After the Shooting – Part VII

  The best safari outfitters, who have the best areas, the best camps, the best staff and the best equipment have not developed this reputation overnight. They are, more often than not, booked out more than a year in advance. And nowhere is it more true than in...

Multiparty Safaris and Travel – Part VI

  I would like to begin by mentioning some thoughts on 1×1, 2×2 and 2×1 safaris. On a 1×1 safari, the only thing I really worry about on the human relations side is my compatibility with the PH. For the most part, I enjoy hunting with young or...

Health Issues – Part V

  I also think quite carefully about the unthinkable. In other words, what will happen if I fall ill or am hurt while on the hunt. Where are the nearest hospitals, what facilities do they offer, what is the standard of nursing and health care and, most...

Conventions & Communications – Part IV

  Obviously, the more important the hunt is to me, the more trouble I take to ensure that I book the right area, at the right time of year, with the best possible outfitter and professional hunter. Each year, there are a number of hunting conventions in North...

Important Questions – Part III

  I do not want to imply, in any shape or form, that everyone in the hunting industry is a crook but it does seem, at times, that every crook is in the hunting business. As such, before parting with any of my hard earned funds, the most important single thing I...

Seek References – Part II

  I have a fairly good collection of African hunting books and I go through my catalogue to refresh my memory as to which books might contain detailed information on the animals and those people that have hunted them successfully. The series of books put out by...