Flashback Friday – Little Known Tuva

JA90CoverEditor’s note: On Friday, we comb through the archives and revisit an adventure from an earlier time. This week, we take a trip to the Republic of Tuva circa 1989 and follow one of the first western hunters in the area for decades. This story originally appeared in the July/August 1990 issue of Safari Magazine. Enjoy!

The Republic of Tuva is formed by fertile valleys and alpine grasslands. With its unique mountain taiga and rough steppes, it is a country of extremes. It suffers under the summer wind and heat up to 122 degrees Fahrenheit, and in the winter temperatures fall to -52 degrees. In the north they have caribou, in the south travels the camel – not even 200 miles apart from each other. Continue reading

About these ads

The Quiet Truth – Hunting Aoudad with Suppressors

quiettruthhunters1Hundreds of pairs of eyes glassing with a clarity and definition rivaling the finest German optics kept vigilant watch over the herd of wily free-range aoudad sheep. My hunting partner, Wayne van Zwoll, and I had spotted the challenging quarry from a mile or more away and attempted a stalk, keeping the wind in our face and the sun at our back. But the slight “clink” from a loose Continue reading


2015 Convention Seminars – Hornady: Reloading for Big Bores

conv2hornadyreloadhuntforever020714Hunting large and dangerous game requires confidence in your load and Hornady is one of the leaders in helping hunters get the most out of their classic big bore cartridges.

Register for this important seminar at the SCI Convention in Las Vegas and join the Hornady team and guest speaker Ivan Carter, as they explore the techniques and benefits of handloading for the large caliber hunter.

This seminar is a must see for novice and experienced hunters and handloaders! Register now before all the seats are taken!



Boyt Harness Company Continues Support of Hunting Heritage

BoytharnessguncasesTucson Arizona – Boyt Harness Company has once again shown its support of Safari Club International with the renewal of its corporate sponsorship. Being an SCI Corporate Sponsor demonstrates a company’s increased commitment to SCI’s leadership in protecting the rights of hunters around the world. Continue reading


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 185 other followers

%d bloggers like this: