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The Taste of a Trophy

It’s a myth that only younger game animals are good eating. Trophy-size game can also be excellent table fare.

Some hunters believe trophy-size big-game animals make lousy eating, so they need to be boiled, ground into sausage, or donated. While younger animals certainly provide more consistently edible meat than older ones

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The Good Fight

Outfitters and hunters battle poaching in one of Africa’s most famous hunting grounds.

In 2010, Buzz Charlton and Myles McCallum of Charlton McCallum Safaris were awarded the rights to hunt in the Dande Safari Area and Dande East concessions in Zimbabwe’s Zambezi Valley, two of Africa’s classic dangerous-game hunting destinations.

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Something to Chew On

A new study of game management areas in Zambia highlights the importance of the meat provided to local communities by hunting outfitters.

When hunters travel to Africa for a safari hunt, their friends back home often wonder what happens to the meat of the animals they kill. If you’ve been on an African safari

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Get a Degree in Outfitting

A groundbreaking program at Kansas State University is training students for outdoor careers.

Kansas State University’s Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management (WOEM) program is the first and only Bachelor of Science four-year degree program in the United States …

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Good for the Bird, Good for the Herd

The Sage Grouse Initiative helps a game bird, improves big-game habitat, and even helps ranchers feed their cattle.

An impressive 4.4 million acres of habitat for sage grouse has been restored in just the past four years as a result of public/private partnerships through the Sage Grouse Initiative

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Wild Country

Reflections on the fiftieth anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

My first wilderness elk hunt was ten years ago, but I still remember it vividly. There was the fourteen-mile horseback ride from the trailhead north of Missoula to the snug collection of canvas wall

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A Pioneering Outdoorswoman

Augusta Wallihan was a hunter, wildlife photographer, adventurer, and conservationist.

When I first saw the photograph of Augusta Wallihan entitled “Grocery Shopping,” I was intrigued and had to find out more. Who was this woman, dressed in the garb of the late 1800s

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Sustenance

It’s time to welcome a new generation of health-conscious meat-eaters into the world of hunting.

Rupp with some steaks and roasts she procured in Pennsylvania last fall (still in their original packaging).

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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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