Reader Guy Thornberg sent us this article, written on old Sports Afield letterhead, which he found in a 1949 book by George Leonard Herter. The letter is titled “Streamlined Fly Tying” by Major Jerome M. Sackheim and appears to be an article he wrote for Sports Afield, probably in the 1950s. Click on the link […]
Congratulations to Craig Boddington on winning hunting’s most prestigious award!
The 2017 Weatherby Hunting and Conservation Award will be awarded to Craig Boddington at a banquet in January.
Check out this letter written by Sports Afield founder and editor Claude King more than 100 years ago.
This interesting old photo shows two men on a canoe trip promoting Sports Afield in the early part of the twentieth century.
The fate of the rhino may rest on the decision of whether or not to allow commercial trade in rhino horn.
Although rhinos have roamed the Earth for millions of years, their fate is now inextricably tied to international trade policies.
Sports Afield once had an official “Liar’s Club!”
Check out an official letter and membership card from 1942.
As more people take up hunting in order to eat healthier, a new study is exploring the importance of wild game as a food source.
In today’s world, our food mostly comes to us purged, processed, and packaged. We acquire it not by growing it from a seed or raising it from a calf, but by swiping a card or clicking a mouse.
Once a cattle region, now a hunting mecca, Zimbabwe’s Bubye Valley Conservancy shows how hunting can help both humans and wildlife to flourish.
Zimbabwe’s Bubye Valley Conservancy (BVC) lies in the southern portion of the country, comprising portions of both the Matabeleland South and Masvingo Provinces.
A new initiative to restore lion populations across the African continent.
John Banovich, artist, conservationist, and founder of the Banovich Wildlife Foundation (BWF), has launched a new initiative to restore lion populations and ensure a future with lions in Africa. In February, BWF brought together some of Africa’s leading professional hunters and hunting/photographic companies, along with lion biologists and leading
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…..