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Good ole Charlie.
I remember the first pig dogs I had, a couple of older mutts called Butch and Charlie. I went halves with my hunting mate Joe and we paid $900 for the pair. We were both pretty green at the time to th...

Started Jun 2nd, 2011 at 11:51am by sika308
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The characters you meet!
In back country Canterbury one evening a couple of years ago I happened across this oldish skinnyish fella camped up at a DOC hut. He had flash camo gear, maps and rifles spread out every where and a ...

Started Jan 4th, 2010 at 3:51pm by SouthernConversion
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By: veitnamcam
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Grandpop Harry and the Soccer Ball Eel.
I've been making a hinaki over the last couple of days and whilst wiring the netting my mind had wandered and brought back some fond memories of Grandpop Harry. An old rural railway worker, my Grandpo...

Started Jul 20th, 2010 at 4:26pm by hunt_harvest_nz
11 2682 Last Post Jun 16th, 2011 at 7:32am
By: Black Stag
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For Future Reference!
G'Day Fella's,
There is an old saying, that you should "Never Take A Knife To A Gun Fight"
Well,it's a bit late for Osama Bin Laden but we should add this, "Never Take A Wife To A Gun Fight"
Double Doh!<...

Started May 16th, 2011 at 12:26am by Homer
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By: Homer
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gumboot eel
story from a while back..... my mates brother and his friend were spearing eels in their creek and his friend sees his foot in the water with his gumboots on being black gumboots he decided they looke...

Started Aug 9th, 2010 at 8:23pm by willowgrub
9 3498 Last Post Feb 13th, 2011 at 7:49pm
By: Pawprints
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Shot the cat
A hard case mate in my small rural town become famous a few years ago when he decided he'd had enough of the tom cats fighting and squealing at night. So he went out to shoot one, one dark night,and a...

Started Aug 16th, 2008 at 1:55pm by 12pointer
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Cats Have 9 Lives?
    My first trip to Stewart Island was in 1981, we had Hapuatuna block in Pattersen, the place was plauged by feral cats. Bloody things would try to get into your food day and night, one night this b...

Started Feb 8th, 2011 at 1:34pm by AMac
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Caught Short
From the days before many huts,and when  kicking a hole in the dirt to lay a cable was the norm. One morning my mate slipped out of camp to do his business and whilst squatting contentedly, observed a...

Started Oct 12th, 2010 at 12:53pm by Bon
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By: Baz
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Mongolian Hunting
The Stolichnaya vodka was being washed down with good old Speights in a back country hut and the odd yarn was being stretched. Two of the boys had previously been running a gold screen in Mongolia and...

Started Sep 12th, 2010 at 11:32pm by Skinny 35
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The New Scope
My mate and I were on our way home from Fiordland and stopped at Fox Glacier with our other mate who was, very fortunately, running the bar at the old Fox Hotel at the time.
Now Bob is a characte...

Started Sep 10th, 2010 at 4:10pm by Dbarraclough (Ex Member)
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By: leathel
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Bitumen Corner
Like most of us blessed to have a Granddad to look upto I thought I would share a Yarn.
My Granddad and Nana split up when I was young and didnt get to see him much when I was young. As I got old...

Started Aug 8th, 2010 at 2:54pm by Tone
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By: JoshC
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Long shot. Little bullet.
Thirty five years ago I hunted with a BRNO 222. The 'scope was a 4x Tasco (one of the first Tascos around).
I thought that set up was the bee's knees, and had some great times with it. The time t...

Started Feb 2nd, 2009 at 5:49pm by BC (Ex Member)
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A very nice day...
What a beautiful day...
My son Vincent joined me for my climbing training today.
9 C , blue sky, no wind. Just perfect.
Weather at the top was great !
Back home, after a shower and a lunch of deer burgers, we lit a ...

Started Mar 12th, 2010 at 1:13pm by martin
3 1758 Last Post Mar 12th, 2010 at 1:42pm
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Sunday stroll~!
Well as usual, I thought I'd be different!
This story isn't really about hunting, it is about, what my family considers to be a sunday stroll with friends!!
Sunday morning saw the arrival of...

Started Nov 15th, 2009 at 7:26pm by Carew
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By: kaweka_killer
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The Ballerina and the Station Cook
During the fifties and sixties in Blenheim,the infamous Hotel Marlborough known colloquially as "'The Skunge'' was the town base and watering hole for deer cullers,musterers,fencers,packies,station co...

Started Jan 11th, 2010 at 8:51pm by Bon
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