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Davey Hughes to be ambassador for John Rigby & Co.

Go Davey! The world’s third oldest gunmaker, John Rigby & Co., has named New Zealand hunting personality Davey Hughes as a global ambassador and distributor for all Rigby products in New Zealand. Davey, the...


Missing hunter found dead

Sad sad news. Remember guys, even if you are heading out for a day, in an area you know, when you are alone, off track, you need to be prepared for things to happen....


A Lesson In Public-Land Bowhunting Ethics

Really good read on the ‘ethics’ of shooting another mans find. Yes. It’s all public land – but do you have an ‘unwritten’ code about going back and hunting in a spot someone else...


Deer Processing Course

The Bloke’s first ever practical seminar was a morning course on processing and butchering a deer. Richard at Balnagown was kind enough to host us and share some of his expert wisdom. Ten lads showed...


Survival Kit vs. PLB

A friend brought up an interesting point when we were last out tramping.  There was a group of us and one guy had an army-style molle pouch attached to his hip-belt containing his survival...

Range Report – 15/06/15

It was a grey and wet day – with a couple of showers threatening to soak us – however, the heavy rain held off and I had a chance to have a play with a pile of new bits and pieces!