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TRENDING ON SHOOTERS UNION: HUNTING

Hunting & Conservation do mix…

Goondiwindi paramedic Christie Pisani has returned home from South Africa after filming a TV series “Heart of the Huntress” Goondiwindi paramedic Christie Pisani has returned home from South Africa after filming a TV series “Heart of the Huntress”. “The team comprised of six strong-willed, independent women, from four different continents, of varying ages, backgrounds, experiences and culture, unified by a ...

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NSW Native Game Bird Management Program

The NSW Department of Primary Industries has advised that they are running a series of pre-season information nights. NSW Native Game Bird Management Program Come to one of our pre-season information nights to find out how you can hunt wild ducks in NSW We’re hitting the ground running in the lead up to our third year of managing native game birds in ...

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Hunting generates $439 million for Victoria

A new study has found game hunting licence holders generated an economic impact (direct and indirect impacts of game and pest hunting) of $439 million in Victoria in 2013. DEPI commissioned the study to obtain an accurate measure of the economic impact of hunting, which will be used to inform the Government’s policy direction on hunting and game management. The ...

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Beyond the Divide: A TV Show for Hunters

In 2013, for the first time in this country, Australian audiences were able to watch a dedicated Australian produced hunting show on free to air television.The ground-breaking series returns in 2015 and will go to air from April 30 nationally, on the free to air CH31/CH44 Digital network. The series is presented & produced by Rob Fickling from Moroka.30.  We have seen Rob’s ...

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Informing Decisions on Trophy Hunting: A Briefing Paper

Trophy hunting is currently the subject of intense debate, with moves at various levels to end or restrict it, including through bans on carriage or import of trophies. In the European Parliament, a group of Members have called for signing of a Written Declaration calling: “to examine the possibility of restricting all import of trophies into the EU, to ensure ...

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Girls with guns: Meet three women who love hunting

This is a great story! A growing number of women who love adventure and the outdoors are embracing a traditionally male-dominated pastime — hunting. Their passion for the skills they learn and the challenges they work through is evident, as is the amount of criticism they attract. The picture above shows nurse Emma Sears on a hunting expedition in New ...

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Spotlight on camoflage gear

When Samuel Long wore camouflage gear while hunting on Stewart Island, he made it harder for other hunters to see him. But the deer he was stalking were unlikely to have noticed his clothing, whether camo or bright orange. New Zealand Deerstalkers Association president Bill O'Leary said deer are colour blind. He urged hunters to wear high visibility orange or blue so it was easier for other hunters to identify them. Long, 24, was accidentally shot during a hunting trip on the island on March 23. Both men, who police said were about 20 metres apart, were wearing camouflage gear.

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