Category: Phil Johns

The Opportunist!

The Opportunist!

| October 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Opportunist!  Well that’s what I would call it anyhow! Cruising around on a property, we had got onto a few goats early on the trip. Checking out an area I noticed something up ahead, just standing there looking at us from about 80m . My hunting mate confirmed it was a cat, standing there […]

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Last light at the Dam!

Last light at the Dam!

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Approaching the dam I could make out a mob of goats feeding some 500m from our position. My hunting mate had a bit of trouble picking them up, but I assured him that there was a decent mob there. Moving in from the vehicle we made use of the cover, although not a lot we […]

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The Big Dry?

The Big Dry?

| October 14, 2012 | 3 Comments

Are we heading for a real hot and dry summer? Has the last two years where above average wet seasons are coming to an end? Seems that the country is drying out, and quickly. I’ve noticed that the various places I visit and also talking to landowners that they need some rain as it’s staring […]

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Placing your shots!

Placing your shots!

| October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Apart from all other aspects of hunting and shooting, placing your shot is critical in the taking of your game cleanly. A little to high or to low, to far back can make the difference. Even with the non ideal bullet, place the shot right and you can be confident in taking the animal, or […]

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Rabbit stew?

Rabbit stew?

| September 28, 2012 | 3 Comments

 Rabbits would be pretty well where everyone’s hunting career started. Small game animal in vast abundance many years ago. I remember as a 5 year old heading out with my dad, uncle and cousin, setting traps and popping off a few with the old Lithgow .22 single shot. You would be virtually tripping over them […]

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Working hard for the money!

Working hard for the money!

| September 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

Probably not the best title, but what I’m on about is that as hunters, we all have had this experience in that sometimes things just fall into place, and other times you have to work your butt of to be successful! Out in the field, perfect conditions for a presumably successful day in the field […]

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