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Pacific NW Sportsman Show

Pacific NW Sportsman Show

Thanks to all of our clients and partners who stopped by our booth at the Pacific NW Sportsman Show in Portland. … 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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Red Stag & Fallow Buck & Tahr Taken A Few Days Ago

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Silver Medal 341 SCI Red Stag – Glen Dene

Silver Medal 341 SCI Red Stag – Glen Dene

Sunspots Safari’s client, Don Davidson, took this 341 SCI Silver Medal red stag recently at Glen Dene. Glen Dene is 20,000 acres of private property between Lake Hawea and Lake Wanaka. In addition to red stag, you can hunt chamois, tahr, and fallow deer, as well as fish for brown and rainbow trout, and landlocked Quinnat salmon. Check out our photo gallery for Glen Dene. … Read entire article »

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Lake Tekapo Luxury Lodge

Lake Tekapo Luxury Lodge

We’ve just added Lake Tekapo Luxury Lodge to Don Cameron’s Pure New Zealand tahr hunting packages! Upgrade any of his trips to this 4 1/2 star 4-bedroom lodge for only $1000 per person. Check out photos etc. here. … Read entire article »

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Glen Dene Station

Glen Dene Station

We’re proud to announce that we’ve added Glen Dene Station to our list of hunting options for the South Island. Glen Dene is one of the most scenic working high country farms in the South Island, and is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Hawea. This is a perfect couples retreat with 4 1/2 star luxury lakefront accommodation, guest suites located just off of the main homestead, international cuisine, with abundant numbers of Red … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chamois, Fallow Deer, Featured, Red Stag

Treetops Lodge – Luxury Hunting Packages

Treetops Lodge – Luxury Hunting Packages

We’ve just added 3 packages from a new luxury hunting lodge partner, Treetops Lodge. These packages are designed for couples, and offer a combination of several days/nights exploring Auckland along with a variety of hunting options based out of their luxurious lodge near Rotorua. We’ve got a silver medal red stag package, a multi-species package that includes a silver medal red stag, an Arapawa ram, and a South Pacific Goat, plus a multi-deer … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arapawa Ram, Featured, Red Stag, South Pacific Goat