Story: Duck shooting

Duck hunters, 1969 (3rd of 3)

Duck hunters, 1969

Three Whanganui duck hunters call ducks from their maimai at Lake Kowhata in 1969. They bagged grey ducks, mallards and the odd paradise shelduck. They must have been good hunters, as they reportedly shot a limit bag each day they hunted during the season.

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Harvey C. Perkins and Bob Gidlow, 'Duck shooting - Equipment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2023)

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