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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 27th December 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, I have had to write this report in advance so I can’t give updated river conditions, but I have provided...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 19-12-19

WFR1920.33Make the time this holiday period to share your love of fishing with your loved ones credit K De Lange

The holiday season is upon us and most of us will have more time than usual to get out for a fish.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 20th December 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather looks to be quite reasonable this weekend.

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New Blog Post

Welcome to our abridged fishing reports for the Christmas period.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 13th December 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report - Central South Island - 12-12-19

A little bit of homework is required before heading out this weekend for a fish thanks to all the high and mid country rain we received last week.

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The fishing Gods appear to be smiling on us - recent rain has recharged rapidly falling rivers nicely and set up some great angling for Saturday.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 05-12-19

WFR1920.29 the Opihi River has provided a reliable fishing option this season credit R Adams

The westerly fronts are on repeat this spring – they usually are.

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Another stunning weekend is on the cards again, so now is the time to get into the angling action before the pre-Christmas chaos kicks in!

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 6th December 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, unfortunately, not much to report this week.

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Salmon season opens on December 1

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This Sunday the sun rises on a new salmon fishing season.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 28-11-19

WFR1920.25 the sun will rise on a new look sea run salmon season on Sunday the 1st of December Credit R Adams

The opening of the new sea-run salmon season is upon us.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 29th November 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, despite a westerly front coming up the South Island on Wednesday, there was very little rain in the headwaters.

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Hugh Creasy's column for November 2019

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Wind, rain and leaden skies make for a depressing spring. So it falls to an appreciation of other things that make a visit to the river a pleasurable experience.

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New Blog Post

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All systems are go for the weekend - excellent weather, stunning looking rivers and streams, along with plenty of hungry trout!

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 22nd November 2019

WFR 2 A pleasant way to fish. Trolling from a kayak

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather looks a little harder to predict this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 21-11-19

WFR1920.22 rivers like the Opihi offer good flows and excellent sight fishing currently Credit K De Lange

My read on the weather forecast for this weekend is to target a Saturday morning fish if you can.

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New Blog Post

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There's nothing too untoward to prevent anglers getting out and about this weekend and making the most of some excellent fishing in the local rivers as well as the backcountry.

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Stratford kids trout fishing day - Saturday 14th December

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It’s all go for the 22nd annual Stratford kids trout fishing day on Saturday 14th December at the Scout Den pool on the Patea River in Stratford’s King Edward Park.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 13-11-19

WFR1920.17 Lake Hood near Ashburton provides easy access perch and trout fishing

This report is coming to you a day early for all those folks who will be preparing to have Friday off for Canterbury Anniversary.

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