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The Special Paradise Shelduck Season North of the Harbour Bridge is Gazetted for 19 and 20 February 2022, mark it in your diaries now.
The mallard, grey and shoveler dabbling-duck part of the season is now behind us, ending Queen’s Birthday Monday, June 7 in this region.
Water, or rather the lack of it, was a major problem on opening throughout the region and for the second year running.
With less than six weeks to go until the game bird season, we welcome our readers of Both Barrels for 2021, the place where we keep you up to date...
Claire Heyns, NorthTec Practicum student, helping with shoveler counts.
As the 2018 game bird season draws to a close, many hunters are reflecting on their success, saying it has been the best season they have experienced for a long time.
Each Opening Weekend, and every two weeks after that, this region runs a phone survey of randomly selected hunters to monitor their success.
The 2018 Auckland/Waikato Region dabbling duck season is already consigned to history.
Welcome to this special issue of Both Barrels
Auckland / Waikato Fish & Game staff are alerting locals who live north of the Auckland Harbour Bridge to a special game bird hunt that will run over a weekend.