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  • October 2014 issue
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  • October 2014 issue
  • October 2014 issue



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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 October 2014OCTOBER 2014
•Broadhead test: Rage 40Ke
•Tom Miranda: Billabong bulls
•Shooting form
•A history of trapping
•Adventure 3D shoot
•The ethics question: How far is too far
•Bow test:Elite’s Energy 35
•Understanding shot placement

  • October 2014 issueCover October 2014350HOT ON THE PRESS

  • Cleve-CheneyCleve Cheney “Practice to extend your Maximum Effective Range and reduce this by the RRF’s whilst hunting. Your level of personal skill will then determine what is ethical or not in terms of range to target.”
    How far is too far.., page 58 – October 2014 issue

  • "Oor etiek en die regverdige kans beginsel"  – "Daar is gereeld die een of ander warm debat in tydskrifte of op die internet oor wat etiese jagpraktyke is en wat nie. In die geledere van die boogjagter sal die mense kibbel oor sake soos jag uit ’n skuiling, hoe ver ’n mens op ’n bok kan skiet met ’n boog, hoe oud ’n jagter moet wees voor hy of sy ’n eerste bok mag plattrek en so aan..."  lees die res in Oktober 2014 uitgaweRean




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I SAY...

"Patience is just a very slow way of getting really angry"

"People never grow up, they just learn how to act in public"

"The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do."
- Walter Bagehot

"Don't Do Something Permanently Stupid, Just Because You Are Temporarily Upset."


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Things to know

RE: Trophy photos
Neem asseblief kennis
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. 
Please take note
No blurry, unethical or blood stained photos, as well as photos of inedible animals or head shots taken will be published in ABH in future. This decision was taken as a result of general dissatisfaction and criticism from our readers.

Hot news

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...
Read more in the Jauary 2014 issue page 61