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Plenty of birds left for the rest of duck season

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Hunters shot slightly fewer birds and spent less time in the maimai on opening weekend of the game bird season in Otago this year.

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Secrets for Setting Decoys

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Waterfowlers, watch this video for tips on how to set decoys for successful hunting.

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 12th May 2022

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May 12, 2022

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 19th May 2022

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May 19, 2022

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Stunning weather greeted around 50,000 game bird hunters around the country this morning.

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While the sunshine and light winds across the country might have been in the duck's favour, it didn't stop hunters from celebrating the traditional first Saturday in May, the Opening...

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Harvest time for free-range food from the sky

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The annual duck-hunting season to harvest free-range food from the sky starts on Saturday, May 7, Otago Fish & Game says.

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 4th May 2022

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May 4, 2022

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Weekly Fishing Report — Central South Island 31 — 21/04/2022

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The end of the “summer” season is fast approaching, but there is still time for a trip or three.

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‘Significantly’ More Work Needed To Remedy Environment Woes – Fish & Game

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Fish & Game says the latest stocktake of the New Zealand environment points to significantly more work being required to improve water quality and reverse wetland loss.

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Weekly Fishing Report — Central South Island — 14/04/2022

WFR2122.63 Theres still time for a great fishing adventure this April Credit Kirsten Stevens

Easter weekend provides ample opportunity to get out on the water

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 14 April 2022

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Pictured - Ben Ellison with a cracker late-season brown trout (Credit: Ben Ellison)

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Police call for submissions on new rules for Clubs and Ranges

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The New Zealand Police are calling for submissions on how gun clubs and ranges operate.

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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report April 7 2022

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Unfortunately, as of this morning, the rain forecast for the high country hasn’t quite made enough of an impact to bring a new fresh down any of the main rivers,...

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 7 April 2022

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Pictured - Hamish Carnachan hooked up on a feisty rainbow from a Rangitikei River feeder stream (Credit: Matt Kavermann)

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Weekly Fishing Report — Central South Island — 31/03/2022

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Things are looking up

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 31 March 2022

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Pictured - Hamish Carnachan about to release a prime rainbow in full spawning livery, caught in a Rangitikei feeder stream recently (Credit: Matt Kavermann).

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Anglers reminded to stick to the rules

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Close to one in ten anglers checked by Central South Island Fish & Game are non-compliant with the sports fishing regulations.

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Weekly Fishing Report — Central South Island — 24/03/2022

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We are in the thick of the sea run salmon season so make sure you get out on the river before the end of the season sneaks up on you.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 17 March 2022

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Pictured - Chasing large browns in a delightful lower North Island small stream (Credit: Hamish Carnachan).

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Salmon anglers master season bag limit

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The Canterbury sea run salmon fishing season is underway with good numbers of fish seen and being caught.

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