Given that I’ve been raised and live in the cities for all my life, despite of the fact that I’ve been in Australia for over 30 years and that I’ve have had my gun license for almost 2 years now … I’ve never been out hunting nor have I been to any farms … kind of sad… I know.
So this has been quite an experience for me.
The admission for this property is $350pp (for a group of 6 or more). This includes 2 days and 1 night of accommodation, and the hunting guide who is the proprietor of the property.
You have to bring the rest yourself. And of course you need to be properly licensed.
The proprietor himself is quite experienced, and he has a Jeep Cherokee equipped with powerful LED lights for night hunting. Visitor may travel in his car. It was quiet an experience for me to walk in the dark, mysterious abyss of Australian bushes late at night at -5 degrees, with complete silence all around us. We probably did a 10km walk in search of prey but my iPhone 8 plus is so crap in taking night video so I didn’t have any footage of this trek
There were 8 guns in total including my Marlin 1894D 44Mmag, I have tried 3 guns, and here are my 2 cents on these guns :
Ruger Gunsite Scount 233REM
This is nice gun. It feels good in the hand and it sure was very well put together, stable and easy to control. There wasn’t much of felt recoil - but 233REM has little recoil to start with anyway.
I hate this gun. I felt that this gun was made for a 7-feet Russian wrestler instead of for someone of Asian heritage, with smaller built. It was hard for me to handle and there was a lot of recoil (Oh well it’s using a 8mm round)
It’s cheap and cheerful, quality isn’t the best, feel shaky in the hand, but the action seems to be working Ok.