Responsible hunting and “head shots” ?

Hunting is an incredible privilege and it remain a special responsibility to stop the heart of a living being forever. This privilege should never be taken for granted by hunters and the following excerpt from the Code of Conduct of the SA Hunters and Game Conservation Association emphasises this in a very special way: “Hunt […]

Verantwoordelike jag en “kopskote”

Inleiding: Jag is ʼn ongelooflike voorreg en dit bly ʼn spesiale verantwoordelikheid om ʼn lewende wese se hartklop vir altyd te stop!  ʼn Jagter moet nooit hierdie voorreg as vanselfsprekend aanvaar nie. Die volgende aanhaling uit die Erekode van die SA Jagters- en Wildbewaringsvereniging beklemtoon dit op ʼn besondere wyse: “om met deernis te jag en […]

375 Holland & Holland Magnum – steeds ‘n staatmaker!

Die .375 Holland & Holland Magnum (ook bekend as die .375 H&H Mag) kaliber is in 1912 deur die Engelse geweermakers Holland & Holland in Engeland bekendgestel. ʼn Paar ontwikkelinge in aksie, patroon en geweer ontwerp het die ontwerp van hierdie patroon voorafgegaan en beïnvloed en die uiteindelike gewildheid daarvan onder jagters bepaal. Aksie: Die […]

375 Holland & Holland Magnum – still a stalwart!

The London based British rifle manufacturer Holland & Holland launched its .375 Holland & Holland Magnum (also known as the .375 H&H Magnum) calibre in 1912. A number of developments in action, cartridge and rifle design preceded and influenced the design of this cartridge and determined its eventual popularity with hunters. Action: The Gewehr 98 […]

Pros and cons of trophy hunting and eco tourisim – by Ed Stoddard

The anti-trophy hunting campaign is in high gear, employing questionable ‘surveys’ while playing on the emotions of affluent suburbanites whose views of Africa are often shaped by Disney and Tarzan. Both hunting and game viewing have ecological pros and cons — and both have colonial and racist roots — points often lost in the fog […]

Your hunting records are important – submit them and benefit

Whether you hunt for pleasure or the pot you are using a resource. If wisely managed, the resource is renewable and game populations should replenish themselves and continue to benefit future generations.  While antelope populations can be fenced-in and managed by individual landowners, birds are not limited by farm or political boundaries and as such […]

Inligting oor jag is belangrik en tot voordeel van die jagter

Hetsy jy jag vir jou eie plesier of vir die pot, benut jy ‘n hulpbron. Indien dit kundig bestuur word, is dit ‘n hernubare hulpbron wat die aanwas van wildlewe tot voordeel van die nageslag ondersteun. Hoewel individuele grondeienaars antiloopbevolkings binne omheinde gebiede kan bestuur, word veerwild nie beperk tot plase of politieke grense nie […]

Jagsake Nuus Mei 2019

Ek vertrou dat baie lede reeds vanjaar die voorreg gehad om `n draai in die jagveld te maak en die buitelewe te geniet. Andersins maak julle sekerlik voorbereidings om binnekort te gaan jag. Met al die opwinding wat met só `n vooruitsig gepaardgaan, herinner ek julle veral aan die verskeie virussiektes waarteen jagters voortydig voorsorgmaatreëls […]

Hunting News May 2019

I trust that most of you have already had the privilege to hunt this season or to enjoy some time out in nature. If not, you are probably getting ready for the hunt. Amidst all the excitement for the preparations, I want to remind you of the various viruses that you need to be aware […]

Hunting News May – Requirements to Import Meat

Dear SA Hunters members, The crispness in the morning air signals the arrival of the hunting season. Those of you who have already had the privilege of enjoying the fruits of your hunting harvest can feel blessed. Those of you who watch your neighbours’ biltong drying from the ceiling with envy, are probably looking forward […]