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2022 has been a great hunting season. Fish & Game has had many hunters tell us about their successes this season.
Hunters have another long weekend hunting opportunity this weekend with the first Matariki holiday weekend.
Jump through to the Southland report and check out their pic of 2000 (yes, that’s right, 2000!) mallards on a single Balfour pond.
Both Barrels will start in earnest in April, giving all hunters access to some of the best minds in game bird hunting in New Zealand.
There’s plenty of game bird hunting options for hunters in the coming weeks, even if the mallard season has all but closed.
July is the month where keen waterfowlers can look to widen their horizons and seek out hunting opportunities other than your traditional hunting spots.
With the cooler weather and a bit of rain starting to make itself present, the game bird season is starting to heat up around the country.
When the sun rises on the first of May this year, game bird hunters will continue the tradition that we have been enjoying for over a hundred years and be...
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...
Parries, swans, pukekos, quail, and pheasant, these are some of the game birds you can still hunt in various parts of the country at the moment.
This weekend is a great opportunity for you to maximise your hunting activity with it being the shortest day on Sunday.
Hunters it’s time to head to your your maimai! The 2020 game bird season starts in nine days’ time on Saturday 23rd May.
Many regions have longer game bird seasons for particular species and some even have summer seasons.
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...
Heath Worsfold’s truck with a nice pheasant and a happy pup named Sneak.
Hunters... name the widespread game bird which provides great shooting and doesn’t get targeted nearly enough.
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