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The North Canterbury fishing season has been going great guns, there have been some great fish caught by anglers and we are always very thankful to them when they share...
October 1 dawned a bright sunny day this year, and anglers were out and about in force across the region.
Only nine more sleeps until the 2023/24 fishing season starts in North Canterbury!
It took only 17 minutes for the first licence to be sold last Thursday when the new season’s licences went on sale at midnight.
Coming back bigger and better, we are holding the annual Trout Festival again.
April is awesome for fishing in North Canterbury, it's the goldilocks zone, not too hot, not too dry just right for both the fish and anglers.
Around 500 anglers participated in the Rakaia Salmon Competition last weekend.
This summer has been the fishing summer in North Canterbury; our Rangers have been out and about and seen anglers all over the region.
North Canterbury has loads of Christmas fishing options for those looking for a holiday fishing mission.
North Canterbury’s hidden secret fisheries are its lake fisheries; most are just a short drive from Christchurch but often overlooked as anglers head to the more famous river fisheries of...
We've had reports the lower reaches of the big rivers (Waimakariri and Rakaia) are holding beautifully condition sea run trout that anglers are catching in good numbers.
With opening day (October 1st) falling on a Saturday this season, I’m sure many anglers have booked a few days off work to fish their go-to spot and make the...
Your new season fishing licence will unlock the wonderful New Zealand rivers and lakes to you for a fishing season that is looking awesome.
This is the last Reel Life until September! We'll still be putting out weekly fishing reports until the end of April, so if you want to hear more about the...
Salmon seem to be the talk of the town right now.
January is a popular month for fishing, with anglers able to head further afield for some R&R.
Well, we are not far away from the summer holidays and without a doubt, the best summer holidays are centred around fishing – well, we think so anyway!
Anglers have been all over the spring fishing this year, and things are looking just as good for November.
The 2021/22 fishing season is only a week away, and your fishing licence is your ticket to adventure and opens a world of opportunities for you and your family.
The new fishing season isn't far away, and it's time to get ready.
The best thing about April for the angler is the number of holidays available.
There are many positives for the angler as we head into March this season.
Well the salmon are finally here, actually, it looks as if some of the salmon runs were quite early this year, it’s just that the rivers were too high for...
The North Canterbury region offers much to the angler during the holiday season.
The first Saturday in November marks the opening of high-country lakes in the North Canterbury Region.
Opening day prospects
September is always a good time to have a couple of outings before the real show starts in October.
Summer...are we there yet? Surely by the Christmas holidays we are going to get some sunny days.
As the season draws to a close there has been some settled weather to bring a rush of activity from both salmon and trout anglers alike.
In this month’s Reel Life article, field officer Cohen Stewart interviews retired fishing guide and honorary ranger Len Prentice to find out how the average angler can make their fishing...
Over the past week and a half, weather conditions have improved significantly on the West Coast, with a period of excellent settled weather.
With February air temperatures peaking at 33OC at the airport, it was nice to receive some decent rain in the middle of the month to give the rivers a good...
The weather has been less than ideal recently but the heat has brought out the cicadas – and the trout that feed on them.
As mentioned in previous Reel Life articles, there have been isolated increases in mouse populations in some parts of Southland.
As I write this report, the East Coast rivers in Canterbury have peaked in flood, with flows higher than seen for some time.
Lake Rotorua’s shoreline fishery has been slow to get underway this summer due to cooler and windier than normal conditions.
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