Tahr hunting in the Whataroa River 2007
Report from May 2007 Four of us preparing for our 4day hunt in the headwaters of the Whataroa, May 25th - 29th. After a few months of planning, some family friends from Australia got together and came across the ditch to have a crack at some tahr. Ian, Bruce, Kevin and myself prepare for pick up b... View full article
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Added By: Jamie Tags: bull tahr, southern alps, westland
Mt Longsight, Fiordland 2006

Mt Longsight, Fiordland 2006

Wednesday 12th March 2008
Day 1: We were flown from Milford Sound by Geoff Shanks Milford Sound Helicopters] to our Mt Longsight block at 9 am. Our party of six guys were split into two groups of three. Three were dropped at Escape Cove [Bligh Sound] and the other three were dropped 2km north of Amazon Cove [Bligh Sound]. My... View full article
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Added By: Jamie Tags: fiordland, stags, roar
Above the 1500m contour

Above the 1500m contour

Wednesday 12th March 2008
Report from May 2007 Francyboy invited me to join him this weekend in one of his spots, so I was more than happy to climb around some open country to see what was about. We headed off on saturday morning, and walked into where we would set up camp. On the way in we came across this nanny chamois a... View full article
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Added By: Jamie Tags: southern alps, chamois, stags
Evening pig stalk

Evening pig stalk

Wednesday 12th March 2008
Report from December 2006 Popped out with Zulu for a nosie during an evening in December 2006. Took the rifle incase we found some pork, and trialled out the new spotting scope which had recently arrived! Unfortunately it was clapped out with low cloud and wofting fog, so spotting scope wasn't to... View full article
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Added By: Jamie Tags: pigs, southern alps, dogs
Chamois hunting, Whataroa

Chamois hunting, Whataroa

Wednesday 12th March 2008
Report from February 2007 Heres a few photos from the long weekend chasing chamois on the westcoast. We were away for 4days chasing chamois in and around that Whataroa Country. We had some brilliant weather, but the mist and cloud hugged the tops of the hill where we were camping, so we were forced... View full article
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Added By: Jamie Tags: chamois, southern alps, westland
Red Stags in Velvet

Red Stags in Velvet

Wednesday 12th March 2008
Report from December 2006. I popped out for a day hunt on Christmas Eve and saw 3 good stags. One was going to grow into an 11pointer, and the other two were going to grow into VERY big 8pointers Here is the 11pointer, he was a healthy looking stag - we are 229m from them at this point. The fro... View full article
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Added By: Jamie Tags: stags, southern alps, red deer
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