Packing for Your African Hunting Safari
The main idea about packing for a safari is to pack as lightly as possible, you really don’t want to lug around a lot of items that you won’t use. I learned how to pack for safari a long time ago. Make three piles of what you want to take on safari. The first will contain what you really will need, the second will consist of:
Finding an African Outfitter Who is Right for You
Whether you are planning your first safari, or your fifth safari, finding an outfitter that is right for you takes a bit of work and research. Probably the most important item you need to accomplish is to ask a lot of questions from people who have actually been to Africa, preferably more than once.
Traveling Outside of the US with Firearms
The US is now enforcing an existing law from 2008 that places additional requirements on hunters that are traveling with firearms outside of the US. In addition to an executed Form 4457, hunters must now acquire an EIN and make a declaration via the Automated Export System (AES) to receive an Internal Transaction Number (ITN)
Free Range Hunting in South Africa
Free-range hunting opportunities do exist in South Africa. If the high fence is keeping you from taking that first trip to Africa, then read this article. Many areas in South Africa offer free-range hunting opportunities.
EBOLA AND YOUR 2015 HUNTING SAFARI
Ebola seems to be on everyone’s mind that is considering a trip to Africa in the near future. Hopefully, the following information will put your mind at ease. Africa, as a continent is larger than the US, India, China, Europe and Japan combined and consists of 54 countries.
African Lion listed as Threatened under ESA
On October 26, 2014, the US Fish and Wildlife Service announced it is proposing to list the African Lion in the Threatened category under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) with a special rule that would limit the import of trophies to...