The July issue of Australia’s favourite hunting and shooting magazine is on news stands now and Editor Marcus O’Dean has excelled himself again. The lead story in this month’s Sporting Shooter is a thrilling account of 14-year-old Taylah Mitchell’s first success on red deer – it’s great to see the kids getting involved. The article also contains some terrific photos and a double spread of handy red deer hunting tips from Taylah’s uncle Brenton.
In other hunting articles, Gus Plank writes of shooting some good pigs in tough conditions in New England, while old hand Michael Cleary teams up with Alex Juris to deck some goats just before a scheduled chopper cull. Matt Graham relates an awesome buffalo hunt he took his mates on after the guiding season had closed, new writer Alex Dounis tells us how to practice whistling foxes on city-based reynards, while Chris Thomas swaps rifle for camera and gives us some clues about taking better wildlife pics.
In our firearm review section, gun guru Nick Harvey puts the Ruger M77 RSG Hawkeye .338 Guide Gun through its paces; it’s built like a battleship and capable of hunting the biggest game in Australia. Editor O’Dean also takes a look at a new cook book called ‘Hunt Catch Cook’, which details some top recipes for making the most of the game we harvest.
In addition we have all our usual columns, product news, tech tips, competitions and more. Grab your copy at your favourite newsagent or gunshop or, better still, subscribe HERE.