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    Rotorua lakes advice

    Am heading down to that way on the 8th December. Have had a search and a google. Also emailed doc. But nothing much has turned up.

    Which of the lakes is better for deer and wallabies? Hoping to shoot one deer and a few wallabies. Any advice is apreciated.

    Cheers.

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    Check with DOC but a few of the lakes are close to hunting over xmas
    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maca49 View Post
    Check with DOC but a few of the lakes are close to hunting over xmas
    Thanks mac. I have sent them an email so hopefully hear back tomorrow

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    Okataina has always had deer and wallabies but it could be closed as stated above, your best bet is to do some door knocking around the lakes close to Okatanina, Rotoma and Rotoehu or Rotoiti. Anywhere farmland isclose to native bush would be worth a look.
    There are wallabies around all these places but deer might be a bit different story being on private land. You can only but ask.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mooseman View Post
    Okataina has always had deer and wallabies but it could be closed as stated above, your best bet is to do some door knocking around the lakes close to Okatanina, Rotoma and Rotoehu or Rotoiti. Anywhere farmland isclose to native bush would be worth a look.
    There are wallabies around all these places but deer might be a bit different story being on private land. You can only but ask.
    Thanks. You never know. We might get lucky.

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    Tarawera and okataina close for hunting from the first weekend in dec till last weekend in January .

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    Bugger.

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    Don't worry... The @TheJanitar has a plan...

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    It's good someone has a plan! Even if it involves me and him walking the breadth of the kaimanawa haha

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    @Biggun708 - indeed! that place is calling my name again.. time to rekindle some old memories!
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    By law, you are required to turn on your headlights if it's raining in Sweden.

    How the hell am I supposed to know if it's raining in Sweden?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Russian 22. View Post
    It's good someone has a plan! Even if it involves me and him walking the breadth of the kaimanawa haha

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    No, youre thinking of the wrong plan mate! The new and revised plan involves driving right into where the deer live, no walking, just instantaneous stalking
    By law, you are required to turn on your headlights if it's raining in Sweden.

    How the hell am I supposed to know if it's raining in Sweden?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Russian 22. View Post
    Am heading down to that way on the 8th December. Have had a search and a google. Also emailed doc. But nothing much has turned up.

    Which of the lakes is better for deer and wallabies? Hoping to shoot one deer and a few wallabies. Any advice is apreciated.

    Cheers.
    okaitaina normally closes last weekend of November

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    Quote Originally Posted by Russian 22. View Post
    Bugger.

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    get in touch with guus Knoppers doc will have his number he hunts wallaby for doc, pretty sure he will take you out.

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    As others have said lake okataina if i spelt it right. It was good to me earlier this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheJanitar View Post
    No, youre thinking of the wrong plan mate! The new and revised plan involves driving right into where the deer live, no walking, just instantaneous stalking
    Phew! I was beginning to think you were serious about it for a minute.


    Quote Originally Posted by mucko View Post
    get in touch with guus Knoppers doc will have his number he hunts wallaby for doc, pretty sure he will take you out.
    Awesome. I will see if they'll give me his number

 

 

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