Rod Byfield

Spot and Stalk hunt

How to spot and stalk hunt

Spot and stalk hunting is an important element in ethical, fair chase hunting. Animals are perfectly adapted to their environment. They blend in and have much better senses that humans, which can make it a challenge getting in close. In this article, I want to show you how to spot and stalk hunt using a few simple techniques I use when I’m hunting wild game. 

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T1x TACT A1 Coyote Brown

Beretta Australia announces 9 new Tikka rifles

Have you been climbing the walls during isolation, itching to get back out hunting? Beretta Australia has just the thing to scratch that itchy trigger finger, announcing the release of nine new Tikka rifles. This release coincides perfectly with the resumption of hunting activities in many Australian states. The new models are for the Tikka T3x and Tikka T1x platforms and will be available in early August.

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social distancing for hunters

Social distancing for hunters

The whole world is talking social distancing like it’s a new thing. But social distancing for hunters is something we have been actively practicing for years. Forget 1.5m distance; when I head out bush, I prefer to keep at least 1.5kms between me and the nearest person. There’s no better feeling than being alone out there with nature, far away from the maddening crowds. 

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Fishing rod holder

How to store fishing rods for travel

How many times have you thrown the fishing rods in the back of your car or truck only to find they’re all knotted and damaged by the time you get there. This simple storage solution uses PVC pipe and some cable ties to keep your fishing rods neat and tidy in the back of your car.

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