Cover April 2014 300CONTENTS
5      Kommentaar: maak reg vir die jagseisoen
7      Product promotion: HALO laser rangefinders
9      Hunting small game and game birds
14    Testing Bowtech’s Carbon Overdrive
19    The South African 4x4 Outdoor Show
20    The highs and lows of bowhunting in South Africa – a time of opportunity
23    The secrets of walk-and-stalk hunting –  Part 3
26    The nyala and the lion
29    Bowhunting in KwaZulu-Natal
31    HuntEx 2014
33    The way I see it
38    Readers' trophies
35    Beautiful blue
42    ABO news
43    Here’s how: an ideal bow for the African bowhunter
45    SABA news
46    SABA farm evaluation: Falcon Safaris
51    The “pod” revisited
55    Subscribe
56    Barky’s notebook
59    Bowhunting and buck fever – gender differences
62    Bowhunting opportunities
63    Bows for sale
64    Letter from the rookie

Cover image: Bradley Matthysen holding a Bowtech Carbon Overdrive bow. Photo taken by Sean Nel.


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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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