The rain and sleet and snow and wind and ice and all that other good stuff are starting to arrive. Although you're super tough and there's nothing that can stop you and your stubbies from getting out and putting the smack down on the 12" Chamois Buck that lives at the top of the Alps this ...continue reading "Stags in the rain or Tahr in the snow"
CODY WELLER | ALPHA BOOT For over 12 years I have roamed around the hills carrying out control on various different ungulates and when I'm not doing that, I am hunting something somewhere in New Zealand with my bow. In that time I have owned a lot of boots. All of which have been top ...continue reading "Alpha & Bravo Boots – Thrashed!"
My workmate Paddy had been at me for ages to take him hunting. He had shot a few goats before but that was about the extent of his hunting experience. I tried to warn him with what hardships he would likely experience climbing up onto the tops on a mission with me. "She'll be right ...continue reading "Take a Mate Hunting – Willis Macbeth"
The 2016 Tahr Rut on the Coast was a huge success and an amazing experience for myself and Alex Broad. The video below shows some of the highlights. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeIKJLJUXNo&t=922s[/youtube]
Over Labour Weekend I managed to sneak out for a quick overnighter in sika country to try and out-sneak a sneaky sika. A well planned morning hunt had me stalking up a river, checking out the scattered clearings as I made my way upriver. On an overflow channel of a river I spotted a yearling ...continue reading "Divide Belt Bag and Plateau Packable Pack Review – Willis Macbeth"
I was told by a wise old hunter many years ago that looking is your most important aspect of all hunting and that I should spend the most I can afford on a good pair of binoculars. I have seen people struggle with long distance spotting with poor optics, where they opted to spend the ...continue reading "Focus Binocular Harness – BJ Holdsworth"
Sambar deer hunting on Victorian public land has never been better with most hunters making contact with deer on a regular basis. Victoria has large publically accessible hunting areas that can be enjoyed by all. This includes overseas hunters that are more than welcomed to share in our hunting opportunities. To enjoy this world class ...continue reading "Hunting Sambar on Victorian Public Land"
With Spring arriving, so comes some of the best hunting for the year as well as some of the most changeable weather. The Sabre barrier layer is an essential bit of kit for this time of year. Capable of holding out serious wind and light rain, the Sabre Soft Shell is a lightweight highly packable ...continue reading "Sabre Season"
August 2015, Andrew and I hatched a plan to head south and have a crack at a walk in winter Tahr hunt on the east coast of the south island. We put a bunch of planning in place, talked to a few guys and picked a spot. About a 12km walk in to an area that supposedly was ...continue reading "The Elite Hunter, One Year On – Alex Broad"
Bowhunting is an up close and personal way of hunting. There are all kinds of influences that can make or break a stalk. Some are out of your control and some aren’t. One of the things that you can control is concealment. Being well concealed can have you waiting for that perfect shot while you ...continue reading "Roaring them in close (Video) – Cody Weller"