Richie Cosgrove

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 23-01-2020

WFR1920.45 Steve Frater with the previously reported Lake Aviemore salmon confirmed at 17 pounds

Last week, amongst some other great fishing reports from the Waitaki lakes, I reported being shown a Facebook post of a salmon caught in Lake Aviemore “in the 20-pound conversation”.

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Weekly Fishing Report for North Canterbury 23-1-20

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather is going to heat up this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 16-01-2020

WFR1920.42 Lennox Batemans first fish a 9 pound salmon caught at the Benmore Spillway

The weather forecast is looking as good as it gets for the next few days.

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Weekly Fishing Report - North Canterbury 16 Jan 2020

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather for the weekend and much of next week is looking really good.

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Perfectly timed photo wins award for South Island photographer

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Marlborough photographer Matt Winter’s expertly timed photo of two paradise shelducks in perfect symmetry has won the inaugural Game Bird Habitat Trust’s photo competition.

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Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury 9-1-2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather is a little cooler this week.

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Weekly Fishing Report Central South island 9-1-2020

Lower reaches of the Rangitata Currently a good colour

The alpine rivers have finally cleared a bit, but it could be potentially short lived.

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Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury 2-1-20

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Happy New Year to all anglers from the Councillors and Staff at North Canterbury Fish & Game.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 02-01-2020

WFR1820.18salmon vs trout I.D. tip use the anal fin base length and fin ray length to distinguish trout from salmon

This is part three of my holiday period series designed to resource you with loads of information that will help you have a successful and enjoyable summer of fishing.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 26-12-19

WFR1920.36fishing with kids is choice as Credit R Adams

This is part two of my holiday period series on resourcing you with loads of information to help you have a successful and enjoyable summer of fishing.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 27th December 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, I have had to write this report in advance so I can’t give updated river conditions, but I have provided...

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Hugh Creasy Column for Reel Life December 2019

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Mayflies, sails set, scudded through the shallows, a flotilla with wings drying in the sun.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 19-12-19

WFR1920.33Make the time this holiday period to share your love of fishing with your loved ones credit K De Lange

The holiday season is upon us and most of us will have more time than usual to get out for a fish.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 20th December 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather looks to be quite reasonable this weekend.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 13th December 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report - Central South Island - 12-12-19

A little bit of homework is required before heading out this weekend for a fish thanks to all the high and mid country rain we received last week.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 05-12-19

WFR1920.29 the Opihi River has provided a reliable fishing option this season credit R Adams

The westerly fronts are on repeat this spring – they usually are.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 6th December 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, unfortunately, not much to report this week.

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Salmon season opens on December 1

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This Sunday the sun rises on a new salmon fishing season.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 28-11-19

WFR1920.25 the sun will rise on a new look sea run salmon season on Sunday the 1st of December Credit R Adams

The opening of the new sea-run salmon season is upon us.

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