Campfire Thoughts & Reminiscences Part 5

Written by Neil Harmse Chapter 6. Elephant Problems   During the early 1980s, I was kept rather busy with problem animals along the southern boundary of the Kruger National Park in the Malelane area. There was a serious drought in this region at the time and...

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AHG Monthly May 2022

If the picture caught your attention, GOOD. Just read on. Last year Rigby offered a brand-spanking-new .416 for our Life Member Draw – (all existing and new members went into the draw). Instead of investing in advertising cash, they donated the rifle. Response was...

Campfire Thoughts & Reminiscences Part 4

Written by Neil Harmse    Facing charges   During my bush life, I have always been very careful when dealing with animals that can hurt me, so it is not too often that I find myself in a sticky situation. Once, on a Botswana hunting concession known as...

AHG Monthly April 2022

Serval: Something for everyone – the season in full swing Earlier this year while heading southwest of Joburg to collect a consignment of trophies to ship, I came across what was undoubtedly my finest roadkill specimen to date. The sun was just rising and the road...

Campfire Thoughts & Reminiscences Part 3

Written by Neil Harmse   Poor Man’s Double Rifle It all started when I bought a ‘slightly’ damaged AyA number 2 shotgun from a friend who had burst the one barrel near the muzzle with a bad reload. I paid R100 for it and had the gun sent off to AyA in Spain for a...