Fiordland Wapiti Hunt

Kiwi

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Last week I bow hunted wapiti in Fiorldand, NZ. Great weather with only 2.5 days of rain over the 8 day trip, very good for one of the wettest places in the world)

The area we hunted had both red deer, wapiti (elk) and hybrids. We had a lot of roaring and wapiti bugling. Saw 28 animals, including 5 good young wapiti Bulls but all left as they need a few more years to be great trophies.

Here are some iphone photos:








 

ewludwig

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Boat pics look straight out of Lord of the Rings. That is a bucket list trip!
 

1_pointer

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Beautiful country! Thanks for sharing.

I still am getting used to seeing folks hunt in shorts. ;) :D
 

Kiwi

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Thanks for the comments.

Shorts are the way to go. I might get a few wierd looks in WY this fall :)
 

havgunwilltravel

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Great pics...run the shorts in Wyoming and let the guys with big baggy heavy pants struggle once they get off the trailhead!

Good luck, we have been chatting a bit on the nz site about the tags etc.
 
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