Gin-Trapped Buffalo Leads to the Fall of a Zimbabwean Icon
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6d ago
The letter below was copied to me by an Alaskan hunter.   What made the letter particularly meaningful is that just this week something terrible happened. When you read the letter below, you will see a reference to gin traps and how terrible they are. And the ..read more
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Justin Prigmore unveils Big Five at DSCC
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6d ago
Award-winning, Scottish-based artist Justin Prigmore unveiled new original works and paint live at the John Rigby & Co. booth #4125 at the 2024 Dallas Safari Club (DSC) Convention. The four new works are all original oil paintings on Belgian linen and have been ..read more
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One for the Road
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6d ago
A Masai homestead near the Great Rift Valley in Tanzania.  The grass hut is perfect for the climate.By Terry Wieland   A Tale of Three Buffalo The things that stick with you In Horn of the Hunter, Robert Ruark describes two Cape buffalo he took on his first ..read more
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Wildlife Artist: Linda Lemon
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By Terry Wieland   The Travelling Library Blood, sweat, gun oil, dust and ashes   When Theodore Roosevelt made his celebrated safari through East Africa, more than 110 years ago now, he took with him a veritable mountain of equipment.  From rifles and ..read more
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One for the Road
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6d ago
By Terry Wieland   The Travelling Library Blood, sweat, gun oil, dust and ashes   When Theodore Roosevelt made his celebrated safari through East Africa, more than 110 years ago now, he took with him a veritable mountain of equipment.  From rifles and ..read more
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Classic and Contemporary African Hunting Literature
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2M ago
Ask the Namibian Guides Diana Rupp, (Safari Press, 2013, 182 pages.) Reviewed by Ken Bailey   Long-time Sports Afield editor Diana Rupp first hunted Africa in 2003, a plains game hunt in Namibia. Captured, as so many of us are, by Africa’s magic, she’s gone back ..read more
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Ensure your tipple travels safely with Rigby’s new Whisky Travel Case
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2M ago
There’s now no need to be concerned about your finest malt travelling with you thanks to John Rigby & Co.’s new bespoke leather and walnut whisky travel case. Expertly designed to keep your whisky bottle from smashing in transit, this exceptionally practical ..read more
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Book Review: Rift Valley Fever
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3M ago
Rift Valley Fever - A British Vet in Africa After training as a vet in Edinburgh, Hugh Cran set off to Kenya and spent the next 50 years at the sharp end, treating the cattle of Maasai herdsmen, wild animals, the horses and pets of ex-pats and the military and the ..read more
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Rigby Art unveils new limited edition wildlife collection
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4M ago
London gunmaker, John Rigby & Co.’s art department, Rigby Art, unveils three new limited edition fine art prints of a caracal wildcat, dik-dik antelope, and klipspringer antelope. Crafted by Rigby artist and engraver, Geoffrey Lignon, each piece showcases the ..read more
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One for the Road
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4M ago
A Masai homestead near the Great Rift Valley in Tanzania.  The grass hut is perfect for the climate.By Terry Wieland   A Good Night's Sleep Grass, mud, and (ugh!) corrugated iron   Fifty years ago, I found myself in the southern Sudan, in a small camp of ..read more
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