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Rod&Rifle is dedicated to hunting, fishing and related outdoor sports. We thrive on sharing stories, bringing the unique expertise of our contributors, their points of view, and humour to adventures, all told through the hunters eyes and lens in print and web. From the camaraderie to the solitude, the lows of the near misses to the highs of successes, and everything in between. We hope you find inspiration here, then take your next epic hunting adventure.
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Robinson Red Triple
For this year’s trip we decided to fly in to the head of the Robinson Range to hopefully get a nice stripped velvet stag while they were still out on the tops.
Late Winter Tahr Hunt
Jamie was set up behind my trusty old Savage ready for the shot. He dialled for the range and wind, settled his nerves and was about to squeeze the trigger on a final, smooth exhale.
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Using a Digital SLR for Glassing/Spotting
I’ve used DSLR cameras for many years now during numerous solo backpack hunts in the Southern Alps.
Bergara B14 Extreme Hunter .308
The B14 Hunter Extreme is a short-barrelled rifle that’s ideal as a tough, all-weather, all-rounder rifle due to its compact nature, hardwearing stock and design features.
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Light My Fire FireSteel BIO
Using biobased plastics for any plastic components, the FireSteel 2.0 BIO Scout is helping to protect our planet.