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.

Of Patriots & Kentucky Windage


hunting optics adjustment dials
Custom bullet drop compensating elevation dials take the guess work out of hold over.

I’ve been noticing that more and more hunters are using their scope’s elevation adjustment to match various shooting distances rather than the Kentucky system of holding over and holding into, which is what most of us old Continue reading Of Patriots & Kentucky Windage

Flashback Friday Big Bruins in Arizona


SafariJF1988CvrEditor’s Note: On Friday we dig through the Safari Club Archives and dust off a story from our past. This week we travel to the  White Mountains of Northern Arizona for an exciting black bear hunt on the Apache reservation. This story first appeared in the January/February 1988 issue of Safari Magazine.

“Tell Howard to load his rifle and get down here quick. He’s bayed and he’s big!” Continue reading Flashback Friday Big Bruins in Arizona

Archery World Turkey Slam Before Graduating High School!


This is the Rio Grande Tom that capped Rachel's quest for the archery World Turkey Slam.
This is the Rio Grande Tom that capped Rachel’s quest for the archery World Turkey Slam.

The long beard gradually worked his way back toward the point where he entered the field with his two hens, which had long since wandered away. Responding only to almost constant aggressive cutting, he gradually approached our set up, although moving too far to our right. Suddenly the decoys captured his attention and he headed straight for us. As he reached the decoys 15 yards away, he went into a beautiful full strut, showcasing the spectacular iridescent plumage of the Rio Grande turkey. Continue reading Archery World Turkey Slam Before Graduating High School!

Shotgunning – Muzzle Awareness Is Not A Simple Thing


shotgunningmuzzlefocusMuzzle awareness is not as simple as most of us more experienced shooters make it. There are different amounts and different types of Continue reading Shotgunning – Muzzle Awareness Is Not A Simple Thing