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Reel Life February 2020

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Staff have been busy over the summer carrying out our annual drift dive monitoring, and at the time of writing 15 rivers (26 sites) have been dived in this region.

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Nelson/Marlborough Reel Life January 2020

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On Saturday Fish & Game held their inaugural family fishing day at Lake Argyle, a day for new and learning anglers to come up to the lake and learn about...

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Nelson/Marlborough Reel Life December 2019

Lake snow

While you are enjoying NZ’s iconic rivers and lakes this summer, invasive and often microscopic pest weeds may be hitching a ride, using you or your equipment as a vector,...

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Nelson/Marlborough Reel Life October 2019

Remy

Nelson /Marlborough Fish and Game are pleased to advise that a mutually satisfactory agreement has been reached with Trustpower to alleviate the impacts of their power station on the Branch/Leatham...

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Nelson/Marlborough Reel Life September 2019

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On Saturday our team of dedicated voluntary rangers and staff met for tri-annual Situational Safety and Awareness training.

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Nelson/Marlborough Reel Life August 2019

Matt Nelson

Following yet another relatively stable winter period, rivers are looking in good shape for the season ahead.

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Nelson/Marlborough Reel Life April 2019

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A local Blenheim man who won the $500 Henderson’s voucher has gifted the prize to junior anglers.

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Nelson/Marlborough Reel Life March 2019

As the days shorten and evening dew sets in, the night chirruping of crickets signals that autumn is well and truly here.

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Nelson/Marlborough Reel Life December 2018

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A rather wet November and early December has put the region's waterways in good stead for the summer ahead.

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Nelson / Marlborough Reel Life April 2017

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The Kaikoura earthquake had many impacts far and wide, however Fish & Game could not have foreseen the effect this quake would have on the Riuwaka (Riwaka) River.

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Southland Reel Life FEB 2017

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...

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West Coast Reel Life FEB 2017

Over the past week and a half, weather conditions have improved significantly on the West Coast, with a period of excellent settled weather.

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Hawke’s Bay Reel Life Feb 2017

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...

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Auckland / Waikato Reel Life Feb 2017

The weather has been less than ideal recently but the heat has brought out the cicadas – and the trout that feed on them.

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Southland Reel Life JAN 2017

As mentioned in previous Reel Life articles, there have been isolated increases in mouse populations in some parts of Southland.

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North Canterbury Reel Life Jan 2017

As I write this report, the East Coast rivers in Canterbury have peaked in flood, with flows higher than seen for some time.

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Eastern Reel Life Jan 2017

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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Otago Reel Life JAN 2017

It’s fair to say that the summer holiday period has been severely interrupted by some abysmal weather over the past month and leading up to the New Year.

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