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Weekly Fishing Report for North Canterbury 15 April 2021

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The traditional fishing season is all but finished now and with rain forecast for much of the region Friday night, rivers are likely to become dis-coloured for a few days.

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Weekly Fishing Report - Central South Island - 15 April 2021

WFR2021.61 the upper part of the Tekapo Canal upstream of SH8 Bridge including the Magic Carpet pictured will be closed from 1 June to 31 August 2021 Photo credit Rhys Adams

We are winding down towards the end of the main fishing season on April 30.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 08-04-2021

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As Rhys reported last week, the sea-run salmon season has now closed and that brings the beginning of our annual salmon counts.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 9th April 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather is going to be less than ideal this weekend.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 1st April 2021

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Yesterday was the last day of the salmon fishing season which was celebrated with the annual Rangers Fishing Competition at the mouth of the Waimakariri River.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 01-04-2021

WFR2021.55 Hakataramea River near Wrights Crossing 31 03 2021 this pool held a few adult trout

The weather forecast for Easter weekend is a mixed bag but there isn’t much rain forecast so rivers and streams will offer stable flows.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 25-03-2021

WFR2021.52 Irihapiti Meager displays her dads rare catch an Opihi River rainbow trout March 2021 credit Nathan Meager

We have a rare but “consistent” catch report to share this week - an Opihi River rainbow trout.

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Weekly Fishing Report - North Canterbury - 25 March 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 18-03-2021

WFR2021.51 The blowfly imitation fly and one of the three fish it tricked

The weather forecast is looking great for fishing this weekend with sunshine or high cloud, mild temperatures and light winds.

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Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury 18 March 2021

View upstream from the wheelchair fishing platofrm at McIntoshes Rocks on the lower Waimakariri River

The weather looks great for fishing throughout the region this weekend and into next week.

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Hugh Creasy Column March 2021

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Change is coming, chill winds from the south sweep through the forests.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island -11-03-2021

WFR2021.49 Callum Pawsey holds a massive sockeye salmon caught in February at Lake Ruataniwha

Sockeye salmon spawning is in full swing and if you haven't checked out this phenomenon before then have a look off the Twizel River Bridge on State Highway 8.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 12th March 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, after a cool front moved through the South Island this week, the weather looks to be settled and calm this Saturday.

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Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury 04 March 2021

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For the last week, river conditions have been favourable for anglers, however heavy rain in the alps yesterday discoloured the main rivers and with heavy rain forecast on Friday and...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island-04-03-2021

WFR2021.48 Elliot Gilchrist caught this tagged rainbow trout that doubled its weight in just 7 months in the Tekapo Canal

This week I have two tagged trout catch reports to share which also serves as a timely reminder for anglers to keep an eye out for tagged trout and to...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 25-02-2021

WFR2021.48 the upper reaches of the Rangitata River and its tributaries closes for sea run salmon on Sunday 28 February Credit Rhys Adams

We are in the thick of the sea-run salmon season and if you haven't been out this season yet then you better get a wriggle on.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 25th February 2021

Braided Upper Rakaia River

Until yesterday, where we received enough rain in the alps to discolour the main rivers, there had been no significant rain for around two weeks.

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Trout farming ban continuation welcomed

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The Government's decision to reject commercial trout farming is a responsible move and will come as welcome news to the 150,000 freshwater anglers throughout the country, says Fish & Game...

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 19th February 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report - Central South Island 18 Feb 2021

Lake Alex on a calm day

In the last week, I’ve managed to get around a fair chunk of the CSI Region and things are looking pretty good for this time of year as flows remain...

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