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Mick Matheson

Mick grew up with guns and journalism, and has included both in his career. A life-long hunter, he has long-distant military experience and holds licence categories A, B and H. In the glory days of print media, he edited five national magazines in total, and has written about, photographed and filmed firearms and hunting for more than 15 years.
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Hunting Bulgaria’s monster boars

The adrenalin rose to match the increasing intensity of the dogs’ barking. The dogs were coming closer. Then I saw a wildboar racing through the forest of oaks.

10 things you need to know about stalking

Stalking game is an art, but you can't be an artist without knowing some of the science. Here's what you need to know. 1. MOVE LESS,...

How To Hunt Goats – an Australian hunter’s guide

Greatest Game of All Time? Chasing goats is one of the great Australian hunting experiences. They can be predictable, lazy, unaware of danger and ridiculously easy...

Four boars – a shameful tale of jealousy

Ladies first, of course. There was never any doubt that Anne would get first shot at any pigs that came our way. It wasn’t simply...

Shot placement: Which shots kill best, and when to use them

Head shot, heart shot or hole shot? Here's a guide to the best places to shoot an animal to get a clean kill. We'll tell...

Australia’s Owen submachine gun: Ugly but oh so effective! (Updated video)

The Owen submachine gun proved to be as popular as it was unstoppable as a weapon for jungle warfare, and the so-called Digger's Darling served...

Review: InfiRay Cabin Series thermal monoculars

The InfiRay Cabin CBL19 and CBL25 thermal monoculars cost $2300 and $2600 respectively, with image quality to fit the price as well as a few...

Cheapest .22s you can buy: 6 rifles under $400!

There are six awesome .22s available now in Australia for about $400 or less that are not only budget friendly, they’re good rifles.  And there’s some...

Review: Five years with CENS ProFlex electronic earplugs

This set of CENS ProFlex digital earplugs has had a thorough workout over more than five years so I’m very confident in saying they’re a...

The laws of suppression and why Australians can’t use silencers

There is no logical excuse for Australia’s ongoing and seemingly non-negotiable ban on the use of suppressors by recreational shooters, so why aren’t we able...
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