Game ranchers are the wrong target

See Peter Flack’s response below. Kicker: It is unfair to target game farming as an “economic bubble”. This industry creates jobs and makes a very healthy contribution to the economy.

Rhino in Crisis – Blueprint For Survival

I attended the Cape Town premiere of the 90 minute documentary, “Rhino in Crisis – Blueprint for Survival” produced by the Conservation Imperative, a group of conservationists primarily from KwaZulu-Natal.

Ready to Hunt in Africa?

There are only three things you need to know as an amateur hunter about hunting in countries to the north of us – preparation, preparation and preparation. Preparation of your

The Most Special Spiral Horn?

I have often been asked, which do I think is the most special of all the spiral horns. Well, the first question to be asked is probably what constitutes a

First Lion

There are four basic ways to hunt lions and, at one time or another, I have used them all, and more than once. By far the most popular way today

Eulogy of Opportunities Missed

By: Paul Stones, a member of the SAMPEO Group, South Africa’s most professional and experienced outfitters. Websites: South African Outfitters | Paul Stones Safaris Africa How many times has it

Pyramid Schemes and the Breeding and Manipulation of Colour Variants and other Unnatural Freaks

What do Pyramid Schemes and the latest trend of intensively breeding and manipulating new colour variants and other unnatural freakish animals have in common with one another? Pyramid Schemes are

Canned Killings and other Unnatural Behaviour in the Game Ranching Industry

Why do I and my amateur and professional hunting friends detest the increasing number of incidents involving the killing of canned or put-and-take animals? Why do we also dislike so

Who Shot the Donkey?

Who shot the Donkey? It reminded me of the nursery rhyme song – "Who shot Cock Robin? I said the sparrow, with my bow and arrow, I shot Cock Robin.

Buffalo Blunders

This story takes me back many, many years. To about 1984 as I remember it. The time of a devastating drought that tortured our South African Lowveld for months on