Archive: March, 2017

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 31st March 2017

Over the last week there has been some great salmon fishing in the mid reaches of the Waimakariri River.

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Will Spry Fishing Report Mar 2017

Fish eye view of a rainbow trout Photo Dave Shaw2

With the late arrival of Summer (deliberate capital S), we have enjoyed some great fishing in the Mackenzie Country.

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report Mar 2017

South Canterbury Report for March 2017

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Creasy's Column - by Hugh Creasy March 2017

Underwater Rainbow Dave Shaw3

I like to doze in the afternoons. Not that I’m lazy – I just find it pleasant.

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NZFFA Report Mar 2017

It’s fair to say that Minister for the Environment, Nick Smith, has had a pretty rough ride lately - his latest proposed freshwater standards have been ridiculed, Federated Mountain...

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Wellington Weekly Report March 17

A backcountry beauty for Peter de Boer2

We're looking down the barrel of a bit of damp and cold weekend with summer disappearing as quickly as it appeared.

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‘Thousands’ of trout releases to Rotorua lakes in autumn release programme

Fish release Tarawera Hollie and Jade King 2

Fish & Game’s autumn releases to re-stock the Rotorua lakes are well underway.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 24th March 2017

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Dirk Barr, North Canterbury Fish and Game

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Riuwaka Trout Population Boosted

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Trout flying bright green streamers were released into the Riuwaka River Yesterday.

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Game bird hunters urged to take note of new rules for shotguns

Pheasants 2014 Whangarei Dessard 5

Game bird hunters are now restricting the number of shots they use in game bird hunting in six of the 12 Fish & Game regions, a measure introduced for “sound”...

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Wellington Weekly Report March 17

We're looking down the barrel of a bit of damp and cold weekend with summer disappearing as quickly as it appeared.

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The wait is over – game bird licences are now on sale

FGNZ Wainono47

The opportunity to bag a duck, pheasant or quail for the family table is drawing nearer, with game bird hunting licences for the 2017 season going on sale today.

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Do your bit to help protect wildlife habitat – buy a game bird licence

New Zealanders are being urged to do their bit to protect some of the country’s most important environmental areas by buying the latest Fish & Game habitat stamp.

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F&G Criticises Overseas Investment Office Hunter Valley Decision as ‘Extraordinary’

The Otago Fish and Game Council is critical of the Overseas Investment Office decision on the sale of the Hunter Valley Station to a foreign buyer, describing it as “extraordinary”...

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Nelson Marlborough March Club Newsletter

Read the Clubs March 2017 Newsletter here

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Trout Population Gets a Boost with Upcoming Releases

Jacob Lucas Argyle Rainbow2

Fish & Game are about to commence a number of fishery enhancement releases over the coming month, including a Trust Power release of 400 adult rainbow trout into the Branch/Leatham Rivers.

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New Blog Post

Caught a Tench lately? Ever heard of coarse fishing waters? If you are wondering what I am getting at, it’s the fact that unique fishing opportunities exist in the Central...

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North Canterbury weekly report 3rd March 2017

Tony Hawker North Canterbury Fish & Game Officer

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NZFFA Report Feb 2017

Ten things I learned about Nick Smith's swimmable water standard

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Wellington Weekly Report 01 March

The lower North Island is turning on a stunner weather-wise as we head into spring and the fishing has been equally superb.

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