September 2015 CoverCONTENTS

5 Kommentaar
7   From our readers
8   Spots in the dark
12 Bowhunting eland
18 Bow test: Hoyt Defiant
23 Target focus: Where is your focus?
24 New arrow shaft from GrizzlyStik
27 The first hunt for the year – bagging a mountain reedbuck
32 SABA news 2016
33 Readers' trophies
34 Call of Duty...
35 Book: South African Gamebird Recipes
37 The land issue
39 Trekking harness
40 Understanding stabilizers
42 Koedoejag op WOW Africa Safaris
46 For the kidz – test your knowledge
49 Subscribe and win
50 The hunter’s waistcoat, an overlooked item
54 2016 Sterkrivier-tradisionele byeenkoms
56 Bowhunting opportunities

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