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Hugh Creasy's column for November 2019

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Wind, rain and leaden skies make for a depressing spring. So it falls to an appreciation of other things that make a visit to the river a pleasurable experience.

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LAKE ARGYLE: RESTRICTED ACCESS

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Lake Argyle currently has restricted access for annual maintenance to take place.

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Stratford kids trout fishing day - Saturday 14th December

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It’s all go for the 22nd annual Stratford kids trout fishing day on Saturday 14th December at the Scout Den pool on the Patea River in Stratford’s King Edward Park.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Thursday 31st November 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, at long last the weather looks to be kind this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 31-10-19

WFR1920.13 The wind and waves didnt stop Tim Jackson enjoying the tradition of highcountry opening and catching a trout at Lake Heron 2018 credit R Adams

Its exciting times with high-country opening weekend fast approaching on Saturday.

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Majority of anglers sticking to the rules

Photo 1 Fish Game Officer Hamish Stevens displays just two handfuls of the rods siezed from offending anglers over the past season 2

With nearly a month of the new sports fishing season completed the Central South Island Fish & Game Council (CSIFGC) are satisfied with the nearly 99% level of compliance its...

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Hugh Creasy's column for October Reel Life

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It was early in the season when I came across a bog at the head of a stream, where gorse thickets climbed the hillsides and raupo and blackberry edged the...

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Fine weather brings out the crowds for fishing event

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Over 6000 children plus caregivers flocked to Christchurch’s Childrens Fishing Lakes at the Gsroynes today for the annual Take A kid Fishing event.

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Waitaki River Angler Access now online

Photo 3 Fish Game Officer Rhys Adams with a newly installed angler access sign on the Waitaki River at Stone wall

Trout and salmon anglers now have a brand-new online resource to help them gain access to the Waitaki River for fishing.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 10-10-19

WFR1920.06 Find good Waitaki water and you will find good Waitaki fish Credit R Adams

It is going to be one of those overcast, drizzly, rain shower sort of weekends.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 11th October 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 4th October 2019

WFR 1 Likely looking water. The soft bait is worked through the quiter water on the right before exploring the water on the other side

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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New fishing season off to a flying start

FGNZ7385a Nine year old Blake Marrett had success with wormfishing on Lake Opuha with this lovely brown trout

Despite cool weather, thousands of keen anglers around the country have been enjoying success as they try to catch a trout for the family dinner table following the opening of...

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Hugh Creasy Column

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“It’s simple, really,” said Sage, “Go deep, go heavy, go big.”

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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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Creasy's Column for Reel Life February 2019

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report for February 2019

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South Canterbury Report

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Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life February 2019

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Mackenzie Country Report

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