24 03, 2017
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The .416 Rigby: A Classic African Big Game Hunting Cartridge

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Keep reading to learn all about the history and recommended uses of the .416 Rigby. When it was first designed in the early 1900s, the .416 Rigby was a quantum leap forward in the field of big game hunting ammunition. The cartridge quickly caught on as a favorite among hunters pursing large, thick skinned species of dangerous

16 05, 2016
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The .375 Ruger: An Up And Coming Dangerous Game Cartridge?

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Keep reading to learn all about the .375 Ruger cartridge. The venerable .375 H&H Magnum has been the most popular dangerous game cartridge in the world for over 100 years. During its long reign, there have been many cartridges developed and marketed as competitors to the legendary .375 that just didn't quite measure up and

6 08, 2015
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How To Keep Your Big Game Hunting Trip From Turning Into A Nightmare

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Keep reading to learn how to keep your big game hunting trip from turning into a nightmare. The unfortunate story of Walter Palmer and Cecil the Lion changed the hunting world forever. After the details of the hunt came out, it appeared as though Palmer probably wasn't as big of a villain as he was

17 06, 2015
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.577/450 Martini–Henry: The Right Arm Of The British Empire

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Keep reading to learn about the history and recommended uses of the .577/450 Martini-Henry. Adopted by the British Army in 1871, the .577/450 Martini-Henry was modification of the .577 Snider Cartridge that was reduced down to .45 caliber. Specifically designed to be used in the new Martini-Henry rifle, the .577/450 Martini-Henry cartridge was used by

26 04, 2015
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What Is The Taylor KO Factor?

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Keep reading to learn all about the Taylor KO Factor. Developed by the legendary ivory hunter/poacher John "Pondoro" Taylor in the mid-1900s, the Taylor KO (Knock Out) Factor is one of many methods used for comparing the relative stopping power of big game hunting cartridges. While not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, the

21 08, 2013
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In my last article I profiled the impala. This week I'll profile my personal favorite among the animals of Africa: the warthog. When I made my first trip to Namibia as a young man, the warthog was the first animal that I hunted and the thrill of that experience got me completely hooked on Africa. I

11 08, 2013
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This article is the first in my new series about some of the various species available for hunting in Africa. In this series, I plan on describing the physical attributes and distribution of each species in addition to recommended hunting methods, recommended cartridges, and shot placement. My first article is about one of the most

25 07, 2013
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Country Report: Hunting In Botswana

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Continue reading to find out all about hunting in Botswana. So far, I’ve completed hunting reports on the countries of Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Tanzania. All of these countries currently offer outstanding and diverse opportunities for hunting both plains and dangerous game in Africa. In this article, I’m going to discuss conditions in a

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