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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island 15-10-2020

WFR2021.08 A brown trout patrolling the shoreline at Lake Opuha Credit R Adams

Many of our lowland streams remain low and clear and are providing excellent sight fishing opportunities.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 16th October 2020

WFR 1 The Harper River changing course and causing havoc on the access road down to the lake.

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report. The weather has been messy this week.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 8th October 2020

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For the last few weeks the main alpine fed rivers in the region have seen high discoloured flows, however we may get a small window of fishable water in these...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island-08-10-2020

WFR2021.05 Harry Murphy left and Levi Julian fishing the Waitaki on Opening Morning credit R Adams 1

This week’s report was written well ahead of time, so I’ll leave this coming weekend’s weather and water level forecasting to you.

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More sublime summer angling conditions are coming our way this weekend as the stellar run of weather continues across the lower North Island!

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 30 September 2020

Season-Opening Stunner On The Cards!

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island -30-09-20

WFR2021.04 The Opihi River looking good the day before opening

It’s Opening Day tomorrow, Thursday October 1st!

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 30th September 2020

Photo 1. Lake Sumner on a good day

Tomorrow sees the opening of most of the rivers in North Canterbury, along with a number of lakes.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 20th March 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, well a lot has changed in a week.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 19-03-2020

WFR1920.61Fishing the Tekapo River is a great day out

If you are heading to the canals this weekend and hope to catch a salmon, I suggest you try the Tekapo Canal around the Stilling Basin and salmon farms.

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Weekly Fishing Report -North Canterbury 12-3-20

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Although the salmon fishery has not been experiencing the returns seen in the nineties, many anglers are still optimistic that the salmon are coming.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing report 12 March 2020

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Autumn has arrived right on cue with rain and a dramatic drop in temperatures across the region.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 12-03-2020

WFR1920.60. Phillip Williams caught this exceptionally conditioned brown trout at the Ohau A Canal recently Credit A Gillespie

The canals are fishing OK currently with the occasional whopper getting caught, but the mainstay of the catch is rainbow trout and salmon around 1kg.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 6th March 2020

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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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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region - 05-03-2020

WFR1820.52Fish Game Officer Hamish Stevens displays a Centennial Park tench Credit R Adams

About this time last year, we re-introduced the seldom targeted sports fish tench to Centennial Park Lake in Timaru.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report 5 March 2020

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A band of rain is expected to pass across the region on Saturday morning, however, at this stage it doesn't look like it will be enough to blow out the rivers.

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Weekly Fishing Report for North Canterbury 27-02-2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, a North West front will be moving over the country on Friday.

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New Blog Post

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A pulse of rain early Saturday morning is welcome news for struggling rivers and trout in the region but it makes forecasting angling conditions a tad tricky.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 27-02-2020

WFR1920.57An adult damselfly Credit iNaturailistNZ

The weather this weekend is looking great for fishing but on Friday parts of the high country are set to get a drenching.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21st February 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, there was a small fresh last weekend that affected the Rakaia and Waimakariri.

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