Truly wild areas are getting harder to find in Africa, but they still exist.
The forest zone in central Africa and Kaokoland in Namibia are good examples.
How to prepare for the upcoming hunting season.
Get in shape, check your rifle, and spend some time at the range.
Is the capybara Argentina’s most interesting animal?
This giant, water-loving rodent can weigh up to 150 pounds.
The Hartmann mountain zebra is plentiful in Namibia and parts of South Africa.
This animal lives in rugged country and provides a challenging hunt.
An incredible elephant taken recently in Namibia is proof that giants still walk among us.
One tusk weighed exactly 100 pounds.
If you can keep your shots inside a paper plate, you’ll hit the vital zone.
Paper plates still make good practice targets, especially with iron sights.
Despite all the emphasis on new cartridges, this old standby is still an all-round champ.
The .30-06 is a great choice for almost any non-dangerous game.
The classic way to shoot a buffalo is up close, with a double rifle.
It’s actually somewhat unusual to be faced with that situation in most of buffalo country.
The 9.3, not the .375, should really be considered the minimum cartridge for dangerous game.
This cartridge has proven itself over years of use in the field.
Africa’s great bird-shooting opportunities are often overlooked.
Take some time out of your big-game safari to hunt sand grouse, francolin, or guinea fowl.
Advice for traveling with firearms.
The rules for air travel and importation of firearms are becoming increasingly complex.
There are many excellent cartridges in the “fast .300” class, but Roy Weatherby’s flagship remains a favorite.
This cartridge is suitable for hunting almost any non-dangerous game anywhere in the world.