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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 21-01-2021

WFR2021.38 Luke Green succeeded in catching his first and second ever trout at Lake Tekapo with his new rod gifted from Fish Game credit Simon Green

Our rod giveaway for junior anglers was a success.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 14-01-2021

WFR2021.36 Rob and Gerald sharing a successful moment at Lake Ruataniwha Credit Rob Gonzales

After a short hiatus, thanks to an upgrade of our email delivery system, I thought we would kick off the weekly reports for 2021 with a success story.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Thursday 24th December 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report for Central South Island - 24 December 2020

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Merry Christmas from the team at Central South Island Fish and Game.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 17-12-2020

WFR2021.34 Liz Melbourne and her 27lb rainbow from Lake Ruataniwha Ohau B Canal

If you haven’t tried fishing with a booby fly at the canals or other rainbow trout fisheries, then I suggest giving it a crack this summer.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 11th December 2020

WFR 1 A nicely conditioned 16lb salmon caught at the Rakaia River last weekend. Photo supplied by NZSAA.

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, although Nor’ westers have been dominant in the last week, the amount of rainfall in the headwaters hasn’t been too excessive.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 10-12-2020

WFR2021.30 Where Wayne fished The Ohau C Canal and Lake Benmore beyond photo Credit Rhys Adams

Lake Benmore is a favourite fishery for South Island anglers, in fact, on paper it’s recorded as the second most fished lake New Zealand - that caldera lake formed by...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 03-12-2020

WFR2021.27 An anonymous anglers awesome Rangitata River mouth salmon November 30 2020 photo Credit Rosalie Shaw

It is exciting to hear of the first two confirmed sea-run salmon catches for the season at the Rangitata River.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 4th December 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report. A couple of Nor’ westers are going to dominate the fishing conditions this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 26-11-2020

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As Rhys reported last week CSI Fish & Game staff were involved with a pilot study on some of the regions hapuas (lagoons) with a focus on smelt populations.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 19-11-2020

WFR2021.22 ECan DOC and Fish Game works together to survey hapua lagoon fish communities at the north lagoon of the Rangitata River Credit Richard Cosgrove

We had a report of people poaching trout with nets at the Ashburton Lagoon this week.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island -11-11-2020

WFR2021.18 Kai Penei 4.5 y o with his Lake Heron salmon Credit Dean Rattray

It’s Canterbury Anniversary on Friday and our high country waters are back open for “business”.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island 05-11-2020

WFR2021.15Anglers targetting salmon from the South Bank of Lake Heron on opening day of the 2019 high country fishing season credit Rhys Adams

At 0001 hours on Saturday the 7th of November, the high country season kicks-off at so many of our iconic fisheries.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 29-10-2020

WFR2021.13 The 44.3 pound brown trout held up by staff of the Razza in Twizel Credit Sean Colenso via the Twizel Community Facebook page

The big news this week is that a world record size brown trout was caught at the canals.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 22-10-2020

WFR2021.11 CSI Fish Game spend hundreds of hours behind the scenes submitting that ECan maintains and improves the habitats of sports fish and game birds Credit K De Lange

Hundreds of hours of work over the past 12 years by CSI Fish & Game staff has culminated in the lodging and presentation of a submission earlier this week at...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island 15-10-2020

WFR2021.08 A brown trout patrolling the shoreline at Lake Opuha Credit R Adams

Many of our lowland streams remain low and clear and are providing excellent sight fishing opportunities.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island-08-10-2020

WFR2021.05 Harry Murphy left and Levi Julian fishing the Waitaki on Opening Morning credit R Adams 1

This week’s report was written well ahead of time, so I’ll leave this coming weekend’s weather and water level forecasting to you.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island -30-09-20

WFR2021.04 The Opihi River looking good the day before opening

It’s Opening Day tomorrow, Thursday October 1st!

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 30th September 2020

Photo 1. Lake Sumner on a good day

Tomorrow sees the opening of most of the rivers in North Canterbury, along with a number of lakes.

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Weekly Fishing report for Central South Island & North Canterbury

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What a difference a week makes! This time a week ago we were unaware of alert levels and lockdowns have only ever occurred due to some localised threat.

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