Himalayan Bull Tahr
Glen Lyon Station is home to the best Himalayan Bull Tahr hunting in the world and provides for a challenging and thrilling hunt as your guide takes you through the South Island high country. Tahr were gifted to New Zealand by the Duke of Bedford in the early 1900’s and are hunted for their horns and impressive mane. Tahr can be hunted all year round but for the best capes March to August is the best time.
Bulls are mobbed together in bachelor herds from September to May. Early season bulls tend to be lower than after May when the mating season starts. They typically live between 1000 and 2000 meters.
Hunting is on foot but a helicopter can be used for access for hunters who are unable to or do not wish to walk in. To ensure excellent quality and quantity of Tahr on Glen Lyon station there is management plan in place to carefully monitor the population of the Tahr.
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