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“News is history shot on the wing”. ~Gene Fowler, Skyline

Roar Time Again

I chose an out of the way alpine trip to start my limited time off this year.  Roaring was not too prevalent with only one or two picked up way down below the bushline.  I was hoping a stag or … Continue reading

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A German and Australian taste the Alpine way.

Albrecht and Trenton booked a no nonsense backpacking trip in pursuit of Chamois.  This was to be a first for Trenton who lives in Sydney Australia, although Albrecht who is German and has pursued the specie in Europe before, but … Continue reading

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Chamois success

Arnt with spiker

A four day back pack hunt with Arnt, who hails from Denmark and was over here on a family holiday with his wife and two kids.  The weather was not too bad, but had a persistent cold Westerly wind, which … Continue reading

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New Bix’n Andy Trigger for Sako

Finally I was able to get Andy to agree to make me a one off trigger for my Sako L579.  First I had the red tape to contend with, as the agents for these triggers are Bullet Central in the … Continue reading

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End of Winter Tahr trip

A total of seventeen Nanny Tahr held this high out post on a recent trip to the alps.  I peeled away two for meat and watched the rest retreat to still higher ground. The trip was hampered by “Too friendly” … Continue reading

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Frosty Start

More meat on the table!  I slipped out in the cold and dark on Saturday morning and entered the bush just on daylight.  After an hours travel up the creek I cut up a spur and stumbled on fresh deer … Continue reading

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Turn up for the books

Probably the best eating venison around and I don’t get much of it as a rule but when a Fallow deer crosses your path and is a spiker to boot..well it just don’t get any better than that!  Barnes 53 … Continue reading

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Occasionally we dip out

The preferred venue was abandoned because of inclement weather and so plan B was pulled out of the bag.  Unfortunately strong cold winds plagued us for much of the two day hunt, not to mention snow showers!  I suppose not … Continue reading

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Another trip into the Chamois domain

Around the 9.5″ length this guy was shot at 281 meters and dropped like liquid to the 165 Accubond round.  I only managed two trips this Chamois rut but two more than last year nevertheless!  You can just make out … Continue reading

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9 1/4″ Buck Chamois and 6 point stag

Just recently back from a three week jaunt around Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos so the first opportunity to chase the Cham could not be refused.  Picked up this feller at 700 meters and enticed him in whilst covering a stag … Continue reading

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