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TBB June 2024. Pairs of parries
Both Barrels June 2024 - Taranaki

Well, we’re down to our last week of hunting so be sure to make the most of any opportunity you get before the duck season finishes on Sunday June 30.

  • Taranaki
  • 20/06/2024
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TBB1May 2024
Both Barrels May 2024 - Taranaki

While the fine, calm and clear weather on opening weekend definitely favoured the ducks, most hunters were satisfied with their weekend, even if many didn’t reach their bag limits.

  • Taranaki
  • 23/05/2024
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TBB1April 2024. Many ponds are currently holding good numbers of ducks.
Both Barrels April 2024 - Taranaki

Dry late summer and autumn conditions have encouraged mallard ducks and other waterfowl to congregate on lakes and ponds that have retained permanent water.

  • Taranaki
  • 21/04/2024
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TBB1July2023
Both Barrels July 2023 -Taranaki

Above: Ideal pheasant country.

  • Taranaki
  • 17/07/2023
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TBB1June 2023
Both Barrels June 2023 - Taranaki

Above Right: Hunting an oxidation pond using a layout blind has proven an effective technique.

  • Taranaki
  • 20/06/2023
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Both Barrels May 2023 - Taranaki

Opening morning overview Opening morning dawned with low clouds, drizzle, and some wind for much of the region, the most unsettled weather we’ve had for an opening morning in a long…

  • Taranaki
  • 15/05/2023
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AW02RLFeb20
Both Barrels April 2023

Conditions are looking good coming up to the start of the game bird season; ponds have plenty of water in them, the mallard population is healthy, and parrie populations remain…

  • Taranaki
  • 19/04/2023
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Both Barrels March 2023

Welcome to our first Both Barrels of the 2023 hunting season.

  • Taranaki
  • 22/03/2023
  • Richie Cosgrove
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TBB1July2022. Curly McEwen and willow with a well grown Taranaki pheasant.
Both Barrels July 2022

Well, the duck hunting season is over for another year. We hope all hunters had a successful season with plenty of enjoyment, laughs, and especially birds on the ground.

  • Taranaki
  • 19/07/2022
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TBB1June2022. Tia in action
Both Barrels June 2022

The seemingly relentless wind and wet weather in recent weeks have seen ducks holding on ponds and river bends with good levels of cover, but feeding opportunities provided by worms…

  • Taranaki
  • 19/06/2022
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