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Right: Local junior angler Emma Newton utilising the low reaches of a South Westland River. (Photo Glen Newton)
Photo Caption: Weesang Paaka with a tagged trout in the Branch Catchment in the Nelson/Marlborough Fish & Game region-Photo Jacob Lucas NMFG
Don’t hang up your fishing gear just yet…May can produce some sunny days and very satisfying trout fishing.
If you’re an angler – fly, spin or complete newbie – April will provide some great fishing opportunities.
With the rain-soaked start we've had to December and summer, things are looking brighter all the time, especially with more and more fine and fishable days coming along.
While closures are looming for some fishing waters, there are still opportunities galore to poke a rod at before winter really bites.
In this month’s Reel Life article, field officer Cohen Stewart interviews retired fishing guide and honorary ranger Len Prentice to find out how the average angler can make their fishing...
In mid-February summer finally arrived and anglers were able to get out and fish in some decent weather.
Over the past week and a half, weather conditions have improved significantly on the West Coast, with a period of excellent settled weather.
With February air temperatures peaking at 33OC at the airport, it was nice to receive some decent rain in the middle of the month to give the rivers a good...
The weather has been less than ideal recently but the heat has brought out the cicadas – and the trout that feed on them.
As mentioned in previous Reel Life articles, there have been isolated increases in mouse populations in some parts of Southland.
As I write this report, the East Coast rivers in Canterbury have peaked in flood, with flows higher than seen for some time.
Lake Rotorua’s shoreline fishery has been slow to get underway this summer due to cooler and windier than normal conditions.
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