Richie Cosgrove

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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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2021 Fish & Game Election Results

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Anglers and hunters across New Zealand have had their say, and the results are now in for the 2021 Fish & Game Election.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 07-10-2021

WFR2122.07 bait fishing a sheltered bay at Lake Opuha Credit Rhys Adams

The Metvuw weather forecast would have me believe that the weekend holds a lot of opportunities for fishing.

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Anglers hit the water in numbers for Opening Day

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Thousands of anglers across the country headed out before dawn this morning to start the 2021/22 sports fishing season.

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Weekly Fishing Report – CSI- 30-09-2021

WFR2122.03 the Opihi River was in great order for spin and bait fishing 2 days before Opening Day 2021 Credit R Adams

The weather is looking superb for the start of the season tomorrow, Friday, October 1!

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Weekly Fishing Report – CSI- 24-09-2021

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Welcome to the first Central South Island (CSI) weekly fi­shing report for the 2021-2022 sports fishing season, soon to open next Friday - the first of October!

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Fish & Game to work collaboratively with high-country farmers in North Canterbury

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Fish & Game, in collaboration with Canterbury high-country farmers, New Zealand Salmon Anglers Association, Rakaia River Promotions and ECan, have secured funding from the Ministry for the Environment for a...

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Candidates confirmed for the 2021 Fish & Game elections

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Anglers and hunters throughout New Zealand need to check they are enrolled to vote now that candidates in the 2021 Fish & Game elections were confirmed today.

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A call for candidates to contest the Fish & Game elections is now open

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Have you got governance skills you could apply to the Fish & Game organisation.

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New rules introduced to protect sea-run salmon fishery

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To help save New Zealand’s wild Chinook salmon species, a ground-breaking change to freshwater fishing regulations will introduce a season bag for sea-run salmon in the 2021/22 fishing season, in...

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Nutrients In Rivers - How Much Is Too Much?

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Top New Zealand freshwater scientists have answered the question of how much nutrients should be permitted in our rivers to maintain ecosystem health.

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Q&A on the implementation of the Ministerial Review of Fish & Game

Below are some commonly asked questions and their answers about the implementation of the Ministerial Review of Fish & Game.

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Precautionary winter closure of Upper Tekapo Canal sports fishery

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Angler concern over the sustainability of one of the world’s best “trophy” trout fisheries has led to a precautionary closure during the peak of the 2021 winter fishing season.

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Quacker of a morning greets duck hunters

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The weather conditions were in the duck's favour as the sun rose on the 2021 game bird season around the country.

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Only one day to go till the 2021 game bird season

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Around 45,000 kiwis will be counting down the hours on Friday to the start of the 2021 duck hunting season on Saturday.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 29-04-2021

WFR2021.64 the authors last fish of the summer season on the Opihi River

The “summer” season finishes up tomorrow, Friday the 30th of April; and this is the final weekly fishing report for the 2020/2021 fishing season.

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Weekly Fishing Report- Central South Island 22 April 2021

WFR2021.63 A salmon is measured and DNA sample collected before its return to Deep Creek in the Rangitata Catchment photo Credit Richie Cosgrove

Be sure to make the most of the last weekend of the “summer fishing season”.

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Weekly Fishing Report for North Canterbury 15 April 2021

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The traditional fishing season is all but finished now and with rain forecast for much of the region Friday night, rivers are likely to become dis-coloured for a few days.

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Weekly Fishing Report - Central South Island - 15 April 2021

WFR2021.61 the upper part of the Tekapo Canal upstream of SH8 Bridge including the Magic Carpet pictured will be closed from 1 June to 31 August 2021 Photo credit Rhys Adams

We are winding down towards the end of the main fishing season on April 30.

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