Sports A Field

Traveling Hunter

The Only Way to Fly: Airplane travel with firearms and ammunition

An overview of the TSA rules for flying with your hunting firearms, ammunition, and other hunting equipment

They took my Swiss Army knife. They took my mini screwdriver repair kit. They even took my tweezers once. But they haven’t taken my guns yet, and if I pay attention and follow the rules, they hopefully never will.

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Ibex Adventure

An expedition to central Asia in search of the magnificent mid-Asian ibex.

In October 2014, I traveled to the fascinating country of Kazakhstan, along with my husband, Scott, to hunt one of the world’s most interesting mountain animals, the mid-Asian ibex. This successful and enjoyable trip was arranged by The Hunting Consortium.

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How to Pack for a Safari

What to bring on your African adventure

I do an awful lot of packing and unpacking, and I don’t take much time doing either. But even after thirty years and sixty-odd African hunts I still get a special thrill when I pack my safari gear.

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Mental Fortitude: A Party in Pakistan

Sometimes it’s the hardships and challenges we experience on hunting trips that make our adventures truly memorable.

If you’re going to hunt in some of the world’s most remote places, you’d better be prepared for some unexpected adventures. Being a hunter with a restless spirit, I can’t seem to get enough of the both the joys and hardships that come with hunting the world’s far-flung regions.

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The Last Bite

A European Hunting Tradition

One of the many charms of hunting in European countries is the importance of tradition. Age-old rituals meant to honor the game animal and the hunter are still practiced in many regions.

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Featured Destination: The Chugach Range

These magnificent mountains in southern Alaska are a sheep-hunter’s mecca.

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Head North Without the Hassle

Take the Canadian Firearms Safety Course for stress-free border crossings.

American hunters traveling to Canada often encounter long lines, confusing firearms regulations, and hidden fees. But if you hunt in Canada often, there’s a way to avoid all of that.

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Bringing Home the Bacon

Hunters have an obligation to make sure their game meat is cared for and used, even when hunting far from home.

Once upon a time, a hunter hoisted his deer over a saddle and led the horse home proudly. Or he merely dragged it from the woods to shed or smokehouse. Then came decades of carrying game home on fenders and hoods, with the carcasses slowly cooking atop big Detroit motors.

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Grizzly Defense

What’s the best way to defend yourself if you run into a grizzly while hunting—or if a grizzly tries to run into you?

Nearly all authorities on the subject agree that the first two words to memorize in this regard are “pepper spray.” I’m fully aware that some hunters associate pepper spray with politically correct, granola-eating, New Age, tree-

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Malaria: What You Need to Know

Here’s how to minimize your risk of contracting this disease while on safari.

Because malaria is rare in the United States, we don’t hear a lot about it, save for periodic media sound bites that are largely negative and often unsettling. The news is usually bad news.

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