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Both Barrels July 2023 -Taranaki

Above: Ideal pheasant country.

  • Taranaki
  • 17/07/2023
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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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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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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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TBBMay2022. A good opening day bag of mallards from Lake Ratapiko
Both Barrels May 2022

Opening weekend reviewThe opening weekend dawned fine and clear in most parts of the region, although early fog hampered hunters in some inland areas.

  • Taranaki
  • 20/05/2022
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TBB1April2022. Jakson Stewart and Ranger with their 2021 opeing day harvest photo Glenn Stewart
Both Barrels April 2022

Mallard duck numbers are looking good this season, following an extended spring breeding season that produced a strong population going into summer.

  • Taranaki
  • 14/04/2022
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Both Barrels March 2022

Fish & Game welcomes our readers of Both Barrels for 2022, the place where we keep you up to date with everything you need to know for a great game…

  • Taranaki
  • 22/03/2022
  • Richie Cosgrove
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