Public Land Access Discussion

The Victorian Hound Hunters (Inc.) invites you to an evening of Q&A on Public Land Access… The Victorian Hound Hunters Inc. would like to invite your political party to attend and evening of Q & A, the main topic being Public Land Access. All relevant user groups will be invited to attend the evening. We look forward to your attendance. ...

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NSW: Calling for volunteer non-commercial kangaroo shooters

Kangaroo management: Changes to non-commercial landholder licences and shooter requirements Effective from Wednesday the 8th of August 2018, the NSW Government has made changes to landholder licences to harm kangaroos to reduce populations as part of a package of drought relief measures. Experienced shooters with a current Firearms Licence and suitable firearms are invited to list their details on the Local Land Services ...

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How Bore Cleaning Affects Accuracy

From the June 1965 issue of American Rifleman, an article about cleaning the bore of a smallbore rifle and how it can affect accuracy. By L.F. Moore. Cleaning the bore The frequency of cleaning the bore of the smallbore rifle varies widely among shooters, and match-winning scores are produced by individuals whose cleaning practices differ greatly. Until 1937 several brands of smallbore ...

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Game licence statistics: Hunting booms in Victoria

ALLAN THOMPSON, The Weekly Times HUNTING in Victoria continues to boom, driven mainly by a surge in the number of deer hunters, the latest Game Licence Statistics reveal. Victoria now has more than 50,000 registered game licenced hunters, up from 24,000 a little more than 20 years ago, with deer hunter numbers soaring 365 per cent, from less than 9000 ...

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Shooters dispute science behind magpie geese bag limits, reduced season

Northern Territory magpie goose hunters have rallied at a Darwin firing range to protest against reduced bag limits and a shorter season, a decision they say is taking an unfair aim at hunters. NT Field and Game spokesman Bart Irwin told the crowd hunting was not the problem and the science behind the decision should be questioned. “The Government continues ...

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Introducing the Optical Open Sight (OOS)

Of all the non-magnifying optical sighting systems the OOS could be both the simplest and the least known. A commercial version is presently produced and sold in the US. Named the SeeAll, most Australian shooters are not yet aware of it (as of late 2016) but could find a visit to the web site interesting. The OOS is so simple ...

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