May2014CoverCONTENTS
5      A hunter worthy of the name
7      From our readers
8      Understanding animal behaviour – a key to hunting success
12    Testing Hoyt’s Factor Turbo
17    That indescribable adrenalin rush!
18    Twee blesbokke en ‘n blouwildebees
21    Ranging and aiming on a walk-and-stalk hunt – part 4
24    The privilege of hunting
27    The art of patience – making the first shot count
31    The way I see it
33    ABO news
35    Product information: Martin Archery sold
37    Product showcase:  GamePlan Gear -  BowBat XL Sling Pack
39    Product showcase: The Toxic broadhead
39    Product showcase: Treezyn launced in South Africa!
41    SABA news
43    Readers' trophies
51    Subscribe
53    My eerste sukses met die boog
58    Barky’s notebook
62    Bowhunting opportunities
63    Bows for sale
64    Letter from the rookie


Cover image: Seppie Cilliers holding a Hoyt Factor Turbo. Photographer – Marina Maree

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Farm evaluations

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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"

"It's better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you're stupid than to open it and remove all doubt."

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

Noteworthy

Things to know

RE: Trophy photos
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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. 
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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.
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Hot news

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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