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

Autumnal Red Hind

Man it has been hard to get time to hunt this year!  Shouldn’t complain though because it means we are doing well with the log cabin and are having a great season. Ducking and diving between guests saw me add … Continue reading

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Some of the best venison you can get

                Early March sees the stag in the most prime condition of his life.   He needs this surplus to see him through the strenuous roar period and hopefully enough left over to survive … Continue reading

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A Chamois for David

David emailed me sometime ago expressing a wish to experience the “Kiwi” approach to hunting Chamois.  He had only limited time available, in fact only one night that we could utilise to camp out.  However that still gave us two … Continue reading

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Easy meat youngsters

                  One of three yearlings frequenting some lush new growth on a sunny morning, means there are only two about now thanks to the Remy .243 and me.  November is always a … Continue reading

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On the lookout for a decent buck

Just back from a couple of nights away in absolute pristine weather with absolutely no need for crampons and in fact as the days got older it was becoming more a case for snow shoes!, I sometimes found myself falling … Continue reading

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2 Cham at 363 and 330 meters

Out for a couple of nights hunting on the Chamois in howling winds but otherwise fine weather.  I got on to three does in an alpine basin at the above distances.  They were obviously onto me so it was a … Continue reading

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Ah Jeez what? more curry?

                    I am pausing to wonder if I am still living in Glenhope or is it Bangladesh! I must call a halt to these freezer ingredients by golly gosh.  Mind you … Continue reading

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Ingredients for a curry

                    With Tahr, Pig, Deer and Chamois all recently added to the freezer it was decreed by she who must be obeyed.  “We lack some goat to make a curry.” More … Continue reading

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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 for a … 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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