Posts in “Hunting” category

First Time Hunt Story – David

In late March 2021 I had the pleasure of hunting for the first time. David, my partner had reserved a luxury glamping dome at Glen Dene Lodge in Lake Hawea.  I had no idea what to expect, I asked myself, “could I even shoot a rifle?”.  When we arrived at the domes I could immediately see ... read more.

Posted: June 06, 2022 Tags: Categories: Featured, Hunting

Introducing Ollie – Hunter and Taxidermist

In March 2022 Olly Garland joined our team as our new in-house taxidermist! Along with his taxidermy skills, his background in high-end tourism and his passion for hunting and the outdoors makes him a perfect fit for Glen Dene Hunting and Fishing! Actually, that’s what drew Olly to Glen Dene Hunting and Fishing, and likewise, ... read more.

Posted: June 06, 2022 Tags: Categories: Hunting, Team at Glen Dene

First-time hunters? No worries.

Hunting’s something you can do with no experience. Yes you heard that right. People are always shocked to discover that they can participate in a guided hunt at Glen Dene Hunting and Fishing with no previous firearm or hunting experience. Our highly trained, certified hunting guides are both capable and eager to teach any interested ... read more.

Posted: March 01, 2022 Tags: Categories: Featured, Hunting, Red Stag New Zealand

Our New Backcountry Cabin

Exploring our New Backcountry Cabin with Bre Lewis Roars ring through the mountains, stags in each valley echoing the challenges, attempting even more powerful utterances.  The clash of antlers punctuates the guttural chorus as two stags locked in combat strain. The clatter of antlers gradually sounds more like a clang, almost metallic. Air thick with ... read more.

Posted: December 13, 2021 Tags: Categories: Backcountry Hut, Hunting

Alice Sanders, Glen Dene Hunt October 2021

We love hosting people on the HUNTS course every year. This year Alice Sanders was one of the attendees. Here’s her experience of the hunt. It’s almost impossible to sum the HUNTS course up in an A4 piece of paper given the vast experience and how much I love a yarn but I’ll try. Having ... read more.

Posted: November 22, 2021 Tags: Categories: Hunting, Testimonials

Hunting Red Stag at Glen Dene with Kevin Steele

Kevin Steele’s video of a tough red stag hunt at Glen Dene Station back in 2015. A great video showing him hunting for Red Stag in Otago. See the hunt, experience the views and get a feel for Red Stag hunting at Glen Dene. Click here to view the video courtesy of Petersen’s Hunting.   read more.

“Glen Dene Hunting New Zealand” by Outdoor writer Brad Fenson

….I took several pictures before leaving the bulls to wander up a steeply wooded draw. I had only been on the ground for a day and had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn’t dreaming. The area around Lake Hawea, on the South Island of New Zealand, was breathtaking. It didn’t matter which direction ... read more.

Posted: February 18, 2021 Tags: Categories: Hunting, Media, Red Stag New Zealand, Tahr Hunting New Zealand, Team at Glen Dene

COUPLES WELCOME AT GLEN DENE HUNTING & FISHING

4 Reasons Couples Should Travel and Hunt in New Zealand   Offsetting hunting trips with a second non-hunting vacation each year to keep everyone happy? What if you could get the best of both worlds in one incredible trip of a lifetime? New Zealand is a number one travel destination and number one hunting destination, ... read more.

Posted: July 17, 2020 Tags: Categories: Activities, Hunting, News, Red Stag New Zealand, Uncategorized

A TREK FOR TAHR IN NEW ZEALAND

Read on about the hunt for the King of the Mountain and all that is involved, ….the excitement, the fear, the frustration, some wobbly legs, exhaustion, pure happiness and finally a striking mane and some massive curved horns! Read the article here    read more.

Posted: July 27, 2019 Tags: Categories: Hunting, Red Stag New Zealand, Tahr Hunting New Zealand

Chasing a Chamois Triple in New Zealand

Read on about an exciting wilderness hunt in some of the toughest terrain with Chamois, Tahr and Red Deer running free for David, Scott and Will to find them. Read the article  here read more.

Posted: July 27, 2019 Tags: Categories: Hunting, Red Stag New Zealand, Tahr Hunting New Zealand

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