Posts in “Hunting” category

Glen Dene’s Firearms

Richard Burdon has invested in top of the line firearms for our clients to use while they’re hunting with us at Glen Dene Hunting and Fishing in New Zealand to ensure that you have the ultimate experience. Traveling with a firearm can be a nuisance. To save you the trouble, while still ensuring you will ... read more.

Posted: July 16, 2024 Tags: Categories: Hunting, Rifle hunting

What to do with your venison at home?

Excellent! Your venison has made the journey from where you hunted it in New Zealand back to your home! Now, what do you do with all these different cuts? Your guide has already packaged and labeled the meat, so there is no need to take it to the butcher. Instead, try some of our favourite ... read more.

Posted: July 16, 2024 Tags: Categories: Hunting, Recipe

The Full Experience for Emily and AJ

It’s incredible what you can fit into a week hunting with Glen Dene Hunting and Fishing in New Zealand. During their trip, Emily and AJ did not stop!   Bull tahr hunt at our backcountry tahr camp was the first mission! A mix of weather helped them appreciate the harsh and vibrant beauties of New Zealand’s ... read more.

Posted: July 15, 2024 Tags: Categories: Activities, Backcountry Hut, Fallow, Fishing Otago New Zealand, Hunting

Getting Fallow Bucks Rattled Up!

Getting fallow bucks rattled up (and no, we don’t mean spooking them!) is an exciting way to hunt during their April rut at Glen Dene Hunting and Fishing. While mimicking a roar can help close the distance on a stag during their rut, a fallow buck’s croaking vocalization is more difficult to perform and less ... read more.

Posted: June 17, 2024 Tags: Categories: Activities, Bowhunting, Fallow, Hunting

Glen Dene’s Meat Utilization

Glen Dene strives to utilize the entire animal from each hunt. The magnificent animals taken here at Glen Dene deserve our respect, and, therefore, Richard and Sarah ask the guides to take almost the entire carcass off “the hill.” Prime cuts go to the table, while less desirable cuts go to the butcher and are ... read more.

Posted: June 17, 2024 Tags: Categories: Backcountry Hut, Hunting, Sustainability, Uncategorized

The Real Kiwi Experience

Who knows New Zealand better than our local hunting guides? If there’s time on your trip after the trophy hunting, let your guide share with you some of their favorite activities! From hunting nuisance animals to fishing, diving, even gold panning, or simply going to the local pub, these guides get out and “get amongst ... read more.

Posted: June 04, 2024 Tags: Categories: Backcountry Hut, Bowhunting, Fishing Otago New Zealand, Hunting

Gear List for 2024 – Be prepared!

Are you gearing up for an unforgettable hunting expedition at Glen Dene? We certainly are and we’re getting prepared with all the right gear to ensure your safety and the best possible results for your trip! To ensure your trip is both comfortable and successful, we’ve compiled a checklist of essential items to pack: Gear ... read more.

Posted: October 10, 2023 Tags: Categories: Featured, Hunting

Ewe missed out on a glorious day!

A few of us “ladies” got together on Saturday 5th August for a hunt courtesy of Richard and Sarah Burdon at Glen Dene Station. Eight of us (plus Higgie and Scott) met at dawn, paired up with our buddies, had a quick briefing, and off we went. I was really excited to be on a hunt ... read more.

Posted: September 26, 2023 Tags: Categories: Featured, Hunting, Testimonials

Woman’s Hunt on Glen Dene with Erica & Brenda

The Upper Clutha Ladies hunting group were unable to head away on their planned Hukarere hunting weekend, but they were able to organise an excellent day hunt after putting the idea to Richard Burdon at Glen Dene. Erica Phiskie writes about her experience. Brenda and I paired up and James the cameraman tagged along with ... read more.

Posted: December 20, 2022 Tags: Category: Hunting

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

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