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Pest Control In New Zealand

I love pest control here in New Zealand, there is always plenty of quarry available offering some of the finest and freshest meat. My main targets are rabbits, possums and hares with the odd feral-wild cat thrown in. Thankfully we don't have foxes. Possums are a pest species here, they...


Pre-Scouting Gredos Ibex

One thing that successful outfitters do is ‘pre-scouting’ before every hunting trip. This doesn’t mean you go out and do it two weeks before every stalking trip, it means preliminary season scouting and fine-tuning what you’ve already learned in the past and putting this into practice to make the next...


Prepare For Wildfowling With The Perfect Outfit

If you’re preparing for your first wildfowling adventure of the season make sure to check your gear and equipment ahead of time. You don’t want to wake up early on the day of your first outing to find that your gear is unusable and your plans are ruined. Whilst checking...


Wildfowling – What’s Your Chosen Method?

It’s that time of the year where eager wildfowlers will be busy preparing for their first duck and goose shooting session of the season. Wildfowling requires considerable stamina and patience, so before you rush off to the foreshore, splash pond or riverbank make sure you have planned your chosen method...


My First Hunting Experience | Jonathan Scott

When I was a child, I experienced my first-ever hunting adventure with my father when he took me pigeon shooting. We stood up against the trees where the pigeons would come in from a nearby wood. He used my granddad’s old 12g hammer side-by-side, with Damascus barrels. It was the...


10 Tips To Improve Your Long Range Shooting

Long range shooting is a skill that can’t be mastered in one day; there are many factors that need to be considered when aiming at a target from a distance. It takes time and patience before you are ready to squeeze the trigger. Here are our 10 top tips to...


What is essential kit for Stalking?

Are you planning your first stalking trip of the season? Then K.I.S.S... Keep it Stupid Simple! Clothing Suitable and comfortable clothing is a must. Wearing Realtree will help break up your outline and blend you with your surroundings. Lightweight layers for the warmer months, but waterproof for incement weathr will...


5 Tips For Summer Stalking Success

Deer stalking has become somewhat of a lost art in recent days, with many hunters preferring to stay in their high seats and wait for game to come to them, but even then, you still need to remain, quiet and still. Below are a few tips to help improve your...


Summer Pigeons

Summer has finally arrived. But, as the sun comes out so do the pests! One particular species that can cause a massive amount of damage are pigeons. These pesky vermin’s can cause havoc to farmers crops and their land. To help protect those freshly cut fields and summer sewn crops...


Passing on Family Tradition

Vermin are a nightmare to the gamekeeper or small holding. Anyone who has a few chickens around their garden will be more than aware of this. From the tiny mouse right up to the cunning fox and everything in between, vermin can cause major upset and headaches. I use many...


How did you get into Hunting?

Spanish hunter and Realtree International Pro-Team member, Fernando Munoz was raised in a hunting family. From an early age he learnt the traditional Spanish ceremony of the sport and values that came with it. We took time to catch up Fernanodo to learn a bit more about his love for...


Behind The Lens | Part 3

Last time we spoke to Professional cameraman, Adam Roberts we learnt about his first filming expedition to Spain with Realtree Chief of International Pro-Team Ian Harford and Pro-Team member Steve Wild. This time Adam discusses the once in a lifetime experience he had whilst filming in Argentina. How did you...


10 Minutes With Realtree Global Girl Jacine Jadresko

Q - How did you get into hunting? I come from a family of hunters, so I have grown up around it my entire life. My Dad and Grandpa used to hunt to put dinner on the table, which was a major contribution to our family. Hunting was always the...


On The Range | Part 2.

So, you’ve found a safe place to test your distances with the rifle , whether it’s an air rifle, a rimfire, or a centrefire rifle. Now you need to decide when to test it. Top Tip 1: Make sure the weather conditions are appropriate for testing your rifle and loads...


On The Range | Part 1.

In a previous article, I discussed my five top tips for practise makes perfect . Now I’m going to cover some of the issues you should consider before spending time on the range. The range can either be an official rifle range (likely to be run by gun clubs, or...


Pest Control

We catch up with Realtree International Pro-Team member Paul Hodson for his advice on Pest Control. The secret of pest control is having a good relationship with your landowners. People need somebody who is trustworthy, capable, and who will turn up when they say they will. Almost all of my...


10 Top Tips for Hunting in New Zealand.

Are you planning a hunting adventure of a lifetime to New Zealand ? Realtree’s International Pro-Team member, Jonathan Scott, is on hand to give you a few tips to consider before your trip. 1. Hunting in New Zealand isn't all about big trophies. New Zealand has some of the prettiest...


A Passion For Hunting - Pierre Lacombe

Growing up in Southern France, Realtree International Pro-Team member, Pierre Lacombe was surrounded by hunting enthusiasts. Living in a region of France that’s full of rich hunting grounds and endless opportunities, from an early age it was clear Pierre had the hunting bug. Realtree Global Hunting caught up with Pierre...


10 Minutes With Lucas Micallef

Realtree International Pro-Team member, Lucas Micallef shares his motivations and passion for hunting. From wing shooting to deer stalking Lucas explains how he got into his lifelong passion and gives us an insight into his future hunting trips. Q- How did you get into hunting? I have always enjoyed the...


The Past, Present and Future.

Recently, we caught up with Realtree International Pro-Team member and deer management expert Keith Watson. Keith shares what still motivates him to go out hunting and educates us on how the younger generation can get into hunting. Q1 - How did you get into hunting? My Grandad and Dad had...


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