The annual”Fox on the Run” competition has ended with a total of 199 tails being handed in. Over five years of this competition a total of 1402 tails have been collected. Fox numbers across the Tableland have definitely declined with regular fox drives and spotlighting expeditions being organised by local hunters.
2016 results : Noye Crew 93 , Shaun Green 46, Sam Leigh 10, Olivia Leigh 10, Will Tilton 10, Ed Tilton 10, Tully McCabe 10, Nick McCabe 10. Participants were rewarded with a $3 bounty per tail.
Thanks to our sponsors and the local farmers allow the hunters access to their properties. They provide a great community service for which we are all grateful.
It is great to see that the commitment to controlling foxes is being handed down through the generations.