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A North American Classic

Outfitter Ron Fleming and Brittany and Craig Boddington with a good Rocky Mountain goat, taken by Brittany after a typical lung-bursting uphill stalk.
Outfitter Ron Fleming and Brittany and Craig Boddington with a good Rocky Mountain goat, taken by Brittany after a typical lung-bursting uphill stalk.

Snug cabins fronted a trout-filled lake. Beyond the lake stands of alders and dense pine forest stretched up quickly to dense berry patches and grassy knolls. At that level the slope steepened quickly; farther up jagged rocks stretched to the Continue reading A North American Classic

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Advancements In Ammo – More than just choices

Ammunition by various manufacturers
Today there are a wide range of ammunition available for the most popular calibers, from a number of manufacturers.

For almost a half-century I fervently believed that I could load a better cartridge than I could buy. For some of that time it was probably true, but today I’m not so sure. Factory ammo has gotten awfully good! Today, in good rifles Continue reading Advancements In Ammo – More than just choices

The Right Buffalo

Score matters…but so do age and experience.

therightbuffalo2006ZimbabweThe actual experience of hunting a Cape buffalo does not depend on the size of the trophy. As with Zimbabwe’s tuskless elephant hunting, in areas where buffalo are overpopulated and female buffalo are on license, the hunt for a Continue reading The Right Buffalo

Serval Success in South Africa

boddingtonservalinsouthafricaIt isn’t difficult making excuses to go back to Africa. Smart guys will just go, because no matter exactly where you go or what you hunt, as Peter Capstick told us, “An African safari is the greatest adventure remaining on Earth.” Yes, but all too many of we crazy hunters, including me, set these absurd goals for ourselves. We want it all. I wanted a serval–that beautifully-spotted, short-tailed, lynx-sized cat that is so widespread…and yet so elusive. Continue reading Serval Success in South Africa