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Rean2011AFRICA's BOWHUNTER is the magazine for the bowhunter, archery enthusiast and game farmer – Rean Steenkamp



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The Cover

Cover-September-2014SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE
• Warthog in KwaZulu-Natal
• North America's big cat
• A bow for survival
• Tom Miranda Rivermonsters
• The significance of brace height
• Bowhunting tour on motorbikes
• Arrow test: Grizzlystik Masaai 125 grain
• Bow test: G5’s Prime Alloy
• Women hunters

• Shot placement: Basic anatomy

  • September 2014 issueCover-September-2014 300Posted - in the shops 25/8/14

  • Adrian-de-VilliersAdrian de Villiers: “When we are hunting we are desperately searching for any tell-tale sign of game that has not seen us yet. We invariably look for a movement, a shape that is out of place, the curve of a buttock, a flick of a tail or the glint of an eye – anything unusual.”
    The way I see it, page 29 – September 2014 issue

  • "The hunting season is at an end"  – September 2014. "In this issue, which may well be said to be our spring issue, we are publishing the second article in the series by Tom Miranda. He writes about his quest to hunt a “river monster” or hippopotamus. This name is derived from the ancient Greek for “river horse”, but since it kills more people than all other dangerous African animals, he deems the name “river monster” as more appropriate." – Rean




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RE: Trophy photos
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Geen onduidelike, onetiese, bloedbevlekte foto’s, asook foto’s van oneetbare diere en kopskote sal voortaan in ABH geplaas word nie. Die besluit is geneem agv algemene ontevredenheid en kritiek van ons lesers. 
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roedeer2Hunting roe deer with a traditional bow
For the last 15 years I have had the luck to be authorised during my summer holidays to hunt the roe deer buck (in France, depending on the place you live, having a summer tag is more or less easy). I’m a traditional bowhunter, hunting the hard way (no tree stand, no blind, no decoy, no camo). I’m hunting alone – combining walk and stalk, encounter and ambush methods.The place I hunt during summer time is a 250 hectares typical western France place: small meadows, small rivers, small woods, a lot of hedges and many fields (corn, sunflower and wheat). By chance, our holidays house is inside this area which is private...
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