be held on a beautiful field archery course in the alps south of Vienna. This gives an opportunity to test your archery skills by walking through beautiful woods, trying to find the targets, and hopefully hitting them.

Y'ain't Nuthin' but a hound dog

The hound dog may not be a fancy breed, but they've been lovable and faithful friends of Mankind for centuries. This week, Dame Aoife takes a look at the humble but helpful hounds.

Hunt Guild

The Hunt Guild was chartered by Their Majesties of An Tir, but membership is open to anyone world-wide with an interest in period hunting, fishing, and falconry.

British Hunters Choose France

Since fox hunting has been banned in Britain, many hunters are traveling to France.

Intensive fishing was an ancient practice

New analyses of remains at archaeological sites suggest that over-fishing in and near England became prevalent around AD 1000.

Arte of Angling

This page has been created so that people might learn about the way people fished for sport over 500 years ago.

Email list brings medievalist hunters and fishers together

The newly-created "Fur and Scales" email list was created as a resource for anyone interested in hunting, fishing, falconry, and related activities in the Middle Ages.

Falconers to Meet in Kansas

Friederich Von Blumenkamp has announced that the North American Falconers Association will hold its annual field meet November 21-26, 2004 at the Plaza Hotel in Garden City, Kansas.