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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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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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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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