Tag: Fresh Water

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The Rakitata Revival Strategy

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Research project reaches 20-pound milestone

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Angler Scott Miller landed a huge 20-pound (9kg) brown trout in the Tekapo Canal in April 2022, catching the attention of Central South Island Fish & Game.

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Corina Jordan lands ‘dream’ role as New Zealand Fish and Game Council chief executive

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New Zealand Fish and Game Council has appointed Corina Jordan to the position of chief executive.

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CSIFG Council Sports Fish & Game Management Plan

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UPDATE APRIL 2022: THE SPORTS FISH AND GAME MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR CSIFG COUNCIL HAS BEEN RECEIVED AND APPROVED BY THE MINISTER OF CONSERVATION CLICK HERE TO VIEW IT.

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‘Significantly’ More Work Needed To Remedy Environment Woes – Fish & Game

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Fish & Game says the latest stocktake of the New Zealand environment points to significantly more work being required to improve water quality and reverse wetland loss.

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Anglers reminded to stick to the rules

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Close to one in ten anglers checked by Central South Island Fish & Game are non-compliant with the sports fishing regulations.

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Every Wetland Counts

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Eleven organisations call for doubling wetland extent by 2050

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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

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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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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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Huge Boost for Wetland Restoration

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