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About Tom Z
Long term hunter, angler and cook. Owner past and present of a number of hunting dogs including: GSP (3), Jack Russell Terrier (4), and a Brittany Spaniel. Resident of Australia, visitor to New Zealand. Hunting mainly fallow deer, rusa deer, sika deer, pigs, foxes, ducks, rabbits and hares. Author of several articles in Australian Deer.
News

Pig sh…

August 13, 2014 0

If you are out looking for pigs and you start coming across sign like this you know you are in a good location.

Fallow deer

Blood tracking deer

August 1, 2014 0

Even deer that have been hit by a good projectile from a suitable caliber in the heart lung area can run some distance before collapsing. It’s always good to find blood in this quantity and […]

Vizsla

Debrecan Hungarian Vizsla

July 2, 2014 1

Came across this great article on using Hungarian Vizslas as deer stalking dogs:┬áDebrecan Hungarian Vizslas New Zealand hunters have great opportunity and experience with using dogs for stalking deer.  

Fallow deer

Nice fallow stag taken on public land

May 14, 2014 1

This nice fallow stag was taken on public land by experienced hunters who had spent their time before the season scouting the area. It was taken within two hours of the season opening. Hunting public […]

Fallow deer

Rutting fallow can damage trees

April 28, 2014 0

The fallow deer rut in the this part of the world (southern tablelands of New South Wales) is heading to a close for a another year. One of the reasons that land owners with fallow […]

Cooking

The secret to great vension sausages is fat!

April 22, 2014 0

While it may seem a contridation there is no doubt that adding fat to vension is an absolute requirement for good fresh vension sausages. The same applies to making sausages from other lean meat like […]

Cooking

Hanging venison

April 20, 2014 0

How long and how to hang venison is always a good way to start a discussion among deer hunters. There is no doubt that well hung venison tastes better than freshly killed. If you don’t […]

Gear & Accessories

Transporting that deer carcass!

April 20, 2014 0

Thinking though the issues around transporting that deer after it on the ground is important to a successful hunt. Having to carry a large deer carcass over difficult terrain for a long distance is really […]

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