Archive: January, 2019

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 31st January 2019

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Fishing conditions look favourable this weekend following a week of discoloured rivers due to a decent fresh late last week, which kept the main salmon rivers high and dirty for...

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Hunters Score Conservation Win With Marlborough Wetland Restoration

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The contribution hunters have made to saving and restoring Marlborough’s largest surviving lowland freshwater wetland is being highlighted to mark 2019 World Wetlands Day.

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Be Careful Where You Escape From The Heatwave Fish & Game Warns

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As New Zealand swelters though this week’s heatwave, people are being warned to be careful where they cool off with nearly 200 rivers, lakes and streams classed as unsafe for...

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Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life January 2019

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Mackenzie Country Report

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David Haynes Column for Reel Life Jan 2019

CATCH AND RELEASE – THE NEW RELIGION

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Graeme Marshall fishing report for Reel Life January 2019

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life January 2019

By Hugh Creasy

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Kiwis want tougher water quality rules to protect rivers from polluters

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Over 80 percent of New Zealanders want tougher rules to protect rivers, lakes and streams from pollution.

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Working with nature reaps rewards for farmers

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The awards are given each year to farmers who have made an effort to protect the environment.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 24th January 2019

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Dear Anglers, It is not looking that good for fishable conditions in the main rivers this weekend.

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Dairy farmer’s ‘pretty special’ trout rod from Fish & Game

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A Waikato dairy farmer and keen angler has won a handcrafted fly rod from Fish and Game – and he knows exactly how to use it.

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Mystery surrounds potential world record trout catch

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Fish and Game is trying to confirm reports of a giant trout – a potential world record – recently caught in the Mackenzie Country hydro canals.

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Ducks by the hundred get ‘blinged up’ for scientific research

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Hundreds of Bay of Plenty ducks are helping scientific research into their populations and habits by getting “blinged up” with bright, shiny bands on their legs.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 18th January 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather this weekend will be dominated by a front moving up the West Coast on Saturday which will bring...

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North Canterbury Fishing Report, Friday 11th January 2019

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Angling conditions are proving a little trying this week, with strong winds and dirty rivers for much of the week.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 3rd January 2019

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Dear Anglers, Happy New Year to you all and good luck with the fishing for 2019.

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Water pollution is now New Zealanders’ Number One Concern

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Pollution of our rivers and lakes is worrying New Zealanders more than any other issue, according to just-released public opinion poll results.

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