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Both Barrels July 2022

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Another waterfowling season is behind us here in Hawkes Bay, and you would have to say it was a fairly standard season.

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Both Barrels June 2022

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The season post opening week has been a turbulent and unpredictable one. The region has seen frosty mornings, foggy mornings, cold days, warm days, no wind, gale force winds, dry...

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Both Barrels May 2022

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Another opening weekend arrived and with it, as usual, great weather to enjoy the sun, calm breezes, and some fog.

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Both Barrels April 2022

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Contact the team at Hawke's Bay Fish & Game for the latest info on hunting in the region.

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Both Barrels March 2022

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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.

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Both Barrels July 2021

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Although most people put away their shotgun for another year after the duck season, there is still plenty of game bird hunting opportunities in the Hawke’s Bay region.

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Both Barrels June 2021

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With the waterfowl season now over, hunters in Hawke’s Bay will be turning their attention to upland game.

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Both Barrels April 2021

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Unfortunately, we have had another long stretch of little to no rain this year which has seen many dams and ponds remain dry or at very low levels.

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Both Barrels July 2020

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Hopefully you are reading this after a Covid-19 disrupted but successful and productive Waterfowl season.

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Both Barrels June 2020

After a lot of uncertainty about the Game bird season it was great to have it confirmed and lock in the opening weekend.

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Both Barrels May 2020

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With the Government confirming that we will move into Level 2 on Thursday 14th May, we can now say with certainty that our Game bird season will start on the...

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Special Lockdown Edition Both Barrels April 2020

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Over the first two weeks of the lockdown, Fish & Game have been scenario planning around what form the game bird season might take.

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Hawke's Bay Both Barrels July 2019

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With the closing of the waterfowl hunting season, it’s a good time to get out on our local riverbeds and look for upland game.

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Hawke's Bay Both Barrels June 2019

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Although most people put away their shotgun for another year after the duck season, there is still plenty of game bird hunting opportunities in the Hawke’s Bay region.

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Hawke's Bay Both Barrels May 2019

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Opening weekend produced a mixed bag this year for hunters with an average bag around 4-5 mallards.

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Hawke's Bay Both Barrels April 2019

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Winter and spring produced plenty of water and set up the region for a good waterfowl breeding.

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