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How His Passion Became Mine!

Passion-6-x-5-Coues-deer-with-Rio-Sonora-OutfittersThe first 15 years of my life were completely normal for a city girl. My family’s outdoor activities basically centered on water skiing and snow skiing. Hunting was never in the picture. Continue reading How His Passion Became Mine!


Flashback Friday – The First Women Only Safari

safari-magazine-Jan-Feb-1994Editor’s note: On Friday we like to dig into the Safari Club International archives and dust off a classic from past issues. Hunting has become very popular with women and as this story will prove, hunting has always had a certain appeal for many women. This time we go back to 1994 and the memories of Bernece Gray for a first hand account of the first all women African Safari taken in 1954. This article originally appeared in the Jan/Feb 1994 issue of Safari Magazine.

January 12, 1954: In the company of 13 other women, I was on a trip through Africa that included a 15-day hunting safari in Kenya’s Rift Continue reading Flashback Friday – The First Women Only Safari