Category: Fishing

If you would like to sign up to receive the Weekly Fishing report, click here.

Biosecurity Alert for Lake Namunamu

Hornwort has recently been discovered in the lake.

Read more about 'Biosecurity Alert for Lake Namunamu'...


Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury

IMG 20190417 0747432

Welcome anglers to the final weekly fishing report for the current season.

Read more about 'Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury'...


Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 24-04-19

WFR1819.59 Will Pierce caught a 9lb salmon at the Tekapo Canal on Easter Weekend

We have made it to the last weekly report for the season and the last day of the “summer season” is fast approaching on Tuesday the 30th of April.

Read more about 'Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 24-04-19'...


Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 18-04-19

WFR1819.58 Russell Wood displays his 25 pound Tekapo Canal salmon Credit R Adams

It’s time to get your last fix of “summer season” fishing in before many of our waters close for spawning.

Read more about 'Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 18-04-19'...


North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 18th April 2019

lake selfe2

River conditions across the region are good at present, however the weather forecast for the weekend looks average, with a Nor-wester on Friday and Saturday, changing to a Southerly on...

Read more about 'North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 18th April 2019'...


Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 11-04-19

WFR1819.57 Some great Lake Benmore rainbow trout harvested on a Mid Canterbury Anglers Club trip

I've been in the hills hunting red deer over the past week so this report will be somewhat brief.

Read more about 'Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 11-04-19'...


North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 11th April 2019

FGNZ4455A2

Dear Anglers,

Read more about 'North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 11th April 2019'...


Fish & Game’s ‘offbeat’ school holiday entertainment

Children are capitivated by the sight of fish darting in all directions at the Lake Pupuke releases.

Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game staff are preparing to deliver some “wild” school holiday entertainment at Lake Pupuke next week.

Read more about 'Fish & Game’s ‘offbeat’ school holiday entertainment'...


Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 04-04-19

WFR1819.56The excavated channel gets filled with spawning gravel Credit Rhys Adams

Habitat enhancement is part our job here at Central South Island Fish & Game and in March we have had a couple of collaborative projects achieve some results.

Read more about 'Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 04-04-19'...


Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 5th April 2019

IMG 11

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

Read more about 'Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 5th April 2019'...


Have a go at trout fishing with a ‘well priced’ licence

Winter fishing licence casting

With cooler weather now kicking in, Fish & Game says there’s plenty of opportunity for trout fishing ahead for those yet to buy a fishing licence.

Read more about 'Have a go at trout fishing with a ‘well priced’ licence '...


Weekly Fishing Report – CSI- 28-03-19

WFR1819.54 Denis Howard and his Tekapo Canal salmon credit Rhys Adams

Jayde Couper and I were ranging at the Tekapo Canal yesterday morning and can report that there were some nice salmon being caught.

Read more about 'Weekly Fishing Report – CSI- 28-03-19'...


North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 28 March 2019

FGNZ4383A

Over the last two days we have seen a very large fresh in the main alpine rivers as a result of the heavy rain that caused widespread flooding on the...

Read more about 'North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 28 March 2019'...


Wellington Weekly Report 28th March 2019

Hutt River March 19 16 edited

Welcome to what will be out last Weekly Fishing Report of the season.

Read more about 'Wellington Weekly Report 28th March 2019'...


Sockeye salmon create autumn spectacle

FGNZ3929A2

The Mackenzie Country has a new autumn tourist attraction, with a spectacular run of sockeye salmon heading up the region’s rivers to spawn.

Read more about 'Sockeye salmon create autumn spectacle '...


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

WFR1819.52Fish Game Officer Hamish Stevens displays a Centennial Park tench Credit R Adams

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

Read more about 'Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 21-03-19'...


Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21 March 2019

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

Read more about 'Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21 March 2019'...


Wellington Weekly Report 21st March 2019

Welcome to our abridged fishing report for this week.

Read more about 'Wellington Weekly Report 21st March 2019'...


North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 14th March 2019

moffett2

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

Read more about 'North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 14th March 2019'...


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

WFR1819.51Allan Gillespies Tekapo Canal rainbow

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

Read more about 'Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 14-03-19'...