Issue 8 – October 2011 - The Australian Junior Shooter

Victorian hunter James Adams shares some of his experiences in hunting hares with his -22 calibre rifle and lays bare some of the habits of the creatures, revealing where the expression ‘Mad as a March hare’ emanates from. Commonwealth Games gold medallist Alethea Sedgman gives an insight into how she became interested in shooting and the rigorous training and dietary guidelines she implements to keep in tip-top condition for international competition. Grandad and SSAA member Jack Boswell writes an open letter to his third eldest grandson about his enthusiasm for hunting deer. Juniors turn on the style by dressing in formal attire for a grand occasion as part of a pheasant shoot in New Zealand, and chef Erica Wright serves up a kangaroo burrito bake.