Pig hunter shot
Following on from last week’s shooting accidents comes more distressing news, reported in the Sydney Morning Herald. This time a pig hunter has been shot in the back by a member of his own party as he sat in his vehicle on a property in NSW. Please, everybody, let’s be careful out there!
Antis slash duck hunters tyres
In Victoria, anti-hunting protestors have repeatedly slashed the tyres of duck hunters near Geelong. According to the 3AW website, there have been six incidents this season. It’s high time the authorities got serious about cracking down on this dangerous, illegal and expensive vandalism.
Does taping your barrel affect accuracy?
It’s an often debated topic: does taping the end of your rifle’s barrel affect its accuracy? This article from Outdoor Life provides the answer!
Zambia lifts cat ban
From Africa comes the news that Zambia has lifted their ban on hunting lions and leopards. According to this article from The Guardian, a Zambian Government official said that profits from hunting the big cats could benefit wildlife conservation as well as the livelihoods of rural communities.
Rhino hunt done and dusted
We’ve all heard about the Texan who paid $350,000 to hunt a rhino in Namibia, and the storm of controversy that followed. Well the rhino hunt has unfolded recently and you can read what happened in this very interesting article from CNN. Put it this way, it was a long way from “shooting a couch in a livingroom”, as one of his many detractors so ignorantly put it.