Cover October 2014350CONTENTS
5      Kommentaar: oor etiek en die regverdige kans beginsel
7      From our readers
8      Basic anatomy – the key to understanding shot placement part 2
12    Testing Elite's Energy 35
16    Billabong bulls
23    SABA news
24    Shooting form for the modern bow
27    ’n Bielie van ’n bosvark in die Knysnawoud
29    The way I see it
37    For the kids
39    For the kids
40    Test your knowledge
41    On the road to 60
44    A history of trapping
46    Readers' Trophies
49    Subscribe
50    Adventure 3D Shoot
53    Broadhead test: Rage 40KE 100-grain mechanical broadhead
58    The ethics question: part 1 – How far is too far
66    Barky’s notebook
70    Bowhunting opportunities
71    Bows for sale
72    Letter from the rookie

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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.

Hot news

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