Latest hunting news from Australia and around the globe.
22 May 2013
Police are searching for two poachers who allegedly bailed up a NSW farmer who caught them, smashed his mobile phone and fired a warning shot at his feet.
Australia is back in the gun-making game as Lithgow Arms launches a range of bolt-action hunting rifles in .17, .22, .223 and .308 for hunters and target shooters.
21 May 2013
California has become the first place in the world where firearms must be fitted with highly controversial technology that stamps their serial number into every cartridge they fire.
Young Toowoomba rifle shooter Caleb Pearce broke into A Grade ranks in spectacular fashion, posting the highest daily score of any competitor in a strong field at Warwick at the weekend.
2004 Olympic bronze medallist Adam Vella continued his recent stranglehold on the Australia Cup series with a one target victory over Michael Diamond in the men’s trap.
17 May 2013
Shooters vs Greens: tonight, 7.30; SHOT Expo a week away; stars line up for Australia Cup 2; coaching awards open; wolf hunting expands; poachers copping it; faulty ammo linked to hunting accident.
ATK, one of the major companies of the global shooting industry, is about to buy Savage in a deal worth more than $300 million.
Improved access by hunters was not among 12 recommendations made to the NSW government following an inquiry into the management of public lands, although hunting was widely discussed.
15 May 2013
Australia's rifle shooters, Jennifer Hens and Dane Sampson, have just returned from their European tour, after competing in two international events, the ISCH in Hannover and the GP of Liberation in Plzen.
The disarmament goals of anti-gun legislators in the US have been confirmed after one was caught in an official recording saying they needed legislation to "confiscate, confiscate, confiscate".
Made exclusively for the Australian market, Colt’s new Government 1911 9mm semi-auto pistol will arrive in Australia in May.
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