The experts at Sporting Shooter help you improve your hunting skills.
01 Sep 2012
New writer Gavin Adams has a wealth of bush hunting and fishing experience and here advises on potentially dangerous situations and how to avoid them.
01 Aug 2012
The terrain you hunt determines the kind of deer hunting you will do and what calibre and type of rifle you use. If you intend to hunt in wooded country and brush you have no need of a long- range rifle with high-power scope. Moreover, the geography may also dictate the way you hunt; some methods of hunting are more productive in certain kinds of terrain but are seldom worthwhile in others. The term “deer rifle” then is too all-embracing.
01 May 2012
The period of time that occurs between the time you get the reticle in your scope aligned on the target animal, press the trigger and hit the game can be measured literally in fractions of one second.
01 Mar 2012
Uncle Nick goes through pin-point accuracy, the magnum advantage, good balance, barrel stretching and cartridges.
01 Feb 2012
The serious big-game hunter should always know exactly where his bullet hit. When shooting at a trophy animal it’s vital to be able to recognize the indications of a hit.
01 Dec 2011
Once you have access to a property, how do you maximise your future hunting success there? Adrian Kenney shares his ten techniques.
Most hunters spot a rubbed tree and dismiss its meaning simply as having been done by a stag or buck rubbing the remnants of itchy velvet off his antlers. But actually rubs can mean a great deal more than that.
01 Oct 2011
Good sized boars don’t just fall in your lap in forest country. Here, we learn how to increase your chances.
Any discussion about getting kicked deals with a complicated subject - a combination of physics, dynamics, psychology, and hot air.
01 Aug 2011
I was fortunate to spend a few days' fox whistling recently with "Foxmeister" Tony Pizzata at a reasonably productive area on a sheep property a few hours from home.
The video follows the making of a beautifully crafted, lovingly customised, and extremely accurate benchrest rifle in 6.5x47 Lapua ... and it's one well worth seeing.