Archive for african hunting

Is "Dangerous Game Hunting" Really That Dangerous?

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

July 16, 2012

Trumped By the Truth

Frank Miniter gets to the bottom of the false allegations tied to an African safari involving Eric and Donald Trump, Jr.

April 09, 2012

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

5 Reasons Why Hunting Africa is Better Than Alaska

If you compare them head-to-head, Africa offers more of everything a hunter wants. Let’s pit the Great White North against the Dark Continent point-by-point.

July 22, 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

A Near-Death Mistake

Tropical malaria, or plasmodium falciparum, is the only lethal variety of the four types of malaria.

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

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

Hunting Ivory to Kill Time

The year was 1948 and the author's future looked somewhat bleak, until he embarked on a 30-day safari that would change his life forever.

January 13, 2010

The Ultimate Safari Experience

Taking on such a formidable quarry as the elephant takes hunting to a whole new level.

December 15, 2009