Mpofu! The largest of the antelope species

An eland bull is a huge, impressive animal, and hunting one is an experience you won’t soon forget. © Massaro Media Group By Phil Massaro My first safari was a ten-day jaunt spent on South Africa’s Orange Free State, in the semi-Karoo region not far outside of...

Zambia’s Kafue National Park now in the African Parks Portfolio

Kafue National Park, Kafue River, Zambia. Photography by Frank Weitzer and African Parks. On 1 July 2022, the Government of Zambia and conservation non-profit organisation, African Parks, announced the signing of a 20 year agreement for the Kafue National Park in a...

The Triple Deuce Safari

By Kim Stuart   Two old guys, two double rifles, and two Cape buffalo each.   I know, this sounds like an African wreck waiting to happen. When long-time hunting buddy Jim Gefroh and I sat down with Jacques Senekal, owner of African Maximum Safaris in the North West...

Hunter Profile of a loyal supporter – Chuck Shellhouse

I am 75 years old and have been enjoying the outdoors my entire life. I grew up on a farm in Ohio and began hunting pheasants and whitetail deer. After college I lived out west in Arizona and Colorado and got hooked on mule deer and elk. I have hunted both in Arizona,...

Afton 20 years later

In August of 2002, I first visited  Afton Guesthouse in Johannesburg, SA. The place was recommended by a PH who is no longer in the industry. I was fortunate enough to stay several times during my six weeks and three-country hunt. I was able to harvest all of the...

Campfire Thoughts & Reminiscences Part 6

Written by Neil Harmse   Chapter 7. Lion Problems   As previously mentioned, during the 1980s the southern Kruger Park boundary was continuously faced with problems caused by lions crossing. into private properties and killing livestock. Once these nomadic...