Another great course with another great group of people.
Often the unexpected experience is the most rewarding as I found out the summer that I moved to Hawkes Bay. After an exciting but stressful relocate, I quickly settled into a pattern of hunting at least five times per week. In just a few months I had seemed to have mastered sharpening my knife, packing the perfect contents of a hunting day pack, butchering goats and large hares. I was feeling more ready for a deer than ever before.
Women wanting to go hunting. Even five years ago, a woman on a hunt was seen as a rare (and beautiful?) thing. Nowadays it’s seen as much more usual. And as kiwis – and hunters – we need to promote and support our women in hunting.
Long Range Hunting, whether you agree with it or not, has grown massively in popularity in the last couple of years. Alongside that, the development of long range hunting bullets to meet with the new, unique demands of shooting at an animal that far away.
I recently came across a deer heart recipe that I was keen to try out.
The 6.5 Guys are Steve and Ed, two guys who decided to start documenting their progress in long-range practical precision shooting.
A couple of years later and they have built a dedicated following on youtube and facebook. Consistently putting out high-quality content detail their equipment choices and use, the 6.5 guys have created a fantastic resource for anyone involved in competition.
Another successful deer processing course has been and gone!
As some of you will know, I enjoy pressing the trigger on a camera about as much as I do a gun. In fact, photography was a large part of the reason I got into hunting in the first place. Here are ten quick tips to ponder over next time you are out and clicking away.
Regina Milkovich – reigning top female in tactical precision rifle shooting. #1 Female in the PRS for 5+ years. Based in AZ. Spartan Precision Rifle Team/AZ LRPRS member.
Sika Show is fast becoming one of the “pilgrimage shows” that I have to attend annually in New Zealand. My wife and I will make the long journey from either North East China, or from Singapore, to attend this show every year. To catch up with friends, check out all the new stuff on display…