Archive: January, 2018

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life January 2018

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By Hugh Creasy

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Graeme Marshall Report for Reel Life January 2018

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South Canterbury Report

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Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life Jan 2018

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Mackenzie Country Report

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 26th January 2018

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For those of you who missed the update, Canterbury's high country lakes have been re-opened to trout angling after the Ministry of Primary Industries gave the all clear.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 26/01/18

We have experienced some hot days this summer. Maybe it’s just me but it feels like the hottest summer in a long time.

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Deadly botulism outbreak kills scores of birds at Te Aroha Wastewater Treatment Plant

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A Waikato district council is being accused of failing to follow its own management plan to contain the deadly bird disease botulism after dozens of waterfowl died on its wastewater...

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Canterbury Lakes re-open for fishing after MPI gives all clear

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Canterbury’s high country lakes have been re-opened to trout angling after the Ministry of Primary Industries gave the all clear.

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Kiwis say polluters should pay – no exceptions

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More than 70 percent of New Zealanders say commercial businesses should pay for the impact they have on the environment.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 19/01/18

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The three days of rain we received last week was well needed and raised river flows enough, at least in some waterways, to remove significant amounts of nuisance algae.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 19th January 2018

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Dear Anglers, It is not looking that good for fishable conditions in the main rivers this weekend.

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Trapping ‘how to’ hints

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It’s not to early to start preparing for the duck hunting season that’s now just over three months away.

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Fishing Report for the North Canterbury Region Friday the 12th of January 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury Fish & Game weekly report.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 12th of January

It was nice to get a decent rainfall event this week on Wednesday and Thursday, and as I write this in haste on Friday morning, it is still lightly raining...

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Angler Advisory – Opuha/Opihi flushing flows

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A flushing flow has been arranged for tomorrow (Friday 12th January) for the Opuha/Opihi River system to piggy back onto the natural rain event.

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Water Pollution Remains Major Concern For New Zealanders

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Pollution of our rivers and lakes is one of New Zealanders’ top two concerns, according to public opinion poll results.

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Weekly Fishing Report - North Canterbury 5-1-18

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The Waimakariri lakes remain closed while we wait for the MPI lab to identify the mysterious rashes found on trout in early December.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 5/1/18

Peter Keller of Christchurch with a 2.5kg brown from Lake Aviemore

Happy New Year! Well 2017 is now history and with that I hope you and your family enjoyed a safe happy festive season and hopefully some good fishing.

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