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...

Review: Rigby Big Game .416

Author Scott Perkins and his latest dugga boy taken with Rigby’s Big Game rifle in the long-proven 416 Rigby caliber. When I was 12, my dad took me to an Issac Walton League banquet at the Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs. While waiting for the banquet feast...

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...

Four Friends and a Safari!

Steve B. and his Nyala. By Jim Hensley It was 16 April 2021, a day that had been in my thoughts for over 25 years. It was special because it was my last day as a detective with the Milwaukee Police Department. I was retiring, and nearly everyone was asking me, “How...

Classic and Contemporary African Hunting Literature

White Hunters, The Golden Age of African Safaris Written by Brian Herne (Henry Holt and Company, Inc., 1999, 468 pages.) Reviewed by Ken Bailey   Most popular books about hunting in Africa are first-person accounts, a “this happened to me” approach to the...