Tag: rabbit

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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First hunt in months!

First hunt in months!

| July 4, 2012 | 2 Comments

It had been a couple of months since my last hunt. You know how it is, family, work and other commitments taking up all the spare time. However, it gets to a point where you feel you just need to get away from it all and you somehow manage to make the time to enjoy […]

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Bit for the environment!

Bit for the environment!

| May 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

I’ve just returned from the bush here in SA and its looking very good. Lots of re-growth and the ground cover is doing extremely well. Although it’s a little dry, a good rain will give things a good boost for another great season. While all the flora and fauna is doing well, so are all […]

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The Bunny Block

The Bunny Block

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

On one of my favorite hunting properties we have an area we call the bunny block. Not hard to guess why really as there is rabbits everywhere in this area and you can pick up a feed in no time at all of nice plump rabbits. However over the last 18 months with the high […]

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Species Profile: Rabbit

Species Profile: Rabbit

| May 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Rabbit was introduced into Australia by our early settlers, which relied on the Rabbit as an easy to obtain source of nutrition. A later introduction into Victoria was reported in 1859, which was said to be for hunting purposes by a homesick Englishmen. By 1900, Rabbits had spread as far as the Northern Territory […]

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A Winter Rabbit Hunt – by Fenring

A Winter Rabbit Hunt – by Fenring

| September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

With all the rain, wind and generally miserable and depressing Victorian weather of late, opportunities to get out on the bunnies have been limited – and they are pretty thin on the ground at this time of year anyway – normally, that is. My fellow rimfire nimrod Troy had been out a few times on […]

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