Into the Wild

Into the Wild

From tutorials and product reviews to resources and statistics, you’ll find everything you need to improve your chances out in the field and spread a positive message about our lifestyle.

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Cooking videos, recipes and tutorials on making the most of the wild game and fish that you harvest.

Learn to gut, skin and cape like the pros. And once you’ve mastered that, we’ll show you some of the awesome things you can do to make the most of your harvest.

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More than $20 billion

has been contributed to conservation by sportsmen and women, since 1937.

The population of wildlife in Zimbabwe increased by 300%

between 1984-2000 as a direct result of the reintroduction of legal hunting operations.
Hunting is cruel

Is hunting under attack?

If you have ever doubted that hunting is under attack, you only have to take a quick look back over our social media posts from the last two months that show numerous examples of inflammatory media headlines, onerous government legislation and discriminatory acts by commercial businesses all aimed at recreational hunting and shooting.

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Difference between hunting and poaching

The difference between hunting and poaching

Hunting and poaching. They are two words that have somehow become synonymous with each other. But are they the same thing, or are they wildly different? In this article, we will look at the main differences between hunting and poaching, and show how one gives back to wildlife while the other takes indiscriminately.

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"Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field and take me some venison."
~ Genesis 27:3
bow hunt fallow deer

Episode 3, Season 1

In this episode, Tash hunts a fallow deer with her bow back when there was still a loop hole that allowed bow hunting in Tasmania.

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Blue Wildebeest

Episode 2, Season 1

In this episode of I Am Hunter, Rod, Jess and Tash hunt a blue wildebeest in the Free State of South Africa.

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Jess Hunting NZ Episode

Episode 1, Season 1

In this episode of I Am Hunter, Jess hunts a big old red deer stag carrying 16 hinds during the Roar in New Zealand.

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Hot topics

A Hunter’s Gift Guide

Looking for some gift ideas for the hunters, fishers and outdoors people in your life? Look no further than this handy gift guide.

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Panang Curry Rabbit

Slow cooked Panang rabbit curry

This slow cooked Panang rabbit curry is perfect for a cold winter night to warm the whole family. It’s not too spicy but has so much flavour. We used the leg meat from both rabbit and hares and slow cooked it to make sure the meat was super soft.

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Spot and Stalk hunt
Hunting tips

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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How to choose your arrows

There is a lot of information that goes into choosing the right arrows for bow hunting. In this article, we try to simplify the process to help you get it right.

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How to field dress a goat
In the field

How to field dress a goat without gutting it (members-only content)

The most obvious way to field dress a goat for meat would be to gut it and then break it down into the cuts of meat, like we did for a kangaroo in this video.

Sometimes it doesn’t make sense to do that though and if you’re new to hunting, having to gut an animal can be messy and a little confronting – which is totally understandable.

Here is a method that we filmed while attending the Game Hunters Association of Australia Hunter Education course.

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Can hunting aid Kenya’s economy post Covid?

In 1977, Kenya banned trophy hunting and pinned its economic hopes on tourism, believing photographic tourism to be more sustainable in the long run than hunting tourism. Enter 2020 and a global pandemic that hasn’t just impacted the health of millions of people around the world; it has also decimated the tourism industry. Kenyan based conservation scientist Dennis Ombaki believes there should be a place for well regulated hunting to help Kenya rebuild and provide much-needed economic aid to Africa post Covid-19. 

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Hunter education in schools

3 reasons hunter education should be taught in schools

There are 3 main reasons why hunter education should be taught to children in schools. 1. Children learn a healthy respect for firearms that will help them as they get older. 2. Children learn where food comes from. 3. Children learn how to source food for themselves.

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Burris XTR II 3-15x50
Into the wild

Burris XTR II 3-15×50 Review

In this video, I review the Burris XTR II 3-15×50 scope with Burris XTR Signature Rings, which is mounted on a Tikka T3x CTR in .223 Remington. 

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Wildlife for meat

Why African lives matter

African lives matter too. An open letter to British celebs has accused them of undermining human rights and putting animals over people by trying to ban hunting.

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wallaby hunting with hounds

Wallaby hunting under fire

Wallaby hunting has come under fire in Tasmania. In this article, we look at why hunting remains one of the best methods for controlling wildlife numbers.

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