Archive: October, 2019

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Thursday 31st November 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, at long last the weather looks to be kind this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 31-10-19

WFR1920.13 The wind and waves didnt stop Tim Jackson enjoying the tradition of highcountry opening and catching a trout at Lake Heron 2018 credit R Adams

Its exciting times with high-country opening weekend fast approaching on Saturday.

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Do you want to learn how to fish for trout successfully from a kayak?

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Eastern Fish and Game are running a kayak fishing talk on November 30th at their offices at Paradise Valley Road, Ngongotaha.

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Majority of anglers sticking to the rules

Photo 1 Fish Game Officer Hamish Stevens displays just two handfuls of the rods siezed from offending anglers over the past season 2

With nearly a month of the new sports fishing season completed the Central South Island Fish & Game Council (CSIFGC) are satisfied with the nearly 99% level of compliance its...

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Hugh Creasy's column for October Reel Life

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It was early in the season when I came across a bog at the head of a stream, where gorse thickets climbed the hillsides and raupo and blackberry edged the...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 24-10-19

WFR1920.12 Two salmon and a rainbow from Lake Tekapo last Saturday credit R De Lange

It is not the greatest forecast for Labour Weekend but there will be windows of opportunity for anyone willing to make it work.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 25th October 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Fine weather brings out the crowds for fishing event

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Over 6000 children plus caregivers flocked to Christchurch’s Childrens Fishing Lakes at the Gsroynes today for the annual Take A kid Fishing event.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 17th October 2019

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The annual Take a Kid Fishing day is on this Sunday at the Groynes Fishing Lakes.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 17-10-19

WFR1920.08 Toby Greer with his 7 pound lake Benmore salmon

There will be widespread rain on Friday and with it a real chance that river levels will be elevated on Saturday – maybe just a little bit or maybe too much.

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Duck hunting still going ahead next year

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Information spread by the Coalition of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) and picked up by ACT’s David Seymour is incorrect.

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Waitaki River Angler Access now online

Photo 3 Fish Game Officer Rhys Adams with a newly installed angler access sign on the Waitaki River at Stone wall

Trout and salmon anglers now have a brand-new online resource to help them gain access to the Waitaki River for fishing.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 10-10-19

WFR1920.06 Find good Waitaki water and you will find good Waitaki fish Credit R Adams

It is going to be one of those overcast, drizzly, rain shower sort of weekends.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 11th October 2019

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 4th October 2019

WFR 1 Likely looking water. The soft bait is worked through the quiter water on the right before exploring the water on the other side

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 03-10-19

WFR1920.03 Ken Home caught this brownie on his second cast of the season at the Opihi Lagoon Credit R Adams

Well the season is underway and a fair few anglers have already tasted success.

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New fishing season off to a flying start

FGNZ7385a Nine year old Blake Marrett had success with wormfishing on Lake Opuha with this lovely brown trout

Despite cool weather, thousands of keen anglers around the country have been enjoying success as they try to catch a trout for the family dinner table following the opening of...

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