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Both Barrels May 2023
Opening weekend wrap-up
Both Barrels April 2023
The team at Southland Fish & Game will be sending out a pre-season hunting package direct to their licence holders shortly.
Both Barrels March 2023
Welcome to our first Both Barrels of the 2023 hunting season.
Both Barrels July 2022
According to our fortnightly hunter harvest surveys, harvest and hunter effort was fairly typical this season.
Both Barrels June 2022
A common saying amongst anglers is that 90% of the fish are caught by 10% of the fisherman - similar is true for hunters.
Both Barrels May 2022
Miracles do happen, for the first time in many years the opening weekend was not calm, sunny BBQ weather.
Both Barrels April 2022
The game bird season is almost here, and Fish and Game monitoring data is indicating we have yet another cracker season ahead.
Both Barrels March 2022
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.
Both Barrels July 2021
We hope everyone who was able managed to get out at least once more throughout the 2021 season.
Both Barrels June 2021
Time sure has flown as we already have just less than a month of waterfowl season to go – make sure you get out and make the most of it!
Both Barrels April 2021
This season is looking like another fantastic one: overall the mallard count is very similar to our last aerial count completed in 2019, which was the highest count we have...
Both Barrels July 2020
During the day, mallards will often rest up underneath willows located on the margins of our rivers.
Both Barrels June 2020
Opening weekend was a great success in Southland with plenty of birds about.
Both Barrels May 2020
From our Spring brood counts and ongoing wet Summer we have seen plenty of mallards, paradise shelduck and black swans getting around this season.
Special Lockdown Edition Both Barrels April 2020
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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Southland Both Barrels July 2019
We hope everyone had a great end to their waterfowl season in Southland.
Southland Both Barrels June 2019
All this wet weather has created lots of puddles for mallards.
Southland Both Barrels May 2019
Results from our annual game bird harvest survey put our opening weekend harvest at 13.8 mallards per hunter.
Southland Both Barrels April 2019
The extra rain we received in November and December meant our later nesting mallards fared well to have a very productive and successful breeding season.
South Island Roundup - Both Barrels 2018
Ace game bird chef Phil Hazeldine presiding over a wild game feast.
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