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Cover-Novemnber-2014CONTENTS

5   Comment: take your children hunting
7   From our readers
8   Bow or gun?
12 Magnificent buffalo
16 Rugged rams
22 Dream buffalo
25 Sable, stick and string
28 The wayI see it: opportunity only knocks once, but temptation knocks all day
30 A bowhunter’s adventure with rifle hunters
32 Test your knowledge
33 For the kids: colour me in...
35 For the kids: emergency cooking stove
37 Walk and stalk versus blinds
39 My welcome to the wonderful world of hunting
40 Trapping – an improvised mousetrap
42 Readers' trophies
44 Broadhead test: Samurai 125 grains
49 ABO news
51 SABA news
52 The ethics question part 2 – hunting methods and fair chase
55 ’n Radio wat opwen!
56 My first bow animal
59 Subscribe
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...
Read more in the Jauary 2014 issue page 61