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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


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.

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Both Barrels June 2020

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This weekend is a great opportunity for you to maximise your hunting activity with it being the shortest day on Sunday.

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Both Barrels May 2020

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Hunters it’s time to head to your your maimai! The 2020 game bird season starts in nine days’ time on Saturday 23rd May.

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Both Barrels July 2019

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Many regions have longer game bird seasons for particular species and some even have summer seasons.

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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

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

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Both Barrels July 2017

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Hunters... name the widespread game bird which provides great shooting and doesn’t get targeted nearly enough.

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