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Sport In Somaliland – An Armchair Safari with Count Joseph Potocki


A wealthy Polish hunter, Potocki spared no expense on producing his book and hunting in Somaliland. It garnered such attention that the noted Rowland Ward produced a very limited edition English language edition. To this day, it is considered one of the rarities of big game hunting collections.

When hunting with a partner, Continue reading Sport In Somaliland – An Armchair Safari with Count Joseph Potocki

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Hunting Mozambique


huntingmozambiqueWaterbuckMy original lion hunt, scheduled for June 2013 in Mozambique, was cancelled a week before my departure because of unrest and security issues in the Tete area where we were supposed to Continue reading Hunting Mozambique

SCI Record Book – Top Ten African Lions


The African lion is one of the most challenging and dangerous hunts. The lion is rightfully placed in the African Big Five for good reason, and virtually anyone who imagines an African Safari envisions the big maned lion charging the implacable hunter shouldering his European double rifle. We searched through the extensive SCI Record Book archives and bring you the Top Ten African lions. The SCI Record Book is one of the most extensive databases of wildlife in the world. Have you created your hunting legacy?

Lion of Lunda


It was late afternoon. Suddenly the baboons started jabbering, and a young giraffe near the bait vanished. Hassanali Ladak, my PH whispered to me, “The lion is very near.

At the 2010 SCI Convention in Reno, Hilary of Hilary Daffi Safaris, informed me he was in the process of acquiring a new concession in LionofLundathe Selous and that I needed to hunt his new area as soon as possible. This particular concession had not been hunted for a while, and I would be one of only a few hunters going on a pioneering adventure. I had had such a good time on my previous hunt that I found myself booking for the following September. Continue reading Lion of Lunda