Hunting

Hunting the Caples –

03/01/2014
Hunting the Caples –
James Passmore hunts one of the South’s most iconic valleys... The walk over the McKellar Pass pass into the Caples, carrying my overloaded Macpac up Pass Creek and over the Greenstone saddle, was a gut buster. This was getting there the long way and it meant driving myself on quivering thighs. At the edge of my hunting block in the Upper Caples, right here at the saddle, I stopped to take stock. This was not the opentop tussock country I had hoped for; it was wet ground, snowgrass and ree..... Read More
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Sauer S 101 Classic XT .308

03/01/2014
Sauer S 101 Classic XT .308
Nik Maxwell reviews the latest hunting rifle from Sauer... While at the 2013 Tahr Show I met up with the Sportways Team, who showed me the range of Sauer hunting rifles, and in particular a Sauer S 101 Classic XT. Arrangements were made to review the 101, and on a follow up trip to Auckland we visited Sportways Distributors to meet up with the team who look after the sales and product review side of the operation. After receiving the rifle, chambered in .308, and fitted with a Weaver Grand S..... Read More
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SIKA HUNTING TIPS & INFO:
 
The NZG&H sika hunting column featuring tips & information on hunting methods, areas to hunt, huts & campsites to check out, weather
and terrain.