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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 21-01-2021

WFR2021.38 Luke Green succeeded in catching his first and second ever trout at Lake Tekapo with his new rod gifted from Fish Game credit Simon Green

Our rod giveaway for junior anglers was a success.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 22nd January 2021

WFR 1 A selectively feeding trout out in the open on a lowland Canterbury stream

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 14-01-2021

WFR2021.36 Rob and Gerald sharing a successful moment at Lake Ruataniwha Credit Rob Gonzales

After a short hiatus, thanks to an upgrade of our email delivery system, I thought we would kick off the weekly reports for 2021 with a success story.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 14th January 2021

Weather and river conditions look favourable for Friday and Saturday in the region, with another Nor-west front forecast to hit the main divide later on Sunday, which will make the...

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Thursday 24th December 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report for Central South Island - 24 December 2020

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Merry Christmas from the team at Central South Island Fish and Game.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 17-12-2020

WFR2021.34 Liz Melbourne and her 27lb rainbow from Lake Ruataniwha Ohau B Canal

If you haven’t tried fishing with a booby fly at the canals or other rainbow trout fisheries, then I suggest giving it a crack this summer.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 17th December 2020

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The prospects for fishing over the next week look great, with variable light winds across the region.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 11th December 2020

WFR 1 A nicely conditioned 16lb salmon caught at the Rakaia River last weekend. Photo supplied by NZSAA.

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, although Nor’ westers have been dominant in the last week, the amount of rainfall in the headwaters hasn’t been too excessive.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 10-12-2020

WFR2021.30 Where Wayne fished The Ohau C Canal and Lake Benmore beyond photo Credit Rhys Adams

Lake Benmore is a favourite fishery for South Island anglers, in fact, on paper it’s recorded as the second most fished lake New Zealand - that caldera lake formed by...

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

WFR2021.27 An anonymous anglers awesome Rangitata River mouth salmon November 30 2020 photo Credit Rosalie Shaw

It is exciting to hear of the first two confirmed sea-run salmon catches for the season at the Rangitata River.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 4th December 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report. A couple of Nor’ westers are going to dominate the fishing conditions this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 19-11-2020

WFR2021.22 ECan DOC and Fish Game works together to survey hapua lagoon fish communities at the north lagoon of the Rangitata River Credit Richard Cosgrove

We had a report of people poaching trout with nets at the Ashburton Lagoon this week.

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

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island -11-11-2020

WFR2021.18 Kai Penei 4.5 y o with his Lake Heron salmon Credit Dean Rattray

It’s Canterbury Anniversary on Friday and our high country waters are back open for “business”.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 11 November 2020

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Thanks to the team at Hunting & Fishing for helping us celebrate opening with another awesome competition at Lake Coleridge.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island 05-11-2020

WFR2021.15Anglers targetting salmon from the South Bank of Lake Heron on opening day of the 2019 high country fishing season credit Rhys Adams

At 0001 hours on Saturday the 7th of November, the high country season kicks-off at so many of our iconic fisheries.

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Fishing Report for the North Canterbury Region, Thursday 5th November 2020

WFR1 Caption Amglers enjoying Lake Lyndon the closest lake for Christchurch anglers

The weather forecast for the weekend is mixed, Saturday morning looks good before a southerly front and rain arrives late Saturday and lasting through to Sunday evening.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 29-10-2020

WFR2021.13 The 44.3 pound brown trout held up by staff of the Razza in Twizel Credit Sean Colenso via the Twizel Community Facebook page

The big news this week is that a world record size brown trout was caught at the canals.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 30th October 2020

WFR 1 sunrise at the Waimakariri River mouth. Photo by Alistair Bradford

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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