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A Thirty-Year Plan

The Friedkin Family and Tanzania’s government make a long-term commitment to conservation.

The hunting news from Africa is often troubling these days: dwindling game, rampant poaching and corruption, massive habitat encroachment.

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This Land Is Our Land

Turning over federal lands to the states would be a huge blow to hunting and the funding that supports wildlife conservation.

Wouldn’t you love to own several hundred million acres of game-rich mountains, forests, and plains….

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George Bird Grinnell

Editor, hunter, and conservationist, Grinnell made it his life’s work to save the American bison.

The life of George Bird Grinnell is an inspiring story of how one person can truly make a difference…

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The .45-70: Still Going Strong

New bullet designs and construction have given new life and new versatility to the venerable .45-70 Government.

While big bore lever-actions have long been a favorite of deep woods whitetail hunters, 21st Century reloading components and ammunition have made the .45-70 much more versatile and easily capable of taking moose and elk out to 250 yards.

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The Hunter’s Bookshelf

Collecting great hunting books is an enjoyable way to further your appreciation of the hunting tradition.

Like many hunters, I was fascinated with sporting literature from a very young age. Great works of hunting literature such as Ruark’s Horn of the Hunter ….

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Rifle Review: Weatherby Vanguard Camilla

Weatherby’s new rifle for women is accurate, elegant, and fun to shoot.

It’s not surprising to me that many of the women I know shoot Weatherby rifles. Their excellent quality and accuracy aside, Weatherby rifles are often built with Monte-Carlo-style stocks

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Saving the Selous

The elephants of the Selous need help, and hunting is critical to their survival.

When Benson Kibonde left his position as chief warden of the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania in 2008 he thought the days of rampant ivory poaching in Tanzania were long past.

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Leading the Way

Many of today’s wildlife management professionals don’t understand hunting, but efforts are underway to change that.

I remember a wildlife biology class I took in college. The class was full of people who were interested in animals, but who didn’t seem to have ever spent much time outdoors. When I showed up for a field trip to a local forest one misty day wearing camo rain gear, I attracted some strange looks from my peers.

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The Lost Lions

How the most famous man-eaters in the history of Africa ended up in the city of Chicago.

The man-eaters of Tsavo, as they can be seen today on display in the Field Museum in Chicago. Photo courtesy of the Field Museum.

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