Sambar Addiction - Nov 08 (VIC) Australia
Having been well and truley bitten by the Sambar bug, a few of the kiwis teamed up for a short stint after the Sambar before the rutt was over and the stags dropped their antlers for the velvet season. Due to our different work rosters, our dates for the trip were limited to the weekend of the Melbo... View full article
Added By: Jamie Tags: sambar, victoria, australia, stags, dogs
Sambar Success - August 2008 - (VIC) Australia
NOTE I plan to cover this in an up and coming Issue of NZ HUNTER Heres a few pics of our first Sambar hunt in Australia (Victoria). Close hunting companion Andre Alipate came across from the North Island (NZ) to beat the feet with me, and a couple of local aussie boys took us into one of their back... View full article
Added By: Jamie Tags: sambar, victoria, australia, stags
Lemons in the Whitcombe - March 2008

Lemons in the Whitcombe - March 2008

Sunday 16th November 2008
The original of this article can be found in Issue 5 of the NZ HUNTER magazine This article is a little bit different from my previous writings. To make a long story short, our 2008 roar trip turned out to be fruitless despite the exhausted planning and preparation. Most people prefer to read succe... View full article
Added By: Jamie Tags: southern alps, red deer, roar, stags, WARO
South Island Boar (Aug 2007) Canterbury
This story also dates back more than a year. I popped out with a mate named Andrew (after chamois initially) during a crisp August day and the weather was mint! Maybe a bit chilly to start with, but it warmed up by lunch time. We saw a cham in the morning, but it was miles away, and there was a bit... View full article
Added By: Jamie Tags: chamois, southern alps, pigs
Last Hunt with Zulu (Sept 2007) Wanaka
It has been well over a year now since I sold my old hunting dog Zulu to her (now) owner Brian from Wanaka - so this particular story is a recall from that last hunt with my girl (Aug 31-Sept 1 2007). The plan was to head down to Wanaka to visit Curley and Zulu for a good catch up.. sorry there aren... View full article
Added By: Jamie Tags: southern alps, pigs, dogs
Winter Bull Tahr (June 2007) MacKenzie Country
Francy and I headed out on the last week of June in 2007 for an overnighter into some tahr country with no shortage of snow. Aside from that, we couldnt really complain about the weather because it was a pearla - Blue bird! And not a breath of wind. Once we got up to our campsite I spotted a bull o... View full article
Added By: Jamie Tags: bull tahr, southern alps
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