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Shooting

Detailed ballistics and trajectories for 160 popular hunting calibres. Guidance on reloading, hunting accuracy and sighting a rifle. Air rifles and the 22LR are covered too.

Hunting

Stories and information on achieving proficiency in hunting. Detailed information on knife selection and sharpening, game meat processing, navigation, safety and survival.

Gear Reviews

Detailed reviews of hunting related products, including scopes, binoculars, rifles, hiking boots, GPS devices, shooting rests, ammunition and some fishing gear as well.

Recipes

Enjoying a fine meal of game meat from animals you have hunted yourself is one of life’s great pleasures. Here is a growing selection of recipes that includes desserts.

List of Rifle Calibres

Check out the Aussiehunter comprehensive list of rifle calibres. Detailed technical information and a great tool to use when comparing and choosing which rifle is right for you.

Aussiehunter Blog

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Welcome to the Aussiehunter blog. Updated regularly and containing a wealth of information from technical information on shooting and outdoor equipment, through to updates on travel, family, cooking and just a general outlet my my thoughts and ideas. check in regularly for new articles and information or like Aussiehunter on facebook for regular updates.

Austealth Hunting Clothing

 I was glad of my cosy, blaze-camo Austealth jacket and matching lined cap this morning.  A pre-first light start saw me chasing calf-killing wild dogs on a nearby farm.  A sharp, cold breeze was whistling about me as I noted a touch of frost in the...

Howa 1500 Mini-Action Review

The Howa 1500 Mini-Action is a dainty little rifle, ideally suited to the 204 Ruger, 222 Remington and 223 Remington for which it is chambered.  As the name, Mini-Action, implies this rifle has been scaled down to suit those three small calibre centrefire...

Bergara B14 Hunter Rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor

Yesterday, I began my review of this rifle, and it was a good start.  With a brand-new rifle, I followed the recommended shooting-in procedure.  That is, shoot-one and then clean for each of the first ten rounds, followed by shoot-three and clean for the...

Aussiehunter has been evolving since its inception in late 2011.  My name is Don Caswell, I retired in early 2012 and wanted an absorbing project to pursue that would build upon my existing interests and passions.  The result was the aussiehunter web site.

Since 1981 I have been a freelance writer, photographer & illustrator.  I am the author of hunting stories and the provider of technical shooting information.  I am an independent reviewer of hunting, shooting & outdoors products, in addition to being a blogger & webmaster with Facebook & Instagram presence.  I am a senior writer for the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (SSAA) and my articles appear regularly in their publications.

I have always striven to share and perpetuate my approach to, and the joy of, hunting.  The aussiehunter web site contains a wealth of useful and entertaining information, images and stories.  I hope you will enjoy reading of my adventures and find value in the technical data there.

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