Category: Reel Life

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Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life Jan 2018

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Mackenzie Country Report

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life December 2017

By Hugh Creasy

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Will Spry's Fishing Report for Reel Life December 2017

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Mackenzie Country Report

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NZFFA Report for Reel Life December 2017

It seems that catch and release has become the norm for most trout anglers in NZ.

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report for December Reel Life 2017

South Canterbury Report

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Will Spry's fishing report for Reel Life November 2017

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HOT! That’s the best way to describe the fishing and the weather.

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NZFFA Report for Reel Life November 2017

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ANGLING IN 2030

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life November 2017

By Hugh Creasy

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Graeme Marshall Report for Reel Life November 2017

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South Canterbury Report

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life October 2017

In the hills where bright water flows clear and clean, filtered by tree roots and silvery gravels, young fish, parr-marked and swift, swim the pools and runs.

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Will Spry's fishing report for Reel Life October 2017

The excitement draws ever nearer in the Mackenzie Country, with some of the best conditions we’ve enjoyed for a long time at the start of the fishing season on November 4th.

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Graeme Marshall fishing report for Reel Life October 2017

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South Canterbury Report

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life September 2017

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I am persuading myself that a want has become a need. My waders definitely leak.

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Martin Langlands column for Reel Life September 2017

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One of the more vivid aspects of early season fly fishing is the good number of Mayfly hatches that occur.

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Will Spry fishing report for Reel Life

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The first signs of spring are starting to show up in the high country, with blossom budding, daffodils springing up and a few insects starting to move around.

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Graeme Marshall column for Reel Life September 2017

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With the new season just a week away as I write this, I find myself day dreaming about other opening days stretching back well over 40 years.

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NZFFA Report for Reel Life September 2017

FISH ON RISE

WATER POLITICS

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Chris Dore column for Reel Life September 2017

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The rivers and streams around the region are in pretty good shape and a recent springtime recce saw mayfly hatching out on a number of smaller waters.

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life August 2017 - by Hugh Creasy

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“Embrace the cold,” said Harry, “and enjoy the moment.” My snarled reply was unprintable. My left boot was leaking and the cold seeped through my aching limbs.

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Will Spry fishing report, Reel Life August 2017

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Winter seems to be on the way out in the Mackenzie, but fortunately it has been a gentle one for us.

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