NZ’s best hunting magazine, for over 40 years.
Rod&Rifle is dedicated to hunting and fishing. From the camaraderie to the solitude, the lows of the near misses to the highs of successes, and everything in between ... we thrive on sharing stories, experiences, adventures and how-to's – all recounted through the hunters' eyes and lenses – for your enjoyment.
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The Trip of a Lifetime
Corry Walker and Alastair Scott
Ever since I met my wife’s family five years ago, I’d been promising these North Islanders a Southern Alps hunt.
Six Core Hunting Skills
In this article, I take a deep dive into what I believe are the key skills every good hunter should have. This is my personal experience of what makes a successful hunter.
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Spika Vertex Jacket Review
Spika is an Australian outdoors brand that’s starting to push its way into the dense hunting clothing market in New Zealand.
Athlon Optics Neos Riflescope 3-9x40mm BDC 22 Model 216003
Athlon Optics are a new player in the worldwide optical market; they’re a US-owned company that has kicked up quite a stir since being established in 2014.
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Meopta Optika6 2.5-15×44 Riflescope
A true hunting riflescope, the 2.5-15x44 Optika6 features capped windage to avoid unwanted adjustments when moving fast through heavy cover.