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  1. #1
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    Jul 2012

    Help ideas for roar April 2016 Hasst area

    HI Guys

    Would be keen to get some ideas on hunting options/areas for April next year. Two guys looking to make a plan for 10 days next year and get into some nice big southland stags. I have had a great few years hunting in the central north island and now have 4 dear to my name. Its hard when you are based in Whangarei. But have yet to bag a nice stag. The last two roars have been bad. Thanks in advance for any input. Regards John

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    Member outdoorlad's Avatar
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    Dec 2011
    Well you won't find to many Southland stags around Haast, most of the Hasst area is balloted blocks for the roar, 4 one week periods. the coastal blocks generally have ratty heads, the bigger valleys inland still produce some good heads. Put a ballot in & see how you go.
    Shut up, get out & start pushing!

  3. #3
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    Jul 2012
    Thanks outdoorlad. Yes I am going to put in a ballot. Flights are booked... 10 days in the south.

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    Member JoshC's Avatar
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    Apr 2012
    Put in a ballot for all areas down here and then plan your trip around that. If you get a block that'll dictate where you're heading, if you don't get a block make a plan from there. Easy.
    I'm drawn to the mountains and the bush, it's where life is clear, where the world makes the most sense.



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