big game

Tools for the hill

Picking a rifle to serve you well on a hind stalk is no easy task – but Byron Pace has some pointers to help you get it right. Choosing the right rifle is always going to be hard. Whether it

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Stalking essentials, as chosen by our contributors (part 4)

This is our fourth and final part in the stalking essentials series, as chosen by Sporting Rifle’s contributors. Last time, we heard from Byron Pace regarding essential mountain hunting gear, and in our final bumper part, we have picks from

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Hot pursuit with Thomas Nissen

Tracking buffalo in the dense West African bush isn’t easy. Thomas Nissen endures one hunt that lasts more than five hours. The print of a lion foot in the red sand of the track is not particularly clear. As we

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The French Big Game Hunters

Hunting historian Martin Tulp covers the past hunting adventures of the French big game hunters in Africa

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The toughest track

When tracking a wounded buffalo, let caution prevail, warns Kevin Thomas

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A happy warrior

David Barrington Barnes recalls the military and sporting career of Sir Adrian Carton De Wiart, a fearless war hero but also a dedicated hunter

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Elephant Bill

David Barrington Barnes recounts the life and antics of James Howard “Elephant Bill” Williams, a hunter and conservationist who worked with wildlife during times of war and peace

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Seeing the unseen

On a close-up warthog and gemsbok follow-up, Daryl Crimp is in awe of the incredible powers of perception African PHs and trackers possess

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Major airlines ban shipment of big game trophies

Delta, United and American Airlines have banned the shipment of big-game trophies on flights. The airlines announced that they would no longer transport lion, rhinoceros, leopard, elephant or buffalo remains. They have not given official reasons for their announcements, but

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Capreolus Club launches at Annabel’s

Designed exclusively for deer stalkers and hunters of large game, the London based Capreolus Club hosts a launch party for new members, at the world famous Annabel’s in Mayfair…

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