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New to hunting... in need of advice please!
Hi all,
I've always been interested in hunting and since I arrived in NZ (from the UK) I have been pretty keen to make the most of the great outdoors and wild game species here.
Apologies i...

Started Sep 21st, 2020 at 4:37pm by chris1990
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By: chris1990
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Anyone in Marlborough that might be able to help me
Reasonably new to bow hunting and have upgraded my bow (2nd hand) to one better suited to my draw length and I'm struggle to get some consistency. Where I'd feel confident in going hunting.
Can'...

Started Sep 19th, 2020 at 2:25pm by HunterMike
0 460 Last Post Sep 19th, 2020 at 2:25pm
By: HunterMike
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slice and dice
Our bow season opens in 30 days, thought I would put new heads on the crossbow bolts. Finger slipped and almost removed the tip of my finger. Dam those blades are sharp any of you make the same mistak...

Started Sep 2nd, 2020 at 2:39am by Jimbag
1 1268 Last Post Sep 2nd, 2020 at 5:43pm
By: Micky Duck
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Finally on the board
Today I finally managed to get my shit together and go hunting. Ended up getting two goats with my bow and loosing all my arrows in the process.
Heres how it all unfolded.
I went to a priva...

Started Mar 3rd, 2016 at 9:12pm by Radar
9 3470 Last Post Jul 1st, 2020 at 9:56pm
By: DCtheBowhunter
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First Bow Kill
Posted this in the hunting reports but thought I'd post here too being my first bow kill.
It started off as a trip up to Marlborough for work, I left late on Jan 14th after settling my daughter ...

Started Feb 4th, 2020 at 12:40am by YoungNDumb
6 2187 Last Post Jul 1st, 2020 at 9:54pm
By: DCtheBowhunter
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Wallaby hunting around Waimate
I am looking at Wallaby hunting aroung the Waimate area, I have a contact in the area that says he knows the best places to go.
Anyone else had a go at Wallaby hunting , How hard are they to brin...

Started Sep 23rd, 2010 at 7:09am by minefield
12 5644 Last Post May 19th, 2020 at 9:08pm
By: Jake77
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any bow hunters in te anau area?
hi all. just wanted to reach out as we will be (intentionally) stuck in te anau for the next couple of weeks. we are a young family with one little son from germany, come to NZ every year, second home...

Started Mar 29th, 2020 at 9:42pm by alex55
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By: bowmad - Ex Member
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Danish traditional bowhunter looking for advise
I plan on a hunting trip to New Zealand during the Easter 2020. (3/4 - 14/4). It is my intention to rent a car on arrival, hunt on public land and live off the backpack. I do not have any requirements...

Started Oct 2nd, 2019 at 8:17pm by HJH87DK
10 3375 Last Post Mar 10th, 2020 at 8:14am
By: Jimbow
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Longbow - "Triple Success"
Hi everyone,
I posted this in the hunting reports section  but figured it also belongs in here ...
Aaron and I went out on a three day trip into the Marlborough back country to try and get s...

Started Nov 8th, 2019 at 10:51pm by Mtn Breeze
7 1738 Last Post Mar 10th, 2020 at 8:07am
By: Jimbow
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Advice on my naive approach to becoming a bowhunter
Hi All! Thanks for taking the time to read.
Iíve been infatuated with bow hunting for a long time and would like to develop the needed skills, and hopefully get some meat as well.
The Good:<...

Started Jan 25th, 2020 at 4:22pm by tahr
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By: bowhunter
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Ferny Gair
Posted this in the hunting section as well but thought I'd post here considering I'm hunting with a bow.
I'm heading up the Waihopai Valley at the start of next week for a bit of work. I was wond...

Started Jan 10th, 2020 at 4:06pm by YoungNDumb
1 694 Last Post Jan 18th, 2020 at 6:17pm
By: awaterelad
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Taking the boy for a hunt
Hey team, looking at taking my 8 year old out for a bowhunt this week, I usually go up wairere falls track but that just about killed him last time. Still new to hunting so any advice on any areas fro...

Started Jan 13th, 2020 at 8:37pm by Haggis
1 789 Last Post Jan 15th, 2020 at 4:42pm
By: Radar
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Hunting blind.
With a bit of Christmas money Just purchased and had delivered a new Ameristep 3 person hunting ground blind called brick house. Here because of the smaller land plots we sit and wait for the deer to ...

Started Jan 7th, 2020 at 4:23am by Jimbag
1 529 Last Post Jan 9th, 2020 at 5:46am
By: Radar
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Hanmer River Goats
Gday guys, I was working on a farm out in hanmer springs and had a yarn with a cocky about anywhere in general to chase some goats. He said on a good day you might find some down here and I'm just wan...

Started Dec 16th, 2019 at 9:12pm by YoungNDumb
5 1461 Last Post Dec 24th, 2019 at 2:48pm
By: headcase
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Got away for a few days.
I dont have a whole lot of time to put together a report, so will post some bits and pieces as I get time.
Our original plan had been a hunt through the Ruahines. The weather however, made that ...

Started Dec 2nd, 2019 at 8:20am by Shankspony
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