I also have a NEF Handi Rifle with only a 12g rifled barrel which I bought while working in Michigan in 1995.
Have taken no meat with it yet.
My wife comes also from the Markredwitz area.
I will be in Wunsiedel for 1st May roebuck season start.
USA in Sept/Oct 2009.
Here is a tip that was passed along to me - and I have not tried it yet - but it looks (and smells) like it will work fine! The gentleman that gave it to me regards it as his secret weapon and he is a VERY successful hunter.
Get a fresh tarsal gland off of a decent buck - I think the ranker, the better. Taking them off of bucks that are hot in the rut seem to be the best because that is when the glands are the darkest and have the most "male buck" scent...
Take that gland and put it in a good,...