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August 2014 coverCONTENTS

5      Winter, koue en vandag se jagters
7      From our readers
8      The Everest of big-game bowhunting
16    Testing Bowtech's Feul
20    Have we lost the plot? – part 2
24    Here’s how: see the arrow impact when hunting
26    Hunting at Thali Thali
29    Bowhunting tips
31    The way I see it
33    Readers' trophies
35    For the kids
37    For the kids
39    Test your knowledge
41    A chip off the old block
44    Readers' trophies
47    Subscribe
48    Arrow safety and accidents
52    Pa en seun leer saam
56    Barky’s notebook
58    Product review: Pumba’s traditional bows
62    Bowhunting opportunities
63    Bows for sale
64    Letter from the rookie

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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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