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

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

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

Brian had base camp well established. Being able to drive to camp was a luxury I don't often have. He had already spent a few days hunting around the nearby area but his bad knee had restricted him to areas close by. I had only shot one Sika before this trip, and being the roar, I ...continue reading First Sika Stag Adventure – Willis Macbeth

The new Victor boots are finally here and we firmly believe that they blow all of the competition out of the water in their category. The Victor is a serious "built tough" boot designed to be the best mid-range heavy duty boots, at an amazing price. The Victor has been purpose built for hunters carrying heavy ...continue reading NEW Victor Boots

This year I set a goal of taking a Buck with the bow and getting it on film. Wanting to make bow hunting videos to share my passion, promote the sport and encourage others is motivating, so we set to it waiting for full Fallow Rut to hit us and head into the bush. When ...continue reading Bowhunting Fallow Deer – BJ Holdsworth

The new 'Nordic Green' XTR Jacket has hit the shelves and we've added some exciting new changes as well as the colour. Firstly we've changed the tone of green for this jacket based on what you guys had to say. You told us that you prefer this colour so we've switched over to a green that's ...continue reading NEW XTR Jacket – Nordic Green

The new OUTLAND range from Hunters Element is designed for “after the hunt”. The OUTLAND gear offers the benefits of warm, quality hunting garments with a style more suited to the pub or work. All the products in the range have been built out of top quality materials typically found in heavy duty hunting gear. The ...continue reading NEW Outland Range

I had been working with the Product Development team for a while to produce a packable day pack, so I was excited to get my hands on it finally.  Two days before my departure to my Fiordland Roar Trip it turned up – perfect! Since then I have taken it on several trips and have ...continue reading Plateau Packable Pack – Willis Macbeth

The much anticipated Pinnacle Gaiters have finally arrived and we are confident that they might just be the toughest gaiters on the market! There has been a huge amount of research and testing that has gone in to these with two clear guidelines. "Tougher" and "Better Fitting". The Pinnacles have been designed with the most ...continue reading NEW Pinnacle Gaiters

At my first fit out with this little marvel in Veil I was more than impressed not only did I finally have a great camera bag for my DSLR but it was waterproof and padded enough to keep it from the Elements, perfect. But what else has this got going for it? Where do I begin... I ...continue reading The Divide Belt Bag – BJ Holdsworth

A sika stag trophy is high on my priority list, yet I haven’t exactly put much time into them yet. The only time I’ve hunted them was on a meat hunt at Ngamatea with Brendan Coe and Jeremy Hanaray, other than that I did spend a couple of evenings poking about in the South East ...continue reading A Crack At The Sika – James Morris

Last month, I had the opportunity to hunt Whitetail down on Stewart Island and was treated to some awesome encounters. The first animal was a doe taken at 44m as I stalked through a huge area of Crown Fern. I was making minimal noise for the conditions and managed to spy her standing up on ...continue reading Stewart Island Whitetail – Cody Weller