10 09, 2017

Trophy Evaluation with Tim, Tahr and Chamois

By |2020-12-20T20:46:27+13:00September 10th, 2017|Tim's Articles|

Guide Tim Butcher shares his experience and tips on how he judges animals. Tim has a wealth of experience hunting the big 3 game animals of the South Island(Red Deer,Tahr and Chamois). I(Joseph) have added a few notes here and there in Italic Tahr and Chamois are undoubtedly a couple of the hardest animals to judge, small horns to body ratio and the fact only an inch or so can separate an 'average one' to a 'trophy of a life time' . Often we are only talking in fractions of an inch when it comes to these species and this is where a [...]

25 08, 2017

Trophy Evaluation with Tim Butcher, Red Stags

By |2020-12-20T20:40:31+13:00August 25th, 2017|Tim's Articles|

Guide Tim Butcher shares his experience and tips on how he judges animals. Tim has a wealth of experience hunting the big 3 game animals of the South Island(Red Deer,Tahr and Chamois). I(Joseph) have added a few notes here and there in Italic No doubt if you have an interest in the hunting scene in New Zealand you will, like me, follow a wide variety of media on the subject. Over the past few years I have noticed that there are consistently better “trophy” type animals being harvested. Now this could be because of the influx of ways to communicate [...]

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