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Weekly Fishing Report - Central South Island - 12-12-19

A little bit of homework is required before heading out this weekend for a fish thanks to all the high and mid country rain we received last week.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 6th December 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, unfortunately, not much to report this week.

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Salmon season opens on December 1

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This Sunday the sun rises on a new salmon fishing season.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 28-11-19

WFR1920.25 the sun will rise on a new look sea run salmon season on Sunday the 1st of December Credit R Adams

The opening of the new sea-run salmon season is upon us.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 29th November 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, despite a westerly front coming up the South Island on Wednesday, there was very little rain in the headwaters.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 22nd November 2019

WFR 2 A pleasant way to fish. Trolling from a kayak

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather looks a little harder to predict this weekend.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 15th November 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the Nor-westers are back in force this week.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 8th November 2019

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Thursday 31st November 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, at long last the weather looks to be kind this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 31-10-19

WFR1920.13 The wind and waves didnt stop Tim Jackson enjoying the tradition of highcountry opening and catching a trout at Lake Heron 2018 credit R Adams

Its exciting times with high-country opening weekend fast approaching on Saturday.

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Majority of anglers sticking to the rules

Photo 1 Fish Game Officer Hamish Stevens displays just two handfuls of the rods siezed from offending anglers over the past season 2

With nearly a month of the new sports fishing season completed the Central South Island Fish & Game Council (CSIFGC) are satisfied with the nearly 99% level of compliance its...

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 25th October 2019

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Fine weather brings out the crowds for fishing event

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Over 6000 children plus caregivers flocked to Christchurch’s Childrens Fishing Lakes at the Gsroynes today for the annual Take A kid Fishing event.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 17th October 2019

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The annual Take a Kid Fishing day is on this Sunday at the Groynes Fishing Lakes.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 17-10-19

WFR1920.08 Toby Greer with his 7 pound lake Benmore salmon

There will be widespread rain on Friday and with it a real chance that river levels will be elevated on Saturday – maybe just a little bit or maybe too much.

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Waitaki River Angler Access now online

Photo 3 Fish Game Officer Rhys Adams with a newly installed angler access sign on the Waitaki River at Stone wall

Trout and salmon anglers now have a brand-new online resource to help them gain access to the Waitaki River for fishing.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 11th October 2019

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 4th October 2019

WFR 1 Likely looking water. The soft bait is worked through the quiter water on the right before exploring the water on the other side

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 03-10-19

WFR1920.03 Ken Home caught this brownie on his second cast of the season at the Opihi Lagoon Credit R Adams

Well the season is underway and a fair few anglers have already tasted success.

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New fishing season off to a flying start

FGNZ7385a Nine year old Blake Marrett had success with wormfishing on Lake Opuha with this lovely brown trout

Despite cool weather, thousands of keen anglers around the country have been enjoying success as they try to catch a trout for the family dinner table following the opening of...

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