Sports A Field

The Price Was Wrong

Threats from antihunters have now cost Namibia’s rhino conservation program hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In January, at a banquet at the Dallas Safari Club (DSC) convention, something historic and important happened in the annals of hunting as a conservation tool.

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Ibex Adventure

An expedition to central Asia in search of the magnificent mid-Asian ibex.

In October 2014, I traveled to the fascinating country of Kazakhstan, along with my husband, Scott, to hunt one of the world’s most interesting mountain animals, the mid-Asian ibex. This successful and enjoyable trip was arranged by The Hunting Consortium.

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Book Review: The Mindful Carnivore

A Vegetarian’s Hunt for Sustenance

Tovar Cerulli seems an unlikely hunter. Although he spent his childhood summers in New England fishing for trout and hunting for bullfrogs

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Big Bores, Bears, and Buffalo

Try out a variety of dangerous game rifles and learn how to stop a charge at this unique shooting clinic.

All I could see of the large Cape buffalo was its face, horns, and chest as it started toward me from the edge of the trees, coming at a steady clip.

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Four Tips from Tanzania

When I returned from a seven-day buffalo safari in Tanzania last September, friends who were planning their own safari asked what I’d learned on the trip. Here are a few of the tips I shared with them.

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Heading for Africa

Preparing for a safari is almost as much fun as the trip itself.

The anticipation has been building for months, and at last the day is almost here. I’m getting ready to leave for a safari in Namibia, via a flight to Washington, DC, where I’ll connect with South African Airways to Johannesburg, and then on to Windhoek.

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Savage Lady Hunter

A new rifle engineered for the serious female hunter.

With the introduction of the new Model 11/111 Lady Hunter, Savage Arms is one of the first rifle manufacturers to design a rifle specifically for women.

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A Ram in Pronghorn Country

The new Ram Outdoorsman is designed to be the ultimate hunting truck. We put it to the test in the New Mexico backcountry.

The parade of five Ram trucks rolled through a ranch gate. On the horizon sprouted a collection of white canvas tipis—an incongruous counterpart to the queue of spotless new four-wheel-drive ….

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Handgunning for Hogs

Hunting with large-caliber revolvers adds a new level of challenge to a southern California pig hunt.

Smith & Wesson revolvers equipped with Trijicon RMR sights proved a fine combination for wild pigs on this hunt at Tejon Ranch.

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The Future of African Hunting

Presentation to the World Forum on the Future of Sport Shooting Activities, Nuremberg, Germany, 8 March 2007

Did you know that without hunters, African animals like the black wildebeest and the white rhino probably would not exist today?

© Diana Rupp, Editor in chief, Sports Afield

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