Regional Fishing Reports

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Otago weekly fishing report - 29 February 2024

Beech forest beasts Some stunning fish are being caught in the beech-lined rivers of Otago’s backcountry.

  • Otago
  • 29/02/2024
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Lower North Lowdown - 29 February 2024

Switch to Autumn Angling   Daylight hours are dwindling and the recent run of cooler temperatures are right on time to signal the arrival of autumn.

  • Taranaki Wellington
  • 29/02/2024
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Weekly Fishing Report for Central South Island and North Canterbury for 29 Feb 2024

CENTRAL SOUTH ISLAND REPORT Autumn is coming Enjoy the lingering summer weather on Saturday and be sure to get out on the rivers and lakes for a fish and a swim.…

  • 29/02/2024
  • Richie Cosgrove
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Otago Weekly Fishing Report - 22 February 2024

Last days of summer Heading towards autumn, cooler nights will lower water temperatures and stir up daytime fish activity.

  • Otago
  • 22/02/2024
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Lower North Lowdown - 22 February 2024

Sunday Rain Welcome Relief For Rivers   Fishing conditions look great across the Wellington and Taranaki Fish & Game regions until Sunday when a band of weather will bring showers to some…

  • Wellington Taranaki
  • 22/02/2024
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Weekly Fishing Report for Central South Island and North Canterbury - 22 Feb 2024

CENTRAL SOUTH ISLAND REPORT Big Benmore salmon There have been reports of some great Chinook salmon caught in Lake Benmore this season, perhaps the biggest being the 11-pound fish caught during the…

  • Central South Island North Canterbury
  • 22/02/2024
  • Richie Cosgrove
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Otago Weekly Fishing Report - 15 February 2024

Making the most of the wind Wind has often plagued weekend fishing plans in Otago this season, disrupting casting, disturbing the water and otherwise being downright frustrating.

  • Otago
  • 15/02/2024
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Lower North Lowdown - 15 February 2024

Fine Run Of Angling Continues   We've got a truncated report this week while staff are making the most of the stunning run of weather and drift diving.

  • Wellington Taranaki
  • 15/02/2024
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Weekly Fishing Report for Central South Island and North Canterbury for 15 February 2024

CENTRAL SOUTH ISLAND REPORT Heaps of fun in the high country February is a great time to mission inland to the high country and other central waterways.

  • Central South Island North Canterbury
  • 15/02/2024
  • Richie Cosgrove
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Otago Weekly Fishing Report - 8 February 2024

Trout feasting on rising tide The lower Clutha River/Mata-au was fishing well earlier this week for John Lyall and Kelly Maynard, from Hokitika, with Otago Fish & Game chief executive Ian…

  • Otago
  • 8/02/2024
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