The Reality Of The Elephant In Zimbabwe

By Andrew Dawson, Zimbabwe Professional Hunter The elephant of Zimbabwe are at a crossroads as a species. His long-term survival is being decided by a seemingly endless, but generally miss-guided cast of politicians, government officials, animal rights groups. The majority are well meaning, but hopelessly miss-informed and often purposely miss-led masses that drive policy via [...]

By |November 30th, 2017|Big Game, Conservation in Action, Elephant, Hunting, We Hunt For Life|0 Comments

WSJ Op-Ed: Hunting Can Be Good for Lions and Elephants

By Terry L. Anderson and Hannah Downey This article was featured in The Wall Street Journal this morning, November 29, 2017. The debate about hunting lions and elephants has just come roaring back. Earlier this month the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lifted a ban on importing lion and elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia. [...]


John Jackson of Conservation Force has developed a list of talking points related to the elephant import situation. This is a must read for anyone who wants to understand the facts on this issue.   ELEPHANT TROPHY IMPORTS HAVE NEVER BEEN “BANNED,” AND THE POSITIVE ENHANCEMENT FINDINGS ARE BASED ON THE BEST AVAILABLE INFORMATION RECEIVED [...]

By |November 28th, 2017|Conservation in Action, Elephant, Hunting|0 Comments

North American Hunt Recap

As November begins, many hunting seasons remain open or are set to open soon. In the meantime, here’s how some seasons have already fared across North America. Tennessee Hunters in Tennessee took eight bull elks in October, setting a record single-season harvest. Both the number of permits and the length of hunts were increased for [...]

DSC Names Capstick Hunting Heritage Award Recipient

DSC has selected Khalil Karimov of the Republic of Tajikistan to receive the 2018 Peter Hathaway Capstick Hunting Heritage Award. DSC will present Karimov with this honor at its Convention and Expo, Legacy, at Saturday evening's banquet, Jan. 6, 2018. Named after the well-known American author, whose defense of the international big game hunting community [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting, LEGACY, Press Release|0 Comments

Planning a Hunt Part One: Prepare for Show Season

Hunting season is underway, but smart hunters are already thinking ahead. Now is the time to start planning. Legacy will be held January 4-7, only a few months away. Follow this three-part series with tips on how to choose, find and book your next adventure of a lifetime. Part 1: Preparing for upcoming hunting expos. [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Hunting, LEGACY|0 Comments

The Deadliest Game

Which animal do you think takes the title of Deadliest Game so far in 2017? Leopard? Buffalo? Maybe the hyena with its bone-crushing jaws? As it turns out, there are several factors under consideration in Zimbabwe. For human fatalities, crocodiles were the number one culprit, responsible for 16 out of the total 23 deaths, and [...]

By |September 29th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting, lion|0 Comments

National Survey Highlights Significance of Hunting, Fishing

In 2016, 101.6 million Americans age 16 and older enjoyed some form of fishing, hunting or wildlife-associated recreation. That’s 40 percent of the U.S. population. The economic contribution of those activities was $156.3 billion. That’s 1 percent of GDP. In other words, one out of every 100 dollars produced from U.S.-made goods and services was [...]

What’s Worse Than a Grizzly Bear Attack?

Being attacked twice in one day. Todd Orr became a social media sensation last October as the man who survived two grizzly bear attacks in one morning. And took a video of himself hiking to his car. And drove himself to the hospital. About three miles into his morning hike to scout for elk, Orr [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Hunting, News|0 Comments

Why We Hunt

Hunters hunt for adventure, to connect with nature and for the benefits it brings to wildlife through Sustainable Use Conservation. To learn more about why We Hunt for Life, visit

By |September 14th, 2017|Big Game, Conservation in Action, From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting, News|0 Comments