Regional Hunting Reports

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Wellington Weekly Hunting Report - 26 April 2023

Cracker Game Season Ahead! April 28, 2023 Hunters are anticipating an excellent season ahead (Credit: Hamish Carnachan) With less than two weeks 'til Opening Weekend (May 7 and 8), game bird hunters are…

  • Wellington
  • 18/09/2023
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Wellington Weekly Hunting Bulletin - 01 June 2023

Pictured right: A sheltered Wairarapa pond holding excellent numbers of mallards (Credit: Hamish Carnachan) A Tough Week But Better Hunting Weather On The Way Hunters have had a tough week.

  • Wellington
  • 29/05/2023
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Wellington Weekly Hunting Report - 11 May 2023

Pictured above: Ash with her first retrieve of the season (Credit: Hamish Carnachan) Season Off To Great Start!Opening went off with a real bang - one of the better starts to…

  • Wellington
  • 9/05/2023
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Wellington Weekly Hunting Report - 4 May 2023

Eyes to the sky as the first flight of mallards circle the decoys (Credit: Richie Cosgrove) Just Two More Sleeps 'til The Season Starts!May 4, 2023 It doesn’t get any more exciting…

  • Wellington
  • 4/05/2023
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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 30 June 2022

Last Weekend For Waterfowl   A quiet afternoon at Lake Wairarapa with little activity until last light (Credit: Hamish Carnachan)   There is just one more weekend to go before the waterfowl season…

  • Wellington
  • 28/06/2022
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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 23 June 2022

Matariki Mallard Harvest!   Flooded pasture has provided plenty of food for ducks looking to put on condition as we head into winter (Credit: Hamish Carnachan)   The long weekend is almost upon…

  • Wellington
  • 21/06/2022
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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 16th June 2022

Sunday the Day to Stir Up Ducks June 16, 2022 A small Manawatu farm pond absolutely packed with mallards (Photo: Matt Kavermann) Just a short report this week as staff are currently absent…

  • Wellington
  • 14/06/2022
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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 9th June 2022

Another Weekend of Wild WeatherJune 9, 2022 A prime eating greenhead taken last week - time to target drakes now and let the hens pass for breeding (Photo: Hamish Carnachan) The wild…

  • Wellington
  • 9/06/2022
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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 2nd June 2022

Long Weekend Means 'Take-A- Mate-Monday'June 2, 2022 A good mob of mallards feeding in a flooded paddock in Wairarapa this morning (Photo: Hamish Carnachan) This coming long weekend means a bonus day…

  • Wellington
  • 31/05/2022
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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 26th May 2022

Calm Weekend But Wild Weather On the Way   May 26, 2022 An hour into last week's southerly and seven mallards already in the bag (Photo: Hamish Carnachan) The forecast rang true last…

  • Wellington
  • 26/05/2022
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