Into the Wild

Into the Wild

From tutorials and product reviews to resources and statistics, you’ll find everything you need to improve your chances out in the field and spread a positive message about our lifestyle.

Everything you need to know about new and old gear to put you in the best position to be successful when you head out in the bush.

Burris Oracle 2
Bowhunting

Unboxing the Burris Oracle Range Finding Bow Sight

We unboxed Burris’ new rangefinding bow sight – the Burris Oracle 2. This is a bow sight that has a built in range finder. You draw your bow, press a button and it gives you an exact aim point for that distance and angle of shot. Sounds pretty cool and we’re gonna chuck it on a bow to see how it fairs.

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Reviews

The new Burris Thermal is a real rip snorter

Earlier this year, we had an opportunity to test out the brand new Burris Thermal Handheld (BTH 35). What we discovered was a rip snorting thermal optic device that turns up the heat on night shooting and lets you own the night. Or as we like to say, it helps you hunt when you can’t see shit!

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Cooking videos, recipes and tutorials on making the most of the wild game and fish that you harvest.

Learn to gut, skin and cape like the pros. And once you’ve mastered that, we’ll show you some of the awesome things you can do to make the most of your harvest.

Get the resources and information you need to spread a positive message about our lifestyle.

More than $20 billion

has been contributed to conservation by sportsmen and women, since 1937.

The population of wildlife in Zimbabwe increased by 300%

between 1984-2000 as a direct result of the reintroduction of legal hunting operations.
Hunting is cruel
anti-hunters

Is hunting under attack?

If you have ever doubted that hunting is under attack, you only have to take a quick look back over our social media posts from the last two months that show numerous examples of inflammatory media headlines, onerous government legislation and discriminatory acts by commercial businesses all aimed at recreational hunting and shooting.

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Difference between hunting and poaching
conservation

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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"Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field and take me some venison."
~ Genesis 27:3
Scotch Eggs
Into the wild

Scotch Eggs with Rabbit

Do you love scotch eggs? Ever tried to make them using game meats? In this recipe, we show how to make scotch eggs with rabbit meat.

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Crop protection
Episodes

Episode 13, Season 1

In this episode of I Am Hunter, we explore the different styles of crop protection hunting and the purposes they play in protecting food sources.

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Hunting in NZ
Episodes

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
Episodes

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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Fly fishing
Episodes

Episode 10, Season 1

In this episode of I Am Hunter, we show the link between hunting and fishing by using possum hunt to tie flies for fly fishing.

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Scrub Bull
Episodes

Episode 9, Season 1

In this episode of I Am Hunter, Rod and Jess are back in the Northern Territory hunting some angry old scrub bulls.

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zebra
Episodes

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
Advocate

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
Advocate

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
Advocate

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
Hot topics

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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deer fat soap
Into the wild

How to make soap using animal fat

Ever wondered to do with animal fat? Did you know you can make beautiful homemade soaps out of it? In this article, we give you the low down on making tallow soap.

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