Sports A Field

Use Enough Scope

But not too much!

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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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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Incredible Journey

Wyoming’s mule deer migrate some 150 miles every year.

If you think of wildebeest in the Serengeti when you think of large mammal migrations, start thinking a little closer to home. Scientists have discovered that the longest known migration of mule deer—an incredible 150-mile journey between winter range and summer range—occurs every year in western Wyoming.

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A Visit to Bristol Bay

Hunters, anglers, and other conservationists continue to fight a proposed mine in Alaska’s game-rich Bristol Bay region.

Flying over southwest Alaska, I’m surprised at the sparseness of the landscape. It’s not the jagged mountains and snowcapped peaks I’ve been imagining since Scott Hed of Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska invited me to come along on a fact-finding trip to King Salmon, Alaska.

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Sports Afield Acquires Assets of Cabela’s Trophy Properties

The Ultimate Source for Property Listings for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Sports Afield, America’s oldest outdoor magazine, has announced the acquisition of the assets of Cabela’s Trophy Properties, LLC, the real estate listing arm of Cabela’s. The new company, known as Sports Afield Trophy Properties (SATP), is a broad-based network of property listings, and is the ultimate source for the outdoor enthusiast’s recreational property needs.

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Elephant!

The Renaissance of Hunting the African Elephant

Craig Boddington’s hotly anticipated new book on the African elephant is out, and not surprisingly, it’s an excellent read.

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The Changing Face of the African Safari

Over the course of sixty years, safaris have undergone a radical transformation.

Over many years, the word “safari”–that magical word which brings to mind high adventure in the wilds of Africa, immortalized by Theodore Roosevelt, Martin and Osa Johnson, Ernest Hemingway, and Robert Ruark–has become synonymous with a hunting/photographic expedition involving sportsmen and women from across the world.

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