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10 tips for upland game bird hunting
Heading further into winter, the weather is reminding us that we live in the deep south.
If Opening Weekend this season felt a little quiet in your maimai, you’re not alone.
Otago hunters should expect an average season, but that’s still surprisingly good, given the summer drought.
Welcome to our first Both Barrels of the 2023 hunting season.
It’s late season. The mornings are cold, and it’s a lot harder to get out of bed than it was in May.
He’s got sharp eyes, good ears and drives mum mad with his mallard drake whistle.
Hunters shot slightly fewer birds and spent less time in the maimai on opening weekend of the game bird season in Otago this year.
The 2022 game bird season gets off to a bang on Saturday, May 7.
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.
That’s a wrap for the mallard season in Otago, which ended on July 11.
Duck and quail shooting is a family affair for the Bonneys of Allanton.
Excitement is building in Otago for the opening of the 2021 game bird season on Saturday, May 1.
I trust you have had an enjoyable 2020 game bird hunting season to date and treated yourself to a few feeds of wild duck, try this delicious recipe here
The May 23 opening brought smiles to hunters young and old who had to wait 55 weeks since the opening of 2019 due to the Covid – 19 virus outbreak...
Yes, Opening Day is Finally Happening!
Over the first two weeks of the lockdown, Fish & Game have been scenario planning around what form the game bird season might take.
The last weekend for mallard/grey and NZ shoveler duck hunting is the 27/28th of July.
By the time you read this, there will only be a few weeks or so left in the mallard and shoveler season.
Preseason predictions suggesting that duck numbers would be healthy for the start of the season were bang on.
By now most hunters will have tagged favourite hunting spots and scrubbed up their maimais for the season ahead.
Ace game bird chef Phil Hazeldine presiding over a wild game feast.
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