Category Archives: Guns & Hunting

Enjoy exciting hunting stories told by SCI members and read about the latest guns and gear they’re using in the bush.

Australia Water Buffalo Hunt

Australian-water-buffalo-hunt-Young-Bull-1Australia: a beautiful and rugged land where the terrain is tough and the animals are dangerous. Depending on your reference, six or seven of the world’s deadliest snakes slither there, and it’s home to one of the deadliest Continue reading Australia Water Buffalo Hunt

Rigby’s Jim Corbett Rifle(s) To Highlight SCI Convention 2016

Copyright John Rigby & Co.
Copyright John Rigby & Co.

SCI members who attend the 2016 Hunters’ Convention at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Nevada Feb. 3-6 will have an opportunity to see firsthand a significant piece of hunting/firearms Continue reading Rigby’s Jim Corbett Rifle(s) To Highlight SCI Convention 2016

Armchair Safari – Tracking Wounded Buffalo

Editor’s Note: The following is and excerpt from the book Big Game Shooting and Travel in South-East Africa by F.R.N. Findlay.

Armchair-Safari-Findlay-The penetrating rays of the sun were struggling to pierce the dense mist which at eight o’clock still enshrouded the country when Belt (my partner) and myself, accompanied by half a dozen boys, left our camp on the Jungwe stream heading for the Madingue-dingue River. We hoped to find buffalo in the tract encircled by that river and another, known as Monongoia Island. Having secured services of two locals we continued along a path through dense reeds about eight feet high on the right Continue reading Armchair Safari – Tracking Wounded Buffalo

King of the Mountain

gredosibexFour species of Ibex live in Spain: the southeastern, Rhonda, Beceite, and the largest horned, the Gredos (capra pyrennica victoriae).  It was the big brother of the group I was after, as I had taken a very nice Beceite ibex just two years before, starting my quest for the Spanish ibex slam. Continue reading King of the Mountain