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Hunting Travel and Covid-19

Posted on Dec 20, 2021

As of this moment (mid December 2021), the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has tightened testing requirements for international travel to the US to one day.  What this means for hunters returning to the US is that as of December 6, all air travelers, regardless of citizenship or vaccination status, will be required to show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test taken...

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Are 1X6 Powered Scopes Best For You?

Posted on Oct 15, 2020

Are 1X6 Powered Scopes Best For You?
These days, there are a lot of different powered scopes that are known to be of very great help for a lot of hunters and shooters. Some of the most common scopes that are used for short-range, mid-range, and long-range hunting are 1-4x powered scopes and 3-9x powered scopes. But there is also another variation of magnification power that is known to be one of the top choices of a lot of hunters too...

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African Hunting Safari Travel and COVID-19

Posted on Aug 10, 2020

A lot of hunters are staring at their facemasks and wondering just what is going to happen to African safaris. It is true that wildlife conservation and hunting has not escaped the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is largely because tourism and hunting funding, which supports the...

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Giraffe Uplisting - The Truth about Giraffes

Posted on Oct 30, 2019

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITIES) has voted to regulate international trade in giraffes by up listing them to Appendix Two. Appendices I, II and III are lists of species afforded different levels, or types of protection from over-exploitation.
Appendix II lists animals that are not necessarily now threatened...

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Hunting the Brown Hyena in Africa

Posted on Apr 2, 2019

The brown hyena is often a victim of myths and general bad press. They are said to threaten livestock, but this has turned out to be false. But this doesn't stop the farmers from killing the hyena at every opportunity. Also, the animal is a source for some of the ingredients in traditional medicines. Despite being persecuted, the brown hyena's future is becoming...

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Hunting Zebra in Africa

Posted on Sep 22, 2018

Zebras have no horns and are not trophy hunted in the same way as horned plains game. The Safari Club International has no listings for zebra in their trophy book. Because their hide is so spectacular, their trophy value is judged by its quality, size, and...

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Trophy Nyala Hunting in Africa

Posted on Jan 17, 2017

Most nyala hunters are more interested in horn shape than absolute length. The quickest way to judge a nyala's maturity is by observing the horns. If the horn tips point inward it's a sign that the bull is immature. If the horn tips flare ...

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Hunting Non-Exportable African Lions

Posted on Nov 27, 2016

I think that most serious hunters have entertained the idea of hunting the African lion. The lion is a challenging and dangerous animal to hunt and is possibly the most...

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Captive-Bred Lion Importations Denied to US Hunters

Posted on Nov 18, 2016

On October 20, 2016 Dan Ashe, Director of US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced that sport hunting of wild and wild-managed lions does contribute to the long-term conservation of the species in...

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Hunting Trophy Kudu in Africa

Posted on Aug 6, 2016

Hunting trophy kudu in Africa is on the top of the list for most plains game hunters. The only antelope that is more sought-after is the impala. The kudu is divided into different subspecies and is widely distributed in Africa from southern...

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