Colin 'Col' Allison (b.1944) is an Australian author, shooting magazine journalist and big game hunter.
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African Trails: Big Game Safari Adventure In South Africa by Col Allison (2010). This is a large and copiously illustrated history of big game hunting in Southern Africa from the earliest days of European settlement. The author adds accounts of his own experiences in Africa hunting antelope, lion, Cape buffalo, rhino, elephant and leopard and others.
The Trophy Hunters: Action-Packed Tales Of Hunting Big Game Trophies Around The World - 1860 To Today by Col Allison (1979) is an anthology of articles from Kinloch, Selous and Baker to Gates, Weatherby, Swinehart, Dyer and more.
The Australian Hunter: A Comprehensive Guide To Game, Equipment, Hunting And Photography by Col Allison (1969) is a detailed guide to Australia game covering quarry of all kinds, including deer, buffalo, crocodile, kangaroo, wild pig, wild goat, fox, eagle, game birds, as well as many other trophy-winners. As well as descriptions of a wide variety of hunting methods, there is extensive coverage of hunting equipment - shotguns, rifles, the hunting bow, clothing, camping equipment and a special section on 'hunting' with a camera.
The Hunter's Manual Of Australia And New Zealand: (Where, When And How To Find Game) by Col Allison (1980). This volume on "where, when and how to find game" in both countries is a valuable aid to the hunter's equipment. In addition to information on firearms and other equipment, advice on hunting methods, the main feature is the maps which show the distribution of various game animals and birds. Eleven species are listed in the general game catogory, from buffalo to wallaby, two in mountain game, 10 deer species and eight game bird types.
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