If you haven’t been following along, there has been some big news coming from New Zealand with the proposed cull of the Himalayan Tahr. My good friend, Zion Pilgrim, joins me today to not only chat about the proposed Tahr cull and how you can help but also the many different Tahr hunting opportunities available and just what an amazing mountain hunt Tahr have to offer. Zion is a professional hunting guide in New Zealand and owns Wilderness Quest New Zealand which offers some truly epic Tahr hunts.
Thar hunting has always been high on my list of adventures to pursue and the recent proposal to cull nearly the entire population opened my eyes to some very real possibilities that they could be taken away. Hope you guys enjoy this episode and do me a favor go follow The New Zealand Tahr Foundation on Facebook and stay up to speed with the situation.
Say Hi to NZ Tahr Guided, Zion Pilgrim – 04:17
History of Tahr in New Zealand – 09:34
Culling Tahr for Herd Control Today – 17:20
Merino Sheep Farm Land Issue – 25:35
Economic Impact of the Tahr Hunting – 27:15
The Full Experience of Tahr Hunting – 31:43
Zion Talks About a Tahr Hunt 2 Years Ago – 35:32
Zion Discusses Tahr Seasons & Ideal Dates – 43:02
Ideal Archery Dates, Rut & Pre-Rut – 46:41
The Current Cull Plan in Place – 50:59
How WE can Make a Difference – 56:41
New Zealand Tahr Facebook Page – 58:46
Zion’s Webpage – WildernessQuestNZ.com – 1:00:09
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