Posts in “Hunting” category
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.