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North Island Roundup - Both Barrels 2018

Claire Heyns, NorthTec Practicum student, helping with shoveler counts.

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Both Barrels August 2018

SS 1 Phil gamebird fest

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.

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Taranaki Both Barrels July 2018

T2BBJuly18. Taranaki pheasants can be out in all weather.

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.

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Taranaki Both Barrels June 2018

TBB1Jun18. Troy Grigg with Charlie photo Sophie Grigg

Overall, it’s been an average season for ducks, with hunters reporting more mallards than in recent years but fewer paradise shelduck.

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Both Barrels Special Edition March 2018

BBaprilCSI2 Calling birds on sunrise opening 2019

Welcome to this special issue of Both Barrels

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Summer hunting for ‘parries' on offer

Parries on a Taranaki lake.

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...

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2018 season for paradise shelduck

FGNZ Opening24

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.

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