Sports A Field

Bring or Borrow?

Is it better to bring your own rifle on an overseas hunt, or borrow one?

The Lion's Breath

With a lion just inches away, a hunter faces his darkest fears.

Not Just a Guy Thing

Women are taking to the hunting fields in increasing numbers.

Standard Solutions

Do you really need a magnum cartridge? The old standards still serve us well.

Red Stags of the Rakaia

Hunting free-range red stags and fallow deer in New Zealand.

Land of Enchantment

A pronghorn hunt on the high plains of New Mexico.

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New Professional Hunters’ Organization Forms in South Africa

A group of former PHASA members form their own group to promote ethical hunting in South Africa.

Professional hunters in South Africa are leading the charge to keep the fair-chase ethic front and center.

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Sports Afield Ends Support of PHASA

Sports Afield, the world’s premier hunting adventure magazine, has long been a supporter of, and donor to, the Professional Hunters’ Association of South Africa (PHASA). We are extremely disappointed by PHASA’s recent decision condoning hunts for captive-bred lions—a reversal of its previous position—and in light of this, we will be ending our support of the […]

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Hug A Hunter

A pro-hunting public-relations campaign is helping to spread the message of hunting’s benefits to non-hunters.

The Colorado Hug a Hunter program has had great success in reaching out to the general public with a positive message.

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Eating Eden to Extinction

Understanding the African bushmeat crisis.

The term “bushmeat” is traditionally defined as “the meat of African wild animals as food,” African forests and savannas being commonly referred to as “bush.”

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Where to Find a Big Brown Bear

Brown bears are found in many parts of the world, with the biggest in Alaska and Kamchatka. But don’t delay.

Arguably the largest bear species in the world, the brown bear is unarguably the most widely distributed. But if a brown bear hunt is on your radar, don’t wait much longer.

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In the Land of the Bear

A new book of exciting tales about hunting brown bears in Russia.

From Siberia to Crimea, Geurink and his clients take us on a reaffirming ride through the last half of the 20th century and an uplifting peek into the promise of the 21st.

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Dream Land

How to purchase the hunting property you’ve always wanted.

Increasingly, hunters are investing their money in hunting properties—their own private places of solace from the mayhem of daily life.

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An American Classic

The lever-action hunting rifle is as American as shootin’ irons can get.

America’s hunting and military history encouraged the development of a fast-firing repeater with a magazine capable of holding plenty of ammo.

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Image is Everything

A new initiative helps hunters put their best foot forward.

The Boone and Crockett Club aims to spark thoughtful discourse among hunters about how we present ourselves to the world at large.

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