Sports A Field

Five Great Winter Hunts

Beat the cold-weather blues with these late-season adventures.

Skookum Rams of the Brooks Range

Hunting Dall sheep in a remote region of Alaska.

She Hunts

Women learn hunting skills at a camp in the Texas Hill Country.

Wild Africa

Truly wild areas are getting harder to find in Africa, but they still exist.

Adventure in the High Pamirs

High-altitude hunting and a unique cultural experience make for an unforgettable ibex hunt.

A Really Big Tusker

There is new proof that giants still walk among us.

Close Encounters with Buffalo

The classic way to face down a Cape buffalo is up close, with a double rifle.

Hunt It to Save It

Species protection and regulated hunting go hand-in-hand.

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Handgunning for Hogs

Hunting with large-caliber revolvers adds a new level of challenge to a southern California pig hunt.

Smith & Wesson revolvers equipped with Trijicon RMR sights proved a fine combination for wild pigs on this hunt at Tejon Ranch.

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Learning About Lions

How the study of these big African cats helps ensure their future.

No matter how often you’ve heard it, a lion’s growl is still enough to send chills down your spine. Standing atop the utility box in the bed of my Land Cruiser in the sweltering heat of a Zambian October…..

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Big Bucks in the Sage

How mule deer benefit from sage grouse conservation.

Mule deer in many parts of Wyoming migrate from summer range in the high country to lower-elevation winter range on sagebrush flats, where they are often displaced by development.

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The Rifle and the Camera

Phototourism has its place, but in terms of benefit to wildlife, there’s no substitute for going afield with a rifle. The rifle is the primary tool of the hunter. A few hunters consider their rifles just that—tools—and nothing more. Most of us, though, also enjoy rifles for their own sake: the fine lines, craftsmanship, that […]

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How to Prepare for a Safari

An excerpt from the new book Ask the Namibian Guides. In the new book Ask the Namibian Guides, author Diana Rupp interviews thirteen highly regarded professional hunters from all over Namibia in an effort to bring the most up-to-date information to the aspiring safari hunter. The professionals answer questions about why this country is such […]

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Botswana’s Impending Wildlife Disaster

Elephant overpopulation has caused an environmental crisis, and safari hunting is taking the blame. I’m concerned about recent developments here in southern Africa. I write this because the pending closure (at the end of 2013) of all sport hunting on public land and Controlled Hunting Areas in Botswana is seriously bad news. What makes this […]

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