Archive: February, 2021

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 25-02-2021

WFR2021.48 the upper reaches of the Rangitata River and its tributaries closes for sea run salmon on Sunday 28 February Credit Rhys Adams

We are in the thick of the sea-run salmon season and if you haven't been out this season yet then you better get a wriggle on.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 25th February 2021

Braided Upper Rakaia River

Until yesterday, where we received enough rain in the alps to discolour the main rivers, there had been no significant rain for around two weeks.

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Trout farming ban continuation welcomed

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The Government's decision to reject commercial trout farming is a responsible move and will come as welcome news to the 150,000 freshwater anglers throughout the country, says Fish & Game...

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 19th February 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report - Central South Island 18 Feb 2021

Lake Alex on a calm day

In the last week, I’ve managed to get around a fair chunk of the CSI Region and things are looking pretty good for this time of year as flows remain...

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Hugh Creasy column for Feb 2021

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In the heat of the day, the road surface glistens black with melting tar, and the roadside broom crackles with ripening seed pods bursting and brittle.

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North of the harbour bridge is the place to go for summer game bird hunting

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The Auckland/Waikato and Northland Fish & Game regions have collaborated and are announcing a coordinated summer season for paradise shelduck hunting.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 11-02-2021

WFR2021.45 Salmon anglers fishing the Rangitata River gut 9 2 21 Credit R Adams

Get yourself ready for a great late summer fishing trip this weekend as conditions are looking favourable.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 11th February 2021

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Anglers have had reasonable favourable fishing conditions for much of the last two weeks, however this is on hold as a recent fresh has discolored the main alpine fed rivers.

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2021 TARANAKI SPECIAL GAME BIRD SEASON FOR PARADISE SHELDUCK

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The 2021 Taranaki special season for paradise shelduck applies in Area C only.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 04-02-2021

WFR21.43 John Ferran and his biggest trout landed on fly from a creek in the Ashburton District

It is great to be able to share exceptional catch reports this week from two weekly fishing report readers.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 5th February 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region weekly fishing report, the weather looks fantastic this weekend for the whole region.

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Stunning photo helps save wetlands

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Marlborough photographer Matt Winter’s stunning photo of a New Zealand shoveler duck lifting off the water has won the 2021 Game bird habitat stamp photo competition.

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CSI Managed Wetlands hunting ballots open now

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The opportunity to access some of the best public land areas for game bird hunting in New Zealand starts today.

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