Hunting > African Game

Kalahari Obsession: Hunting Africa's Whitetail

Impala are plentiful and trophy fees are generally inexpensive, making them fun to chase without the economic pressure associated with “greater” game.

December 14, 2011

Safari Days

Slip into the Kalahari’s red hills and you’ll meander into kudu, springbok, blesbok, gemsbok, zebra, wildebeest and so much more.

June 21, 2011

Elephant on the Galana

An elephant license and 50 miles along the Galana River to hunt Kenya’s famed elephant country were pretty special back in 1970.

February 07, 2011

When African Animals Attack

No other hunting destination on earth sees as many fatalities and injuries as Africa. Read the details of some of the Dark Continent's most vicious encounters.

November 29, 2010

NRA Contributing Editor Achieves Hunting Milestone

Cameron Hopkins has successfully completed his quest for all nine of the principal species of Africa’s spiral-horn antelopes.

October 21, 2010

Hornady GMX: Use Enough Bullet

Can an ultra-tough, penetrating bullet turn a non-magnum cartridge into an over-achiever? The author treks to South Africa in search of an answer.

June 21, 2010

Gunslingers of the Cape

Taking on plains game in South Africa with a handgun spices up an already interesting adventure.

June 15, 2010

Lesser Kudu: Africa's Most Elegant

The magnetic lure of a majestic animal proves less is more.

June 02, 2010

Mahochi Leopard

You have not truly experienced Africa until you have sat in a pitch-black leopard blind.

May 07, 2010

A Lion Named Blondie

He was a stock raider, a cattle killer, and he was terrorizing the local tribe of herders near a camp in central Tanzania.

March 30, 2010

How To Run The Airport Gauntlet

The airline ticket agent is the ultimate gate keeper because he or she alone can determine how your gun case is checked.

March 09, 2010

A Three-Rifle African Battery

I put much more thought, planning and care into the selection of my safari rifles than I do choosing the safari itself.

March 09, 2010

The Big Five

Renowned as the most dangerous game in Africa, the Big Five are a major milestone in any safari hunter’s career.

March 09, 2010

Confessions Of An Obsessive Backpacker

Not that anyone who hunts passionately in Africa is “normal,” but even by the standards of obsessive safari addicts, I stand out as, well, a bit strange.

March 09, 2010

No Apologies Necessary

I was on safari in Tanzania, booked for 21 days in the Kigosi flood plains for what was promised to be an epic adventure.

March 09, 2010