Winter hunting has it’s own unique set of challenges, and a mistake made in an alpine environment usually has a much more serious outcome.
Learn how to cape out that trophy of a lifetime and avoid the dissapointment of stuffing it up
Tim Butcher talks trophy assessment. A must read for anyone wanting to get better at on the hoof assesment.
The build up to the roar is always an exciting time with all the plotting and scheming involved and figuring out where and when to focus your time. It’s an exciting time to hunt, and for good reason. As the days get shorter eventually those big stags that have been hard to find all year will let their guard down with the onset of the roar, and suddenly they become a hell of a lot easier to find.
New Zealand hunters in general are bloody good as disagreeing with one another, there is however one thing that I think every hunter can agree on. That is, that we need to have the same if not better hunting opportunities available for our future generations.
A quick round up of what’s been happening with tahr and the Westland ballot. What are the numbers, and what are your chances.
New Zealand’s merino wool is the world's best insulating fiber and is the foundation of the First Lite layering system. This material offers several unique benefits that clearly give both the active and still hunter a significant advantage over those in synthetic base layers.
Raingear - there's a big difference between what’s suitable for a quick hunt on the back of the farm, and what actually works for active hunting in the mountains.
Spring’s a great time to get after it. Whether your filling the freezer on the river flats or chasing bulls and bucks in the big stuff, it pays to understand a few of the hazards associated with hunting at this time of the year.