Review rating 4.5 out of 10.
From Hoon to Hunter is an autobiographical yarn about the stalking highlights of Vern Wilson’s hunting career. Its focus is New Zealand’s big game animals as opposed to his second book which covers overseas hunts … read more
Review rating 6 out of 10.
In The Travelling Hunter, one of New Zealand’s master trophy hunters writes about his personal experiences stalking North American and African big game animals — within its pages you’ll find entertaining and enlightening chapters on shooting trophy caribou, moose, Dall’s sheep, pronghorn antelope, mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk (wapiti), Cape buffalo, sable, impala, oryx (gemsbok) and kudu … read more
Review rating 6.5 out of 10.
Here The Hunter reviews Bob Pittaway’s most recent book, The Lure of the Hills, which recounts Bob’s deer hunting experiences, mainly in the North Island. It covers the time from his first encounter with fallow deer some 50 years ago to his more recent hunts for trophy red deer stags … read more
Review rating 3 out of 10.
Unfortunately not all books on the subject of hunting are recommended reads despite their subject matter. Greg Fagg’s first shot at writing may have come up short, not being suitable for all readers — however there are glimpses of quality hidden away in his clumsy writing style. The book’s one shining quality is its many colour photos … read more