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.

Everything you need to know about new and old gear to put you in the best position to be successful when you head out in the bush.

Burris Oracle 2
Bowhunting

Unboxing the Burris Oracle Range Finding Bow Sight

We unboxed Burris’ new rangefinding bow sight – the Burris Oracle 2. This is a bow sight that has a built in range finder. You draw your bow, press a button and it gives you an exact aim point for that distance and angle of shot. Sounds pretty cool and we’re gonna chuck it on a bow to see how it fairs.

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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.

Get the resources and information you need to spread a positive message about our lifestyle.

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.
"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
How to field dress a goat
In the field

How to field dress a goat without gutting it

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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Advocate

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
Advocate

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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Learning to bow hunt
Bowhunting

Learning to bow hunt – part 1

Learning to bow hunt is challenging and rewarding, especially as a female bowhunter. But as difficult as it is, bowhunting is definitely worth the effort.

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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
Advocate

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
Advocate

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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Jess Byfield
The Armoury

Jess’ Favourite Gear

Good women’s camo gear used to be really hard to come by. It was all bright pink or didn’t fit properly at all. Over the last few years though, with more and more women getting into hunting, a lot of brands have made huge improvements to their product lines.

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Game Reserve
Advocate

South Africa’s game reserves provide meat to struggling communities

In South Africa, privately owned game reserves and safari parks have long provided the lion’s share of employment in rural areas but with Covid-19 bringing tourism to a standstill and causing historic unemployment, South Africa’s game reserves now provide the lion’s share of meat to those same struggling local communities.

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Slow cooked curry with venison neck
Recipes

Venison neck slow cooked curry

This slow cooked venison neck curry is perfect for a cold winter night to warm the whole family. It’s not too spicy but has so much flavour. Using the neck of the deer for this makes for the most tender, juicy, fall-apart meat.

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Recipes

Roast Venison Shoulder

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Advocate

Just another head on the wall?

Trophy hunting is often seen as an egotistical activity where the hunter just wants another head on the wall. But there is more to taking a head than pride, as Jess explains in this short article.

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