Hunting > African Game

Losing to Leopard

Not every trip ends with a trophy. That said, in order to lose against a leopard, Executive Editor Adam Heggenstaller had to hunt one. Read his story here.

February 25, 2015

Hunting the Black Bulls of Mozambique

A safari for Cape buffalo and sable may have its “dark” side, but this opportunity is surely one of the brightest combo hunts in present-day Africa.

February 18, 2015

Ivory Trade Ban, Limits on Elephant Imports and What They Mean for Hunters

If unchecked, a proposed ban on the sale and trade of legally owned ivory would harm American hunters.

December 30, 2014

African Trophies Shared

The reasons father and son go to Africa, and what they take home, far exceed hide and horn. After sharing a lifetime of hunting, it's only fitting that the author would head to Africa with his father by his side.

May 27, 2014

A Ride-Along with Stewards of Africa's Wild

Africa keeps its wildlife wild and free only by adhering to a strict conservation philosophy that includes all stakeholders—government entities, ranchers, hunting outfits, professional hunters and human inhabitants in the bush—putting skin in the game.

March 10, 2014

An African Big-Game Hunt, Caprivi Style

Standing toe-to-toe with Earth’s largest land mammal makes one thing clear: Elephant hunting is not a task to be taken lightly.

February 28, 2014

The Lion Rules Headlines

A petition by a coalition of anti-hunting environmental groups has led the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to study whether the African lion should be protected under the Endangered Species Act. An ensuing battle pits preservationists vs. conservationists.

February 20, 2014

The Red Lechwe: Hunting Africa with Kimber

NRA E-Media's Tom Rickwalder had an opportunity to take a variety of game on his very first African safari—including the elusive lechwe.

October 24, 2013

What Do Women Want in a Hunting Guide?

We asked some of the country’s top female hunters to reveal what they like and what they don’t like in a guide, based on their past experiences. See what Melissa Bachman, Tiffany Lakosky, Brenda Valentine and more had to say on the subject.

July 29, 2013

Wild Game is the New Green

Frank Miniter delves into the wild-game health craze to figure out why hipsters and foodies alike are flocking to get their hands on some.

July 26, 2013

Buffalo By Boat

In the floodplains of the Caprivi Strip, hunting dangerous game sometimes means taking to the water.

July 01, 2013

Plains Games

On his first Namibia safari, the author’s adventures go beyond his wildest childhood dreams and ignite an inextinguishable love for Africa.

June 05, 2013

When Guided Hunts Go Wrong

No hunt is perfect, but there's a difference between "that's why we call it hunting," and a truly bad experience—especially when you're working with an outfitter. But what do you do when a guided hunt goes wrong? Keith Wood offers some advice.

May 09, 2013

Spiral Horns and Curious Diversions

Carefully laid plans for a classic African plains-game hunt take an unexpected turn.

April 30, 2013

A Movie for Hunters Who Like Movies

It's no secret that Hollywood hasn't been much of friend to the American hunter in the last century. That said, if someone were to produce a modern hunting film, how would you want it to be done? Stephen Hunter has some ideas of his own.

April 24, 2013