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The Countdown is on to Duck Hunting 2018 Season

Only two weeks to go until the opening weekend of duck hunting 2018 season, I think I am ready to go. Been trying to do more with Ace even got some water training done over in the Wairarapa. Hopefully he is ready for our trip down to North Canterbury. Here is a tease to the …

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Rod & Rifle Magazine

I am now a published author with a small article published in the latest issue of Rod & Rifle magazine. It features a couple of stories of duck hunting on Lake Wairarapa both on the main lake and at Boggy Pond. Go, check it out and let me know what you think. I find it …

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Otis Leather Co. game carrier thanks to my lovely wife and some geese.

Duck Hunting 2107 – The Season So Far

What a great duck hunting 2017 season is turning into. It all started with a 7 man limit of mallards with 60 parries on the Saturday in North Canterbury. This was a first for us to limit out. We tried to hunt some geese but in their typical style they changed plans on us and …

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A Few Birds on the Pond

The Countdown is on to 2017 Duck Hunting Season

With only a week to go till the religious holiday that is the opening of the 2017 Duck Hunting season I thought it would be a good time to put out my goals for this season. My main one is to give Ace the best possible chance of retrieving ducks in different situations and continuing his …

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Duck Hunting Season 2016

Well, Duck Hunting 2016 has been a very different season for me. The weather has been really warm and in Wellington, we have had Northerly winds for most weekends. Opening Weekend The season started off good with another successful opening down south. We had fine clear weather and we had to work to get the …

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Final Duck Hunt 2016

Well, the 2016 duck hunting season has finished for me this was the final duck hunt of 2016. There is another weekend to go in the Wellington region but I will be on call. Should be a good chance to get some of the chores done around the home that I have let slip the last …

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Queens Birthday Weekend

Queens Birthday is the last long weekend for a while and the weather probably played ball for most other people it was not productive for duck hunting with clear skies and zero wind. House Work It did help in getting some work done around the house, including repairing the perimeter fencing that we had installed …

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Quick Evening Duck Hunt

With the forecast for some SW winds and rain, I thought it would be good to head over the hill to try my luck at JK Donald Block for a quick evening duck hunt. Drove over in the rain and found what looked like a suitable spot not too far from where I was able …

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Duck Hunting Opening Week 2016

Well, duck hunting opening 2016 week has come and gone. I am on call for the upcoming weekend so I thought it a good time for an update. It was another great week down south, even if it was really warm, calm and clear skies. Driving back north it peaked at 27°C. I wasn’t quite …

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On the Eve of the Big Event – Duck Shooters Shoot

We are getting very close to the opening of the Duck Hunting season. Last weekend there was The Gun Shop sponsored duck shooters shoot again at the Upper Hutt Clay Target Club. It was a good shoot again apart from some issues with a few traps in our morning start it went well. I had …

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