Category: Fishing

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Chris Dore column for Reel Life September 2017

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The rivers and streams around the region are in pretty good shape and a recent springtime recce saw mayfly hatching out on a number of smaller waters.

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150 years of brown trout

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October 2017 marks 150 years since brown trout were first introduced to New Zealand.

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Casting Clinic with Tony Entwistle

Learn to cast a fly rod with one of New Zealand's best instructors. See further details Here

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Nelson Trout Fishing Club Newsletter

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Read the Clubs latest Newsletter here

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New trout licences on sale!

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Freshwater anglers are eagerly anticipating the start of the new trout and salmon fishing season with Fish & Game’s 2017-18 licences now on sale.

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Nelson Trout Fishing Newsletter June

Read the Clubs June Newsletter Here

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Graeme Marshall column for Reel Life May 2017

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With only some high country lakes open for fishing during the month of May there is not a lot to report on.

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Martin Langlands column for Reel Life May 2017

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Anybody who knows me understands how much I enjoy the winter season, its a time when each and every river experience is very meaningful.

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David Haynes column for Reel Life May 2017

Our Annual General Meeting is scheduled for 8 June in Rotorua. We are grateful to Eastern Region Fish & Game for the use of their meeting rooms and encourage all...

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Chris Dore column for Reel Life May 2017

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June's never an easy month for fishing here in the Queenstown area, with browns well and truly in their spawning 'no go' areas for the rainbows, for the most part...

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Fish & Game criticise “act of wanton vandalism”

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Central South Island Fish & Game Region Chief Executive Jay Graybill is condemning an attack on a Mackenzie Country salmon farm as “an act of wanton vandalism” and is urging...

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Chris Dore Fishing Report Apr 2017

So the seasons winding down but don't hang up your waders just yet…May sees some pretty epic fishing still on the go in the Otago and Southland regions.

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NZFFA Report Apr 2017

If you like jokes, I’ve got an even better one than 90% of rivers being swimmable by 2040.

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South Canterbury Fishing Report Apr 2017

At one stage mid-summer I was quite fearful that the South Canterbury area was heading inexorably down the path of another drought year - such as experienced a few...

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North Canterbury Weekly fishing report 28 April 2017

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Hello and welcome to the final fishing report for the 2016/17 season, as I write this report from the river bank it feels warm with some gusty North West winds.

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Central South Island Weekly Fishing Report 28 April 2017

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This is the last weekly fishing report from me for a while which times in with the end of the summer sports fishing season.

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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 21 April 2017

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With the MetService forecasting settled weather for this weekend, the prospects for angling are looking good, especially for those making a long weekend out of it by taking Monday off...

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 31st March 2017

Over the last week there has been some great salmon fishing in the mid reaches of the Waimakariri River.

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Will Spry Fishing Report Mar 2017

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With the late arrival of Summer (deliberate capital S), we have enjoyed some great fishing in the Mackenzie Country.

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report Mar 2017

South Canterbury Report for March 2017

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