There is a passion for hunting something deeply implanted in the human breast.-Charles Dickens


Who’s Hunting Warthogs

CW Lubbe with brother Gideon (right) Warthog harvested with a .375 H&H Father and Son Left: Doppies Lubbe with his Warthog. He used a Winchester .308 using a 165grain Hornady bullet. Right: CW Lubbe, who used a Browning A bolt 375. 300grain PMP bullet. Gideon Lubbe with a Warthog hunted using a .243 Musgrave using…

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Who’s Hunting

From left, Jay and Jovan Marian at Estcourt with a Blesbok shot with a Brno 30-06 using Rhino 180gr bullets. —————————- Jay Marian with a Black Wildebeest Taken at Bergville with a Brno 30-06 using Rhino 180 gr bullets. —————————- Blesbok taken by Jay Marian With a Bowtech Assassin Bow and a 125gr Slick Trick…

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Upper Tugela Shoot

Night gong shoot – 16 January 2016 It was a chilly evening for January, with a brisk south-easterly breeze, when 13 hunters and a number of spectators gathered at Piet Buys’s farm Rietkuil just outside Ladysmith to enjoy our annual Night Gong Shoot. The main concern at any shoot is firearm safety. At a night…

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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.

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Swarovski Steel Gong Challenge 2016

The 2016 edition of the annual Swarovski Steel Gong Challenge, in the “Two Man Team” format, was hosted by the KZN Hunting and Conservation Association’s Upper Tugela Branch at Platrand Lodge Private Reserve just outside Ladysmith on 5 March. Whylo Optical Distributors, the official sole distributors of Swarovski Products in South Africa, sponsored the day.…

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Oxtail Potjie

INGREDIENTS 500g Oxtails cut 2 inches thick pieces 10 slices Bacon cut in 1 inch pieces ½ cup Flour seasoned with salt and pepper 1 litre beef stock 1 can tomato paste 1 Bay leaf 6 black peppercorns 1 bouquet garni 6 large leeks, chopped coarsely 2 large onions, chopped coarsely 6 large carrots, chopped…

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