By Justin Jones, Editorial Assistant
If you are looking for a fun, relatively affordable New Zealand
hunt with low pressure and big game, this may be your ticket. In Report 9681
subscriber Doug Scottorn says he was glad to find an excellent estate hunt for sika deer on the North Island. Scottorn spent six days in May hunting with guide Peter Livesey of Call O' the Wild Ltd. (http://www.callothewild.co.nz/
; email@example.com; 011-64-9820-0300). "I finally got a trophy sika deer after 30 years of sporadically trying to do it on my own," Scottorn tells us. "These animals are possibly one of the most difficult New Zealand trophies to obtain." Scottorn also hunted fallow deer and red stag.
"This area is quite unique with good native bush and good quality animals. It's not 'too easy' to hunt, and although the block where I hunted is behind a wire, it feels like a free-range hunt and presents quite a challenge.....