Category: Fishing

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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

WFR1819.46 The author and his high country brown trout from an overlooked spot X credit R Adams

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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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 14-07-19

WFR1819.44 Martin Stewart with his rippa brownie from Harrisons Bight Lake Heron

We are due for a southerly front to blast up the country tonight. In terms of rain it looks like the main divide may receive a meaningful rain event and...

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Eastern Fish & Game seeks angler feedback

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Fish & Game is appealing to trout anglers for information about their fishing trips in the Eastern Region that includes the Rotorua lakes.

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Central South Island Weekly Fishing Report 8 Feb 2019

Hamish Stevens with a hand full of juvenile trout from a Lake Opuha Tributary Photo R Adams

Over the past couple of weeks, we have been spending a fair chunk of our time electric fishing waterways around our region in the search for juvenile salmon and trout.

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Wellington Weekly Report 4 October 2017

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Welcome to our abridged fishing report for this week.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 8th February 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, It’s going to be another scorcher this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 31-01-19

WFR1819.40After a wet summer the Hakataramea River is still holding flow at Wrights Crossing credit R Adams

The weather will provide an opportunity to get out for a fish this weekend. A front is whipping through the region on Friday, but a calm weekend is forecast.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 31st January 2019

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Fishing conditions look favourable this weekend following a week of discoloured rivers due to a decent fresh late last week, which kept the main salmon rivers high and dirty for...

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Wellington Weekly Report 4 October 2017

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After some scorching temperatures, it looks like the weekend is going to bring a change to more bearable conditions!

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 24-01-19

WFR1819.39 An angler gets checked at the Ohau C Canal

In last week's fishing report, I mentioned that a 55lb brown trout was said to have been caught at the canals recently.

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