Tag Archives: Namibia hunting

Namibia: Emerging Giant

Four young kudu bulls in northern Namibia. All of these are too young, but they’re going to be nice bulls in a few more years. Despite ravages from rabies, Namibia has a lot of kudu and still produces very fine bulls.

Back in the mid-1970s I devoured Jack O’Connor’s account of what turned out to be his and Eleanor’s last safari. It was in an out-of-the-way place then called South West Africa (SWA). Hunting with pioneer outfitter Continue reading Namibia: Emerging Giant

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Hunting Steenbok–One of Africa’s “Tiny 10”

After two years of wanting to return to Namibia and hunt Steenbok, JJ finally connects withone of Africa’s “Tiny 10” antelope.

 

Namibian Professional Hunters Association Releases Position Paper

napha logoThe Namibian Professional Hunters Association (NAPHA) has released a position paper on the value of hunting as a conservation tool, addressing squarely the ongoing ideological battle between hunters and anti-hunters and the often emotion-based Continue reading Namibian Professional Hunters Association Releases Position Paper

Super Safari!

Elephant hunting Namibia
Namibia’s Caprivi Strip is big, flat country. Professional Hunters and trackers often take advantage of trees when trailing elephant.

An indisputable truth of hunting Africa is that every safari is unique. Ask any veteran with a goodly number of trips under their belt and they will chime a quick affirmation. If things get long-winded, they’ll probably add that the first morning of a safari is the only part that comes close to being predictable. Opening morning, especially that of someone’s freshman effort, was scripted long ago and now bound by circumstance as much as it is by tradition. Continue reading Super Safari!