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Black Nitrile Gloves

Black Nitrile Gloves

Rodney and I were hunting a Corsican ram in southern Oregon two weeks ago, and after my success (yea!) we got to work on the animal, and Rodney pulled on a pair of nitrile gloves.  I happen to have a client from my SEO business who sells nitrile gloves, and we got to talking about why nitrile gloves were useful to hunters…and a few less than obvious things came up that I’ll share: If you take … Read entire article »

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BBC News: UK needs to cull deer population

BBC News: UK needs to cull deer population

It seems that the UK is suffering from a deer overpopulation today, just as New Zealand did in the middle of the 20th century.  BBC News is reporting that 50% to 60% of the deer need to be culled in order to keep their numbers under control.  Read the full story here. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Press, Uncategorized

Donate your deer to the hungry

Donate your deer to the hungry

From Guns.com comes this story about how hunters donate their game to hungry families–over 11 million meals worth in 2010. … Read entire article »

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Glen Dene Station red stag photos

Glen Dene Station red stag photos

Our partner Richard Burdon at Glen Dene Station has just put up this new photo gallery of some amazing red stag shots. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Red Stag

Glen Dene Station hosts HUNTS course

Glen Dene Station hosts HUNTS course

Glen Dene Station recently hosted the Hunter National Training Scheme (HUNTS) course, run by the New Zealand Deer Stalkers Association. Designed to allow novice and inexperienced hunters to become competent in basic hunting and bushcraft skills, the course includes camping for two nights in the bush and hunt red deer. You can read Stephen Jaquiery’s article in the Otago Times. Photo courtesy Stephen Jaquiery of the Otago Times. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Press, Red Stag

South Island Bowhunter Championships

South Island Bowhunter Championships

Central Otago Archers is hosting the 2011 South Island Bowhunter Championships, October 22-23, 2011 at Lake Hawea. For more information, see the contact emails and phone numbers on the registration form. … Read entire article »

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Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris 2011 Season Report

Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris 2011 Season Report

Chris McCarthy of Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris sent in a very detailed report on their 2011 season, including this great photo of a trophy bull tahr taken by Iain Ohara through a spotting scope at 700m. See Chris’ full 2011 hunting season report. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Client Stories, Himalayan Tahr

Rare white bull tahr shot by poachers

Rare white bull tahr shot by poachers

White himalayan bull tahr are very rare, occurring at a rate of about 1 in 10,000 animals. This animal was shot by a poacher, trespassing on the owner’s property in the Glenmore area on the South Island, and left to rot, unfortunately. Thanks to Don Cameron of Pure NZ Hunting for the photo. … Read entire article »

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Bunny Killers–We’re the Good Guys

Bunny Killers–We’re the Good Guys

While hunting red stag at Glen Dene Station on the South Island of New Zealand earlier this month, landowner Richard Burdon and I got to talking about the rabbit population problem. Standing on top of this hill, we saw acres and acres like what’s in this picture: grass nibbled down to nothing, and perhaps 10-20% of the ground surface obscured by rabbit droppings. Rabbits, like red deer, Himalayan tahr, fallow deer, and many other animals, … Read entire article »

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New Testimonials from Clients

Don hunted with Richard and Duncan at Glen Dene, taking a 19 point red stag and a fallow buck, and writes “Rodney, the quality of the hunt and experience were outstanding. I could not have written a better script for a dream hunt.” Sam hunted Chris Jolly’s Wairarapa property with Ben and Stu, taking a red stag at 72 yards with a bow & arrow. Sam writes “Ben and Stu are fine people and did an excellent job outfitting.” Read their full testimonials, and those of many other happy clients. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Client Stories, Fallow Deer, Red Stag