Articles of 2015
Posted on Dec 20, 2015
The SRG has decided to withdraw its ruling against importing elephant trophy parts from Zambia as of its latest meeting on ...
Posted on Dec 6, 2015
The European Union Commission (EU) has a Scientific Review Group (SRG) that has issued opinions regarding importation of a number of animals on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITIES) list dated September 15, 2015. Elephant trophies cannot...
Posted on Nov 15, 2015
Recently the U.S, Fish and Wildlife Service (USF&W) has proposed to revise their rules concerning the African elephant as put forth in Section 4(d) of the ESA. Recent downturns in African elephant populations due...
Posted on Nov 3, 2015
Starry, Starry Night [Hippo's ain't for Pansies]
You may dream of gin and beer
when your huntin' safe out here
Posted on Oct 6, 2015
African safaris are interesting; sometimes for reasons that have little, or nothing to do with the actual hunt. Usually these incidents are not written up in the latest hunting magazine,
Posted on Sep 14, 2015
About Elephants and Their Hunting
The status of elephant hunting in Africa today is mixed. As this is written, importation of ivory into the US is embargoed from Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, and Mozambique.
Posted on Aug 14, 2015
It is now post Cecil the Lion and things are beginning to approach normal. What will be the effects of the world-wide outrage that was unleashed? Was it justified? And will it have long-tern effects on the future of lion hunting?
Posted on Jul 28, 2015
Once upon a time in Africa (yes, I know fairy tales start like this. Take it for what it's worth), I was young, impressionable, and bull gerbil stupid about Africa and African safaris. This would have been back about...
Posted on Jun 6, 2015
Modroo set the sticks 35 yards from the thicket and I quickly cradled in the Sabatti for a shot. Our lioness would not remain still and began pacing back and forth. The pacing route kept her in the thicket and a clear shot was obscured. I stayed on the sticks for fifteen minutes waiting to fire.
Posted on May 27, 2015
For many hunters, bagging Africa's Big Five is a lifelong dream. Testing your skills against some of the most difficult prey on Earth, connecting with your inner Teddy Roosevelt, or simply building once in a lifetime memories...