March 2016 - Australian Shooter

Media Officer Kate Fantinel examines former Prime Minister John Howard’s recent ABC interview and calls out the selective statistics and blatant ignorance shown towards shooters and hunters. Dave Rose reports on the FeralCatScan app, which Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews says will help hunters in the battle against feral cats, and Australia looks to new markets as California continues its ban against the sale and importation of kangaroo products. Roger Wimble targets wild dogs, while John Dunn, after hunting a banteng bull on the Coburg Peninsula, heads to Arnhem Land for buffalo. Sarah Jane Jacob introduces us to the women of Single Action shooting’s Chisholm Trail event, and our team of reviewers assess the Savage B-Mag Target SVT .17WSM rifle, Walther Rotex RM8 PCP air rifle, Miroku Mk38 Sporter and Trap shotguns, Optisan OH Pro-PC 8×42 binoculars and Nitecore LED lights.