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Welcome to 2023, It’s continued to be a wet month, but we can only hope summer finally shows itself toward the end of January.
Hawkes Bays December has been full of thunderstorms, downpours and wind.
The cicadas are just beginning to sound off and rivers are steadily dropping by the week, between intermittent rain.
The rain gods were not kind to Hawkes Bays opening weekend this time around.
As I write, a freshly hatched dragonfly is hovering in front of my window; spring has sprung!
Your new season fishing licence will unlock the wonderful New Zealand rivers and lakes to you for a fishing season that is looking awesome.
March has really delivered this year, with great fishing had by both fly and spin anglers across the region.
Happy new year! It looks like a lot of anglers have been out over the break and got into some of the great fishing the Bay has to offer.
With the Christmas/New Year break looming, many people will have their minds wandering to the holidays and family time ahead.
Spring has well and truly sprung. October has come and passed, and with it, some excellent early season fishing.
The start of Hawke’s Bay’s new trout season is only days away, on Friday, October 1st.
Here we go again! Covid is back and the familiar jingle of the 1 pm updates provide us with an unwanted sense of déjà vu.
Autumn is here and with it, a significant change in temperature; something the trout really will be enjoying.
Bar a series of very hot days where the mercury reached into the mid-30s, the Hawke’s Bay summer has been a bit milder than recent years and anglers in the...
The temperature is hot and the cicadas are singing their chorus which means there’s bound to be great fishing!
We hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year holiday and took the time to get out on our rivers and lakes to do some fishing.
After no significant rain for the past month the rivers are low and extremely easy to find fish in.
It’s another year gone by; a great season was had by many Hawke’s bay anglers in 2019.
With a new season upon us, Hawkes’ Bay anglers are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing a stretch of water to try their luck on.
Winter has settled in the Bay bringing a few frosts, heavy rains and high rivers and trout throughout the region have started their spawning runs up the rivers and tributaries.
As the days shorten and you think about lighting the fire, Lake Tutira becomes the destination of choice for many Hawke’s Bay anglers.
Summer conditions are still holding on and rivers are still in want of some much-needed rain.
In the last Reel Life article we prayed for rain to top up our region’s rivers…. we certainly got what we asked for!
April has largely been a wet month for the Hawke’s Bay region with many of the rivers in flood or too coloured to fish.
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...
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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