Tag: Fresh Water
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Regional council must act on deadly botulism outbreaks
An outbreak of avian botulism in Waikato’s Whangamarino wetland that has killed thousands of waterfowl including some rare indigenous species is yet another wake-up call for urgent action, says Fish...
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Weekly Fishing Report For Central South Island and North Canterbury for March 9 2023
Back in the good old days of sea-run salmon fishing in the 1990s, the Rangitata River mouth was an incredibly productive fishing spot.
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River guardians back in the water
Fish & Game has launched a diving programme to monitor New Zealand’s trout populations and assess the health of the nation’s waterways.
Fish & Game goes deeper into lake fish knowledge
Scientists are sounding out trout and salmon populations in one of New Zealand’s most popular fishing destinations, Otago’s Southern Lakes.
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Extra staff bolster summer ranging efforts
Otago Fish & Game has reeled in extra staff to help with the higher workload over the summer season.
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Weekly fishing Report for Central South Island and North Canterbury for December 15 2022
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Weekly Fishing Report for Central South Island & North Canterbury for December 1 2022
Welcome to summer; it’s wet and kind of cold.
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New signs show the way for Canterbury anglers
Over 100 new angler access signs have recently gone up around the North Canterbury Fish & Game Region in preparation for the new fishing season starting October 1.
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Conservation Week is an opportunity to applaud the "massive" environmental effort by anglers and hun
Conservation Week (September 5-11) is an opportunity to applaud the "massive" environmental effort invested by anglers and hunters throughout the country, says Fish & Game NZ.
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Salmonid Ecology Scholarship launched
A scholarship for a PhD student undertaking research into the ecology, conservation and management of trout and trout fisheries has been set up in the name of the late...
Repeat offending angler fined for exceeding the bag limit
Southland angler Christopher Wood was fined nearly $1500 in the Timaru District Court last week.
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Fishing access boosted for Otago anglers
Anglers will have more access to fishing spots along New Zealand’s fourth-largest river next fishing season.
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Ōhau River Spring Season ballots to open on 15 July
Central South Island Fish & Game (CSIFG) has set up a ballot system (lottery) to limit angler numbers at the Ōhau River between lakes Ōhau and Ruataniwha.
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2022 Special Winter Edition Fishing Report - Central South Island
Welcome to our one-off winter special edition of the weekly fishing report.
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Research project reaches 20-pound milestone
Angler Scott Miller landed a huge 20-pound (9kg) brown trout in the Tekapo Canal in April 2022, catching the attention of Central South Island Fish & Game.
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Corina Jordan lands ‘dream’ role as New Zealand Fish and Game Council chief executive
New Zealand Fish and Game Council has appointed Corina Jordan to the position of chief executive.
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‘Significantly’ More Work Needed To Remedy Environment Woes – Fish & Game
Fish & Game says the latest stocktake of the New Zealand environment points to significantly more work being required to improve water quality and reverse wetland loss.
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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report April 7 2022
Unfortunately, as of this morning, the rain forecast for the high country hasn’t quite made enough of an impact to bring a new fresh down any of the main rivers,...
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Anglers reminded to stick to the rules
Close to one in ten anglers checked by Central South Island Fish & Game are non-compliant with the sports fishing regulations.
Every Wetland Counts
Eleven organisations call for doubling wetland extent by 2050
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