Author Archives: Steve

This time a Spiker (only just)

                Photo above showing My mate going in the backdoor.  Always the tradesman. It was destined to be a good day, from when we almost ran over a deer on the road leading … Continue reading

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A lack of dog tucker

A quick look in the freezer and the long face of Wilson was enough to tell me we will have to get off our chuffs and to go and do something about it.               … Continue reading

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A spiker for the pot

                I wish dear lord that Nosler would bring out the Accubond bullet for the .222. Say 53 or 55 grain. I use it in my.308 and .243 cals and I have complete … Continue reading

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The first time in my hunting life…………….

I am having a late life crises because I am questioning the mighty .222!  I am having a down period with the caliber, a few misses and a few long follow up stalks, even the ones down are not out … Continue reading

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Wilson’s nose turns the day

                  Very late morning and after hours of thrashing the bush to no avail, Wilson’s nose took charge and led me onto a group of 4 hinds, heads down and feeding.  I … Continue reading

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Nemisis 2

            The above photo; Later in the same morning we find the dawg stating the “no hard feeling mate” dialogue. This hog though has been ploughing the home paddock for at least the last 6 … Continue reading

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Tracking a stag in the bush with Wilson

            The day was to be fine but the early start had us shrouded in heavy fog, and cold as. A bit of elevation was agreed on for us to meet and greet the current … Continue reading

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“nother one bites the dust”

A bunch of hinds meets us “head on” on a spur, the dog was half way between us all.  No time to see if there was a stag there too.  The front hind was visibly nervous and with good reason … Continue reading

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All quiet on the Western front

              Two individual days spent flogging the bush this week and not an utterance of stag was to be heard.   The first day had two hinds emerge out of nowhere onto the road, as … Continue reading

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Aarrggghhhhhh 2

This time “it really is” the wily roaring stag.   High in the bush I was brought to a halt in semi open country by the amorous moan of a stag, a minute or so later and sounding very very close … Continue reading

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