The RSPCA has been called into question over why it accepts money to promote free range farming but continues to oppose game hunting.

ADA Highlights RSPCA Hypocrisy On Free Range

A major national hunting organisation, the Australian Deer Organisation, has highlighted the hypocrisy and inconsistency of the RSPCA in accepting money to promote free range farming while vocally opposing game hunting.

Firearm thefts in Tassie have lead to calls from Roland Browne for compulsory alarms on gun safes (image: News Limited).

GCA: Tassie Gun Thefts A Cause For Alarms

Firearm thefts in Tassie have led to renewed calls from Gun Control Australia for tighter storage laws including compulsory alarms. Meanwhile, the perpetrators are ignored.
In Australia, the Quiet-22 ammo from CCI is distributed by NIOA

Quiet 22 Ammo Wins NRA Award

CCI Quiet-22 ammunition has only around 75% of the noise of standard .22 long rifle ammo. It's ideal for ultra-quiet shooting in areas where noise is an issue.
Check out Sporting Shooter editor Marcus O'Dean's favourite YouTube videos for this week.

Vids Of The Week #9

Be prepared to be both entertained and educated with the five vids our Sporting Shooter team has assembled this week. Bear hunting, bow fishing, sighting in your rifle...and squeezing a rabbit's guts out its bum. Yep. Have a look.
The latest issue of Bacon Busters is out now!

New Bacon Busters Out Now

The feature-packed May-June issue of Bacon Busters is out now! Not only that, it's now available in iTunes for download to iPad. See what's inside here.

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An Introduction To Hunters Element Clothing

Hunters Element Hunting Clothing

It's the little well-thought-out and well-executed features that make for a highly functional garment. Hunters Element understand and apply these principles in all their clothing.

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Swimming for Boars

A random swim gets the blood pumping after disturbing a boar, as Lasey Drake finds out!

Jenna's Boar

Babe gets the Chop

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Out and About with Montana

Recently I acquired a new Montana bolt action rifle chambered in 7mmRem Mag. and fitted with a Bushnell Elite 6500.

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The Loose Cannon: Following Wounded Animals

Firearms Lawyer Simon Munslow answers your legal questions.

Firearms law expert Simon Munslow discusses the legality or otherwise of following up a wounded animal onto an adjoining property. What are your rights and responsibilities?

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Ridgeline March-April 2014 Hunting Photo Competition

Guerilla Skinman Fixed-Blade Knife

Thankyou again to Ridgeline for sponsoring Aussie hunters and shooters in this long-running photo comp.

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