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Both Barrels May 2022

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Both Barrels April 2022

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A Season Not To Be Missed For Lower North Island Hunters

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Both Barrels March 2022

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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.

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Both Barrels July 2021

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The team at Wellington Fish & Game which hunters the best and we'll catch up again with Both Barrels prior to the next game bird season in April next year.

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Both Barrels June 2021

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If you're interested in exploring upland game bird hunting opportunities in the Wellington Fish & Game region, please call us on (06) 359 0409 for info.

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Both Barrels May 2021

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Duck numbers are up and the unsettled weather has arrived, making for an excellent start to the season in the Wellington Fish & Game region.

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Both Barrels April 2021

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A larger duck population, ideal breeding conditions, an abundant food supply and good survival rates of broods will equate to more ducks for Wellington Fish & Game region hunters to...

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Both Barrels March 2021

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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...

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Both Barrels July 2020

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Now That The Duck Season Is Over...

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Both Barrels June 2020

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The duck hunting season got off to a sluggish start in the lower North Island but it is definitely firing now the weather has become more unsettled.

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Both Barrels May 2020

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Hunters finally have the news they've been patiently waiting for – it's game on!

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Wellington Both Barrels July 2019

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For more on game bird hunting opportunities in the Wellington Fish & Game region now that the waterfowl season is over, click here to read our latest hunting report.

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Both Barrels South Island Roundup

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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...

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Both Barrels North Island Roundup

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Heath Worsfold’s truck with a nice pheasant and a happy pup named Sneak.

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Wellington Both Barrels July 2017

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The sun has gone down on what many agree has been a much better season for mallards with plenty more birds about than in previous years.

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