We refer to them almost interchangeably as “solids” or “FMJs,” meaning “full metal jackets.” Both terms are old and traditional…and neither is accurate. What we’re talking about is bullets intended to provide deep, straight-line Continue reading Bullets For The Biggest Game
My friend Sam Perone had been asking me for a few years to do a dangerous game hunt in Africa with him and in 2012 everything came together when I contacted my friend Continue reading Dangerous Game Safari In Zimbabwe
Editor’s Note: This week’s story from the archives follows Luis De Lamar on his first safari to Africa and his very close encounter with a Cape Buffalo. This story originally appeared in the March/April 2005 issue of Safari Magazine.
My professional hunter Con van Wyk and I moved ahead of the trackers as we made our way through the long grass. We
had been tracking the wounded Cape buffalo for an hour or two when suddenly, a huge, black shape launched itself at us from 15 feet away! Con swung his .500 NE and fired. The horns struck him a glancing blow as the heavy rifle’s recoil propelled him away from the buffalo. Continue reading SCI Flashback Friday – A Charge in the Tall Grass