ISSUE 45 - On Sale Mon 2nd February
The temperature is well in the 30s as I write this and it’s hard to imagine the roar is just round the corner!
Anyone with a Wapiti ballot, especially first period, will be getting on with the planning of their expedition. Even Red and Sika roar plans will be will underway for some of you more organised hunters. We have got the Whitewater first period in the bugle this year, so will be taking our cameras on another Fiordland expedition. That leaves us plenty of time for the Red and Sika roars too. Hopefully we’ll get some more great footage to show you all in series two of NZ Hunter Adventures.
There’s still plenty of meat gathering yet to do this summer, with February being one of the best months to put fat venison in the freezer. We’ve just come back from an east to west while traversing south, crossing of the central Ruahines. We tend to forget what awesome country we have in the heart of some of our North Island ranges, and you don’t always have to go south to get into ‘Big Country’! We gathered some prime venison along the way, and filmed another great episode to boot.
This issue we have the first article from one of our country’s keenest waterfowlers – Hunter Morrow. And Paul Michel’s starts a mini-series on the ever popular topic - deer dogs.
The roar issue leads off with...
NZ Hunter Adventures TV show will be going to air on Free to View CHOICE TV’s ‘The Great Outdoors’ Wednesday night on March 11th at 9.30pm .
This will be the first time a truly New Zealand hunting show of this quality featuring our most remote and rugged wilderness areas and the game animals that inhabit them has hit the screens in this country - and it won’t be on a weekend afternoon when we’re all out hunting, nor will you have to have Sky to watch it!
You can also watch the trailer here: http://adventuretvtrailer.nzhunter.co.nz/
Or search ‘NZ Hunter Adventures’ on YouTube.
The winners of last issues Spot the Logo were Richard Morton and Chris Field. The logos were in the Grisport ad on page 21 and the Kilwell ad on page 67. There’s a new logo competition in ISSUE 45 - To find out how the Logo compet..
JUST ADDED: Paul Stennings Article "Decoy Painting for dummies" from issue 8
After many requests we have uploaded this informative article to our 'Hunting Resources' section
Click here to download the article (note: the pdf is 3.5mb)
NZ Hunter Hunting Calendars now available on the website
You'll be happy to know that we have started uploading the Hunting Calendars that we published in previous editions of the magazine.
Click here to find the 6 calendars in the 'Hunting Resources' section
We’ve decided to put a guide to understanding optics on the website, due to room constraints in the magazine. Optics reviews by nature cover some fairly technical stuff that requires quite a bit of explanation to anyone reading one fo..
GET AMONGST IT - Big Game Hunting
This is a three and a half hour film of big game hunting on public land all over New Zealand.
It follows the NZ Hunter Crew through a whole year of big game hunting, starting in Spring, then Summer, the Wapiti Bugle in Fiordland, the Red and Sika Roar, Bowhunting in the Roar, and finally Tahr hunting.
By using the latest double layer technology, we’ve been able to get the equivalent playing time of 2 DVD’s onto one disc – like getting 2 for the price of one!
Also still available "Rock & Roll", NZ Hunter’s Kiwi Duck and Goose Hunting DVD
Rock & Roll - Kiwi duck and goose hunting at its best!
Hunting – It’s not a hobby for the NZHUNTER team, it’s a way of life!
Join us for 1 ¾ hours of hard out waterfowl hunting in New Zealand’s North and South Islands.Follow us on a variety of duck and goose hunts over both land and water, and have a laugh with us along the way.
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