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To celebrate the birth of William Cotton Oswell

Posted by World Wide Hunting Books

Monday, April 27, 2020 3:30:21 PM America/Los_Angeles

William Cotton Oswell
The Nimrod of South Africa
27 April 1818-1 May 1893
 William Cotton Oswell
William Cotton Oswell was born in Leytonstone, Essex in 1818. He attended Haileybury, which was the training college for the East India Company. In 1837 he secured a position with the East India Company in Madras through his un...
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Win a Safari Press Book

Posted by Syndicate Labs

Friday, February 16, 2018 1:55:46 PM America/Los_Angeles

Safari Press will give away a $100 gift certificate toward any Safari Press book if you can answer the following question:

Robert Ruark was in which professional hunter’s bongo camp when he got the inspiration to write Uhuru?

HINT:

This same professional hunter had shot 250 elephants by the time he tu...

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$1,000 Book Giveaway

Posted by Syndicate Labs

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 9:55:04 AM America/Los_Angeles

$1,000 Book Giveway Winner

Jane Link from Florida was the lucky winner of the $1,000 book giveaway.  She is pictured here with a couple of her book selection at the SCI convention in Las Vegas, NV, in February 2017.

 

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Safari Press Book Sets New World Record!

Posted by Syndicate Labs

Friday, January 12, 2018 10:18:42 AM America/Los_Angeles

 

                        Boddington and family pose with Weatherby trophy       Accepting the trophy      Boddington with trohpy

On 3 January 2018, the world’s most exclusive band of international big-game hunters gathered in Dallas for the 61st Annual Weatherby Award dinner to honor one of their own, Craig Boddington. This year’s recipient is, arguably, also one of the hunting world’s b...

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Read Excerpt of New Rowland Ward's Records of Big Game

Posted by Syndicate Labs

Thursday, July 18, 2019 3:10:34 PM America/Los_Angeles

 

Click here to read an excerpt from the new Rowland Ward's Record Book of Big Game.  

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Michel Mantheakis Safaris is DSC’s Outfitter of the Year

Posted by Sports Afield

Monday, November 12, 2018 5:03:08 PM America/Los_Angeles

Congratulations to Michel Mantheakis Safaris, a Rowland Ward Fair Chase Outfitter, on being named DSC’s 2019 Outfitter of the Year.

Michel and Nicole Mantheakis

“Michel Mantheakis Safaris has earned the honor of being selected as DSC’s Outfitter of the Year,” DSC Executive Director Corey Mason, said. “Their reputation as a prem...

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Jaguar Hunting with Tony de Almeida

Posted by Safari Press

Friday, July 19, 2019 11:39:07 AM America/Los_Angeles

 

Antonio Eduardo d’Andrada de Almeida was the most successful guide for jaguars in the history of South American hunting. He was born on this day, in 1937 in São Paulo, Brazil.  He studied in England before he began to hunt in the Mato Grosso region of western Brazil in 1959. 

In 1968 he and Richard...

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Jackalope Hunting Permit Found in Sports Afield Archives

Posted by Safari Press

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:50:48 PM America/Los_Angeles

Jackalope Hunting Permit

While going through the Sports Afield archives, we found a hunting permit for the elusive Jackalope. The following is the description that came with the permit issued by the Douglas, Wyoming Chamber of Commerce:

The Jackalope is perhaps the rarest animal in North America.  The strange animal defies ...

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New No. 3 Nile Buffalo

Posted by Safari Press

Friday, June 19, 2020 3:59:45 PM America/Los_Angeles

The latest publication of Rowland Ward's Records of Big Game, 30th edition has a new No. 3 Nile buffalo.  

No 3 Nile Buffalo

This is in addition to the fourteen new world records that have been added to the 30th edition. Established in 1892 in London, Rowland Ward’s Records of Big Game is the oldest record-book serie...

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New DVD

Posted by Safari Press

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 12:33:25 AM America/Los_Angeles

To hunt dangerous game in Africa is one of the absolute summits of international big-game hunting. There are plenty of risks involved, and a hunter must accept that these hazards are simply part of the process of hunting truly dangerous game under fair-chase conditions. The veteran big-game hunter ...

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