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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An Economic Colossus

Hunting is by far the largest funding mechanism for wildlife, and the economic benefits go far beyond conservation.

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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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.270 vs. .30-06

Comparing two tried-and-true big-game cartridges.

The two most popular big-game cartridges among American hunters remain the .270 and .30-06. Neither are exactly new; the .270 was introduced clear back in 1925, while the .30-06 passed its centennial seven years ago (wow!).

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