Archive for africa

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

Craig Boddington’s “African Experience”

Craig Boddington has explored more of this vast continent and pursued more diverse game than any other hunter in history.

February 24, 2011

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

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 (Part IV)

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

June 11, 2009