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.

Taller Mountains


Any hunt can be easy or it can be hard. It depends a lot on your luck, which can be good or bad. For instance, both the bongo and the Derby eland are considered among the tough ones, but I have friends who were successful on their first hunting day. That first day Continue reading Taller Mountains

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SCI Recognizes Waterfowl & Upland Game Bird Conservationists


With more than 45,000 international members, SCI is a global leader in protecting the freedom to hunt and promoting wildlife conservation worldwide. Since its formation 45 years ago, SCI has Continue reading SCI Recognizes Waterfowl & Upland Game Bird Conservationists

My Special Rifle


Author’s Weatherby has seen and done it all…

My rifle had misfired six times in a row. I was cold, soaking wet, hungry and just plain bone-tired.

I was a much younger man when I was fortunate enough to draw a coveted Washington State goat tag on my first attempt. I was lucky enough to harvest a goat; matter of fact I was lucky my 7mm Mag Weatherby rifle even fired, but it was downhill after that! Continue reading My Special Rifle

Elk Culling At Wind Cave National Park Sends More Than 14,000 Pounds Of Elk To The South Dakota Food Bank


The first phase of a multi-year research project to reduce the prevalence rate of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) found in the elk population at Wind Cave National Park was recently completed with 14,000 pounds of meat sent to the food bank. CWD is a disease of the nervous system in deer and elk. Continue reading Elk Culling At Wind Cave National Park Sends More Than 14,000 Pounds Of Elk To The South Dakota Food Bank