Archive: November, 2017

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Issue with Canterbury Lake

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Fish & Game wants to draw your attention to the closure to all fishing in two Canterbury lakes, Lake Grasmere and Lake Sarah.

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Government crackdown on foreign farm buyers welcomed

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The government’s decision to tighten rules on farm purchases by foreign buyers is being welcomed by Fish & Game as long overdue.

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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

Summer fishing

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life November 2017

By Hugh Creasy

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Rotorua streams known for ‘superb brown trout’ set to open

Early season fishing on the Ngongotaha Stream 2.

Anglers are getting set for some of the country’s “finest brown trout fishing” as Rotorua streams re-open for summer.

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Weekly Fishing report - North Canterbury 24-11-2017

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The larger snow fed rivers have not seen a fresh for two weeks and are in great condition for salmon fishing at the moment, with confirmed catches from the Rakaia...

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 24-11-2017

WFR1718.18Kolby Parrant and dad Tom at the Kids Salmon Fishing Day

The Fish & Game Kids Salmon Fishing Day was held last week at Loch Cameron, Twizel.

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Graeme Marshall Report for Reel Life November 2017

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South Canterbury Report

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‘Too little, too late’ - Fish & Game says Dairy NZ must do more to protect the environment

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Fish & Game is critical of Dairy NZ’s strategic vision for the dairy sector, saying it is a decade late and the industry must act sooner to protect the environment...

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Fonterra ‘desperate’ to restore public support for dairy

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Fish & Game says Fonterra has now realised it must act quickly to meet public demand for better water quality instead of relying on spending millions on slick PR campaigns...

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‘More trout for anglers’ at Lake McLaren and Ruahihi Canal

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Bay of Plenty anglers will soon have a few hundred more trout to target on their back doorstep.

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 17-11-2017

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The salmon symposium was held last weekend and there was a great turn-out.

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Anglers warned they face ‘last ditch’ battle to save wild salmon

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Anglers have been warned they are now in a last-ditch battle to save New Zealand’s wild salmon population.

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Kiwis dubbed 'Call Blacks' after big wins in world duck calling champs

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The success of Nelson schoolgirl Holly Irvine and Otago’s Hunter Morrow in the world waterfowl calling championships in the United States has been hailed as “an amazing achievement.”

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 10-11-2017

WFR1718.12 Third hook up a charm John Denleys 5.5lb rainbow from L. Alexandrina credit T Denley

If you missed the high country opening this year, or fished the low country instead, here’s a recap from my day ranging and feedback from anglers and other rangers.

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 03-11-2017

WFR.1718.11 Brooksie with a high country brown from the 2016 2017 season

Unfortunately the weather may add an annoying challenge to high country opening this Saturday.

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Fish & Game backs call for farming sector to face environmental responsibilities

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Fish & Game is backing calls for the farming sector to properly tackle the environmental challenges it is facing, saying farming leaders must face up to their responsibilities.

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