Story: Duck shooting

Hunters’ view

Hunters’ view

To the uninitiated the outlook from this maimai looks pretty good. It is dawn and the decoys are on the pond. But the clear morning and lack of cloud mean that ducks will be flying high and will be able to see very clearly. Hunters prefer low cloud and bad weather at dusk and dawn.

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Harvey C. Perkins and Bob Gidlow, 'Duck shooting - History of duck hunting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Harvey C. Perkins and Bob Gidlow, published 24 Nov 2008