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    Old Kaimai Road Hunting

    Getting a bit over this bush bashing stuff with no sucess but, Im heading out for a hunt again this weekend or early next week. Im looking at heading into the Kaimais again. Im thinking of going in off the Old Kaimai Road, legend has it the bush may be slightly better in there?

    Ive heard that the kaimais hold plenty of numbers and Im sticking to the ideas if I cant hunt whats on the doorstep why should I drive for hours to the same.

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    Where have you been hunting in the Kaimais?

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    Don't forget your secateurs for the supplejack!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And good luck. Take your rifle too if you must.
    Everyone is entitled to their own stupid opinion

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    Just slip out the back Jack. Sounds like a plan Stan
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rushy View Post
    Just slip out the back Jack. Sounds like a plan Stan
    No need to be fussy Rushy, just set yourself free.
    Everyone is entitled to their own stupid opinion

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    been into wairere falls a couple of times and up around the thompsons track area half a dozen times. Id say the deer if there are any hear me coming a mile away and just follow me around

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    Haha, I was up Aongatete in Feb and plan on going in next weekend. When I was up there we came across 2 deer of some flavour (reds?), but didn't get close enough to see them. Was heaps of sign and lots of freshys. Went in at the lodge at the end of Wright Rd, and went on the big loop track. When at the furtherest part, we branched off till we got to the North/South track. Quite thick though.

    If you want to head out next weekend let me know. Or if you head up there b4 hand let me know how you go. I have no idea how many people hunt up there, but looks like plenty of animals. Well, in Feb at least.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lentil View Post
    No need to be fussy Rushy, just set yourself free.
    No need to be gentle Lentil.

    Like it.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
    Rule 1: Treat every firearm as loaded
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    Rule 4: Identify your target beyond all doubt
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    Quote Originally Posted by dairyhunter View Post
    Getting a bit over this bush bashing stuff with no sucess but, Im heading out for a hunt again this weekend or early next week. Im looking at heading into the Kaimais again. Im thinking of going in off the Old Kaimai Road, legend has it the bush may be slightly better in there?

    Ive heard that the kaimais hold plenty of numbers and Im sticking to the ideas if I cant hunt whats on the doorstep why should I drive for hours to the same.
    A lot of the clearings in that area are where the old tram tracks were and are also part of the walking track system...take care
    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    Can anyone confirm that the deer in Kaimais are only reds? I've heard it mooted that fallow are around too, but when I've asked those who should know, I've been told the Fallow heard is just south of Tauranga being Papamoa to Te Puke

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    I don't know the answer but the fallow will range further as the population grows.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Rule 4: Identify your target beyond all doubt
    Rule 5: Check your firing zone
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    Rule 7: Avoid alcohol and drugs when handling firearms

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    I've only heard of reds in the northern part of the Kaimais. ie: Old Kaimai Rd north. Def fallow Te Puke area, but I don t know for certain. Spook might be the 1 in the know?

 

 

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