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    Hunting in the Kaimai ranges

    Hi All,

    Me and two of my mates are hunting the kaimai's this weekend we're heading up towards Te Rereatukahia Hut has anyone hunted this general area before any tips advice?

    Cheers.

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    You should find lots of sign up there - but don't eat it, as it tastes like shit!

    But seriously, I'd be looking to cover as much ground as fast as you can without making excessive noise, but when you do find the game trails and/or fresh sign, slow right down as this time of year the deer wont be that far from the sign. Hunt the thick shit too, that's where the deer live. Don't worry too much about the noise, the Kaimais is spook and shoot country anyway (please ID your target real good though).

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    Looking across the valley right now just about the area. (From inside the workshop) Its in the clouds at present. Cant even see the tops of the hill. Where you walking in from ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kimjon View Post
    You should find lots of sign up there - but don't eat it, as it tastes like shit!

    But seriously, I'd be looking to cover as much ground as fast as you can without making excessive noise, but when you do find the game trails and/or fresh sign, slow right down as this time of year the deer wont be that far from the sign. Hunt the thick shit too, that's where the deer live. Don't worry too much about the noise, the Kaimais is spook and shoot country anyway (please ID your target real good though).

    kj
    That's a hell of a play on words...I say "don't shoot Spook in the Kaimais"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Muel View Post
    Hi All,

    Me and two of my mates are hunting the kaimai's this weekend we're heading up towards Te Rereatukahia Hut has anyone hunted this general area before any tips advice?

    Cheers.
    Don't be put off by the low cloud that we get this time of year. You should still be able to see 50 metres, and that is plenty where you are going. Streams will be high but receding after the 120mm rain from a couple of days ago. All sign will be fresh. Which way are you heading in from?
    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    Fuck! No - do not shoot spook! say that 10x and 5 hail-Mary's before you head in there.

    kj
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    Quote Originally Posted by kimjon View Post
    You should find lots of sign up there - but don't eat it, as it tastes like shit!

    But seriously, I'd be looking to cover as much ground as fast as you can without making excessive noise, but when you do find the game trails and/or fresh sign, slow right down as this time of year the deer wont be that far from the sign. Hunt the thick shit too, that's where the deer live. Don't worry too much about the noise, the Kaimais is spook and shoot country anyway (please ID your target real good though).

    kj
    Awsome. Hopfully the weather won't be to bad, I will be heading near the Mangamuka Hut on sunday, Found a small clearing last time I wana go check out again. No where near where you will be tho Muel.

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    Good luck mate let us know how you get on
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    Take some garden sikateas..(spelling) with you !!! You will know why when you get there!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Twoshotkill View Post
    Take some garden sikateas..(spelling) with you !!! You will know why when you get there!!!
    +1

    Expect it to take a hell of a lot longer to get from A to B than in some other places
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    Quote Originally Posted by Twoshotkill View Post
    Take some garden sikateas
    I'm pretty sure Sikateas are a native parakeet that live in the Kaimais and out Pongakawa way
    Everyone is entitled to their own stupid opinion

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lentil View Post
    I'm pretty sure Sikateas are a native parakeet that live in the Kaimais and out Pongakawa way
    Think its sikatears bro. They fall out of the eyes of sika when they nigh laugh themselves to death over my sloppy attempt to shoot one of them :p

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    Awesome Guys,

    We're going in from Hot Springs Road will let you know how we get on. Thanks heaps for all the advice, hopefully have some nice pics to post on Monday.

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    Haha ...yea yea ... Spelling is not my best atra...atrebut................. Im Not good at it!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Muel View Post
    Awesome Guys,

    We're going in from Hot Springs Road will let you know how we get on. Thanks heaps for all the advice, hopefully have some nice pics to post on Monday.
    You don't mean Springs Rd I hope ??
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