Cover-September-2014 300CONTENTS

5      The hunting season is at an end
7      From our readers
8      Basic anatomy
        – the key to understanding shot placement part 1
12    Testing G5's Prime Alloy
16    River monsters
23    Product showcase: rifling for bow and arrow
24    The significance of brace height
27    Dr Adrian de Villiers in Safari Press book
29    The way I see it
31    Bowhunting tour on motorbikes
37    For the kids: colour me in
39    For the kids: a quiz about hippo
41    Test your knowledge
42    Here’s how: North America’s big cat
44    Patience was my success
46    Readers' Trophies
49    Subscribe
50    Blackpowder, blesbuck, bad luck...
53    Broadhead test: Grizzlystik Masaai 125 grain
56    Women hunters are nothing new
61    Bowhunting warthog in KwaZulu-Natal
63    A bow for survival
66    Barky’s notebook
70    Bowhunting opportunities
71    Bows for sale
72    Letter from the rookie

Cover: (Back) Minieke and Anke Steenkamp (front) Karla Steenkamp. Photo taken by Marina Maree, graphics by Andre van Schaik.

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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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