15 02, 2020

Wilderness Tahr Hunt 2015

By |2020-12-19T20:43:20+13:00February 15th, 2020|Hunting Stories|

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 would not be ready in time. It was getting new limbs fitted after we (the bow and I) took a tumble a few months earlier. The same thing happened to me 12 months prior on our last Tahr ballot, breaking my bow 10 days before [...]

5 04, 2016

New Zealand: What’s All The Fuss About?

By |2020-12-20T08:22:08+13:00April 5th, 2016|JOMH Articles|

If you haven’t heard about hunting in New Zealand by now, you must have been living under a rock somewhere. But amidst all the hype and debates about high-fence, DIY vs guided and everything in between you’ve likely been left with more questions than answers. If you’re a serious, free-range mountain and wilderness hunter like me, NZ can be a confusing place to suss out. First off a little about myself. I grew up on a sheep and beef farm on the rural South Island of New Zealand hunting feral goats, pigs and Red deer as a small boy. By [...]

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