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.

Shotgun Tips – Trying To Do The Same Thing


Accepting the variability swing to swing and shot to shot was a huge understanding for me as a shooter and as a coach! Knowing that I can’t make the same perfect move mount and shot every time I call pull, allows for me to let my subconscious take care of set up and when and how the mount is completed. This keeps it out of my visualization and does not allow for it to clutter it up with things that don’t need to be there. Continue reading Shotgun Tips – Trying To Do The Same Thing

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Botswana Plains Game Hunt Extraordinaire


The poor man’s buffalo proved more challenging than expected. The bulls were hiding in dense, head-high brush. I shot this one at 30 yards and all I could see was the base of its neck. That was enough. The beauty of the hide and the gloss of the horns are impressive.
The poor man’s buffalo proved more challenging than expected. The bulls were hiding in dense, head-high brush. I shot this one at 30 yards and all I could see was the base of its neck. That was enough. The beauty of the hide and the gloss of the horns are impressive.

Botswana is an extraordinary place to hunt plains game in Africa today. Why? Because eland, kudu and gemsbok grazing on massive ranches in the Kalahari went virtually untouched while elephant, lion and Cape buffalo were the country’s main drawing cards. Things changed in 2014 when the Continue reading Botswana Plains Game Hunt Extraordinaire

Flextone Changes The Game With Funky Chicken Gen 2 Decoy


Using decoys to lure in wary toms is nothing new. Spring turkey hunters often opt for hen decoys to get the big tom’s attention and bring them in range. While biology works much of the time, the threat of a rival for a hen’s affections can provide the incentive for Continue reading Flextone Changes The Game With Funky Chicken Gen 2 Decoy

It’s A Jungle Out There!


We hadn’t been following tracks twenty minutes before we heard the crashing sound of the buffalo taking off.  That didn’t come as any surprise.  The thick, jungle-like rainforest made tracking difficult. Continue reading It’s A Jungle Out There!