Richie Cosgrove

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Illegal fishing method discovered

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Fish & Game Rangers have become alerted to an illegal fishing rig being used at the Mackenzie Basin Hydro Canals.

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Salmon crisis prompts rule changes

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Faced with continual decline in the sea run salmon fishery, the two Canterbury Fish & Game regions have voted this week to align most of their salmon regulations.

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Salmon escape prompts Fish & Game crackdown

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Fish & Game Rangers from the Central South Island region are patrolling the Ohau C canal system near Twizel in force after an unexpected escape of over 2,000 salmon this week.

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Fish & Game New Zealand welcomes the Government’s Tourism Strategy

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Fish & Game New Zealand welcomes the Government’s New Zealand-Aotearoa Government Tourism Strategy, which sets out a plan to better manage the challenges of growth on the environment.

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Biosecurity Alert for Lake Namunamu

Hornwort has recently been discovered in the lake.

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Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury

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Welcome anglers to the final weekly fishing report for the current season.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 24-04-19

WFR1819.59 Will Pierce caught a 9lb salmon at the Tekapo Canal on Easter Weekend

We have made it to the last weekly report for the season and the last day of the “summer season” is fast approaching on Tuesday the 30th of April.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 18-04-19

WFR1819.58 Russell Wood displays his 25 pound Tekapo Canal salmon Credit R Adams

It’s time to get your last fix of “summer season” fishing in before many of our waters close for spawning.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 18th April 2019

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River conditions across the region are good at present, however the weather forecast for the weekend looks average, with a Nor-wester on Friday and Saturday, changing to a Southerly on...

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Otago Fish & Game finds mallards ducking for cover

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Otago Fish & Game officer Paul van Klink has just completed the annual mallard monitoring flights over coastal and South Otago.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 11-04-19

WFR1819.57 Some great Lake Benmore rainbow trout harvested on a Mid Canterbury Anglers Club trip

I've been in the hills hunting red deer over the past week so this report will be somewhat brief.

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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 11th April 2019

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Dear Anglers,

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 04-04-19

WFR1819.56The excavated channel gets filled with spawning gravel Credit Rhys Adams

Habitat enhancement is part our job here at Central South Island Fish & Game and in March we have had a couple of collaborative projects achieve some results.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 5th April 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report – CSI- 28-03-19

WFR1819.54 Denis Howard and his Tekapo Canal salmon credit Rhys Adams

Jayde Couper and I were ranging at the Tekapo Canal yesterday morning and can report that there were some nice salmon being caught.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 28 March 2019

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Over the last two days we have seen a very large fresh in the main alpine rivers as a result of the heavy rain that caused widespread flooding on the...

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Fish & Game supports firearm law reforms

Fish and Game says the just announced changes to firearms legislation is a well considered and ensures public safety.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 21-03-19

WFR1819.52Fish Game Officer Hamish Stevens displays a Centennial Park tench Credit R Adams

After ten years absence, tench have returned to Timaru’s Centennial Park Lake, offering anglers a challenging new fishing opportunity.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21 March 2019

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Fish and Game supports measures to keep New Zealanders safe

Fish and Game says the Christchurch mosque mass killing is a tragedy and it supports an overhaul of firearm laws to ensure the safety of New Zealanders.

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