Archive for african game

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

Field Tested: Two Blooper Products In Africa

Sometimes tried and true gear wins out over shiny and new.

March 09, 2010

Disrespectful Photographs: Two Views

Is it possible to demean a game animal with a photograph?

March 09, 2010

African Safari Camps Then And Now

The era of the champagne safari is over, but there are ways to mimic the experience.

March 09, 2010

Kudu Quest

One hunt is never enough when it comes to the pursuit of a big kudu bull.

December 15, 2009

Cape Buffalo in the Long Grass

Buffalo are Africa's most desired dangerous game, and for good reason.

November 16, 2009

Hunting Sitatunga, The Aquatic Antelope

After some of the hardest hunting I've ever done in Africa, I finally take a great bull on the 14th day.

November 06, 2009

The Luxury of Time

A long safari removes pressure and stress, letting you relax and drink it all in. Even if it isn't planned.

November 03, 2009

An AR in Africa?

Randy Luth of DPMS took an AR-platform rifle on a safari hunt in Africa – legally.

September 10, 2009

Lion Hunting On the Brink?

Examining the overall hunting picture of the lion and what we can do to help.

August 26, 2009

Best Laid Plans

Nowhere else in the world provides the ups and downs of Africa.

June 10, 2009

A World in One Country

The campfire stories of a hunt shared beneath South African skies give new meaning to a “girls night out."

June 01, 2009