Sports A Field


“Woman’s Work”

Martha Maxwell was America’s first female taxidermist.
She was also a big-game hunter and expert naturalist.

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Reflections of a Hunter’s Hunter

An interview with legendary PH and conservationist Robin Hurt.
He discusses the future of wildlife and hunting in post-Covid Africa.

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A Legend and his Legacy

A virtual pilgrimage to the Jack O’Connor Center in Lewiston, Idaho.
Relive the golden age of outdoor adventure–and enter the Jack O’Connor Writing Contest!

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Tony Archer (1933-2020)

Tony Archer was one of East Africa’s leading professional hunters.

He led expeditions throughout the continent in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Who Wrote for Sports Afield?

Some of the people who wrote for the magazine over the years may surprise you!

Novelists, senators, and entertainers have graced our pages.

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A Pig for Pete

Craig Boddington honors his hero, Robert “Pete” Petersen, on a New Mexico hog hunt.

Petersen was a quarter-bore fan, and the rifle used on this hunt was a duplicate of his favorite.

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Sir John Seerey-Lester:1945-2020

Remembering the well-known painter of wildlife and historic hunting scenes.

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Lois Elizabeth Wilde: 1922-2020

Wilde was a longtime Associate Editor of Sports Afield.

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Dr. Robert Speegle, 1925-2019

Influential Texas big-game hunter dies at 93.

Speegle was a Weatherby Award winner and avid mountain hunter.

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Thomas Mattanovich: 1937-2019

The hunting world has lost a pioneer.

Mattanovich was the dean of Ethiopian professional hunters.

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Remembering Bill Quimby

International hunter and bestselling author of outdoor books has died at the age of eighty-one.

This writer, editor, and conservationist left his mark on the outdoor world.

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Sports Afield SHOT Show Party

Scenes from our annual SHOT show cocktail party.

Sports Afield contributors, partners, advertisers and licensees gathered for a fun evening in Las Vegas.

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