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Both Barrels April 2021

BBaprilCSI 2 its game on for the 2021 game bird season credit Rhys Adams

Opening day for 2021 is Saturday the 1st of May, at 6:45 am.

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Both Barrels March 2021

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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...

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Both Barrels July 2020

BB July CSI 1 A late season mixed bag hunt for Rhys Adams credit R De Lange

The mallard, grey, NZ shoveler duck, pukeko and swan seasons all close on the last Sunday in July.

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Both Barrels June 2020

Introducing the next gereation to the sport Allan Gillespie showed his gandsons Harry 16 Jack 11 the ropes this year credit J Gillespie

Mixed but dry weather with light swirly wind was the order for opening weekend; bloody good for socialising and introducing new folks to duck hunting but pretty difficult to hunt!

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Both Barrels May 2020

BB CSI 1 time to set your sights on the 2020 game bird season Credit Rhys Adams

We are predicting that the 2020 game bird hunting season will provide excellent hunting, but due to Covid-19, not quiet in the normal way.

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Central South Island Both Barrels July 2019

BB JULY CSI 1 Time to call it a season for mallard shoveler swan and pukeko

The traditional game bird hunting season is drawing to a close in the Central South Island Region.

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Both Barrels South Island Roundup

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The waterfowl 2017 season has been and gone. We hope you managed to get out on a few hunting adventures this year and filled the freezer with enough duck to...

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Both Barrels North Island Roundup

N BB 1 Heath worsfolds truck pheasant with happy pup sneak2

Heath Worsfold’s truck with a nice pheasant and a happy pup named Sneak.

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Central South Island Both Barrels July 2017

BB3csiJULY17 last call make the most of the late season hunting opportunities

The traditional game bird hunting season is drawing to a close in the Central South Island Region.

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