The Rigby Campfire

The Rigby Campfire blog is an opportunity for like-minded Ladies and Gentlemen of Adventure to share their stories of hunting, travel and tales of derring-do from around the world.

No story, adventure or anecdote is better shared than around the campfire, gin and tonic in hand. Legends of ones that got away, near misses and memories from the field are the very things that bond us as an international community.

Rigby welcomes you to its campfire to read stories from some of the worlds most seasoned and interesting hunters, explorers and adventurers.


New Rigby ammo put to the test on South African safari

Experienced hunter Jeremy Preston from south west England was one of the first customers to buy Rigby’sLearn more

The latest from the Rigby workshop by Marc Newton

It’s abuzz in the Rigby showroom as we catch up with Marc Newton, the company’s managing directorLearn more

Red stag stalking in Sutherland by Liz Brodie

For the hard-core and uncompromising stalkers willing to travel the extra mile, the county of Sutherland, inLearn more

Stephen Wood talks Rigby Ammunition Boards

  It’s all about keeping the integrity of the materials, ensuring the design fits the piece and not takingLearn more

The latest from the John Rigby & Co. workshop, by Marc Newton

New to the Rigby Campfire blog, each month we’ll be catching up with the company’s managing director,Learn more

Rigby sponsors The Fred Taylor Memorial for Working Hill Ponies

John Rigby & Co. is delighted to once again sponsor the annual Fred Taylor Memorial for WorkingLearn more

Chris Rogers hunts spring roe bucks at Euston Estate

The county of Suffolk, based in East Anglia is notarised for its distinct lack of hills, itsLearn more

A week of work experience with Rigby

At the end of March, Charles Spencer, a keen deerstalker and game shooter from London, joined theLearn more

Rajat Singh Shekhawat’s 22,000km trip from India to Rigby HQ in London

Rigby rifles were always part of the family when Rajat Singh Shekhawat was growing up in theLearn more

Meet Thomas Ernst

Thomas Ernst, 55, has been hunting for nearly 40 years, receiving his hunting licence in Germany backLearn more

What’s it like to hunt with a vintage Rigby double rifle? By Martin Mirwald

Keen British firearms collector Martin Mirwald got to experience this when he took his Rigby double .450/.400Learn more

Q&A with John Rigby & Co.’s new US sales representative, Gary Duffey

Based in Texas, Gary Duffey was appointed by John Rigby & Co. in September 2018 to lookLearn more

Why buffalo hunter Graham Williams depends on his .416 Rigby

A mad keen buffalo hunter, Graham Williams has been very busy, as usual, during the dry seasonLearn more

Professional forester Lorentz Sæthern realises his dream of owning a Rigby

He was raised on a remote rural property in the deep boreal forest area between Norway andLearn more

Manufacturing the Rigby Highland Stalker

Last year John Rigby & Co. unveiled the highly anticipated Highland Stalker, a classically elegant stalking rifleLearn more

On the spoor of the spiral-horned kudu, by Simon K Barr

If I was going to take a shot at the kudu we’d been tracking all day, itLearn more

Cape buffalo by Simon K Barr

“When that first shot goes off, something or someone will die,” explained the good Doctor as ILearn more

Craig Boddington discusses the .275 Rigby: The perfect all round deer cartridge

In our latest Campfire blog, Craig Boddington, the globally-respected outdoor journalist shares his impressions of the .275Learn more

Gary Duffey examines vintage guns

Gary Duffey is a huge supporter of Rigby rifles and an avid collector of fine English andLearn more

Tracking lions with John Sharp

Based in Zimbabwe, Professional Hunter (PH) John Sharp applied for an apprenticeship for his professional hunter’s licenceLearn more

The “Mac Euston” with Chris Rogers

Chris Rogers is the deer manager on the 10,500-acre Euston Estate in Suffolk. He is responsible forLearn more

20 years in the British gun trade… and counting!

At the start of November 2017, John Rigby & Co. appointed Andrew Ambrose as their new headLearn more

Joe Gray Taylor, Jr. hunts whitetail in Texas Hill Country

Joe Taylor is a retired U.S. Army Major General and Defence Sector Executive. He has hunted onLearn more

American fine gun collector Gary Duffey examines hunting traditions

Gary Duffey is a huge supporter of Rigby rifles and an avid collector of fine English andLearn more

Q&A with Rigby adventurer Chris Rogers

As the deer manager on the 10,500-acre Euston Estate in Suffolk, Chris Rogers is a passionate andLearn more