Daryl Crimp (Crimpy) has slung his rifle over boulder-strewn valleys, shingle-scarred peaks, craggy mountains and vegetation tangled forests for more than forty-years and doesn't plan on stopping. Hunting is more than just a hobby, a pastime and an adventure; it's a calling and for those of us fortunate enough to hear and ans... read more
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
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.
|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
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
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
|Author:||The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association|
The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association is 75 years old. A milestone in any organisations history. To celebrate this book has been compiled to show a snapshot of the organisation today, how it has progressed in the past 25 years, since it's fiftieth anniversary when a history of the NZDA was written by Philip Holden to ma... read more
An epic work of outdoors adventure, humour and recorded history from the days when deer cullers were bounty hunters, shooting for reward. The Forest Service was still pushing in back country huts to cater for them. It was a time when every man was his own boss!
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
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
|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
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
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
Andy likes shopping and lattes as much as any chick; it's just that weekends are for pig hunting. She's been a keen hunter for about 15 years but it wasn't until she took on a couple of pig dog pups in a rash moment in 2004 that she and her man Maco went crazy chasing pork. Pig hunting does that to you. Some people call it an... read more
A highly illustrated book for budding hunters and fishermen in New Zealand How do you stalk a trout? How do you skin a rabbit? How does a bullet work? Instructional and highly illustrated, this is a beginner's book of hunting and fishing for all ages. It features the where, when, what to look for, and how of New Zealand's mos... read more
Ever since their release at the head of George Sound in March 1905, nothing has aroused hunters' passion more than the greatest of all the deer species, the magnificent wapiti. A big bull taken in Fiordland's demanding terrain is New Zealand's premier big game trophy. Rampant commercial exploitation, eradication efforts by bu... read more
Tony Walsh was first introduced to New Zealand's bush clad ranges, to pig hunting and some life-defining experiences by Ned Tuite, whose usual attire was a black woollen bush singlet and a pair of khaki shorts suspended from a thin leather belt. Through Ned, Tony met a band of those iconic good keen men of an era now past, an... read more
A collection of the best-loved writings of huntsman, photographer and country chronicler, Philip Holden. The author of 57 books, including the 'Statio Country' series, Philip Holden was New Zealand's most prolific and successful writer on the outdoors.