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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.
Hopefully you are reading this after a Covid-19 disrupted but successful and productive Waterfowl season.
After a lot of uncertainty about the Game bird season it was great to have it confirmed and lock in the opening weekend.
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...
Over the first two weeks of the lockdown, Fish & Game have been scenario planning around what form the game bird season might take.
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.
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.
Opening weekend produced a mixed bag this year for hunters with an average bag around 4-5 mallards.
Winter and spring produced plenty of water and set up the region for a good waterfowl breeding.