Story: Duck shooting

Coffin blinds (2nd of 3)

Coffin blinds

Hunters in the Maniototo make use of coffin blinds – designed so the hunter can lie down in them and remain camouflaged. When game birds fly by the hunters can sit up and shoot. Canada geese are being hunted here, but duck hunters also use coffin blinds.

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Harvey C. Perkins and Bob Gidlow, 'Duck shooting - Equipment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 July 2024)

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