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.


There are two schools of taxonomic thought. Splitters, who divide animal species into as many races and subspecies as possible, and lumpers, who prefer the opposite approach. We hunters tend to be splitters. Witness a half-dozen record book categories each for caribou, roan and waterbuck — with few among us qualified to tell them apart except by geographic location. Continue reading TREASURES OF THE SIERRA MADRES

First African Safari

Anyone who says he or she has no desire to hunt Africa is making one of the most egregious errors in their entire hunting career. I was 13 years old when the Africa bug first bit me, but it would be another 16 years before I would ever travel to the Dark Continent. Continue reading First African Safari

Uberti Yellowboy Rifle Saves Couple From 250-Pound Black Bear In Colorado

In a scene reminiscent of the Old West, Texas native Bill Williams successfully defended himself and his wife from an intruding 250-pound black bear with his Uberti 1866 Yellowboy carbine rifle chambered in .45 Long Colt. Williams fired eight shots in close quarters before the bear was dead. The act surely saved his and the life of his wife, Stephanie, from the bear. Continue reading Uberti Yellowboy Rifle Saves Couple From 250-Pound Black Bear In Colorado

6.5 Mania Continues

Unless I’m imagining things there has been more activity this year on the ammo side of things than with guns. In the last issue I told you about the growing ammo line of SigSauer, and Federal’s new Terminal Ascent hunting ammo. Continue reading 6.5 Mania Continues