Crossbow hunting is one of the most exotic hobbies in our days. It can be organized almost everywhere. Woods, grasslands, lakes of various countries are quite available for this romantic capture. Crossbow – is a missile weapon. It consist of a bow, which is fixed to a stock, and of a special trigger device intended for keeping bowstring ajangle. Such implementation provides fast pinpoint shooting without long period of training. In comparison with more ancient bow, crossbow achieves better shooting accuracy but it is more «slow-paced». Arbalester lets about two arrows per minute while bowman – only five ones. Crossbow hunting activity is a nice way to feel a pristine beauty of wild nature.
This kind of hunting is in great request in America, several countries of the Old World and in New Zealand region. Game chase in New Zealand is of great vogue now. In this amazing land you will be able to enjoy yourself joining the natural life. Maybe you are looking at the lines with a bewildered smile and scratching your nape. You can ask: «Where shall I go to hunt? What game-reserve shall I choose? " No need in perturbation and panic. Where are several attended and popular places for professionals and beginners. Superior hunting locations you can find in the vicinity of Palmerston North, near Queenstown and in Rotorua near Lake Taravera. Traditional hunting places occupy 24 000 hectares of territory. They are located in 25 km from the airport in Qeenstown. It is curious to know that more than 12 species of big animals are available to quarry. Huge Himalayan tahr, wild pig, wapiti, ambar deer are among them.
Palmerston North suggests fascinating unforgettable chasing time. It may be the best terrain for deer getters. It is situated in picturesque land. Scenic scapes provoke deeply hidden artistic skills. Green heathes are slowly trembling under soft wind. Calm hollows are dreaming in the shadow of bushhes. Quick garrulous streams sprinkle cold waves. In this rather unreal world you can find fallow deer, red stag, goats and rams. If you worry about accommodation, stay in real hunting shack with horny deer heads hanging on walls. Also you may choose comfortable farm cottage for your spectacular vacations.
You bought to see the banks of Lake Wakatipi. You will find a splendid place for crossbow hunting near Qeenstown. This area provides a skilled crossbowman with «royal» trophy. Beside all, it is rather large. 6 000 acres will «bring» you a whitetail, chamois, elk and bull tahr. You and your fellow hunters will be hearty welcomed in Glenroy Hunting Lodge, located in 15 miles from Queenstown.
Big fans of fishing may use crossbows as well. They can practice in the rayon of Rotoria lakes. Tasty rainbow trout will be a nice reward for pains and expectation. New Zealand lakes Rotoiti. Okatina and Taravera are quite intended for «unusual» crossbow fishing activity. And of course, you can quarry big mammals there too.