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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21st December 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather this weekend will continue to be cooler then normal.

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Catfish confirmed in Lake Rotorua

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Catfish have been confirmed in Lake Rotorua in the lead up to Christmas.

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Fish & Game: don’t forget to pack a fishing rod

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Holidaymakers planning their Christmas break are being reminded to pack a fishing rod in the car, campervan or caravan to target some trout during the holidays.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 13th December 2018

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Welcome to the North Canterbury Fish and Game weekly fishing report, the season so far has been a bit patchy as far as good fishing conditions go but this weekend...

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‘Jumbo’ trout freed into Lake Rotorua

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Anglers have been given the chance to chase some “jumbo-size” trout in Lake Rotorua.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 7th December 2018

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Prospects for North Canterbury anglers look average in most places this weekend.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 30th November 2018

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‘Avid anglers’ all set for Rotorua streams opening

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Anglers are making plans to catch some big wild trout in particular, as some of Rotorua and Waikaremoana’s best known streams re-open for summer.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 23 November 2018

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Dear Anglers, The weekends forecast is looking pretty good for anglers, from the inland to the coastal parts of the region.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 16th November 2018

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Christchurch Show weekend has arrived and there is little sign of salmon about.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 9th November 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Gales fail to dampen opening weekend

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Nor-West gales failed to stop hundreds of Canterbury anglers from heading into the backcountry to celebrate the opening of the high country fishing season.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 2nd November 2018

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Dear Anglers, the weekends forecast is a shocker for inland parts of the region.

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Backcountry fisheries to be checked for angling pressure

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Fish & Game staff will be keeping a close eye on how much angling pressure is being placed on back country fisheries in the South Island as they open later...

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 26th October 2018

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Prospects for North Canterbury anglers look average in most places this weekend.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 19th October 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, it’s the first long weekend of the fishing season coming up and the weather looks to be playing along for once.

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Fish for Gold angler ‘lucky several times over’ in his catch

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The only angler to catch an orange tagged trout in the Rotorua lakes “fishy lucky dip” has described just how lucky he was to catch the special trout.

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Weed removal makes Kids Fishing Day a success!

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A massive effort to remove more than 40 tonnes of invasive weed helped make the annual Christchurch Take a Kid Fishing Day a huge success.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 12th October 2018

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Dear Anglers, the weather forecast for this weekend in the High Country is looking better than the Lowland coastal region.

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Angler catches orange tag trout in ‘fishy lucky dip'

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An angler has caught the first trout with an orange tag in the Rotorua lakes “fishy lucky dip” – stoking up interest in the hunt for a fish worth $10,000.

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