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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

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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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Wellington Both Barrels July 2018

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Sorry, there is no July report for the Wellington region at this stage.

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Wellington Both Barrels June 2018

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The waterfowl season for the Wellington Fish & Game region ended on July 1, and it was one of the best for a long time.

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Both Barrels Special Edition March 2018

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Welcome to this special issue of Both Barrels

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Hunting Ballots

Applications are invited from game bird hunters for a very limited number of hunting stands at Lake Wairarapa and Pukepuke Lagoon (Himitangi).

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Wellington Weekly Hunting Report - June 29 2017

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Image right: The mallards have been there for those prepared to hunt them.

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Wellington Weekly Hunting Report – June 22 2017

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Image right: Starting off the next generation (Credit: Hamish Carnachan).

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Wellington Weekly Hunting Report – June 15 2017

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The right weather is key to good waterfowl hunting. And those who can get out when conditions are best - generally blowing and wet - are the hunters who clean up.

That's certainly what's been happening the last couple of weeks.

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Wellington Weekly Hunting Report – June 08 2017

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The right weather is key to good waterfowl hunting. And those who can get out when conditions are best - generally blowing and wet - are the hunters who clean up.

That's certainly what's been happening the last couple of weeks.

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Wellington Weekly Hunting Report – June 01 2017

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The right weather is key to good waterfowl hunting. And those who can get out when conditions are best - generally blowing and wet - are the hunters who clean up.

That's certainly what's been happening the last couple of weeks.

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Wellington Weekly Hunting Report – May 25 2017

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The right weather is key to good waterfowl hunting. And those who can get out when conditions are best - generally blowing and wet - are the hunters who clean up.

That's certainly what's been happening the last couple of weeks.

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Wellington Weekly Hunting Report – May 18 2017

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Image right: Waiting for the first flight to arrive (Credit: Hamish Carnachan)

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Worst summer clouds in 30 years have silver lining

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Expectations are for solid bags for the opening of the duck hunting season in Wellington region this Saturday, 6 May.

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Wellington Preseason Hunting Report

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The Countdown to Opening is ON!

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