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.
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.
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-
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.
This beautiful desert in southern Africa is home to huge gemsbok, springbok, and a variety of other game.
Quick. Name a famous desert.
If you said Sahara, join the crowd. Everyone knows the world’s largest desert. If you said Kalahari, though, you’re probably a hunter.
It took him most of a lifetime to get to Africa… but it was worth the wait!
It was 4:00 a.m. when I pulled on my boots and walked out into the cool night air. Last evening’s campfire had been reduced to embers but I welcomed its lingering warmth as I settled into a dew-dampened canvas chair.
The Professional Hunting Association of South Africa recently warned that foreign hunters who wish to hunt in South Africa should be sure they know the legal requirements for hunting in the country and aren’t fooled by advertisements for unguided hunting
Africa’s greatest hunting area
The Selous Game Reserve in southeastern Tanzania is the greatest stronghold of large wild animals on earth. At 22,000 square miles, it’s larger than Wales or Maryland, and four times the size of Serengeti National Park.
If you hunt in Africa, you have to think about malaria.
Two weeks after returning from a safari in Zimbabwe, I was suddenly hit with a severe headache, racking chills, and a fever that reached 104 degrees within two hours:
Bringing a rifle into South Africa for your safari hunt doesn’t have to be difficult.
Bringing hunting firearms into South Africa is relatively easy, but you do need to be prepared before you arrive or you face a long wait.
Make absolutely sure you have the following documents in hand when you arrive (and copies of each just in case): Passport; return tickets to your country