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.

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SCI Flashback Friday – Hunting Waterbuck in Zimbabwe


flashbackfridayMayJune1985Cvrhuntforever041814Editors Note – Each Friday we select a story from the archives of Safari Magazine. This story of a waterbuck hunt in Zimbabwe originally appeared in the May/June 1985 issue.

The first time I saw a waterbuck it was a picture of one, poorly reproduced in one of those cheap pocket-sized handbooks. You know the kind, “The Complete Guide to Every Critter Living on the Planet Earth.” $1.95. Continue reading

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Hunting the Exotic Argali in Kyrgyzstan


The author and his hard won argali ram.
The author and his hard won argali ram.

To me, argali are the most striking of wild sheep. Their wide, heavy horns and massive bodies signify their status as true mountain aristocracy. Within the argali classification I would place the Alti argali at the top, with its huge bases and mass extending the length of its Continue reading

Safari Magazine Review – The Hunter’s Do-It-All Tool!


Leatherman Multitool
The classic Leatherman multitool. A variety of solutions in a compact package.

Whether you’re on a quick hike, hunting the back country or just on a leisurely Sunday drive, if something is going to break, it will happen at the most inconvenient time and in the most inconvenient place. As a husband, homeowner, businessperson and even an outdoorsman, problematic situations are going to occur. More often than not, such misfortunate usually involves some type of fix-it, which relates directly to tool use. Continue reading