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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 27/04/18

WFR1718.60 The surveyors view of a Deep Creek braid

Monday the 30th of April is the last day of the regular fishing season.That means this weekend is the last weekend too.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 27th April 2018

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The fishing season is all but finished now and with rain forecast for much of the region this weekend, are rivers are likely to become discoloured for a few days,...

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 20th April 2018

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Dear Anglers, Conditions for fishing have not been good the past week with the main upper river catchments receiving large amounts of rain.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 20/04/18

Freshly caught Tekapo trout char grilled nothing better

Last Friday the weather finally cleared long enough to allow the completion of the second salmon spawning count for the upper Rangitata spawning streams.

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Weekly Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 13th April 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report. It looks as if winter has finally arrived.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 13/04/18

A brown that fell victim to a well presented worm is released by Finn Stevens

Snows on the hills and I’m even considering putting the fire on it was only this time last week I was wearing tee shirt and jandals!

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 06/04/18

WFR1718.58 Hamish Stevens releasing juvenile salmon into Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo anglers will be pleased to hear that during the week we released another two tanker loads of salmon smolt in the lake to continue to support the “put...

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North Canterbury Fishing Report, Friday 6th April 2018

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There have been only limited opportunities for salmon anglers over the last week and as such, reports of success are again minimal.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 30th March 2018

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Dear Anglers, This report has been written a couple of days in advance of the weekend as field work has kept us out of range for the later part of...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 29/03/18

WFR1718.55 Cameron Blogg with his first fish a brown trout from the Opihi River

Its Easter so you are getting this report on a Thursday. Easter is traditionally a big weekend for fishing, especially when it falls in March or as it has this...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 23/03/18

WFR1718.50Anglers fishing the Waitaki River mouth 19 03 18

It’s a stuck record start to this report; another region-wide rain event during the week means you should be sure to check ECan river flow website before you hit the...

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Weekly Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 23rd March 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather looks to be clearing for the weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 16/03/18

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We have had staff in the air this week battling motion sickness to count mallard ducks and sockeye salmon.

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Weekly Fishing Report for North Canterbury 16 March 2018

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Over the last few days, river conditions have finally become favourable for salmon fishing, following almost a month of high, dirty and unfishable water.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 09/03/18

WFR1718.45Jayde Couper pushes spawning gravel back upstream at Outlet Creek

I wouldn’t bet on it, but the Rangitata River may be a good colour for salmon fishing this weekend.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 9th March 2018

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Dear Anglers, This must be one of the longest periods of unfishable river conditions we have had for a very long time.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 2nd March 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather looks to be reasonable on the plains and coastal areas with warm temperatures and north easterlies.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 02/03/18

WFR1718.44Ian and Diane Gridley fish the discoloured Ohau C Canal

Last Friday I was up at the canals ranging, scouting the start of the sockeye run, and gathering material for canal fishing information pamphlet I’m putting together.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 23/02/18

WFR1718.41The flooded Temuka River flows at about 530 cumecs at SH110am on February 21

The weekends weather is looking ok, perhaps a bit windy in places and cooler than what we might expect in February.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 16/02/18

WFR1718.40 Jaydes rainbow from his salmon fishing trip

The weekends weather is looking a bit average but there will certainly be opportunities to get out for a fish.

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