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SCI Record Blue Sheep

SCI Record Blue Sheep

SCI Record Blue Sheep Hesham Usama Khan, who has featured on aussiehunter before with a number of outstanding trophies like his world record Himalayan Ibex, has again hunted another world-class trophy. SCI Record Blue SheepThis latest hunt was for Blue Sheep and the...

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How to Set-up a Hunting Utility Belt

How to Set-up a Hunting Utility Belt

  Utility Belt for fast-response Hunting I strive to be ready to hunt within a few minutes notice.  I live in a rural area and frequently get calls from nearby farmers suffering from wild dog attacks on their calves and cattle.  Occasionally, it is wild boar...

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The Best Camo for Hunters

The Best Camo for Hunters

  Camo for Hunters If you want better success in your predator hunting, you need to make more use of camo.  This is particularly true when you set up a stake-out stand in a promising location.  I hunt the wild dogs of Australia several times each week.  For my...

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Personal Locator Beacon PLB for Wilderness Emergencies

Personal Locator Beacon PLB for Wilderness Emergencies

  Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) Personal Locator Beacons (PLB) regularly save lives.  It could save yours too.  PLBs are one of the greatest safety initiatives ever invented!  The internet has many stories of people who would not have survived a dangerous...

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Snake Bite Protection

Snake Bite Protection

  The risk of Snake-bite Snakebite is one of the key risks for hunters.  That is particularly so for those who hunt alone.  The Americas, Africa, Asia and Australia have highly venomous snakes whose bite can be rapidly fatal.  Bite-proof leg protection below the...

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Crowd Funding for Joey McIntyre

Crowd Funding for Joey McIntyre

  In my previous blog, I mentioned the horse riding accident suffered by little Joey McIntyre. A crowd-funding page has been set up and is close to reaching its $20,000 target. If you would like to contribute, below is a link to the crowd-funding page. However, a...

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Howling Up Wild Dogs

Howling Up Wild Dogs

  Lately, I have been having good results in howling-up wild dogs.  That means I simulate their wailing call by blowing through my cupped hands, rather than using commercial predator squealers.  This morning provides no better example of that. I walked out into...

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Centennial Remembrance Day 1918 – 2018

Centennial Remembrance Day 1918 – 2018

  We only got back home a few days ago after a couple of months in Portugal and Spain.  Luckily, we were in time to attend the 100th anniversary of Remembrance Day in the village of Yungaburra, in far North Queensland. It is only a small community but...

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How to Handload the Best Hunting Loads

How to Handload the Best Hunting Loads

  Before setting foot in the field to go hunting you want to be sure you are loaded up with the best hunting projectiles.  Serious hunters put in a lot of time at the rifle range.  Even with a faithful old rifle, that shoots a pet load you have not varied in...

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Sharpening Hunting Knives

Sharpening Hunting Knives

  I use DMT diamond stones for all my knife sharpening.  For removing metal quickly, I use the black 60 micron surface.  I only do this infrequently, on well-used blades that need to have their shoulder edge cut back, or on badly damaged blades. As described in...

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Deer Hunting Knives

Deer Hunting Knives

  My hunting knife carry has evolved over the years.  When I lived in the territory, I relied on a pair of Filicietti hand-forged custom knives.  I used them extensively for butchering buffalo and wild cattle.  Until recently, I continued to use these for my deer...

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Processing Wild Harvested Venison

Processing Wild Harvested Venison

Over the last two days I have been busy processing the venison from our hunt.  Tomorrow, we will finish off by mincing all the trimings and putting that into meal-sized bags for the freezer.  We field butcher our deer and do not leave much for the scavengers.  I use a...

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