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...
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...
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...
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...
Savage B22 VFSS varmint rifle Review

Savage B22 VFSS varmint rifle Review

This review of the Savage B22 VFSS was first published in the SSAA magazine in early 2018. When I was a young fellow, shooting pests with both air rifle and an old Lithgow single-shot 22LR, I was envious of my cousin and his 22WMR.  I cannot now remember what make and...
Weatherby’s Vanguard HSP varmint rifle Review

Weatherby’s Vanguard HSP varmint rifle Review

This review of the Weatherby’s Vanguard HSP varmint rifle in 223 Rem was published in the SSAA magazine in March 2018. Weatherby’s Vanguard HSP rifle is available in 223, 22-250, 243, 308, 270, 30-06 and 300 Win.  With the smaller cartridges, the magazine holds five...