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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 27/04/18

WFR1718.60 The surveyors view of a Deep Creek braid

Monday the 30th of April is the last day of the regular fishing season.That means this weekend is the last weekend too.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 27th April 2018

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The fishing season is all but finished now and with rain forecast for much of the region this weekend, are rivers are likely to become discoloured for a few days,...

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 20th April 2018

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Dear Anglers, Conditions for fishing have not been good the past week with the main upper river catchments receiving large amounts of rain.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 20/04/18

Freshly caught Tekapo trout char grilled nothing better

Last Friday the weather finally cleared long enough to allow the completion of the second salmon spawning count for the upper Rangitata spawning streams.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 13/04/18

A brown that fell victim to a well presented worm is released by Finn Stevens

Snows on the hills and I’m even considering putting the fire on it was only this time last week I was wearing tee shirt and jandals!

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 06/04/18

WFR1718.58 Hamish Stevens releasing juvenile salmon into Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo anglers will be pleased to hear that during the week we released another two tanker loads of salmon smolt in the lake to continue to support the “put...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 29/03/18

WFR1718.55 Cameron Blogg with his first fish a brown trout from the Opihi River

Its Easter so you are getting this report on a Thursday. Easter is traditionally a big weekend for fishing, especially when it falls in March or as it has this...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 23/03/18

WFR1718.50Anglers fishing the Waitaki River mouth 19 03 18

It’s a stuck record start to this report; another region-wide rain event during the week means you should be sure to check ECan river flow website before you hit the...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 16/03/18

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We've had staff in the air this week battling motion sickness to count mallard ducks and sockeye salmon.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 02/03/18

WFR1718.44Ian and Diane Gridley fish the discoloured Ohau C Canal

Last Friday I was up at the canals ranging, scouting the start of the sockeye run, and gathering material for canal fishing information pamphlet I’m putting together.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 23/02/18

WFR1718.41The flooded Temuka River flows at about 530 cumecs at SH110am on February 21

The weekends weather is looking ok, perhaps a bit windy in places and cooler than what we might expect in February.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 16/02/18

WFR1718.40 Jaydes rainbow from his salmon fishing trip

The weekends weather is looking a bit average but there will certainly be opportunities to get out for a fish.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 09/02/18

WFR1718.37 the Tekapo River Spillway brings the upper Tekapo River back to life

The rain, snow and cooler temperatures over the last week have changed the feel of summer. There has also been a clear effect to our waterways too.

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

WFR1718.35silty water enters the upper Ahuriri River from a slip near Canyon Creek 29 01 2018

Sheesh, I’m glad the heat wave is over. If the long-range forecast for Temuka is correct we won’t be getting scorched again next week.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 26/01/18

We have experienced some hot days this summer. Maybe it’s just me but it feels like the hottest summer in a long time.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 19/01/18

WFR1718.32the Opuha River near Raincliff 16 01 2018

The three days of rain we received last week was well needed and raised river flows enough, at least in some waterways, to remove significant amounts of nuisance algae.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 12th of January

It was nice to get a decent rainfall event this week on Wednesday and Thursday, and as I write this in haste on Friday morning, it is still lightly raining...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 5/1/18

Peter Keller of Christchurch with a 2.5kg brown from Lake Aviemore

Happy New Year! Well 2017 is now history and with that I hope you and your family enjoyed a safe happy festive season and hopefully some good fishing.

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 29-12-2017

WFR2.1718.10.Midweek family fishing trip Temuka Style

There is too much ranging to do and important quality time to be spent with family at this time of year, so instead of sitting in the office writing the...

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region – Friday 22nd December

Tony Cherrington and Steve Harrex with a couple of big Benmore rainbows

Earlier in the month we received notification form Fulton Hogan that the piers on the railway bridge on the Opihi River were due to be replaced.

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