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Precautionary Closure to Upper Tekapo Canal Trout Fishery

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Angler concern over the sustainability of one of the world’s best “trophy” trout fisheries will lead to a precautionary closure during the 2021 winter fishing season.

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Tekapo trout tagging project underway

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Hundreds of Lake Tekapo trout have been relocated by Central South Island Fish & Game recently and most of them have a new important “accessory” on them.

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Fish release for July School Holidays in Christchurch

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Are you looking for an outdoor activity for your kids these school holidays? Why not try fishing?

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Canal trout research underway

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A joint project between Meridian, NIWA and Central South Island Fish & Game is underway on the hydro canals near Twizel.

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Councils unite to turn the tide for sea-run salmon

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The most significant change ever to the way sea-run salmon are managed in New Zealand has been proposed, to help rebuild the South Island’s East Coast wild sea-run salmon populations.

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North Canterbury Fish and Game Council fishing regulations review

Fish & Game North Canterbury is conducting a review of the sports fishing regulations for the 2020-21 freshwater fishing season.

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Canterbury Anglers get Covid-19 bonus

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Anglers in North Canterbury who have spent the last seven weeks in various forms of lockdown are now able to fish selected lakes and rivers that would be normally closed...

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South Island salmon harvest survey to start

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South Island salmon anglers are being asked for their help in the first east coast wide salmon harvest survey.

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North Canterbury Fish & Game fishing regs review

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Dear Anglers, North Canterbury Fish & Game will be carrying out a review for the 2020/21 freshwater fishing regulations.

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Glenariffe Stream fencing project underway

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Fish & Game are still actively working to ensure the habitat for our game birds and sports fish are protected.

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Weekly Fishing report for Central South Island & North Canterbury

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What a difference a week makes! This time a week ago we were unaware of alert levels and lockdowns have only ever occurred due to some localised threat.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 20th March 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, well a lot has changed in a week.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Thursday 12th March 2020

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

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 6th March 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather looks to be quite reasonable this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report for North Canterbury 27-02-2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, a North West front will be moving over the country on Friday.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21st February 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, there was a small fresh last weekend that affected the Rakaia and Waimakariri.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 14th February 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 31st January 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the forecast does not look great this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report for North Canterbury 23-1-20

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather is going to heat up this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report - North Canterbury 16 Jan 2020

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather for the weekend and much of next week is looking really good.

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