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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 15th November 2018

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Christchurch Show weekend has arrived and there is little sign of salmon about.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 16/11/18

WFR1819.16 Jim TritschlerL and Howard Lewis have worked out how to successfully target sockeye salmon in Lake Benmore photo credit Jayde Couper

The weather forecasts that I’m reviewing as I write this are not unanimous so I won’t offer to much advice other than that there will be some rain pretty much...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 09/11/18

WFR1819.13 Matthew Broatch and Colette Brown successfully fished Lake Heron in the gales credit Rhys Adams

As I write this on Thursday Morning the forecasters are calling for significant rainfall regionwide from this afternoon and through Friday.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 9th November 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 02/11/18

WFR1819.10Fish Game Officer Hamish Stevens display a large Lake Heron rainbow credit R Adams

If you’re heading out this weekend, then be prepared for some environmental challenges.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 2nd November 2018

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Dear Anglers, the weekends forecast is a shocker for inland parts of the region.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 26th October 2018

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Prospects for North Canterbury anglers look average in most places this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 26/10/18

WFR1819.08 Finn Stevens with his Opihi River brown trout October 2018

I hope you all enjoyed a Labour Weekend of fishing. The weather was stunning in Temuka, maybe a bit windier elsewhere.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 18/10/18

WFR1819.06 Jeff Zhao with a pair of salmon from the Tekapo Canal

The weather and water levels will provide fishing opportunities throughout the region this coming Labour weekend.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 19th October 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, it’s the first long weekend of the fishing season coming up and the weather looks to be playing along for once.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 12/10/18

WFR1819.05the authors silver sea run like trout from the Opihi Catchment

We have had some rain this week, overnight on Wednesday/Thursday and now it is raining again right now, Friday morning.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 05/10/18

WFR1819.04 Opening day success on the Waitaki River for Colin Ballantyne Grahame Ballantyne and Kevin Sidon

The river flows and weather forecast are looking decent for the coming weekend region-wide but don’t take my word for it.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 5th October 2018

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Reports from anglers since opening day have been great. With the stable flows we have had recently, fish have taken up residence wherever the conditions allow, with good numbers of...

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New Blog Post

WFR1819.01 Fish Game Officer Jayde Couper with a tagged rainbow trout from the Lower Waitaki River the yellow tag can be seen by the dorsal fin

Welcome to the new 2018-2019 sports fishing season.

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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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