Guns and Gear for a Cape Buffalo Hunt
You can't hunt Cape buffalo with just any gear. Here are a few recommendations.
How to Choose a Buffalo Rifle
What's "enough gun" for a Cape buffalo? Rifle and bullet technology is always changing, and what we considered gospel 40 years ago may need to be revisited.
African Experience: Episode 12
A tip from a villager in the Caprivi Strip puts professional hunter Phillip Fourie on the tracks of a herd of 600 Cape buffalo: Can he close the deal for his client?
African Experience: Episode 14
Cape buffalo hunting can be hours of boredom punctuated by moments of adrenaline. A hunter in search of an exceptional bull will work hard. Key is finding a fresh track—not always the simplest task.
African Experience: Episode 15
Professional hunter Hardus van Zyl and Iowa’s Mike McNichols line up a shot on a great Cape buffalo bull. But McNichols’ shot is high, and the bull leads the hunters “straight through the jess”—not a place anyone wants to track a wounded buffalo.
Big Smoke Buffalo
We were on a mission to hunt the African troublemaker with muzzleloaders. Our mantra: Better get that first shot right.
Gear for Blackpowder Buffalo
What’s it take to hunt Cape buffalo with a muzzleloader? Here’s a look at what Editorial Director John Zent utilized on his recent trip to Mozambique.
7 Tips for Hunting Dangerous Game
Follow these tips to prevent your dream hunt from turning into a nightmare.
Escapism Gone Wild: One Man's Obsession With Dangerous Game
If you’ve ever wondered what draws those audacious few to seek out game that can kill them, the author said it best: Most hunters talk of great days. The dangerous-game hunter speaks of great moments.
Handgun Hunting: How to Prep for African Dangerous Game
Hunting dangerous game with a handgun is not for the weak-kneed. Think you’re ready? Here are a few tips for proper preparation.