American Houndsmen - Del Cameron
American Houndsmen - Vintage Hound Hunting
For 50 years Del Cameron
has been a houndsman.
More than 35 of those years he
bred, raised, and trained his
own strain of registered Blueticks hounds for his
lion and bear hunting.
pioneered professional lion and bear hunting in the northern Rockies and was the only full time professional lion and bear guide in Montana for many years.
knowledge of these game animals is reserved for only a few living hunters today.
years of outdoor experience throughout the West and his
personal integrity, Del Cameron
became a leader in the world of sport hunting.
is one of the very few in the entire West who had a year around hunting business; and he
personally instructed students at his
unique School for Guides in the 1970's which was the first such school of its kind to be licensed by any state; Hunting was his
full time occupation.
living off the back of a horse and with his
Now retired at age 70 as a professional hunter, big game outfitter and wilderness guide, Del Cameron
still maintains some quality hounds that are among the finest of hunting bloodlines.
is at home
in the mountains of western Montana and still roams the Rockies from Montana and Idaho to Arizona and New Mexico.
knows this life from the rough side out because he
has spent his
lifetime living it.
intimacy with hounds and the game they hunted is legendary.
relates many mysteries of the mountains and reveals facts about lions and bears that have never before been told.
exposes some secrets of scent and shares his
successful hound training and breeding philosophies.