Buffalo Hunt in the Greasy Grass


The author dropped this magnificent buff with an admittedly fortunate spine shot.
The author dropped this magnificent buff with an admittedly fortunate spine shot.

My best friend and I clamped our legs hard against the sides of our pinto ponies as they burst from a trot into a gallop. The herd of buffalo took flight, and the echo of their pounding hoofs on the lush, green prairie along the Continue reading Buffalo Hunt in the Greasy Grass

Flashback Friday – First Caribou


safarimagMA1998Editor’s Note: On Friday we dig deep into the extensive Safari Club archives and revive a story from our past. This week we follow a young huntress and her father as they travel to Alaska to hunt caribou. This story first appeared in the March/April 1998 issue of Safari Magazine.

For more than a year, my dad and I planned a trip to Alaska to hunt caribou. But this would not be my first hunt. My dad is a Continue reading Flashback Friday – First Caribou

Wally Johnson – The Last Ivory Hunter


Wally Johnson (r) discusses his Winchester Model 70 with Joe Coogan.
Wally Johnson (r) discusses his Winchester Model 70 with Joe Coogan.

Wally Johnson’s Winchester Model 70, .375, serial no. 13997, was produced during the first week of December in 1938. When Winchester first introduced the Model 70 in 1937, it became the first American rifle manufacturer to include the .375 H&H Magnum Continue reading Wally Johnson – The Last Ivory Hunter

Sambar in the Hills


sambarHillsmistymtsHave you ever just sat back, whether in your favorite chair or under a huge ole oak tree, and just daydreamed a little—or a lot?

If those daydreams were about beautiful landscapes of mountains or canyons or lush green fields, then you’ll find it in the paradise of the country known as New Zealand. Continue reading Sambar in the Hills

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