The New Zealand Pig Hunter's Handbook

Author(s): Paul Askin


At last a book that covers all aspects of pig hunting in New Zealand, practical information based on experience, written by a skilled and knowledgeable hunter. It covers everything an aspiring hunter needs to know and a lot of information an experienced hunter can learn from. The author lives in North Canterbury, and things on the hunting front are continuing to develop. He has a good pack of dogs, and a pup coming on. Some excellent places to hunt, both on private and public land. He is enjoying his hunting more than ever, and is enjoying more success than ever before.


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Wild pigs in NZ -- Getting started as a pig hunter -- Dogs - Training a dog to hunt pigs - Kiwi: protecting a National Treasure, Kiwi Aversion Training -- Pig Hunting Gear - knives - firearms -- Pig Hunting Skills -- Pig to Pork -- Processing the carcase - Enjoying Wild Pork on the Table -- Pig Hunting Competitions -- Trophies: jaws and mounts -- Cameras: recording the moment -- Bovine TB and the pig hunter - Trichinosis -- Wild Pork and the Law -- Pig Hunter Etiquette -- Pig Hunter Terminology.

General Fields

  • : 9781877566042
  • : Halcyon Publishing
  • : Halcyon Publishing
  • : January 2010
  • : 220mm X 165mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paul Askin
  • : Paperback
  • : 799.277340993
  • : 192
  • : photographs, some colour