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.

SCI Convention Auctions


Part of the excitement of the annual SCI Convention are the diverse items that will be auctioned to help fund the continuing fight to preserve and protect our hunting heritage. The auction catalog is starting to fill up and the 45th Annual Safari Club International Convention is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever! Here’s a look at some of the items available for bids.

45thanniversary

The Best Cartridge, Rediscovered


best-cartridge-375-ammo-092216She’s been described as the queen of the medium-bores. Medium, as in bigger than .30, smaller than .45. Smack in the middle, the .375 H&H qualifies in many ways: Continue reading The Best Cartridge, Rediscovered

The Shifty One


_Erongo-Nyala-021116Sundown on a cloudy afternoon, light fading quickly, crouched low; J.P. Kleinhans led us down the steep ridge. At about 200 yards, we ran out of cover so he spread the sticks low and daughter Caroline slid in behind them, resting her Continue reading The Shifty One

Little Deer, Big Adventure


Like all deer hunters, I am fascinated by antlers – especially large antlers. A giant whitetail rack stirs something inside me that’s hard to describe.

The team glassing for Columbian whitetails near Roseburg, Oregon. A quality 10X binocular and spotting scope are essentials for this type of hunting.
The team glassing for Columbian whitetails near Roseburg, Oregon. A quality 10X binocular and spotting scope are essentials for this type of hunting.

But size is all relative, isn’t it? What really fascinates me these days are large antlers on smaller, indistinct and rare whitetail subspecies that many have never heard of, let alone hunted. For example, I love hunting the Coues whitetail (Odocoileus virginianus cousi) of Continue reading Little Deer, Big Adventure