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Kids salmon fishing day success

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Central South Island Fish & Game held their annual Kids Salmon Fishing Day at Loch Cameron, Twizel on Saturday November 17.

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Environmental award for students studying trout

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Following reports that the Mimihau stream was "dead" from a fishing perspective, Year 12 students at Southland's Menzies College decided they would investigate this statement further.

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Angling events 2018-19

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Events including childrens' fishing days are held by Fish & Game across New Zealand to support and encourage fishing participation. See below for current event information.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 15th November 2018

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Christchurch Show weekend has arrived and there is little sign of salmon about.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 16/11/18

WFR1819.16 Jim TritschlerL and Howard Lewis have worked out how to successfully target sockeye salmon in Lake Benmore photo credit Jayde Couper

The weather forecasts that I’m reviewing as I write this are not unanimous so I won’t offer to much advice other than that there will be some rain pretty much...

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Northland Fish & Game Officer vacancy

Northland Fish & Game Council seeks a self-motivated individual to be part of their team.

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Kiwis set quacking pace at world waterfowl calling champs

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Kiwi duck callers have “done New Zealand proud” in the World Waterfowl Calling Championships in the United States – with a string of placings including a second.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 09/11/18

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As I write this on Thursday Morning the forecasters are calling for significant rainfall regionwide from this afternoon and through Friday.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 9th November 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Gales fail to dampen opening weekend

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Nor-West gales failed to stop hundreds of Canterbury anglers from heading into the backcountry to celebrate the opening of the high country fishing season.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 02/11/18

WFR1819.10Fish Game Officer Hamish Stevens display a large Lake Heron rainbow credit R Adams

If you’re heading out this weekend, then be prepared for some environmental challenges.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 2nd November 2018

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Dear Anglers, the weekends forecast is a shocker for inland parts of the region.

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Kiwis off to compete in world duck calling champs

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Some of New Zealand’s top duck callers are preparing to head to the U.S. to compete in the World Waterfowl Calling Championships in the state of Maryland.

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Backcountry fisheries to be checked for angling pressure

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Fish & Game staff will be keeping a close eye on how much angling pressure is being placed on back country fisheries in the South Island as they open later...

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David Hayes Column for Reel Life October 2018

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Business as usual?

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report for Reel Life October 2018

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Chris Dore fishing report for Reel Life October 2018

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Southern happenings

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life October 2018

Geese are creatures of little brain. But what they do have gives them a courageous and cunning streak that leads to survival against the odds.

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Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life October 2018

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Mackenzie Country Report

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 26th October 2018

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Prospects for North Canterbury anglers look average in most places this weekend.

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