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In Search of Man-eaters

Corbett Landing

Jim Corbett lived a remarkable life, in an era that will never be repeated.

Check out Davey's story previously published in Rod & Rifle Magazine to learn more about Corbett and the search for Man-eaters.

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South Westland Hunt

   

Self isolating or just wanting a bit of normal? 

Dave and Peter from @wilderness_lens recently shot off to South Westland for a late spring red deer hunt and a spot of brown trout fishing.  Great lads that they are, they put together a short video of their trip.

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Swazi goes into lockdown

  Swazi Lockdown Video

Things are pretty crazy right now with Covid-19 sweeping the globe.

Davey Hughes, Swazi CEO has made a short video message for you explaining what is happening here.

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Wild Hare Backstrap

   Wild Hare Backstrap

This recipe uses the back straps from the hare. To see what to do with the rest of the animal go check out the last Swazi recipe! Hare, like venison, is a rich and lean meat so for the tough cuts you want to braise it low and slow or for the tender cuts you want to cook it so it’s still pink so as not to dry out.

   

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Wild Hare braised with bacon and mushrooms

   Wild Hare with Bacon and Mushrooms

Wild hare is a beautifully rich, dark meat almost similar to Venison. Because it's so lean it needs to be treated the same as Venison; either cooked rare to medium rare and pink so that it retains its juices or for the tougher cuts braised low and slow with a wet method to stop it drying out.  

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