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October-December 2015, issue 88


October-December 2015, issue 88 - On Sale Now !!
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October-December 2015, issue 88 - On Sale Now !!
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October-December 2015, issue 88 - On Sale Now !!
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Features

>Back after bunnies (page 24) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

Back After Bunnies

When the foxes are giving you grief, and you canít hit the suckers anyway, itís time to get back after bunnies!

Text and photography by Adrian Kenney.

The bewitching Cape (page 32) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

The Bewitching Cape

The west coast of Cape York is wild isolated country. Just the place for adventure, excellent fishing, and hunting big boars!

Text and photography by Shaun Reynolds.

Wonnangatta Fly Camp (page 44) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

Wonnangatta Fly Camp

Moving into the back country, beyond the reach of the day trippers, in pursuit of the elusive sambar.

Text and photography by David Hughes.

The Fastest Factory Cartridge Turns 100 Years Young .250-3000 Savage (page 50) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

The Fastest Factory Cartridge Turns 100 Years Young .250-3000 Savage

Driving a .257 bullet at 3000fps was almost revolutionary 100 years ago. Today the .250-3000 still offers Aussie hunters plenty of versatility.

Text and photography by Andy Montgomery.

Tactics For Brown Quail Hunting (page 56) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

Tactics For Brown Quail Hunting

Quail hunting is a gentleman’s occupation. It does not require the hunter to start early or finish late. And while a degree of physical effort and mental focus are required, it can be approached in a relaxed manner, at a pace with which the hunter is comfortable.

Text and photography by Robert Butterworth.

More Memories - The Real Trophy (page 66) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

More Memories - The Real Trophy

Paying less attention to the trophy, and a lot more to how you obtained it.

Text and photography by Scott Elliott.

Slugging Pest Birds (page 72) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

Slugging Pest Birds

If .22 rimfires were made for rabbits then airguns were made for pest birds!

Text and photography by Adrian Kenny.

Sifting Through Sambar (page 78) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

Sifting Through Sambar

We all have good days and bad days when we head off into the hills hunting. I would like to recount here a good, but puzzling day.

Text and photography by Kevin Gittings.

Get Your Stock To Fit You: Part 1 (page 84) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

Get Your Stock To Fit You: Part 1

Most shooters will be much more effective in the field when their rifle fits them correctly. In this article a highly respected gun maker gives a run down on how to... Get your stock to fit you: Part 1.

Text and photography by Bill Hambly-Clark.

Tanzanian Safari (page 92) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

Tanzanian Safari

Recounting hunting adventures on a classic East African Safari.

Text and photography by Tony Baker.

.375 ... An Obsession With The King Of The Mid-bore Calibres (page 100) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

.375 ... An Obsession With The King Of The Mid-bore Calibres

There are plenty of good calibres in the medium bore range, but this hunter believes none better than the .375 calibre.

Text and photography by Nathan Ravenscroft.

Hunting The Beautiful Chital (page 120) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

Hunting The Beautiful Chital

Gathering some mates and hitting the Queensland bush after big spotted stags.

Text and photography by Ted Mitchell Snr.


Regulars

Grub in the Scrub: Peach Puddings

Grub in the Scrub: Peach Puddings (page 42) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)

 


Remington Hog Hunt 2015

Remington Hog Hunt 2015 (click the pic for an enlarged view)


 


Equipment Analysis

CZ 455 with 3 barrels - .17HMR, .22LR, .22M by Andy Montgomery (page 105) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)
CZ 455 with 3 barrels - .17HMR, .22LR, .22M by Andy Montgomery

 

Beretta Silver Pigeon - 28ga by Matt Dwyer (page 108) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)
Beretta Silver Pigeon - 28ga by Matt Dwyer

 

Lithgow LA101 Lefty - .22LR by Andy Montgomery (page 112) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)
Lithgow LA101 Lefty - .22LR by Andy Montgomery

 

Sun Optics CS41 4-14x44 Tactical Hunter by Andy Montgomery (page 115) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)
Sun Optics CS41 4-14x44 Tactical Hunter by Andy Montgomery

 

Lithgow LA101 Lefty - .22LR by Andy Montgomery (page 118) Issue 88 (click the pic for an enlarged view)
Lightforce 140mm LED Handheld Utility Light by Andy Montgomery

 


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