Kenetrek’s Bridger Ridge Hikers…Staying High and Dry


Kenetrek Bridger Ridge High Hikers
Kenetrek Bridger Ridge High Hikers

I walk. A lot. It is my exercise of choice and as a result I average about 1,400 miles a year walking in all sorts of terrain. Which is pretty rough on the average pair of “walking” shoes. So, when I got the chance to test Continue reading Kenetrek’s Bridger Ridge Hikers…Staying High and Dry

Primos Gen2 Trigger Stick and 2 Point Gun Rest


Because the Trigger Stick is adjustable from 24- to 62 inches, you can use them sitting, kneeling or standing.
Because the Trigger Stick is adjustable from 24- to 62 inches, you can use them sitting, kneeling or standing.

Shooting sticks are a familiar item in the field for SCI Members and there is a wide variety of them ranging from single staff monopods to elaborate contraptions that are essentially wireframe portable shooting benches. Most common are homemade ones with two or three wooden poles simply lashed together a few inches down from the top using something flexible such as a piece of rubber inner tube. To deploy Continue reading Primos Gen2 Trigger Stick and 2 Point Gun Rest

Armchair Safari – Hunting Hippo with Col. J.H. Patterson, Author of The Man-eaters of Tsavo


Patterson Man-Eaters of TsavoWe all agree that the story of Patterson hunting the man-eating lions of Kenya is remarkable. But what about his other hunting adventures? Well, F.C. Selous read the entire manuscript before publication and declared that “the time passed like magic…and my interest was held from the first page to the last and I felt like every word I read was true. But when Patterson was not after the man-eaters he went hunting on his own. Let us join him now on a night hunt for hippo. Continue reading Armchair Safari – Hunting Hippo with Col. J.H. Patterson, Author of The Man-eaters of Tsavo

A Difficult Leopard


Magnificent sunset in the Erongo Mountains.
Magnificent sunset in the Erongo Mountains.

The alarm bark of a lone kudu cow drifted through the crisp, cold early morning darkness from somewhere high up the mountain valley. Her persistent barking made it clear something was moving through the bush causing her great distress. Peter leaned over while we sat quietly in the blind and whispered, Continue reading A Difficult Leopard

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