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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island Region – 5/1/18

Peter Keller of Christchurch with a 2.5kg brown from Lake Aviemore

Happy New Year! Well 2017 is now history and with that I hope you and your family enjoyed a safe happy festive season and hopefully some good fishing.

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 29-12-2017

WFR2.1718.10.Midweek family fishing trip Temuka Style

There is too much ranging to do and important quality time to be spent with family at this time of year, so instead of sitting in the office writing the...

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Weekly Fishing Report - North Canterbury 29-12-2017

NC salmon rakaia

Dear Anglers, it looks like a good weekend for salmon anglers in the lower reaches of the main rivers.

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Weekly Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 22nd December 2017

jordan Blaze

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather this weekend looks to be largely settled again.

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region – Friday 22nd December

Tony Cherrington and Steve Harrex with a couple of big Benmore rainbows

Earlier in the month we received notification form Fulton Hogan that the piers on the railway bridge on the Opihi River were due to be replaced.

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 15-12-2017

WFR1718.25The Central South Island Regions new aquatic ranger at Boat Harbour Lake Aviemore.

Unfortunately the rain we received on Tuesday and Wednesday this week was isolated and sporadic and although some rivers like the Orari or Bowyers jumped up a touch, overall the...

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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 8-12-17

FGNZ NC LakeHawdon+MarymereFishSurvey138

Due to a worrying bio-security concern in our region, the focus of this week’s fishing report will be on informing all anglers about what is happening.

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 08-12-2017

WFR1718.24farmed salmon with worn down tail fin on the left and wild salmon with a full tail on the right

For the coming weekend the biggest weather feature will be a westerly front running up the West Coast on Saturday and that might spill a bit of rain into the...

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 1st December 2017

blaze the fish finding dog

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, we have been blessed with some fantastic weather for the last two weeks.

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 01-12-2017

WFR1718.21.Finn Stevens releases his 4.5lb brown from the Tekapo River

It’s a Tekapo flavoured report this week with news to share from river and lake.

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Weekly Fishing report - North Canterbury 24-11-2017

NC Steve smith brown

The larger snow fed rivers have not seen a fresh for two weeks and are in great condition for salmon fishing at the moment, with confirmed catches from the Rakaia...

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 24-11-2017

WFR1718.18Kolby Parrant and dad Tom at the Kids Salmon Fishing Day

The Fish & Game Kids Salmon Fishing Day was held last week at Loch Cameron, Twizel.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 17th November 2017

NZ salmon

Dear Anglers, the weekend's forecast is looking absolutely great for a fish in our region, high country or lowland.

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 17-11-2017

FGNZ SalmonSymposium4

The salmon symposium was held last weekend and there was a great turn-out.

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 10-11-2017

WFR1718.12 Third hook up a charm John Denleys 5.5lb rainbow from L. Alexandrina credit T Denley

If you missed the high country opening this year, or fished the low country instead, here’s a recap from my day ranging and feedback from anglers and other rangers.

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Wellington Weekly Report 28 September

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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North Canterbury Weekly fishing report 28 April 2017

FGNZ NC WaimakSalvage024

Hello and welcome to the final fishing report for the 2016/17 season, as I write this report from the river bank it feels warm with some gusty North West winds.

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Central South Island Weekly Fishing Report 28 April 2017

WFR17.29 The author with his oldest fish of the summer season

This is the last weekly fishing report from me for a while which times in with the end of the summer sports fishing season.

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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 21 April 2017

FGNZ NC WaimakSalvage005

With the MetService forecasting settled weather for this weekend, the prospects for angling are looking good, especially for those making a long weekend out of it by taking Monday off...

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Central South Island Weekly Fishing report for 21 April 2017

WFR17.28 The Ohau C Canal that flows between the Ohau B and C power stations

We are staring down the barrel of another winter and with only two weekends of the summer sports fishing season left it’s now or next season for those ‘guna’ fish...

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