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Bacon Busters January-February-March 2019

Bacon Busters includes readers’ short stories, how-to articles, pig hunting features, technical advice, pig dog profiles and Australia’s biggest collection of pig hunting photos. Not to mention the famous Babes & Boars section! Every issue is jam-packed with readers’ short stories, how-to articles, pig hunting features, technical advice, pig dog profiles and Australia’s biggest collection of pig hunting photos.

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4 Issues


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editor’s note with clint magro

Gday All! It’s nearing the end of November and I’m a bit stressed with so much going on. Deadlines with BB, working like a dog and life in general is just so busy. That well-needed Christmas break is going to be a blessing for the family, but I’m working through it! However, I utilise my RDO’s and enjoy days off when they come around. Family time down the coast caravanning and wakeboarding behind the Mrs new boat will be fun. I’ve been back a couple of months from The Top End with Dad, my young fella, cousin and good mate. I took them up showing off Australia’s last frontier for my cousin and mates first time chasing buffalo and pigs in Arnhemland. We had a great time seeing some of the local…

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big boy

It was that time of the afternoon when knock-off was putting a smile on my face. My mate Coz and I were soon cruising home from a big day at work and a cold beer and shower was waiting. The past few days, amongst the dry heat, we were lucky to have had a few showers drop a couple of inches in the surrounding landscape. The local hogs certainly show themselves in this weather and a certain 60kg boar had been showing his face on a place I got access to a few months earlier. To our surprise, that boar just happened to be out nosing the ground as we were driving past. After a quick glass with the bino’s, we thought he might have been a bit bigger and…

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where can i hunt?

Well that’s one question I hear a lot! Where can you hunt? Well in NSW, with the millions of acres of private property, one has to gain permission to access these grounds, which can be a hard task, but the DPI have provided access through many state forests for legal hunting through a licensing system. The ’R’ License, once obtained allows you to hunt with dogs, gun and bow throughout their list of state forests. The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Game Licensing Unit (GLU) regulates and administers safe, sustainable and ethical hunting in NSW. In accordance with the Game and Feral Animal Control Act 2002 and the Game and Feral Animal Control Regulation 2012. The DPI works towards outcomes including: that hunting is conducted safely and ethically to meet…

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pig chasin’ with pelican tours

On a spare weekend that came about during the footy season, Brayden, Dad and myself decided to team up with another local hunting family and their dogs for a weekend of boar smashing. The crew that we combined with was Ning and Boyd Horan along with his partner Holli, who are all keen hunters that catch some cracking pigs. We organised to meet them on Saturday morning as they had seen a good size track coming in on a pad near a creek that has freshwater springs along it. Ning Horan, the tour guide of Pelican tours (not a real operation) lead us up to where the pad was. The dogs had other ideas and couldn’t wait, jumping 100metres before it. Bash, our dog and Roy a Bull Arab of…

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hard yards with the hounds

Luke Albury is no stranger to the sport of pighunting. He's weekly showing off his tribulations of a successful hunt. The hard yards of walking the NT temperatures is enough to put most people off, but young Luke knows that results come from putting in the time. It's nothing to walk up to twenty kilometres in a day through some unforgiving country and success is in the photos. While all these trophies are caught on land, he also puts in the time out in the saltwater catching an array of fish species from the Top End. Some classic photos amongst these and more coming by the week!…

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piggin’ products

KIMBER ADIRONDACK For those looking for one of the lightest production rifles on the planet in an easy to carry shorter 18” barrel configuration, look no further than the new Adirondack from Kimber. It’s super lightweight to ease the hike and a short handy size for quick manoeuvring in heavy scrub. With a reinforced carbon-fibre stock and full stainless metalwork, there's no weather that will phase this rifle. For those hunters who find themselves stalking in thick-forested mountain situations, this is your rifle, no question! Sporting a reinforced carbon fibre stock with Gore Optifade Elevated II pattern, it comes in at a scant weight of 4lb 13oz. All Kimber rifles are built to the Kimber SUB MOA Accuracy Standard, which guarantees that each rifle will shoot a three-shot group at 100 yards…