Jun 8th

2020

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

Game Animals of the World

Game Animals of the World by Chris and Mathilde Stuart African sunsets do not linger. Measly seconds exist between comfortable shooting light and pitch black darkness that is better suited for a hunting leopard. But right on cue my first wild gray duiker oozed from the Raisin bush and cautiously stepped out into the rapidly […]

Jun 6th

2020

CategoryPosted in DSC News Center

Immediate Action Alert: The Great American Outdoors Act (S.3422)

.et_post_meta_wrapper Please call your Senator and tell them to support The Great American Outdoors Act. Below are talking points to use. Provides funds for deferred maintenance backlog on federal public lands and water ways. Provides funding for the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Provides $900 million annually […]

Jun 4th

2020

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

Bwabwata East hunting concession

Karl Stumpfe, owner of Ndumo Hunting Safaris, explains what makes Bwabwata so special. When one mentions the Caprivi, the wide-open floodplains of the Eastern Caprivi may come to mind. But the Caprivi is so much more than that, consisting of some of the most wonderful Kalahari-type woodland, and the jewel in the crown of this […]

Jun 2nd

2020

CategoryPosted in Sports Afield

Kings of the Cape

Hunting roan and sable antelope in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. It was midmorning in South Africa’s Eastern Cape when the tracker, Atti, perched on the high seat behind the cab of the Hilux, tapped on the roof. Professional hunter Lambertus “Lammie” Ferreira pressed on the brake, watched Atti’s hand gestures in the mirror, and then […]

May 31st

2020

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

Farewell to an African conservation visionary

Garth Owen-Smith lost his battle with cancer on 21 April 2020, and so ended the life of an extraordinary man who has left an indelible mark on the practice of wildlife conservation in Africa. For 53 years, from his first visit to Namibia in 1967, Garth devoted his life to changing the way in which […]

May 29th

2020

CategoryPosted in Wide Open Spaces

Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake: America’s Elusive Snake Species

This venomous snake can be a rare sight in the wild. Nothing seems to gets people on edge quite like the sound of a rattlesnake. People just have a natural fear of snakes, but that fear seems to be increased when you start talking about a venomous snake species. Here in the Midwestern United States, […]

May 27th

2020

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

Connecticut Taxidermy Bill with Felony Punishment Dies

For the second year in a row, the Sportsmen’s Alliance, in coordination with other sportsmen’s groups across the country, has defeated legislation that would have banned the possession of African taxidermy in Connecticut. This legislation would have banned the importation, sale and possession of parts from African elephants, black and white rhinoceros, lions, leopards and […]

May 25th

2020

CategoryPosted in Sports Afield

Turkey Time

Whether you pursue them close to home or all over the continent, hunting turkeys is a magical experience. It’s March, spring is in the air, and a hunter’s fancy turns to turkeys! Spring gobblers are probably North America’s second most popular hunting pursuit, following fall deer seasons. This is a recent phenomenon; the wild turkey’s […]

May 24th

2020

CategoryPosted in DSC News Center

DSC Joins Campaign to Stay Safe in the Outdoors

.et_post_meta_wrapper Hunters and outdoor enthusiasts challenged by stay-at-home orders know that going outside is still a possibility. Favorite activities such as hunting, fishing, shooting, cycling, hiking, nature watching, even running can be done responsibly, with an eye to stopping the spread of coronavirus. A new media campaign #ResponsibleRecreation aims to encourage outdoor recreation and proper […]

May 23rd

2020

CategoryPosted in All Outdoor

Could COVID-19 Impact the Fall Hunting Seasons?

Could the COVID-19 crisis impact upcoming hunting seasons that are still months away? The short answer is yes. The way things continue to unfold it appears as though there is a huge chance the COVID-19 shutdown could have a repeat event this fall. All of the news and warnings indicate a return of the virus, especially […]


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