Buffalo down under
When invited to go and sample some water buffalo hunting in Australia’s Northern Territories, co-editors Johan van Wyk and Andrew Tonkin jumped at the chance.
Just another day in Africa . . .
Cleve Cheney, a seasoned ranger, wildlife researcher, field guide and PH, shares the memories of his very first lion capture operation.
The man from Fort Lauderdale
Seasoned PH John Coleman regales the reader with another interesting hunting story from the good old days, this time about an American from Fort Lauderdale.
Nature’s newspaper: Tracking by moonlight
If one observes field rangers tracking at night and operating under potentially dangerous conditions, it becomes apparent how fine-tuned all their senses are...
On safari: big-game hunters of yesteryear
Chris Meyer describes big-game hunter Sir Samuel Baker’s experiences with vultures during his exploits in Africa.
Scopes for plains game: An analytical look – making sense of scope numbers
Just in the last decade we have experienced a remarkable evolution in rifle scopes that came onto the market. Chris Bekker takes a close look.
When courage deserts you
Ron Thomson describes the trials and tribulations when, as a youngster, he embarked on the long and dangerous journey to becoming an experienced elephant hunter.
Africa’s wildlife Armageddon
Africa is fighting a desperate battle to save its wildlife and national parks amidst poor wildlife management and increasing pressure from animal rights organisations worldwide.