Archive: November, 2018

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Second Fonterra sustainability report confirms industrial dairying unsustainable

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Fish & Game is welcoming Fonterra’s second ever sustainability report in 17 years on its environmental performance, saying it shows the corporate dairy giant is still scrambling to respond to...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 30/11/18

WFR1819.22 The Crew from the Gone Fishing project L R Jack Drummond Mr Brent Duncan Josh Lovely Isa Creba Caleb Turland Jumm Janevinitchai

The region is still saturated, and some patchy rain is forecast for the weekend. Like last week, if you’re planning to fish a river or stream this weekend many of...

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David Haynes Column for Reel Life November 2018

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BAD PENNIES

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Chris Dore Fishing Report for Reel Life November 2018

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Another very changeable few weeks here in the south and a struggle to find fishable waters some days. However fishable doesn’t always mean gin clear.

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life November 2018

By Hugh Creasy

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report for Reel Life November 2018

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South Canterbury Report

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Canterbury water testing raises health concerns

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Fish & Game has carried out sampling in Canterbury - knowing that nitrates contamination in rivers kills trout - to see whether contamination from intensive dairy farming is getting into...

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Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life November 2018

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Mackenzie Country Report

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‘Avid anglers’ all set for Rotorua streams opening

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Anglers are making plans to catch some big wild trout in particular, as some of Rotorua and Waikaremoana’s best known streams re-open for summer.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 23/11/18

WFR1819.21Jack Gillespie 9 with his brown trout caught in discoloured waters at the Ahuriri Arm Lake Benmore credit A Gillespie

The region is saturated, and more rain is forecast for the weekend. Chances are, if you’re planning to fish a river or stream this weekend it will be hard to...

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Kids salmon fishing day success

Jack Tilson of Lincoln and his salmon

Central South Island Fish & Game held their annual Kids Salmon Fishing Day at Loch Cameron, Twizel on Saturday November 17.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 16/11/18

WFR1819.16 Jim TritschlerL and Howard Lewis have worked out how to successfully target sockeye salmon in Lake Benmore photo credit Jayde Couper

The weather forecasts that I’m reviewing as I write this are not unanimous so I won’t offer to much advice other than that there will be some rain pretty much...

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Kiwis set quacking pace at world waterfowl calling champs

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Kiwi duck callers have “done New Zealand proud” in the World Waterfowl Calling Championships in the United States – with a string of placings including a second.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 09/11/18

WFR1819.13 Matthew Broatch and Colette Brown successfully fished Lake Heron in the gales credit Rhys Adams

As I write this on Thursday Morning the forecasters are calling for significant rainfall regionwide from this afternoon and through Friday.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 02/11/18

WFR1819.10Fish Game Officer Hamish Stevens display a large Lake Heron rainbow credit R Adams

If you’re heading out this weekend, then be prepared for some environmental challenges.

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