Classic and Contemporary African Hunting Literature

Wato Brian Watson ( 2019, 321 pages) Reviewed by Ken Bailey    Brian Watson’s Wato is purely and simply an enjoyable read. I suspect that’s in part because he’s one of us. Like many of us he took a fancy to guns, shooting and hunting as a child, and he grew up in...

Campfire Thoughts & Reminiscences Part 23

Written by Neil Harmse       Chapter 24. A Martini Henry – Resurrecting an ‘Oldie’   A number of guns were put up for sale by a retired hunter and among these was a very rusty, badly pitted sporting Martini Henry .577/450 made by Isaac Hollis &...

Rigby welcomes celebrated wildlife artist Zoltán Boros

Red Stag with Hinds London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. is delighted to announce the latest addition to its esteemed art department, Zoltán Boros. Hailing from Subotica, Serbia, Zoltán is known for his passion for wildlife and his exceptional talent in capturing the...

Classic and Contemporary African Hunting Literature

Dangerous Game Quest Kim Stuart, (Fjermendal Press, 2021, 236 pages) Reviewed by Ken Bailey    Kim Stuart’s Dangerous Game Quest – A Personal Journey is a compilation of stories describing his odyssey to become the first hunter to take each of the Magnificent Seven...

Campfire Thoughts & Reminiscences Part 22

Written by Neil Harmse       Chapter 23. The Ultimate Big Bore   For those big-bore shooters who always claim they are addicted to back pull, I have come across the ultimate rifle which should satisfy their every craving for brain rattling,...