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Weekly Fishing Report — Central South Island — 20/01/2022

WFR2021.40. Howard Lewis caught this large sockeye salmon at Lake Benmore in January 2022 photo J Tritschler

We are delighted to share catch reports from our readers this week.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 20 January 2022

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Pictured - Andrew Harding with a lovely Wellington region backcountry brown.

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Weekly Fishing Report — Central South Island — 13/01/2022

WFR2122.38 summertime fishing at Lake Alexandrina Credit Rhys Adams

It’s time to enjoy summer fishing conditions

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Weekly Fishing Report — Central South Island — 06/01/2021 – Holiday Edition #2

FGNZ7641A summertime is the perfect time for some family time and fishing adventures Credit Richie Cosgrove

The holidays roll on for many of us and there is some fantastic fishing to be had.

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Weekly Fishing Report — Central South Island — 30/12/2021 – Holiday Edition #1

FGNZ7315A Grab a licence rod and lure and go explore credit Richie Cosgrove2

It’s time to explore the wonderful sports fishing opportunities on offer throughout the Central South Island Region.

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Weekly Fishing Report - Central South Island -23-12-2021

FGNZ7083A What better time to teach a young person to fish than during the summer holidays Credit Richie Cosgrove

The summer holidays are here, you beauty!

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Weekly Fishing Report - Central South Island Region - 16-12-2021

WFR2122.31Fish Game and ECan staff undertaking seine netting for hapua fish community research at the Waitaki River Credit R Adams

First-off in this report I’d like to highlight some recent work of Fish & Game staff.

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Weekly Fishing Report - Central South Island - 09-12-2021

Bek Green with Christmas dinner caught from the Tekapo Canal photo Simon Green

There have been a few salmon caught at the Tekapo and Ohau C Canals lately, there may still be a few about this weekend.

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Positives found in High Court loss on Lindis

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Otago Fish and Game Council is considering the implications of a judgement from the High Court where its appeal against the Lindis River Environment Court decision was not upheld.

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Weekly Fishing Report — Central South Island — 02/12/2021

WFR2122.25 Geoff Clarke and his gigantic 17.5 pound sockeye salmon credit Dennis Laplanche

The canals have produced another potential world record sports fish!

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Weekly Fishing Report — Central South Island — 25/11/2021

WFR2122.23 another 5 pound plus Opihi Catchment brown for the author caught during an evening rise Credit R Adams

Just a reminder, I have claimed this season as "big-fish" year in the Opihi River catchment.

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Fish & Game Supports Calls for Forestry Re-Focus

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Fish & Game NZ is supporting calls for an urgent rethink on the rapid proliferation of exotic forests currently being supported by central government, and instead, refocus on native plantings...

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Band-Aid Won’t Heal Canterbury’s Water Woes

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Fish & Game says Environment Canterbury’s (ECan) recent amendments to planning provisions are nothing more than a “band-aid solution” to critical overallocation and pollution of the region’s waterways.

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Weekly Fishing Report — Central South Island — 18/11/2021

WFR2122.21 The canals litter pick up event is on again this Saturday

Good luck and "good on ya" to those anglers and others heading to the canals litter pick up event this Saturday.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island, 04-11-2021

WFR2122.16 Murray Johnson fishing the Twizel River on High country Opening Day 2020 credit Rhys Adams

It's an exciting time of year to be a trout and salmon angler with springtime fishing in full swing, the high-country season opening this Saturday and the start of the...

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Update on the Fish & Game Review

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The advice from Fish & Game in its submission on the Review to the Minister was that any changes to Fish & Game's regional structure should require further study.

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November is the month for anglers to explore!

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Anglers across the South Island have been counting down the days until November for the opening of some spectacular fisheries.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island 28-10-2021

WFR2122.15 Its time to prepare high country waters open on November 6th in the Central South Island Region Credit R Adams

It’s time to sure up your plans for the high-country opening.

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DRAFT SPORTS FISH AND GAME MANAGEMENT PLAN

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In compliance with Section 17M of the Conservation Act 1987, the Council hereby gives notice that the Draft Central South Island Sports Fish and Game Management Plan is available for...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 14-10-2021

WFR2122.09 The Author caught this big Opihi tributary brown on a size 16 parachute Adams fly

The rain during the week bumped up flows in many of our rivers and streams which means there will be some great fishing options this weekend as flow drops back...

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