Outstanding Story Competition 2014


Win fantastic prizes every issue

Win fantastic prizes every issue

Wild Deer & Hunting Adventures receive hundreds of outstanding photographs and stories from our loyal readers every year, and every year they keep getting better and better!

Living in an age where the average person has access to great quality technology and media sources like digital cameras; still, video and trail cams, we find ourselves inundated by a wide variety of fantastic photographs

and stories; ranging from finally nailing that Sambar trophy, to thrilling New Zealand Tahr treks and chasing down the exotic Aoudad in Texas!

To celebrate and to THANK all of our readers we have decided to run this exciting competition to help inspire you; to get you photographing, writing, and exploring the great outdoors. At Wild Deer & Hunting Adventures we love being taken on your wild adventures and we want more!

Every entrant will go into the running to WIN: From a wide range of hunting gear and accessories to fantastic guided hunts as well as much much more! Check opposite panel to see what you can win.

This competition is open to any person who resides in Australia or New Zealand. For your chance to WIN all you have to do is read the REQUIREMENTS section and get out there!

Winners and prizes will be announced every issue, and our end of year winners will be announced in issue 44 of Wild Deer & Hunting Adventures. To see if your story has been printed check out future publications of Wild Deer & Hunting Adventures.


Words 200-3000.
Spell Check & Grammar Check
Word Document or equivalent

High Resolution TIFF, JPG or equivalent

Wild Deer & other hunting adventures in Australia and from abroad. Excluding pigs, foxes, goats, rabbits, scrub bulls. Story MUST be written about a free range, fair chase hunt.

Stories & images are assembled by Wild Deer & Hunting Adventures.

ALL stories & photographs sent into WILD DEER & Hunting Adventures go into the running to WIN.

Check future publications of WILD DEER & Hunting Adventures to see if you have WON!

Send all entries to:
Email – daniel@wilddeer.com.au
Clearly – state you full name, address & contact number.



  • Stoney Creek Shirt – Supplied by Stoney Creek
  • Swazi Bush Shirt – Supplied by Swazi
  • Swag – Supplied by Jim Allen & Son
  • Banner Boots – Supplied by Wild Boar Australia
  • Kids 1st Prizes

    Winner chooses from Rifle or Alpine Hounds guide hunt

    Auspit – Supplied by Auspit: The little Aussie Legend


  • Kids – 1st Prize Winner chooses from Rifle or Alpine Hounds, runners up wins remaining prize
    Alpine Hounds – Guided Hunts for a Parent & Child – Supplied by Alpine Hounds
  • Or Choice of the following rifles:-
    Bolt Action -22 Calibre Rimfire Rifle – Supplied by Winchester
    Remington Model 7600 Pump Action – Supplied by Wild Deer

YEARLY (Overall):

Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris

Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris Guided Bull Tahr Hunt with Chris Mc Carthy

1st Prize
Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris Guided Bull Tahr Hunt With Chris Mc Carthy
Worth $12,000

- 2 x 1 Guided wilderness BULL TAHR hunt.
|- Field prep of trophies.
- 2 x 1 Guiding trophy fee for 2 x BULL TAHR.
- 5 Days hunting, 7 Days total including pick-up & drop off days.

- Ex Queenstown Airport NZ.
- Lodge Accommodation on pick-up day & night of last stay.
- Tented Accommodation while hunting.
- All meals included.
- Not included: $1800 NZ Helicopter Access (if required).
- Air Fairs to NZ.

Dates: SEPT/OCT 2015.
Good Fitness Required.

Hunt with an outfitter that has spent more days & nights guiding in NZ wilderness than anyone else in 2010, 2011, 2012!

Other Hunting PrizesWinners Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth & Sixth pick accordingly

  • Mountain Men Outfitters
    Guided Sambar Hunt
    Gary Maggs
  • Sa Larry Gilbert
    Guided Fallow Hunt
    Larry Gilbert
  • Qld Deer Safaris
    Guided Red Deer Hunt
    Vince Ashe
  • Hunting Downunder Nz
    Guided Sika Hunt
    Aaron Kent
  • Mac Guides
    Guided Red Deer Hunt
    Hugh Maclean


Competition opens issue 45 of Wild Deer & Hunting Adventures.
Yearly Competition ends Issue 51