A Return To Africa
In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from the January, 1991 issue: A Return to Africa.
From the field: American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe hunted this bull elephant for five days in the Caprivi region of Namibia before finally taking him on July 23, 2011.
All Business: The .458 Lott
The .458 Lott is a task-specific cartridge made for the business of taking on the world's biggest-and most dangerous-game.
Born of Africa: The Kimber Caprivi
Well thought-out in features and design, the Model 8400 Caprivi is Kimber Manufacturing's first dangerous-game rifle.
Holland & Holland’s Mighty .700 Nitro Express
When told that Holland & Holland would not build him a .600 Nitro Express, one man, through determination and perseverance, ended up creating the most powerful sporting cartridge in the world: the .700 Nitro Express.
If A Rifle Could Talk: Finn Aagaard’s .375
From 1983 until 1994, late American Rifleman Field Editor Finn Aagaard, a former Kenyan professional hunter, impressed readers with his keen and practical insight. He was meticulous in keeping records of every shot he fired, and through his journals, his pre-’64 Winchester Model 70 in .375 H&H speaks to a new generation of shooters and hunters.
In Memoriam: Harry Selby, Hunter And Rifleman, Dies At 92
The author reflects on the life of his mentor, boss, confidant and friend.