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Forum: Automotive
08-09-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By wastednights

4x4 advice needed

G'day all,

Looking for some local advice....

I'm moving over your way soon and will need to buy a vehicle. After doing a fair bit of internet surfing, it seems most of the 4x4 trucks seem to be...
Forum: Off Season
08-04-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By wastednights

Always intended to move to Canada in the future,...

Always intended to move to Canada in the future, but Australia is getting very quiet, after a few months of not being able to get a suitable job I thought I'd throw my resume around Canada and was...
Forum: Off Season
08-02-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By wastednights

Aussie moves to Canada

G'day,

I'm on the move from Australia to Canada :party0005:

Not particularly looking forward to the cold winter, but I'm sure the warm hospitality and unbelievable hunting will make up for it....
07-16-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By wastednights

You guys want to see the prices we have to pay in...

You guys want to see the prices we have to pay in Australia!

The average 400cc 4x4 auto ATV would set you back around $12,000.

You wouldn't get into a 14" aluminium forward control boat for...
04-20-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By wastednights

Having hunted them twice now in Nova Scotia, I'm...

Having hunted them twice now in Nova Scotia, I'm no expert, but I hunted from a ground blind both times, I only took my rifle, 6 rounds of ammo, water, snacks, flashlight and a camera.

Have...
04-20-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By wastednights

My Bear is home

Hi all,

My Black Bear from my 2012 Canadian Fall hunt finally made it home:D

A full mount and a B&C score of 18 & 3/16.

Can't wait to get back again, getting really keen on an Elk or Moose...
Forum: Guns
08-10-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,809
Posted By wastednights

Finaly bought my .416 Ruger Alskan :) No all...

Finaly bought my .416 Ruger Alskan :)

No all I need is a .204 Ruger to complete the trifecta
08-10-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,548
Posted By wastednights

I went for a rug, but after the guide and...

I went for a rug, but after the guide and taxidermist convinced me, I decided on a full mount. He went over 500Lb, should have seen the wrestling match 3 of us had to get him out to the trailer!
...
08-09-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,548
Posted By wastednights

Looks like a great place to hunt :) I went...

Looks like a great place to hunt :)

I went over to Canada last year and hunted Black Bear for the first time, here's the big bloke I got on the second day.

He's currently at the taxidermist,...
04-30-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By wastednights

Do you have any contacts there?

Do you have any contacts there?
04-29-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By wastednights

Happy to hunt USA too, will be travelling home...

Happy to hunt USA too, will be travelling home via NYC - LA and have a week to fill in
04-27-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By wastednights

Cheap deer hunt for non resident

I'm in Canada for a week long Bear hunt in September, I have a week after that up my sleeve and was looking for a cheap deer hunt around the middle of September for a non resident? (travelling from...
10-01-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By wastednights

Nah not yet, I'm off hunting this weekend, hands...

Nah not yet, I'm off hunting this weekend, hands at the property have sighted a 3 meter croc and a 5 meter croc there, I'll try get some photos if we see them :)
09-25-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By wastednights

Oh my!! What a wonderful question :) ...

Oh my!! What a wonderful question :)

Thinking very hard it would have been a Fallow deer doe, (similar in size to your Whitetail deer), or Hares and Foxes under spotlight, in 2011.

I must admit...
09-25-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By wastednights

Thanks all for the words of encouragement, we had...

Thanks all for the words of encouragement, we had a ball in cnada and the USA and will be definately back next year....

Wouldn't mind trying some hunting in the USA if anyone has suggestions it...
09-24-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By wastednights

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia
09-22-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By wastednights

Yes a justified reason, but club, recreation,...

Yes a justified reason, but club, recreation, hunting and agriculture are all valid reasons.

I know people that own into the hundreds, I personally have 223, 243, 308, 300wm, 375ruger, 45/70 and...
09-22-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By wastednights

A slightly larger photo

A slightly larger photo
09-21-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By wastednights

My Black Bear

Here's a picture of the Black Bear I tagged in Canada last week, first trip away from Australia and thoroughly loved the country, spent a few days in bot Toronto and NYC before my guided hunt...
09-18-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,671
Posted By wastednights

I am on my way home from Canada to Australia, I...

I am on my way home from Canada to Australia, I just participated in my first guided hunt, a bear hunt over baits. I've got to say it is an awesome way to hunt, very exciting.

There were 5 hunters...
09-18-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,671
Posted By wastednights

Wow nice bear :wave:

Wow nice bear :wave:
09-01-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By wastednights

Aussie hunts Canadian bear

I treated myself to a guided hunt for bear in Canada, first guided hunt, first overseas trip too...

To say I'm mildly excited is an understatement...

I fly out today, spend some days in Toronto...
09-01-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,038
Posted By wastednights

Looks like a great trip :) Reconise the ATV...

Looks like a great trip :)

Reconise the ATV too :)
10-20-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,154
Posted By wastednights

Thanks for the replies....... What...

Thanks for the replies.......

What caliber(s) are suitable, was thinking of buying a rifle over there and then shipping it home after the hunt, rather than bring one all the way over.
10-01-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,154
Posted By wastednights

Canada Bear trip 2012

:biggrin:Hi all,

Plotting to do a Black bear hunt in Canada in September 2012:biggrin:

Just wondering what the average temperatures are there at that time of year?

Also as I have never...
Forum: Off Season
09-10-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,046
Posted By wastednights

We struggle here in Aus. to get a taxidermist to...

We struggle here in Aus. to get a taxidermist to mount them, they are easy to hunt though, just need to lay some gunga for bait in the morning and pizza in the evening.
Forum: Off Season
09-10-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,046
Posted By wastednights

:happy0001: Australia, in every state

:happy0001: Australia, in every state
09-10-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,719
Posted By wastednights

Go eat some concrete and harden up! The...

Go eat some concrete and harden up!

The recoil of a 300 magnum in the field is not noticable in the hunt
09-10-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By wastednights

Late season Fallow deer

Hi all,

Our "deer season" is almost over for this year, so I thought I'd try and get a nice young one for the christmas table.

I put in a stalk over a couple hundred meters through lignum and...
Forum: Off Season
07-30-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,046
Posted By wastednights

Best hunting state

I was looking at the properties for sale on Cabelas website, it got me thinking, as I don't know your country all that well i thought I'd ask the experts:cool2:

So which US state has the best...
07-30-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By wastednights

You can do a little job with a big hammer, but...

You can do a little job with a big hammer, but you CANNOT do a big job with a little hammer:cool2:
07-30-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,080
Posted By wastednights

85gr Barnes TSX Works well in my .243 for Fallow...

85gr Barnes TSX Works well in my .243 for Fallow deer and 85gr HPBT Sierra for fox.
Forum: Guns
07-30-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By wastednights

I have 3 Howa's, .223, .300wm and .375ruger. ...

I have 3 Howa's, .223, .300wm and .375ruger.

All shoot MOA out of the box with only a trigger adjustment (owner adjustable) and using factory crackers:cool2:
07-09-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 7,655
Posted By wastednights

I'd like a sticker :party0005:

I'd like a sticker :party0005:
Forum: Swap-A-Hunt
04-11-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,001
Posted By wastednights

I could teach you to speak Australian, and invite...

I could teach you to speak Australian, and invite you over for a Camel hunt:party0005:
04-09-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By wastednights

Burris Eliminator

I'm curious to know if anyone has one or has used a Burris Eliminator scope?
04-08-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,818
Posted By wastednights

PHWOAR, I gotta get me one of those for my...

PHWOAR, I gotta get me one of those for my wall:jaw:
Forum: Guns
04-07-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,809
Posted By wastednights

I have a Howa in 300wm, a 45/70 Marlin and just...

I have a Howa in 300wm, a 45/70 Marlin and just bought a Howa in 375 Ruger:cool2:

I bought a Howa in 375 Ruger, cos they are Sooo cheap to buy, I would have had a 373H&H in a heartbeat, but the...
03-28-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,165
Posted By wastednights

The .243 and Barnes TSX's work great on small...

The .243 and Barnes TSX's work great on small deer, like the Fallow in my avatar, so they should be ok on your Whitetail deer. I hand load mine though, so I can't comment on the factory offerings.
03-28-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,442
Posted By wastednights

You can get these tyres over there? :cool2: Ya's...

You can get these tyres over there? :cool2: Ya's have to put onto these, I gotta get some!!!!!

Oh that must make me a fanatic:party0005:
Forum: Young Hunters
03-28-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,043
Posted By wastednights

25-06 was going to be my suggestion too, a great...

25-06 was going to be my suggestion too, a great flat shooting cartridge.

Oh I have just worked out why you have to half asterix your lever guns :lmao: Political correctness gone wrong
03-28-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By wastednights

Both! Big rabbits and small foxes

Both! Big rabbits and small foxes
03-28-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 31,885
Posted By wastednights

Canned meat? This doesn't sound too bad, any...

Canned meat?

This doesn't sound too bad, any photo's or further info?, I've never heard of it before:deer:
03-27-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 134,335
Posted By wastednights

What's the blue thing on the antler, a tag?

What's the blue thing on the antler, a tag?
03-27-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,979
Posted By wastednights

Fallow Deer

Fallow Deer
03-27-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,713
Posted By wastednights

The hardest concept I found to get hold of was...

The hardest concept I found to get hold of was shooting with both eyes open!

I shoot "sporting clays", and usually nail 24-28 out of 30 with my 12 guage and around 20 with the .410.

Keep...
03-26-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By wastednights

I'd love to get one of those fans, not too many...

I'd love to get one of those fans, not too many aussie hunters with them in their trophy rooms
Forum: Reloading
03-26-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,086
Posted By wastednights

RCBS, Lyman and Redding I have broken decapping...

RCBS, Lyman and Redding I have broken decapping pins on all 3!

The only one that has never given grief is Lee:confused0024:
03-26-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By wastednights

Small game Australia

Thought I'd share some photos with you all:cool:

Foxes, Rabbits and Hares taken under a spotlight with my Howa .223 varmint.

The Howa is wearing a Tasco World class 6.5-25x50 AO, running...
03-26-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By wastednights

Question time...... Trying to get my head...

Question time......

Trying to get my head around this, when does your season start and for how long?

What is this team thing? Is that a ballot type hunt, or something that is organised on this...
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