Alaska Brown Bear, Part 2In this episode of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Sports Afield's James Reed travels to the Alaska Peninsula in search of a big brown bear. View Video
World of Sports Afield TVWild Sheep Foundation's World of Sports Afield TV airs on the Sportsman Channel Saturdays at 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. EST and Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. EST. View Video
Alaska Brown Bear, Part IIn Episode 1 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Producer Dave Fulson travels to the Alaska Peninsula in search of a big brown bear. View Video
Greenland Muskox & ReindeerRuger's Mike Fifer and his daughter Katie travel to Greenland in a quest for muskox and reindeer. View Video
Greenland Muskox & Reindeer, Part 2Mike Fifer and his daughter Katie continue their hunt in Greenland in search of reindeer. View Video
Marco Polo Sheep in KyrgyzstanIn Episode 5 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Tim Fallon heads to the Pamirs to hunt Marco Polo sheep. View Video
An Elk Hunt in WyomingIn Episode 6 of the 2012 Season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Aaron Neilson hunts elk in the Wyoming high country. View Video
Giant Eland in the Central African RepublicIn Episode 7 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Trijicon president Stephen Bindon hunts Lord Derby eland in the Central African Republic. View Video
Desert Sheep in MexicoIn Episode 8 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Steve Hornady hunts desert sheep in Mexico's Baja California Sur. View Video
Buffalo Down UnderIn Episode 9 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield TV, Dave Fulson hunts Asiatic water buffalo in Australia's Northern Territory. View Video
A Bison Hunt in WyomingIn Episode 10 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Ivan Carter hunts bison in Wyoming. View Video
Yukon Sheep & Moose AdventureTony Caliguiri floats the wild rivers of the Yukon Territory on a quest for Stone sheep and moose. View Video
Hitting the Ivory TrailIn Episode 12 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield TV, Bobby Turner hunts elephant with Chifuti Safaris. View Video
Namibia Plains GameIn Episode 12 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, Sports Afield Editor in Chief Diana Rupp travels to the Omatendeka Conservancy in northern Namibia to hunt for plains game, especially springbok and kudu. View Video
A Hunt for MarkhorWatch Episode 1 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, where hunter Craig Boddington travels to Pakistan in search of the world's most magnificent wild mountain goat, the markhor. View Video
Giant ElandEpisode 7 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television features an exciting hunt for Lord Derby eland in the Central African Republic. View Video
Alberta MooseIn Episode 8 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, Sports Afield's James Reed hunts for moose in the Canadian wilderness. View Video
Oklahoma WhitetailIn Episode 13 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, a hunter seeks a big whitetail buck on an Oklahoma ranch. View Video
Botswana ElephantIn Episode 11 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, Sports Afield publisher Ludo Wurfbain travels to Botswana in search of a big tusker. View Video
Alaska BearEpisode 10 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television follows hunters on a quest for grizzly in Alaska. View Video
Mexico Mule DeerEpisode 9 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television features a hunt for desert mule deer in the Sonoran Desert. View Video
Alberta Mule DeerIn Episode 6 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, Craig Boddington braves the cold and snow in Alberta in his quest for a big mule deer. View Video
Bezoar IbexIn Episode 5 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, Steve Hornady travels to Turkey in pursuit of the magnificent Bezoar ibex. View Video
Wyoming ElkIn Episode 4 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, well-known African PH Ivan Carter fulfills his dream of hunting elk in Wyoming--but gives the hunt an African twist by carrying his double rifle. View Video
Zambezi BuffaloEpisode 3 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television features and exciting hunt for buffalo and lioness in Zimbabwe's Zambezi Valley. View Video
Yukon SheepEpisode 2 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, artist Josh Spies hunts for a Dall sheep in the mountains of Canada's Yukon territory. View Video
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Lion Hunting: The Real StoryDallas Safari Club's Ben Carter explains why legal, sustainable safari hunting is helping to ensure the future of lions and other African wildlife. View Video
World of Sports Afield TV 2014Watch the opening sequence for the all-new 2014 season of the Wild Sheep Foundation's World of Sports Afield TV. The show airs three times weekly on the Sportsman Channel. View Video
Hug A Hunter 2013The Colorado Wildlife Council created a series of ads to convey a positive message about the benefits of hunting to nonhunters. They do a great job of getting the message across. Learn more about this initiative at www.hugahunter.com. View Video
Hug A Hunter 2012Colorado's Wildlife Council has created a series of TV ads called "Hug a Hunter" to educate the general public about the benefits of hunting. These ads do a great job of getting the message out to nonhunters. View Video
Africa’s Greatest Tuskers is a new book by Tony Sanchez-Arino that does what no single volume has ever attempted: It lists every known elephant ever taken with at least one tusk of 130 pounds or more and tells the stories of who hunted these elephants, who owns the tusks, or how they were found.
Imagine yourself on a dangerous game hunt in South Africa staring down a Cape buffalo. The bull moves into good position, and your professional hunter urges, "Shoot!"
You could be living this dream courtesy of a special raffle that will allow one lucky winner to experience an unforgettable, all-expenses-pad seven-day Cape buffalo hunt for one hunter in South Africa. Included in this extraordinary package are round-trip international and domestic airfare, lodging, trophy fee, 1x1 professional guide, trophy prep, dip and pack service, trophy shipping, import services, and taxidermy.
Best of all, 100 percent of the raffle proceeds benefit the DSC Frontline Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to provide financial relief to professional hunters and their assistants killed or seriously injured while providing professional hunting services. For more information on the raffle or to buy tickets, visit www.DSCFrontlineFoundation.org. The drawing will be held Sunday, January 10, 2016, at the Dallas Safari Club Convention.READ MORE
Taxidermist, publisher, and marketing genius, Rowland Ward turned mounted animals into a fashionable sensation during the Victorian Age.
by Diana Rupp
Hunters today know the name Rowland Ward mostly because of the record book that bears his name. But Rowland Ward was a fascinating character in his own right. An expert taxidermist (though he preferred to refer to himself as a “naturalist”), Ward was also a savvy businessman and marketing genius who became the most well-known taxidermist of his day, with a shop in London called “The Jungle” that became an almost mandatory stop for any hunter traveling through London on the way to Africa or India. His publishing empire, which he started in part to help market his taxidermy business, has lasted for more than a century.
A study launching this year will measure the actual amounts of venison and other wild protein harvested annually in North America. Researchers will assess the nutritional, cultural, and economic values of this harvest, as well as the ecological costs of replacing this food through standard agriculture and domestic livestock production.
Dallas Safari Club is the founding sponsor of the project, pledging $200,000 over the next two years. DSC officials hope other sponsors will come aboard to help advance the study.
"This research isn't just fascinating. It's critical to help modern society understand the full scale of hunting on this continent, and of the natural, organic, sustainable food that today's hunters provide for their families," said Ben Carter, DSC executive director. "Additionally, this research will help all of us understand the hidden costs when hunting traditions are eroded—or attacked."READ MORE
It's a myth that only younger game animals are good eating. Trophy-size game can also be excellent table fare.
By John Barsness
Some hunters believe trophy-size big-game animals make lousy eating, so they need to be boiled, ground into sausage, or donated. While younger animals certainly provide more consistently edible meat than older ones, my wife, Eileen Clarke, and I have enjoyably eaten plenty of trophy animals and fed them to friends who liked them a lot, too. Eileen writes game cookbooks, and her recipes help. This one is from her cookbook, Slice of the Wild, which costs $25 and is available with Eileen's other wild game cookbooks at www.riflesandrecipes.com, or by calling 406/521-0273.READ MORE
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