News

If you would like to sign up to receive the Weekly Fishing report, click here.

North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 18th April 2019

lake selfe2

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...

Read more about 'North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 18th April 2019'...


Safety ‘crucial’ this game bird season

Dr Phil Lavretsky waits for incoming birds during a sunset hunt in Canterbury4.

Game bird hunters will be in the public eye “as never before” when the new hunting season opens – and safety measures have never been more important.

Read more about 'Safety ‘crucial’ this game bird season'...


Otago Fish & Game finds mallards ducking for cover

Mallard monitoring image edit 2

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

Read more about 'Otago Fish & Game finds mallards ducking for cover'...


North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 11th April 2019

FGNZ4455A2

Dear Anglers,

Read more about 'North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 11th April 2019'...


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

IMG 11

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

Read more about 'Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 5th April 2019'...


Have a go at trout fishing with a ‘well priced’ licence

Winter fishing licence casting

With cooler weather now kicking in, Fish & Game says there’s plenty of opportunity for trout fishing ahead for those yet to buy a fishing licence.

Read more about 'Have a go at trout fishing with a ‘well priced’ licence '...


Game bird hunters reminded to ‘sort their hunting spot’

maimai preparation

Game bird hunters have been reminded to stake their claim on their favourite maimai or duck shooting stand before the start of the new hunting season starting Saturday, 4 May, 2019.

Read more about 'Game bird hunters reminded to ‘sort their hunting spot’'...


Creasy's Column for Reel Life March 2019

By Hugh Creasy

Read more about 'Creasy's Column for Reel Life March 2019'...


Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life March 2019

IMG 2643 003

Mackenzie Country Report

Read more about 'Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life March 2019 '...


Graeme Marshall Report for Reel Life March 2109

Marshall Mar 3 b

South Canterbury Report

Read more about 'Graeme Marshall Report for Reel Life March 2109'...


David Haynes Column for Reel Life March 2019

SAME SH*T, DIFFERENT BUCKET

Read more about 'David Haynes Column for Reel Life March 2019'...


North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 28 March 2019

FGNZ4383A

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...

Read more about 'North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 28 March 2019'...


Sockeye salmon create autumn spectacle

FGNZ3929A2

The Mackenzie Country has a new autumn tourist attraction, with a spectacular run of sockeye salmon heading up the region’s rivers to spawn.

Read more about 'Sockeye salmon create autumn spectacle '...


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.

Read more about 'Fish & Game supports firearm law reforms'...


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.

Read more about 'Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 21-03-19'...


Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21 March 2019

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

Read more about 'Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21 March 2019'...


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.

Read more about 'Fish and Game supports measures to keep New Zealanders safe'...


North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 14th March 2019

moffett2

The last week has been a relatively positive week for salmon anglers in the region.

Read more about 'North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 14th March 2019'...


Game bird hunters ‘first step’ towards promising new season

Nixon Martin duck calling on his first hunt with family members.

Keen game bird hunters will soon take the first step towards bagging some wild game when the new hunting season opens - with game bird hunting licences for the 2019...

Read more about 'Game bird hunters ‘first step’ towards promising new season '...


Fish and Game staff concerned at the state of Manuherikia River

Gallaway take Manuherikia river

Fish & Game staff, council and community representatives, have taken a close look at the Manuherikia River.

Read more about 'Fish and Game staff concerned at the state of Manuherikia River'...