hunting

This section offers articles from Sporting Shooter magazine about big game in Australia and overseas, pigs, goats, predators, small game and wing shooting.

Plus, share pics of your weekend hunt in our photo galleries. Simply email us your best pics and tell us about the hunt, and we'll add them to the relevant gallery.

big game overseas »

Hunter fatigue syndrome

Noted Kiwi scribe Ken Jones recounts a recent shoestring-cheap NZ hunt for the agile chamois.

goats »

Best goat yet

This month Alex and mate Rob get onto some nice billies. Rob's target shooting background pays dividends in rock-solid field positions.

big game australia »

April Fools Day Stag

This hog deer season Col Allison cracked the jackpot after 41 years - with a record-book head.

pigs »

Batting boars

Alex went out to hunt a pig but did not bet on having to make a leg glance stroke on a boar's snout with his bow.

predators »

Fortunes Change

Justin Wann leaves the vehicle to bag a dog before a storm.

wing shooting »

Lucky Dip Opening

Ducks on the wing presenting good targets around the water holes.

With no serious rain falling over our neck of the woods for several months duck season was beginning to look grim, very grim indeed. Words and pics Leon Wright.



news »

Bounty Hunters Rorting System: Mifsud

"Dead dog mentality": wild dog bounties are under fire (image: Martin Auldist).

Greg Mifsud, from the Invasive Animals Co-operative Research Centre, has taken aim at wild dog and fox bounty systems, saying they are open to rorting and reduce the effectiveness of other control programs.