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    Edison river?

    I have drawn this block in the Tahr ballot. Can anyone shed some light as to its worth, animal numbers and chopper cost?

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    Chopper will probably be around $800, can't tell you anymore about that block sorry... Was just coming on here to ask a similar question about the block we have drawn...
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    What block have you got Sam? Thanks though. What operator works that side do you know and $800 would be one way for a 500 I'm guessing?

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    Gidday, got Barlow River, 4th period. $800 should get you in/out with James Scott in a 500(that's what the last 3 trips into various West Coast rivers with him have cost us)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wildman View Post
    I have drawn this block in the Tahr ballot. Can anyone shed some light as to its worth, animal numbers and chopper cost?
    Its a block with decent animals but few and far between. I would be happy to have it. As of the first June it will be visited regularly by big fat pricks in kero taxi's. Cant help on cost sorry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    Its a block with decent animals but few and far between. I would be happy to have it. As of the first June it will be visited regularly by big fat pricks in kero taxi's. Cant help on cost sorry.
    Cheers Dave, lucky I have it for the last ballot in May

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    I haven't dropped anyone off in those areas for a while and hear they have allowed better access for operators during the ballot?
    Will you be camping in the main river or up the Edison itself?
    Depending on where the nanny's are
    You could be better off in the main catchment if the block boundary allows.
    I reckon you will do well if the weather is good. They tend to be in good condition in there and the next river north.
    The older ones always loose a bit of size due too being broomed off.
    Good luck.



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    No letter yet...........
    Dont waste your time chasing every last fps, it doesnt matter in the real world, it wont make a difference, all it will do is cause head aches and frustrations. And dont listen to silly old cunts

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    Any luck yet Smiddy? Rumour has it you were in this block a year or so ago, is that right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    I haven't dropped anyone off in those areas for a while and hear they have allowed better access for operators during the ballot?
    Will you be camping in the main river or up the Edison itself?
    Depending on where the nanny's are
    You could be better off in the main catchment if the block boundary allows.
    I reckon you will do well if the weather is good. They tend to be in good condition in there and the next river north.
    The older ones always loose a bit of size due too being broomed off.
    Good luck.



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    I'm not exactly sure where the drop off is in relation to the camp site Dave so its all unplanned currently. I checked out Moir's guide and it is less than charming about the Mahitahi its self so who knows!! Am also waiting on a mate to see if he got a better block... Thanks for your help though.

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    No letter for me mate,
    I drew this block 3 years ago buy didn't go in
    I knew a fella that went in last year but got hit by the front thatcame through in 6th period an had to get flown out earlier, James Scott pointed out some Chamios after he landed to pick them up.
    The drop off point will be your campsite unless you want to fly camp

    I'm waiting till march when the blocks come up for grabs to try get one
    One things for sure, I'm more excited about the up an coming tahr rutt than the roar!
    Dont waste your time chasing every last fps, it doesnt matter in the real world, it wont make a difference, all it will do is cause head aches and frustrations. And dont listen to silly old cunts

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    It's reasonably hard country the Mahitahi but holds good bulls. If ya don't use it ill pay ya your costs and grab it of ya mate?

    Why are not lookin forward to the roar Aaron?
    We will get on to some when I get out of my block.
    I can't wait to get into my block!!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    It's reasonably hard country the Mahitahi but holds good bulls. If ya don't use it ill pay ya your costs and grab it of ya mate?

    Why are not lookin forward to the roar Aaron?
    We will get on to some when I get out of my block.
    I can't wait to get into my block!!!


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    o im looking forwars to the roat dont worry about that, the last few, well actually all my roats have been anti climax's though, it hasnt really all come together yet.
    where as the tahr rutts have been mean

    i think i gave you the wrong dates for April, i finish work on the 9th
    Dont waste your time chasing every last fps, it doesnt matter in the real world, it wont make a difference, all it will do is cause head aches and frustrations. And dont listen to silly old cunts

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    The 9th is all good!
    Hopefully they won't be too late getting into it with the dry summer. Should be good.
    Plenty of spots handy to get on to a few.
    Might have to do a couple overnighters
    To make use of the time.


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    Sounds good Dave, will keep in touch...

 

 

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