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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.
Scouting 20 hours a week has been the key to success so far this duck season, Otago hunter Chris Bell says.
Excitement is building in Otago for the opening of the 2021 game bird season on Saturday, May 1.
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...
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!
The last weekend for mallard/grey and NZ shoveler duck hunting is the 27/28th of July.
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.
It’s incredible how three months can quickly slip by and the 2017 hunting season for mallard ducks has come to an end.
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