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.
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From the Editor
Red deer hunting guide stags in the roar • Part 2: Get to know their behaviour as Don Caswell covers the optimal hunting time - the mating period
Coping with the current shortages • With all things ammunition becoming as rare as hen’s teeth, John Moore runs through what he does to stay in the game
Game time • Colonisation of Australia brought many hunting opportunities writes Sam Garro, but at what cost?
Raptor applause • La Sportiva lightweight hikers a good fit for John Denman
Quick on the draw • Don Caswell upgrades his trail cams to Bushnell’s impressive Prime and Core units
Voluptuous venison • Paul Barker fires up the Kamado Joe to try his hand at smoky reverse seared rump
The well-built Woodsman • The versatility of Buck’s Model 102 knife has Damien Edwards singing its praises
Jabba, the heart • It doesn’t get any better for Perry Magowan than hunting with his son
Federal .45-70 • Dick Eussen finds the right rifle cartridges for medium game
Going ballistic • Keep cool and stay on target with this practical approach from Matthew Cameron on projectiles
Pigs, pigs and more pigs • David Duffy finds heaven on Earth hunting a plethora of porkers
Sum and substance • Johan van Wyk covers why sectional density is so important for quick and effecient kills on game
A sight for sore eyes • Jan Kaptein weighs up the slick Kahles Helia 2-10x50i riflescope
Honour the hunt • Mick Chapman is reminded of what matters the most in this world
Rub a duck duck • Ben Unten smokes flavoursome juicy thigh meat
A sabbath year • Trophies and medals, an unexpected consequence from COVID for Mike Arnold in Mozambique
Not just a snack gun • It has a cult following, but Scott Heiman believes the Marlin Model .410 lever-action deserves much more
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Goat curry in a hurry • Ben Smith lands a mixed bag on an enjoyable getaway, with one thing in particular at the forefront
Clean as a whistle • Scott Heiman runs through some essential gear for your gun
Try and try (and try) again! • When it’s all said and done, Anthony Puddicombe realises hunting chital deer is not as easy as he first thought
Anthony’s six tasty venison sausage recipes
A little back-up • Jan Kaptein duly calls on the convenient Morakniv Eldris knife
From paddock to plate • Don Caswell rides with a professional hunter living the dream near Noosa
The calling • Don Caswell finds a worthy cohort in H2K Hunting Calls
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Around the campfire with John Denman