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Errol Johnson had one of his best seasons ever.
Opening weekend proved to be quite good in the Bay of Plenty but hard work in many other places in the Eastern Region.
The game bird season kicks off on the 7th of May. Our prediction is that the opening weekend will be similar to the last three years.
It’s not over until the fat lady sings and I ain't heard her sing yet.
Band recoveries always produce some interesting surprises.
Another fine opening over most of the Eastern Region made hunting difficult.
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.
The season appears to have got off to a good start compared to recent years, but we'll have a better idea of how it went once hunter harvest surveys have...
Welcome to this special issue of Both Barrels.
Senior Fish & Game Officer Matthew McDougall says some swan are reported to have died from the disease at Lake Rotokawa.
Fish & Game officers have applauded hunters in the Eastern Fish & Game Region for “sticking to the rules” as the new game bird season opened.
Fish & Game is advising game bird hunters and others of a temporary closure of Lake Aniwhenua to recreational boats and kayaks.
Hunters entering the wetlands listed below and other Fish & Game-managed wetlands require both a game bird hunting licence and a hunting permit issued by Fish & Game.
Eastern Region’s newsletter for the coming game bird season is out!
Out now – Eastern Fish & Game’s new game bird hunting newsletter for 2017.
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