What should you pack for your Fiordland hunting trip?

Overview on every Item Tim packed for his Fiordland hunt. Tim Shulpen, he’s the kind of guy that you want to hear his opinions on almost any hunting gear. He makes us laugh because of how he immerses deep into researching anything and everything to do with hunting. But even more than that, he goes bloody hard in the mountains so he actually develops an In-Field understanding of the product he’s spent weeks researching.  So we wanted to take advantage

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Prove us wrong – We’ve found the very best hunting backpacks

The Stone Glacier Sky 6900 Backpack: The Ultimate Hunting Backpack I’m confident in promoting these packs to any hunter because I’m speaking from a couple of years of experience hunting with these packs. But even more than that, many of our friends are also running these packs and have all sung praises similar to mine.  We have been using the Sky Talus 5900-6900 and the Terminus 8700. But as you’ll see on the Stone Glacier website, there’s a wide range

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NZ Game Animal Management

Looking After Our Game Animals – game animal management project

Looking After Our Game Animals Being a hunter brings with it great reward, but also a high degree of responsibility. This not only means hunting safely and being properly trained in the safe use of firearms and the necessary backcountry skills, it also means looking after our game animal herds and the precious habitats they live in. The majority of hunting in New Zealand takes place on public conservation land, which covers nearly one-third of the country. The freedom of

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By the Cycle

By the Cycle Created by Cam Henderson and Nick Harrison With support from Ridgeline, Zeiss, Sauer, Isuzu Utes NZ and Federal  Film will be free to view on July 9th at 6pm. Days Hours Minutes Seconds Click the image to view our YouTube Channel  Behind the film Blog

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Bushbuck Sleeping Bag Review: The Sierra 650.

Images supplied by Bushbuck as I couldn’t be F’d taking images after our days hunting. Introduction: In the realm of outdoor exploration, a good night’s sleep is the cornerstone of a successful hunt. And that was prominent on our most recent adventure that involved cold and wet days hunting, with temperatures dropping well below zero overnight—I couldn’t think of a better time to test out the new Bushbuck Sierra 650 Sleeping Bag, a recent addition to the Sierra sleeping bag

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Electric Motorbikes for hunting: Are they a game changer?

Which electric bikes are best? Well shit, it’s a hot topic in todays world. A fast evolving piece of kit and a new chapter in the word of “going for a thrash”. Don’t get me wrong, the days of dirt bikes will still linger on but these new electric models have really created their own benchmark and opened our eyes to their capabilities. We have to mention that’ve also ran your classic pedal E-bikes and we can quickly say that

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Rant: “Having a firearm is a privilege, not a right.”

We’ve all heard the rhetoric “having a firearm is a privilege not a right” and personally I don’t entirely disagree with that statement. By now we are also no doubt well versed in the unintended consequences of the law changes this hapless government seems to keep ramming down our throats. Due to recent legislative changes what is now quite true is the fact that we as firearms license holders are held to a much higher standard than the general public,

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