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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 22nd January 2021

WFR 1 A selectively feeding trout out in the open on a lowland Canterbury stream

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 14th January 2021

Weather and river conditions look favourable for Friday and Saturday in the region, with another Nor-west front forecast to hit the main divide later on Sunday, which will make the...

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Christmas boost for canal fishing opportunities due to power station upgrades

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Anglers fishing the Tekapo Canal over the summer holidays have had an early Christmas present with a boost in their chances due to Genesis Energy and Central South Island Fish...

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Thursday 24th December 2020

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Weekly Fishing Report for Central South Island - 24 December 2020

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Merry Christmas from the team at Central South Island Fish and Game.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 17th December 2020

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The prospects for fishing over the next week look great, with variable light winds across the region.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 11th December 2020

WFR 1 A nicely conditioned 16lb salmon caught at the Rakaia River last weekend. Photo supplied by NZSAA.

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, although Nor’ westers have been dominant in the last week, the amount of rainfall in the headwaters hasn’t been too excessive.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 10-12-2020

WFR2021.30 Where Wayne fished The Ohau C Canal and Lake Benmore beyond photo Credit Rhys Adams

Lake Benmore is a favourite fishery for South Island anglers, in fact, on paper it’s recorded as the second most fished lake New Zealand - that caldera lake formed by...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 03-12-2020

WFR2021.27 An anonymous anglers awesome Rangitata River mouth salmon November 30 2020 photo Credit Rosalie Shaw

It is exciting to hear of the first two confirmed sea-run salmon catches for the season at the Rangitata River.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 4th December 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report. A couple of Nor’ westers are going to dominate the fishing conditions this weekend.

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Salmon Run begins

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Beginners luck paid off for Rolleston women Vicky Van Der Zwet when she caught her first ever salmon over the weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 26-11-2020

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As Rhys reported last week CSI Fish & Game staff were involved with a pilot study on some of the regions hapuas (lagoons) with a focus on smelt populations.

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Fishing Report Thursday 26th November 2020

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

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

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Hugh Creasy Column for December 2020

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There is a chill in the morning air, and the moon hangs above the horizon, soon to disappear as the sun rises.

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2020 Canterbury Trout Fishing Festival

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When & where: 28 November 2020 at the Peppers Christchurch Clearwater Resort, Clearwater Avenue, Christchurch from 9am-12pm and the Groynes Fishing Lakes between 1-3pm.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 11 November 2020

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Thanks to the team at Hunting & Fishing for helping us celebrate opening with another awesome competition at Lake Coleridge.

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Hundreds of anglers head for the hills

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At 0001 hours on Saturday the 7th of November, the high country fishing season kicked-off throughout Canterbury.

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Fishing Report for the North Canterbury Region, Thursday 5th November 2020

WFR1 Caption Amglers enjoying Lake Lyndon the closest lake for Christchurch anglers

The weather forecast for the weekend is mixed, Saturday morning looks good before a southerly front and rain arrives late Saturday and lasting through to Sunday evening.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 30th October 2020

WFR 1 sunrise at the Waimakariri River mouth. Photo by Alistair Bradford

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