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Todd Hoffman Testimonial

Todd Hoffman Testimonial

Todd Hoffman, from the TV series Gold Rush, just returned from a hunting trip to Glen Dene Station, and shared this with us: “We have had a great time. Your hospitality has been incredible and your wife, family and parents are truly your gems. Im thankful for Rodney for showing me your place and for being able to meet you and and all of your guides. I will assist you in any manner I can from … Read entire article »

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Gary and Merrilee Lewis: photos from Glen Dene

Gary and Merrilee Lewis: photos from Glen Dene

Gary and Merrilee Lewis paid a visit to Glen Dene–check out photos from their hunts and other adventures here. … Read entire article »

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Dennis Dunn’s Stag at Glen Dene

Dennis Dunn’s Stag at Glen Dene

Dennis took this stag with an arrow at Glen Dene Station, Lake Hawea. He may have the new SCI archery #1 record spot for free range South Pacific red deer! The green score came in at 324 and 5/8ths. Read his story here. … Read entire article »

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A red stag and 6 nice trout all in the same day

A red stag and 6 nice trout all in the same day

Our customer Bill Kremers shot a red stag at Glen Dene Station, then caught 6 nice trout on Lake Hawea–all in one day! … 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 »

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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 »

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Red stag hunting at Glen Dene, Lake Hawea

Red stag hunting at Glen Dene, Lake Hawea

Clients Clint and Emily Michels recently returned from their red stag hunting trip to Glen Dene, saying “after being back home for over a month now, Emily and I still can’t stop thinking about our trip to New Zealand and Glen Dene. The beauty of Glen Dene is unreal, it actually took us a few days to quit feeling like we were in a dream. The numbers and quality of animals were outstanding”. Read … Read entire article »

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Gold medal stag at Glen Dene

Gold medal stag at Glen Dene

Cory Wright, an award-winning taxidermist from Portland, OR, took this gold medal red stag at Glen Dene, Lake Hawea, in May 2011.  I had the pleasure of hunting with Cory for several days, and he’s not only a great guy and a nationally-known taxidermist, he can spot red deer with his naked eyes when the rest of us struggle to see them with binoculars! … Read entire article »

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Queenstown today, Glen Dene tonight

Queenstown today, Glen Dene tonight

I’m in Queenstown right now with Michael Cottam, who designed the Sunspots Safaris websites. Tonight we’re driving up to visit the Burdon family at Glen Dene on Lake Hawea and do a little hunting with them. Hopefully at the end of this rainbow is a pot full of gold medal red stag! … Read entire article »

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Silver Medal Red Stag Hunt – Glen Dene

Silver Medal Red Stag Hunt – Glen Dene

Dale Lohmeyer recently returned from a hunting trip at Glen Dene, saying: “Special thanks to Rodney Smith and Don Cameron for a great Silver Metal Red Stag Hunt! The scenery at Glen Dene was breathtaking along with the beautiful border lakes and 20,000 acres of pristine hunt property. We had no interference or contact with other hunters; it was like having our own private hunting preserve.” See the full testimonial here, and photos from this trip … Read entire article »

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