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Claire Heyns, NorthTec Practicum student, helping with shoveler counts.
As the 2018 game bird season draws to a close, many hunters are reflecting on their success, saying it has been the best season they have experienced for a long time.
Following the end of the duck hunting season, we’ve seen good numbers of mallards during wetland visits - indicating a strong base population going into the breeding season.
Overall, it’s been an average season for ducks, with hunters reporting more mallards than in recent years but fewer paradise shelduck.
Welcome to this special issue of Both Barrels
For Taranaki game bird hunters who can’t wait for the traditional May start of the hunting season to come around, Fish & Game is all set to lay on some...
The 2018 season for paradise shelduck in Taranaki Area C ONLY is on the following days 24th and 25th February and 3rd and 4th March 2018.