Nyala Golf Day 2016

Our  14th annual Nyala Golf Day in aid of Conservation took place on 8 April 2016 at Mount Edgecombe Country Club – Course one. Everything went well and according to plan.  21 teams consisting of 84 players took part. Peter Meyer from Aumanat could not enter his normal three teams and he sponsored two teams…

Midlands Senior Hunters Course

In March 2016,  I attended the Midlands Senior Hunters Course at Nkwazi, and what an experience it was! I have been hunting since my teens and spent many a day in the bush. I had thought myself quite versed in guns, animals and hunting – and then I attended this course with Martin Erasmus and…

Alfred County Branch Clay Shoot

On 20 February we enjoyed a very successful clay pigeon shoot at Mooidraai Farm. We set out three ranges. The first range was from an automated machine shooting clays going away. The second station consisted of  clays from machines coming at you diagonally, which was very challenging because most hunters are not used to clays…

JJ De Valence Shoots His Way To Gold!

JJ de Valence of Richards Bay High School “Musketeers!” had his scope set bang on target at the second league round of the South African National Shooters Union (SANSSU) on 20 February 2016 at Pionier High School in Vryheid. JJ claimed gold in the U14 Sporter Class, earning the medal after collecting 358 points out…

A combined effort between KZNCTSA and KZNHCA

Shotgun clinic

12 March was D-day for a couple of determined KZN hunters who wanted to improve their wing-shooting skills. There were gate-crashers, late-comers, no-shows, and guys coming from as far as Wartburg and Ixopo. Young and old (or should I say mature) were present – I’m not sure why Charlie Gibling (aged 90 this year!) turned up as he normally outshoots me at trap! With that said, we loved seeing him back at his shotgun “home” club – Riva Valley Club.

More on License Renewals

More on License Renewals SAGA wishes to clarify the following regarding the surrendering of firearms to the Police in the event that you had not applied for the renewal of the relevant license prior to the expiry date: “If you are surrendering a firearm, there is nothing to prevent you from taking off telescopes, magazines…

TALA safari experience for World Forestry Congress delegates

During the week of 7 September this year, Durban ICC hosted the 14th World Forestry Congress. At this Congress was a delegation from the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation – or CIC. This group is a politically independent advisory body which aims to preserve wild game and hunting. Essentially, they promote the sustainable use of wildlife resources, which includes the natural forest areas around the world. As members of CHASA, our Association is affiliated to CIC.