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.
Planning An African Safari
Have you thought about going to Africa, but assumed that it was too expensive, too hazardous, or too difficult? Ever since I returned from my first safari,
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.
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.
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.
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 ….
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.
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
Phototourism has its place, but in terms of benefit to wildlife, there’s no substitute for going afield with a rifle. The rifle is the primary tool of the hunter. A few hunters consider their rifles just that—tools—and nothing more. Most of us, though, also enjoy rifles for their own sake: the fine lines, craftsmanship, that […]
An excerpt from the new book Ask the Namibian Guides. In the new book Ask the Namibian Guides, author Diana Rupp interviews thirteen highly regarded professional hunters from all over Namibia in an effort to bring the most up-to-date information to the aspiring safari hunter. The professionals answer questions about why this country is such […]