Tag Archives: lion hunting

Zimbabwe Lifts Temporary Ban on Lion, Leopard and Elephant Hunting

SCI Recently received the following press release from the Zimbabwe Professional Hunters & Guides Association.

zphga-logo-1__previewOn the 2nd of August 2015 the Ministry of Environment imposed a temporary suspension of lion, leopard and elephant hunting in Zimbabwe. The goal was to gain clarity and understand the positions of stakeholders positions following the recent allegedly illegal killing of two lions near Hwange National Park. Continue reading Zimbabwe Lifts Temporary Ban on Lion, Leopard and Elephant Hunting

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

Flashback Friday – Lion Encounter

SafariND1993coverEditor’s note: On Fridays we delve into the extensive Safari Club archives and dust off a gem from yesteryear. This week we join PH Dennis Blackbeard and his client on an exciting stalk for a beautiful Botswana lion. This article first appeared in the November/December 1993 issue of Safari Magazine.

Botswana is lion country. Sitting around a fire with good companions, swapping stories Continue reading Flashback Friday – Lion Encounter

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?