Allan Hampshire was an accomplished deerstalker long before he stuck his first pig and a good fisherman well before that. He has shot ducks and pheasants, dived for crayfish, caught a 57kg yellow fin tuna, shot chamois and tahr in the spectacular Southern Alps and has a nice 15 point red stag trophy on his wall but pig huntin... read more
|Author:||Bill O'Leary & Rob McMillan|
The Hunter National Training Scheme (HUNTS) is a programme operated by the New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association in partnership with Mountain Safety Council.The course covers knowledge and skills required by hunters in the New Zealand outdoors and this manual is the related text.Content includes: ethics and ecology, g... read more
In this fourth book by Alex Gale you'll discover how Sika came to be liberated in New Zealand and how the herd grew to become the top Sika trophy herd in the world.
Dave Drangsholt moved to the South Island of NZ in the 1960s to further his interest in deer hunting,he eventually became a deer culler with the Forest service.A deer culler in the 1960s was required to hunt in the bush and in the high alpine regions.He has since worked for Parks Victoria and DOC in NZ. With the knowledge ga... read more
Few people know there are deer in Australia, even fewer know that there are six different types available to hunters. Dave Drangsholt knows! A lifelong hunter and former ranger for Parks Victoria, Dave has been hunting deer for most of his adult life. His time in Parks Victoria allowed him to get up close and personal with th... read more
Graeme Marshall has always loved to write. This, his tenth book, is devoted to his passion for hunting. He wrote his first magazine article for fledgling Rod and Rifle in 1981 and has contributed to every issue bar one since then. Whilst most of his books have revolved around trout fishing this is his fourth hunting book, inc... read more
To Hound A Hog is all about: An emotional sport
PRIDE.... When one witnesses a pup that one's reared catching his first pig.
ADRENALINE RUSH... When one leaps into battle between dogs and an angry boar to despatch it with a knife or sneaking to a bailed pig in dense scrub.
DESPAIR..... When one loses a dog... read more
This book is a compilation of 25 of the best instructional bird hunting articles published over the 12-year history of the magazine 'Fish and Game in New Zealand'. It covers the nuances of hunting mallards, greys, paradies shelduck, Canada geese, quail, pheasant, pukeko and chukar. It explains decoy sets, shooting tactics, re... read more
|Author:||Roger Lentle & Frank Saxton|
This new paperback edition of Alpine Hunting in New Zealand, is another classic of hunting literature by two of New Zealand's most respected hunting authors, Roger Lentle and Frank Saxton. A comprehensive guide to hunting tahr and chamois in the New Zealand mountains, it is just what every keen shooter needs to meet the ultim... read more
|Author:||Big Al Lester|
'Big Al' Lester once again relays uproarious tales of hunting and gaming in the New Zealand wilderness. The familiar but refreshing tales of life spent in the country with good friends are both accessible and rollicking, including such antics as an unfortunate experience with a Japanese traveller, jet boating, near-broken bon... read more
There was a time in New Zealand's recent past, when every country town, had one or more helicopters based there involved with wild venison recovery to feed a growing export trade. As the wild deer population was reduced and deer farming became widespread, helicopter recovery operations slowly ceased in most locations. Fiordl... read more
The further adventures of Graham May. He takes the reader along on some of his more memorable trips. Altough retired and confessing to slowing down a little, Graham manages more hunting than many a fraction of his age. With the ability of a natural story teller and a bush poet this latest collection of yarns is sure to win e... read more
It's those ones that frustrated you, beat you, and got away - they're the ones that keep you going back to the bush and the mountains and that you remember more than anything else. It's also the memory of the magnificent country you saw them in. - Kingsley Field, The Master Hunters, Viking Pacific, 1991. Vern Wilson describ... read more
Kim Swan is without doubt New Zealand's most successful pig hunting author. Grunter Hunters, Chasin' Bacon, Boardom Busters, Hog Wild and now Piggin'. The stories get better, the people more way-out. Thankfully the pigs and the dogs remain constant.
This is the story of a remarkable hunter whose entire adult life has revolved around the hunting of deer. Initially as a culler but then as a ground shooter, fixed wing hunter pilot and lastly as one of the best and most experienced helicopter pilots in the business. Richard (Dick) Deaker's story is truly amazing if only for ... read more
|Author:||Big Al Lester|
'Big Al' Lester is the modern-day master of the hunting genre.
A Sting in the Tale is a winning combination of his best, much-loved yarns with a few new ones thrown in for good measure, all showcasing Al's characteristic sense of humour.
Traversing the length and breadth of New Zealand, 'Big Al' and ... read more
|Series:||Action Stories for Young Hunters|
Blow Me Socks Off! comes hot on the heels of the popular youth hunting book, Cor Blimey, Mate.There's even more action, more fun and fright, more blood and guts, more adventure... In this follow-up book of hunting stories, you'll dart to and from the known to the great unknown. At times all that will stand out are the whites ... read more
Author of numerous books on the outdoors, from backcountry huts to cooking in the bush, Willems revisits one of his most popular books Hunting Smarter. This new look at the subject of hunting smarter for big game examines the techniques required for the successful hunting of all New Zealand big game species. It looks at thei... read more
Following the sell-out success of the first two editions of Hunting New Zealand, we have added over 300 new hunting spots making this edition over 40% bigger! illustrated with 1:50 000 & 1:250 000 topographic maps, information on over 1000 hunting spots, species available, accommodation, access, permits, restrictions... read more
This is a book about Kim Swan's view of life; pigs, pig dogs, deer, hunting, wildlife, game conservation, pine trees, possums,(the ones you kill and skin),
Possum (her hero and the love of her life) and all the things that come together to make her put pen to paper (make that finger to keyboard) to share with her many f... read more