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RE: Aussie looking for some waves france, spain« on: April 05 2006 15:04:00 »
Heya Ben, and Rich (thnx for your mail) and the aussie guy too
What sort of hunting are u talking about? like shooting? id be interested in that too, used to do a bit in Aus.
Your offer sounds great.. are u keen Rich and anyone else?
im arriving in Peniche, Portugal 24th april and will be looking for waves and any cool crew to hang with & travel to any destination where theres waves. let me know if u r keen and what dates in france etc. Im travelling on my own too.
RE: Aussie looking for some waves france, spain« Reply #1 on: April 08 2006 07:04:00 »
Ahoy there!...just returing the question about what we hunt for...basically to keep our clients entertained we hunt any kind of animal...we normally run mini contests to see who can hunt down the most animals in a day...this has ranged from red deer to seals, dolphins, wolves, weasels and even on rare occasions we are able to hunt the endangered lynx... although we have only ever found this animal well away from the coast deep in the Pyrenees...
RE: Aussie looking for some waves france, spain« Reply #2 on: April 08 2006 07:04:00 »
overall however the most common animals are the wild boar, deer and dolphins if a boat is involved in hunting trips...im guessing that Australia would be a better place to hunt due to its size and low population..over here you must be very careful about people around espaecially in summer..anyway if you require more information and wana discuss your trip than just let me know..cheers..
RE: Aussie looking for some waves france, spain« Reply #3 on: April 08 2006 07:04:00 »
aplolgy! i misread the question about what kind of hunting...i replied with what we hunt for...sorry....it does involve shooting however not to kill but to track...basically the animals are shot with a tiny microchip... no killing of animals..the reason for this activity is that a number of Universiys are studying the habits of a range of animals throughout France so it proves to be very useful for them as well as provides us with business...we have being taking groups on and off for about 2 years now with some partys mixing hunting and surfing..we are re-establishing our business just near Aquitaine at the
RE: Aussie looking for some waves france, spain« Reply #4 on: April 08 2006 07:04:00 »
current time so it will be about 6 weeks before we start up again... the weapon we use is of a sniper rifle design which gives clients the same feel and thrill of unsing a real gun..instead of the animals rolling over dead the animal gets the shock of its life when shot and most run off at high speed...they experience pain from the impact but the chip is in no way harmful in the long run...HOWEVER saying that clients are taught where on the animal to shoot at..this is the tricky part...because if the animal is shot in the facial regions
RE: Aussie looking for some waves france, spain« Reply #5 on: April 08 2006 07:04:00 »
than it could be potentiall fatal ..and the penalty for killing an animla such us an endangered lynx is very severe and killing any animal is against our policy...i am currently setting up a new website and will post it here asap when running hjope this answers your questions...thankx..