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.

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European game animals

Hunting in Europe is vastly different from hunting anywhere else in the world and is perhaps the only way there could be any hunting in Europe at all.

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 »

Quest For A Big Boar

Alex's first boar with the bow was a cracker - and it nearly got the better of him!

Regular columnist Alex Juris grabs his a bow and heads for the hills in search of pigs. The result is a massive boar that most of us would be happy to take with a rife!

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Long walk pays off

Nando Sciacca persisted patiently to finally nab this great boar. His story inspires the average hunter.

predators »

Shoot that fox!

This nice story from Damien Conlon tells of the travails he experienced nailing one canny reynard. Pic by Alex Juris

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.



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On-line tool to help hunter–landowner communication

Results of the Australian Hunter and Landowner Survey will assist in the development of new and innovative tools to better coordinate hunting on private properties. Photo: James Tyson

Agricultural scientist James Tyson is collecting infomation to develop an on-line tool for co-ordinating communication between hunters and farmers.