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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 21-03-19

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After ten years absence, tench have returned to Timaru’s Centennial Park Lake, offering anglers a challenging new fishing opportunity.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21 March 2019

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Wellington Weekly Report 21st March 2019

Welcome to our abridged fishing report for this week.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 14th March 2019

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The last week has been a relatively positive week for salmon anglers in the region.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 14-03-19

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From the canals…Fish & Game ranger Allan 'Dizzy' Gillespie fished the canals this week with some luck.

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Wellington Weekly Report 14th March 2019

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Good fishing conditions will last right through until late Saturday evening before a weak front arrives.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 7th March 2019

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Weather conditions are looking great for High Country anglers this weekend, light winds are forecast both days on the back of a fading Nor-West, with a Sou-West change tonight.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 07-03-19

WFR1819.49sockeye salmon preparing to spawn in the Twizel River Credit Jayde Couper

Sockeye salmon are back in spawning mode in the Mackenzie Basin.

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Wellington Weekly Report 7th March 2019

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Welcome to our abridged fishing report for this week.

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Angling events 2019

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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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Wellington Weekly Report 28th February 2019

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We've got beautiful fishing conditions forecast right through the Wellington Fish & Game region this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing report - North Canterbury 28 Feb 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report. The weather looks good this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 28-02-19

WFR1819.48 Roy Hughes and his 12 pound Lake Ohau brown trout Credit Jean Hughes

The weekends weather is looking mint; get out there and do it! there will be some great fishing to be had throughout the region this weekend, although some of our...

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Fish & Game mount ‘active checks’ on areas including stream mouths

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Eastern Region Fish & Game staff have been “actively checking” the anglers congregating at local stream mouths, especially on Lake Rotorua.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 21st February 2019

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The region has had almost a month of low flows, with the Ashley River drying in the usual reach below Rangiora, and most other rivers at very low levels.

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Wellington Weekly Report 4 October 2017

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With rain forecast tomorrow and through Saturday and Sunday fishing is going to be a bit of a lottery this weekend!

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 21-02-19

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There is some amazing trout fishing too be had currently, I can tell you that first hand.

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Wellington Weekly Report 4 October 2017

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Fishing conditions don't get much better than what's on offer this weekend!

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 14th February 2019

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Dear Anglers, At the time of writing (Thursday morning) there is a nor-west front making its way up the West Coast.

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Kids Fishing Day - Cambridge

Come and join the Hamilton Anglers Club and Fish & Game Waikato for a free fishing day for kids under the age of 12.

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