Don't leave your guns in the car: by Damian Enslin
Your guns must either be secured in a safe or carried with you every moment of the day. Damian explains why this is so important.
On a recent journey with two friends to the Southern Cape for a shooting competition, we stopped at a filling station for fuel, to use the facilities and to get something to eat. After we were back on the road, my friend (let’s call him John) said: “You know, guys, we’ve all just broken the law.”
On a knife edge by Jan Wahl
Factors to take into consideration when purchasing a knife
This is the first in a regular monthly column on knives. In this edition, we showcase a selection of handmade beauties from one of South Africa’s many premier knife makers, Jan Wahl. We acknowledge information of KnifeArt.com ( a US based Knife reseller) in the drafting of this article.
How green is your hunting?
By Abel Erasmus Jnr, Otterskloof Private Game Reserve
Hunting's contribution to conservation and the envorinment
The unfortunate and unethical hunting of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe during 2015 has definitely raised awareness of hunting in general. In the post-Cecil period, numerous documentaries and articles have surfaced exposing supposed ‘real hunting’ and ‘deplorable practices’ such as problem animal control and driven hunting to much acclaim by the general public.
SAGA celebrates 30 years
Gun Africa presents a snapshot of SAGA
The South African Gunowners' Association (SAGA) is a nonprofit, non-discriminatory organisation, the sole purpose of which is to represent the interests of all people who embrace the principles of safe and responsible ownership and usage of firearms for sport, recreation, hunting and self-defence.
SAGA is a watchdog that endeavours to safeguard the rights of the South African public by engaging government in discussion regarding firearm-related issues.
Three-times IDPA Africa Champion Ian van der Bank divulges how practice may actually not make you perfect
We have all heard the saying that ‘Practice makes perfect’. However, in order to understand the key to effective practice, we’re going to reject this maxim.