Shaun Monk makes the most of 7 fine Autumn days hunting in Westland, dragging the pack and rifle through heaven and hell.
Since it’s invention by Bill Hamilton in 1954, the jet boat has become a true kiwi icon. Untold numbers of deer have been boated out of our backcountry since the early deer culling days, and today the jet boat is still a common tool for access into our backcountry. Jetboating...
Three farmers and a builder chasing bull tahr on the coast.
A lot of people know how hard it can be to hunt tahr on the West Coast. But with great difficulty, can come great success. But, unfortunately this isn’t that tale, well not for myself anyway.
A quick round up of what’s been happening with tahr and the Westland ballot. What are the numbers, and what are your chances.
Long days, generally stable weather and a high snowline make summer a great time to tackle that more ambitious hunting trip you’ve been staring at on the map.
Winter backpack hunting with Alex and Jarrod. Frosty tents and frozen boots, a hunt that won’t be forgotten.
OPINION - Is it time we started managing our big game animals as the resource they are, and is a licensing system the first logical step?
As kiwi hunters if we didn’t shoot the occasional deer in a remote rugged spot then we probably wouldn’t get too many opportunities. But what are we really wasting if we can’t physically carry the whole thing out?