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CONTENTS
5      Kommentaar: word jagplek skaarser en wild duurder?
7      From our readers
8      On the edges – what type of cutting edge, bevel and shape of broadhead is the best?
10    Spots in the Dark: five hunts, 53 days, three countries – one leopard
16    Testing the Mathews NO CAM HTR
20    Using a bow-shooting machine
23    The way I see it
26    The made in Europe warthog test
30    Testing the PSE Dream Season Decree
34    On the shelf: Let Loose the arrow!
        The comprehensive guide to tracking
35    Van speelgoedboog tot jagboog en ’n rooibok
38    SABA news
39    A blade in my life
43    Test your knowledge
44    Readers' trophies
46    Archery Trade Assosiation Show 2015
48    Product promotion: new carbon arrows available in SA
49    ABO news
52    Caracal hunt
54    Bowhunting reedbuck species in KZN
56    Test your knowledge
59    Subscribe
62    Bowhunting opportunities
63    Bows for sale
64    Letter from the rookie

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Africa’s Bowhunter and Game and Hunt join forces

Two well-known and popular magazines in the hunting and wildlife industry, GAME & HUNT and Africa’s Bowhunter, will in future be managed by the same company. The two parties have entered into a collaboration agreement, which will see both the titles operating under Jan Louis Enterprises.
The collaboration means that readers will still enjoy high-quality articles, and the combining of resources will ensure that knowledgeable writers will be available for information.

GAME & HUNT, the magazine of choice for game ranchers, hunters and conservation enthusiasts, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, while Africa’s Bowhunter has been of service to bowhunters, archery enthusiasts and game ranchers for 15 years. Jan van der Walt, managing director of Jan Louis Enterprises, is of the opinion that this initiative has many advantages. ‘Although both titles will be kept unchanged and still focus on their respective markets, we believe the closer cooperation will add value for both our advertisers and readers. We have been family for a long time, we are now only moving in under the same roof,’ said Van der Walt.

Both the monthly magazines enjoy excellent support from loyal readers, and in future much attention will be given to the fulfilment of specific needs, as identified through communication with our readers. The agreement will come into effect on 1 March 2015.

     

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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.

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