Archive: November, 2017

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Issue with Canterbury Lake

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Fish & Game wants to draw your attention to the closure to all fishing in two Canterbury lakes, Lake Grasmere and Lake Sarah.

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Government crackdown on foreign farm buyers welcomed

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The government’s decision to tighten rules on farm purchases by foreign buyers is being welcomed by Fish & Game as long overdue.

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Will Spry's fishing report for Reel Life November 2017

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HOT! That’s the best way to describe the fishing and the weather.

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NZFFA Report for Reel Life November 2017

Summer fishing

ANGLING IN 2030

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life November 2017

By Hugh Creasy

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Rotorua streams known for ‘superb brown trout’ set to open

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Anglers are getting set for some of the country’s “finest brown trout fishing” as Rotorua streams re-open for summer.

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Weekly Fishing report - North Canterbury 24-11-2017

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The larger snow fed rivers have not seen a fresh for two weeks and are in great condition for salmon fishing at the moment, with confirmed catches from the Rakaia...

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Graeme Marshall Report for Reel Life November 2017

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South Canterbury Report

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‘Too little, too late’ - Fish & Game says Dairy NZ must do more to protect the environment

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Fish & Game is critical of Dairy NZ’s strategic vision for the dairy sector, saying it is a decade late and the industry must act sooner to protect the environment...

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Fonterra ‘desperate’ to restore public support for dairy

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Fish & Game says Fonterra has now realised it must act quickly to meet public demand for better water quality instead of relying on spending millions on slick PR campaigns...

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‘More trout for anglers’ at Lake McLaren and Ruahihi Canal

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Bay of Plenty anglers will soon have a few hundred more trout to target on their back doorstep.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 17th November 2017

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Dear Anglers, the weekend's forecast is looking absolutely great for a fish in our region, high country or lowland.

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Anglers warned they face ‘last ditch’ battle to save wild salmon

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Anglers have been warned they are now in a last-ditch battle to save New Zealand’s wild salmon population.

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Kiwis dubbed 'Call Blacks' after big wins in world duck calling champs

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The success of Nelson schoolgirl Holly Irvine and Otago’s Hunter Morrow in the world waterfowl calling championships in the United States has been hailed as “an amazing achievement.”

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Lake Lyndon Family Fishing Competition returns

Thanks to some favourable weather conditions, the Lake Lyndon fishing competition returns this year on the 10th of December.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 10th November 2017

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Hundreds turn out for high country fishing season opening

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Anglers flocked to the high country lakes and rivers in Canterbury at the weekend as the back country fishing season opened on Saturday.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 3rd November 2017

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Tomorrow is the opening of the High Country lakes, which will be celebrated again this year with a fishing competition at Lake Coleridge, with a great prize pool generously sponsored...

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Snake Creek restoration project begins

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North Canterbury Fish & Game Officer Emily Arthur-Moore is leading a joint project with The Water & Wildlife Habitat Trust to restore an important tributary of the Selwyn River in Canterbury.

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Fish & Game backs call for farming sector to face environmental responsibilities

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Fish & Game is backing calls for the farming sector to properly tackle the environmental challenges it is facing, saying farming leaders must face up to their responsibilities.

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