IN PRAISE OF OLDER RIFLES

06/06/2019
Savage Model 99

The .303 Savage is not a cartridge that gets a lot of ink these days.  You’d think it would, if for no other reason than it’s a contender for the title of “first American smokeless commercial” round.  The .30-30 Winchester usually gets the nod, but there is dispute to this day over whether it prec

An Elk Hunt Donated Creates Memory Of A Lifetime

05/27/2019

In early October 2018, Ronald W. Neldon, U.S. Air Force, Ret., received what he calls “an act of kindness” from the Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF).  Neldon is a retired Security Policeman (now called Security Forces) from the U.S. Air Force who spent 20 years working in security, law enforcement and antiterrorism, and is a survivor of the Khobar Towers terrorist truck bomb attack in June 1996.

A 19 Year Goat Hunt

05/24/2019
hiking the trail in Maroon Bells

It was 1997 when a fellow member of the Iowa SCI Chapter told me about his Colorado mountain goat hunt he had done as a do-it-yourself hunt the previous year.  He said all you need to do is request the sheep/goat hunt brochure from the state each January, send in your check with the paper application for $500 and, a

Sharpfinger

05/21/2019
Schrade sharp finger
Either Sharpfinger knife model (152OT bottom, 152T top) offers a solid combination of affordability and functional performance.

There are some things that by design are functionally efficient without embellishment or constant change.