big game hunting

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Always clearly identify your target

Game species of Australia

As a new hunter, navigating the complex rules of hunting can be quite a challenge, especially when it comes to figuring out what species can be legally hunted in Australia. This is compounded by the fact that every state and territory seems to have different rules and regulations surrounding wildlife classifications. One state’s feral pest is another state’s partly protected game species. Add native wildlife to the mix and things get even more complicated. In this article, we provide some information on the different game species of Australia, as well as where and how they can be hunted.

Game Reserve

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.

Waterbuck in Free State, South Africa

Coming home empty handed is still hunting

There’s a general misconception that every hunt should end in a successful kill shot. After all, people rarely post about their unsuccessful hunts or share photos of returning to camp empty handed. Nobody enjoys failure, especially when it comes to hunting. But hunting success should never be measured by kills […]

Trophy hunting a zebra

All about the stripes…What is it about hunting zebra that gets people so fired up?

I have always wanted to hunt a zebra. I’ve got no issue eating the meat and think that they make for a beautiful trophy on the wall. To me it’s really no different to hunting a deer. Now calm down. I can feel the hate coming through the computer screen. […]


Tash first big bow hunt – the elusive Nyala

There’s a common misconception among non-hunters that trophy hunting in Africa is easy; that you just get out of a car, pick the best animal in the herd, and take aim; that humans – whether they’re hunting with a rifle or a bow – somehow have an unfair advantage against the animal. […]