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A HUNTER’S HUNTER – A Lifetime of African Safari

Robin Hurt has released a new book chronicling his lifetime of adventure hunting and living in Africa. Continue reading A HUNTER’S HUNTER – A Lifetime of African Safari

An Armchair Safari by William Buckley – Big Game Hunting in Central Africa

Elephant tusks, Big Game hunting
Here are 105 Tusks Weighing 5,300 lbs. Value £4,000.

Bill Buckley, like so many of his time, went to Africa for gold and diamonds and wound up staying for war and hunting. He eventually became a noted big game hunter (carrying his beloved Gibbs rifle) and was considered Continue reading An Armchair Safari by William Buckley – Big Game Hunting in Central Africa

Armchair Safari – Elephant Haunts

For Henry Faulkner, the search for Dr. Livingstone was mainly another opportunity to hunt along the untapped shores of Lake Malawi. Livingstone’s encounters with elephants had been dramatically recounted by Thomas Baines and Faulkner anticipated hunting thrills when he set out on his own expedition. Continue reading Armchair Safari – Elephant Haunts

Armchair Safari – Tracking Wounded Buffalo

Editor’s Note: The following is and excerpt from the book Big Game Shooting and Travel in South-East Africa by F.R.N. Findlay.

Armchair-Safari-Findlay-The penetrating rays of the sun were struggling to pierce the dense mist which at eight o’clock still enshrouded the country when Belt (my partner) and myself, accompanied by half a dozen boys, left our camp on the Jungwe stream heading for the Madingue-dingue River. We hoped to find buffalo in the tract encircled by that river and another, known as Monongoia Island. Having secured services of two locals we continued along a path through dense reeds about eight feet high on the right Continue reading Armchair Safari – Tracking Wounded Buffalo