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Flashback Friday – The Spook House Buck


huntforeverflashbackfridayso95cvrOn Friday we dig through the Safari Magazine archives and dust off a story from one of our past issues. This week, we tag along as a deer hunter in Georgia hunts a monster whitetail buck, and finds a bit more than he intended. This story originally appeared in the September/October 1995 issue of Safari Magazine.

I wasn’t sure which was worse. Quietly slipping into my deer stand in the dark for an early Continue reading Flashback Friday – The Spook House Buck

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Flashback Friday – Warts and All


safarimagMA1998Editor’s Note: On Fridays, we reach way back in the Safari Magazine archives and dust off a story from the past. This week we tag along on a hunt in South Africa and a hunter’s admiration for the warthog, an animal the author describes as “ugly as sin and tough as nails”.  This article originally appeared in March/April 1998 issue of Safari Magazine.

We were back in the bushveld blind. It was mid-afternoon, a welcome, sleepy, in-between time of the day. It was Bushman country. Nearby were the 2,000-year-old rock paintings of those early hunters and I thought of that Bushman saying, “There is someone dreaming us.” These were days of sweet dreams, followed by nights bright with the Southern Cross and the Milky Way, a thick river of stars, flowing overhead. Continue reading Flashback Friday – Warts and All

Flashback Friday – Last Minute Leopard


Editor’s Note: On Fridays we reach back into the extensive Safari archives and dust off a gem from one of our past issues. This week, we travel to Zimbabwe and a long and challenging hunt for leopard. This story originally appeared in the Jan/Feb 1988 issue of Safari Magazine. Continue reading Flashback Friday – Last Minute Leopard

Flashback Friday – Believe It!


Editor’s Note: On Friday we reach back into the Safari archives and dust off a gem from the past. This time we join Wayne Van Zwoll on a kudu hunt in Blaauwkrantz in South Africa, where thorns, thick brush, and elusive game make for a challenging hunt. This article first appeared in the November/December 2009 issue of Safari Magazine. Continue reading Flashback Friday – Believe It!