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Wilderness Tahr Hunt 2015

During my 2015 season I had some space free for some hunting for myself and as luck had it we had again drawn a balloted Wilderness tahr area. I headed in with my younger brother Jimmy and ever faithful wife Mirella. Everything was looking good leading up to the trip until I realized my bow […]

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2019 Season

2019 was another great season for us all at Hard Yards Hunting, we have been quite busy here over the last few months as our new house has just been finished off. We are now well settled in Twizel, which is a great central base for our hunts and right in the middle of prime […]

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Kuiu Peleton 240 Hoodie

In the spring of 2016(October) I was gifted a 240 Peleton hoodie by James Dorret. At the time I didnt think much of it, but it has become one the most used pieces of gear I own. Kuiu launched the Peleton line in 2015, using Primaflex fabric from Toray. Primaflex is a polyester knit fabric, […]

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Kifaru Lost Park Parka

Tim and I in some wintry conditions, I’m pretty sure I look warmer than him….. Kifaru is best known for their packs and tipi tents, but they also make a growing range of synthetic insulation products based around Climashields APEX insulation.Kifaru have made their ‘Lost Park Parka’ (LPP) for some time now and they recently […]

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Hornady ELD-X Review

I have long used Hornady projectiles, mainly because they are well priced, the easiest to reliable source and they shoot well in all the rifles I have used them. Recovered from a Bull Tahr at 350 yards, broke one shoulder one way in and under skin on far side of gut bag(quartering shot) Late 2016 […]

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