Category: Fishing

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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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Wellington Weekly Report 4 October 2017

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A big high is about to park itself over the country for the weekend bringing warm and settled conditions and sunny skies!

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 24th January 2019

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Dear Anglers, It is not looking that good for fishable conditions in the main rivers this weekend.

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Dairy farmer’s ‘pretty special’ trout rod from Fish & Game

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A Waikato dairy farmer and keen angler has won a handcrafted fly rod from Fish and Game – and he knows exactly how to use it.

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Mystery surrounds potential world record trout catch

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Fish and Game is trying to confirm reports of a giant trout – a potential world record – recently caught in the Mackenzie Country hydro canals.

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Wellington Weekly Report 4 October 2017

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Welcome back and what a start with beautiful fishing conditions set for the long weekend ahead!

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island 17-01-19

WFR1819.37 Hamish Stevens caught this 4lb searun brown from Ashburton River mouth

After providing reports on salmon fishing at the Opihi and Rangitata rivers last week I thought I better do the same for the Waitaki this week.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 18th January 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather this weekend will be dominated by a front moving up the West Coast on Saturday which will bring...

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Wellington Weekly Report 4 October 2017

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Only a few more sleeps to go before Opening - Sunday, October 1 - and for once it looks like the weather is going to hold for anglers!

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 10-01-19

WFR1819.34 Shelton Tipper and his Opihi Salmon from the surf 08 01 2019 credit Paul McLaughlan

It is with pleasure I can share some photos of successful sea-run salmon anglers and their salmon this week.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report, Friday 11th January 2019

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Angling conditions are proving a little trying this week, with strong winds and dirty rivers for much of the week.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 03-01-19

WFR1819.31Jake Hall and his 3.5lb Lake Benmore rainbow trout

We have finally had some great weather and some fishing to match it, waterway conditions are becoming more like what we would expect in late November than early January, that’s...

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 3rd January 2019

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Dear Anglers, Happy New Year to you all and good luck with the fishing for 2019.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 27/12/18

WFR1819.30 Callum Wood and his catch from the 22nd and 23rd of December

I hope you’re all enjoying the holiday period and have had a cast already.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 20/12/18

WFR1819.27 the area of interest at the Ashburton River mouth for the ECan survey

I’ll summarise the weather forecast and current river conditions for you in this report.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21st December 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather this weekend will continue to be cooler then normal.

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Catfish confirmed in Lake Rotorua

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Catfish have been confirmed in Lake Rotorua in the lead up to Christmas.

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Fish & Game: don’t forget to pack a fishing rod

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Holidaymakers planning their Christmas break are being reminded to pack a fishing rod in the car, campervan or caravan to target some trout during the holidays.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 13/12/18

WFR1819.24 Finn Stevens display his rare catch a rainbow trout from the Opihi River photo credit H Stevens

I’m back on deck after a week and a bit of family time and fishing.

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