Australian Hunter aims to create a better environment and community understanding of all forms of hunting, whether for animal management, trophies or food for the family table. The magazine features articles and advice on hunting all manner of game from rabbits, foxes and goats to pigs, deer, buffaloes and more. Also featured are product reviews by experienced hunters and outdoor enthusiasts on firearms, optics, knives and related gear for the field, as well as practical advice for tracking, hunting, butchering and cooking game.
From the Editor
A first for Dan • Ben Smith recounts how patience paid off as his delighted friend finally got that first deer
Moroccan-style tagine venison… yes shanks! • Served with lemon zested couscous
Top bush tucker • You’ll have to pinch yourself after catching tropical cherabin… here’s Dick Eussen’s top tips!
Blackfoot Designs KEEP IT SIMPLE
Hammocking 101 • When it comes to sleeping in the bush, Jan Kaptein has done it all and finds the simple hammock the best
Hog wild! • Gary Hall gets more than he bargained for bailing boars
A pair of PUMAs • Mark van den Boogaart revisits a classic brand
Top Endtough gas bottle holders
Tahr thanks! • Size really does matter for Brad Allen in the lofty New Zealand alps
A risky reality • Don Caswell is reminded of the importance of caution, not complacency, when out hunting
Garmin guidance with Montana 700i GPS
Small block adventures • Mark van den Boogaart documents his pursuit for a Brisbane Valley stag
FINN and BEAR it • Jan Kaptein is impressed with this cut-priced knife from Cold Steel
Get a load out of this • North American correspondent Thomas Tabor looks at some must-have products
The family that hunts together • For Scott Heiman and co, it’s the simple pleasures that bring the most joy
Traditional Burmese pork ribs • Alison Purdon and Peter d’Plesse combine to add a touch of class to a rack of ribs
Predator finds its prey • Jan Kaptein returns for round two with a CZ 557 in .308
Dog day afternoon • A local farmer and Don Caswell make the right call on canines
Into perspective • David Duffy shares his lessons learnt with hunting riflescopes
A look back at reloading
A darkly beast • Wild howling in the night haunts Chris Redlich as he triumphs after hours
Shot placement or enough gun?
For table and trophy • John Kiely makes the most of a scarce 2021 duck season
Crispy sticky magpie goose • Chris Wardrop conjures up a meal that will rarely see any leftovers!
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