Archive for africa

What Does Hunting Really Do For African Game?

We’ve all heard, discussed, and repeated the claim that “hunting is good for the species,” but how long does it take? The BullShooters provide an answer.

July 18, 2014

The Final Chapter

A tale of two old men, and one fabulous rifle.

July 14, 2014

No Leopard

Executive Editor Adam Heggenstaller's safari to Namibia is over, but leopard is still on his mind.

June 09, 2014

Predator Hunting in Africa

The black-backed jackal is a predator similar to a coyote and is fair game in Namibia.

May 29, 2014

Leopard Bait

Zebra hindquarter makes the best leopard bait, according to PH Jamy Traut.

May 27, 2014

Elephant Import Ban Affects Hunters, Conservation Efforts

A unilateral decision by the USFWS to ban importation of sport-hunted elephants from Zimbabwe and Tanzania will affect conservation in Africa.

April 09, 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

Playing the Numbers Game at the SCI Convention

Safari Club International’s 42nd annual convention may be in Las Vegas, but attendees can play the numbers game without ever entering a casino.

February 07, 2014

Kill a Rhino to Save a Rhino?

The Dallas Safari Club is offering one bidder a chance to kill an endangered black rhinoceros—in hopes that the money raised will help save many, many more.

October 29, 2013

Game On: Hunting Africa with Kimber

NRA E-Media's Tom Rickwalder captured these images while he and American Hunter Editor-in-Chief Scott Olmsted hunted game in Africa's Caprivi Strip. From crocs and wildebeest to hippos and elephants, the Kimber Caprivi and Mountain Ascent have helped to get the job done.

September 09, 2013

Impala Leaps into Car, Escapes Cheetahs

Recent video shows an impala using the surrounding environment to escape a pair of cheetahs earlier this week—if you consider the backseat of a nearby car to be the "environment."

July 11, 2013

Spiral Horns and Curious Diversions

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

April 30, 2013

Is "Dangerous Game Hunting" Really That Dangerous?

The Myth: Dangerous game hunting isn’t really that dangerous.

July 16, 2012

Jumbo Down!

It does not take a village to feed a village. It takes one hunter to assume his natural role in the environment.

June 12, 2012

Hunting Africa on a Budget

With some imagination, flexibility and patience a hunter may be able to save a few bucks when planning an African hunt of a lifetime.

February 09, 2012