Into the wild

Hunting in NZ

Episode 12, Season 1

In this episode of I Am Hunter, we are back in New Zealand where Jess hunts a beautiful free range fallow buck, and Hayden, a farmer from Victoria, hunts his first red stag.

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Hunting with kids

Episode 11, Season 1

In this episode of I Am Hunter, it’s all about hunting with kids. From Jess taking her 7 year old out to teach him tracking skills to 4 year old Lily seeing deer for the first time.

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zebra

Episode 8, Season 1

In this episode of I Am Hunter, we look at hunting controversial species like the mountain zebra in Africa or the Sulfur-crested cockatoo in Australia.

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Difference between hunting and poaching

The difference between hunting and poaching

Hunting and poaching. They are two words that have somehow become synonymous with each other. But are they the same thing, or are they wildly different? In this article, we will look at the main differences between hunting and poaching, and show how one gives back to wildlife while the other takes indiscriminately.

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Plains Zebra

Do people really hunt zebra?

There’s no denying zebra are iconic to the African continent. It’s hard to think about Africa without imagining a herd of black and white striped zebra grazing across the open plains. Maybe that’s why some find it so hard to imagine why anyone could want to kill one. After all, why would anyone want to hunt a zebra? In this article, we’ll explore some of the common questions people have about hunting zebra and look at how hunting and conservation often go hand-in-hand. 

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culling cockies

Culling cockies

Cockatoos are not only synonymous with the Australian bush, they are a much-favoured addition to aviaries around the world. Despite being protected, they can still be killed under crop protection permits. In this article, we explore why cockatoos are culled, and why anyone would want to kill such an iconic bird.

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Always clearly identify your target

Game species of Australia

As a new hunter, navigating the complex rules of hunting can be quite a challenge, especially when it comes to figuring out what species can be legally hunted in Australia. This is compounded by the fact that every state and territory seems to have different rules and regulations surrounding wildlife classifications. One state’s feral pest is another state’s partly protected game species. Add native wildlife to the mix and things get even more complicated. In this article, we provide some information on the different game species of Australia, as well as where and how they can be hunted.

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