Memories of Rungwa
Aldo Rech and his son Elisio experience an unforgettable hunt in magical Rungwa, Tanzania, with seasoned PH Oliver Barton of Robin Hurt Safaris.
Recoil and Newton’s third law of motion
Chris Bekker explains the technical aspects of mechanical vs “felt” recoil, including calculations, and gives some hints to lessen the felt recoil of a rifle.
Berthold the backslapping Austrian
A humorous account by John Coleman about a client with the peculiar habit of dishing out violent slaps on the back after a successful hunt.
Torn by a leopard
A leopard hunt went wrong for Geoff Wainwright and a client in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley in the 70s but they lived to tell the tale.
Hunting the trophy red duiker
This article is intended for the hunter who wishes to hunt a trophy-class red duiker. General aspects and the various duiker species are discussed.
Nature’s newspaper: Expect the unexpected
When tracking an animal we make assumptions about it and what its next move will be. Remember to always be ready for the unexpected!
On safari: big-game hunters of yesteryear
In an overview of the big-game hunters and their exploits in Africa during the period 1836-1930, Chris Meyer describes Sir Samuel Baker’s encounters with hyenas.
The hunter and society’s “conservation” ethos: Rumble in the jungle – America vs Africa
If America continues dictating what should happen within African wildlife management affairs, it will be the underlying reason for the demise of Africa’s wildlife.