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Tips, discussion and advice on duck shooting / game bird hunting and hunting with a shotgun in general.
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Free Gear
Free for a budding young/new hunter in Taranaki.
I've got a box full of mallard decoys, some good, some not so good, most with weights on them.  There's a couple of motorised decoys in there whic...

Started Jan 8th, 2020 at 3:30pm by Nakiman
9 3481 Last Post Apr 19th, 2020 at 12:51pm
By: trg42
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Lock down extending into opening weekend
Looks like it's a possibility feel sorry for guys shooting public land or have to travel a long way lots of ducks around at the moment

Started Mar 29th, 2020 at 6:39pm by Dairyman38
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By: Micky Duck - Ex Member
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Clay Bird Shooting in Lockdown
Hi Guys new to the Forum but have been hunting all of my life, love the outdoors and hunting with my son and mates.
We have been shooting clays on our rural south canterbury property for 20 years...

Started Apr 16th, 2020 at 10:21am by Roo
2 614 Last Post Apr 16th, 2020 at 12:39pm
By: Roo
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Tauranga Harbour (giving duck season a nudge)
Hi All,
Mark here, I'm new to the forum. I'm looking to give the duck season a go this year provided this virus plays ball!
I'm a keen deer hunter, however, I have never dabbled in ducks. I'...

Started Mar 26th, 2020 at 2:34pm by M C
6 1188 Last Post Mar 28th, 2020 at 1:10pm
By: willy2
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pegging day 5 th of April
hope ever one is sorted, has fish / game said any thing this has got to screw a lot up ,  Shocked good luck all on the lock down

Started Mar 24th, 2020 at 4:09pm by willy2
8 1585 Last Post Mar 27th, 2020 at 12:18pm
By: willy2
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nomad blind
just picked one of these up for opening
seems to be good quality for the price only thing that may need work is a few of the velcro straps that hold the cover to the frame may need attention in t...

Started Mar 2nd, 2020 at 6:38pm by beretta all the way
2 835 Last Post Mar 2nd, 2020 at 8:03pm
By: beretta all the way
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Ducks dying of botulism
Ducks are dying in large numbers in the Hauraki plains /Piako river /mouth of rivers that run into the firth of Thames and drains.Because of lack of rain botulism is killing them by the hundreds if no...

Started Feb 11th, 2020 at 8:46pm by hauraki hunter
8 2250 Last Post Mar 1st, 2020 at 7:06pm
By: fowlplay
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easterns pook and swan shoot this weekend ,
any one doing it , im presuming  there may be the odd  swan drive about ????  i see tauranga harbor has stacks full of swans  eating the eel grass beds like crazy ,
any one got any pooks in tau...

Started Feb 26th, 2020 at 7:43am by willy2
1 696 Last Post Feb 29th, 2020 at 10:56am
By: willy2
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looking for any sort of opening day + shooting mid to upper north island
very experienced shot gunner shoot sub gauge  looking for a opening spot  any where between  sub Auckland and  bloody nearly to wellington for opening and as im retired pensioner  and it maybe my las...

Started Feb 12th, 2020 at 12:03pm by willy2
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Layout blind
Anyone got any ideas for permanently grassing up a layout blind was thinking of cutting up an old camo net and cable tying it on and buying some Hawaiian grass skirts off trademe to get the grass look...

Started Jan 6th, 2020 at 8:11am by EkyFarmer
2 961 Last Post Feb 4th, 2020 at 4:00pm
By: Welly1
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Floating wetlands
Has anyone on here made a planted floating island for ducks to use. There's a few videos online but they don't make mention of what plants they use or whether they are plants available in nz. Also the...

Started Jan 9th, 2020 at 7:41am by Sambar4Life
4 1312 Last Post Jan 16th, 2020 at 7:39pm
By: XRhunter
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Duck shooting near Taupo
I'm expecting to relocate to Taupo next year just wondering are there opportunities for Duck not too far from there? I don't expect precise  locations but any useful tips appreciated.

Started Nov 8th, 2019 at 8:59am by Rickshaw
2 1905 Last Post Nov 21st, 2019 at 5:51am
By: tim41
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Weekend goose hunt at Kawhia
Just trialling a new image hosting site, so thought id give it a try with some pictures from Sunday, when an informal goose cull was carried out at Kawhia.
Was completely wrong weather, sunny and...

Started Sep 2nd, 2019 at 7:39pm by Shankspony
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By: MassiveAttack
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Taranaki Pheasants
Went into the Tangahoe Valley on Friday to see the Tunnel but missed it by 1km because the road was closed for logging but saw heaps of pheasants. Amazed how many there were. Not sure if you can hunt ...

Started Oct 12th, 2019 at 8:39pm by sako
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By: sako
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The important Tallies.
Hey guys, Im going to try something here, not sure though if Ill get the message right but will try.
Like many of you, I have  a real passion for bird shooting. Its taken me from a kid interested...

Started May 5th, 2019 at 8:20pm by Shankspony
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27 12020 Last Post Aug 2nd, 2019 at 8:14am
By: Micky Duck - Ex Member
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