By Tim Jones, Managing EditorRobert Dobson killed an 82-inch banteng that may take the top position in the SCI record book.
We have two fresh reports this month on banteng hunts in Australia's Northern Territory with Karl Goodhand of Goodhand Outback Experience (011-61-409-024-989; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.goodhandoutbackexperience.com.au/
), one of only two outfitters currently able to deliver a legal banteng hunt (see our story on this, in Briefly Noted).
In report 9322, subscriber Mychal Murray details a hunt this past August with Goodhand for both water buffalo and banteng. He says both species were abundant, as were wild hogs. "This is a remote and unique place, and stalking herds of banteng and calling in buffalo bulls was a true highlight experience. We didn't shoot my buffalo in the floodplain, but I imagine, if you did, you would want quick-drying clothes and boots good for mud.....