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

Remy 243 gets a walk

                      With my forty year odd VX1 Leupold playing up lately on my equally old Sako .222 I was coerced into taking the newer Remington 243 out in the bush … Continue reading

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Tahr trip 2018

Celebrated my birthday this year with a five day hunting trip camped at 5000 ft. The opening couple of days saw strong Easterly winds try and dislodge me from my precarious eerie but the Macpac Plateau tent refused to budge … Continue reading

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I just had a pig of a time

                  Came across this character this morning on the opposite side of a gully I had just sidled into.  He was mooching around some windfall playing now you see me now you … Continue reading

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Yeah…..Nah

Climb max shirt still on hold is the latest!  Sourcing material is proving harder than first envisaged it would seem.   Bugger! …never mind

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9.5″ Cham buck taken in soft snow

                  It took all of 90 minutes to retrieve this head.  I negotiated the terrain with an axe and rifle/knife only, leaving my pack behind and also my camera!!!!! Not so much … Continue reading

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Swazi reproducing the climb-max shirt again

Just heard the long sleeved version of the climb max shirt is soon to be available again.  It will be first introduced in a black colour which I would especially welcome  for Winter Cham. hunting and also there will be … Continue reading

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Chamois hunt with Red deer result

                    5 Chamois observed on the first afternoon but unfortunately at a crucial time a venison recovery helicopter buzzed them at the worst possible time  sending the bunch scurrying for sanctuary … Continue reading

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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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