Richie Cosgrove

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Weekly Fishing Report for Central South Island & North Canterbury for December 1 2022

WFR2223.24 Harley Stone and Ollie Salisbury with Ollies first ever trout caught trolling at Lake Benmore

Welcome to summer; it’s wet and kind of cold.

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Weekly Fishing report for Central South Island and North Canterbury for November 24 2023

WFR2223.22 Trevor Hendry caught this 6.5lb rainbow at Lake Benmore this November

Two veteran anglers are claiming the rainbow trout are big this season at Lake Benmore.

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Central South Island & North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report for November 17 2022

WFR2223.18 Kate Le Lievre with a great Lake Pukaki brown trout caught on her October opening weekend trip photo by Charles Smith

Your catch pictures say a thousand words

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Central South Island and North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report for November 9 2022

WFR2223.15 Success at the 2022 Kids Salmon Fishing Day for Nixon Philpott and his father Kane photo by R Adams

Roll your eyes now trout aficionados; this is a salmon-themed report.

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Stunning Weather greats High Country Anglers

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Beautiful weather greeted the thousand-odd anglers who celebrated the Canterbury High Country fishery opening at the weekend.

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WEEKLY FISHING REPORT FOR CENTRAL SOUTH ISLAND & NORTH CANTERBURY

WFR2223.15 Richard Ramsay at Lake Alexandrina on Opening Day 2016 photo by Rhys Adams

With the rainbow trout spawning season coming to an end in the CSI Region, our high-country waters and other sensitive fisheries are opening for fishing on Saturday, 5th November,...

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Weekly Fishing report for Central South Island and North Canterbury Fish & Game 27 October 2022

WFR2223.12 Time to get prepared for high country opening photo by Rhys Adams

CENTRAL SOUTH ISLAND REPORTTime to prepare for high-country opening

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Rods and fish seized during night ranging operation at canals

Photo 1 CSIFG Central South Island Fish Game Compliance Coordinator Hamish Stevens with the rods seized over Labour Weekend

Central South Island Fish & Game rangers were active at the Mackenzie Basin hydro canal fishery during the night over Labour Weekend.

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Central South Island & North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report for October 20 2022

WFR2223.12 When the canals are busy with anglers a bit of courtesy can go a long way to ensure everyone has an enjoyable time Photo by Rhys Adams

Labour Weekend provides 3 days of fishing potential!

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Central South Island & North Canterbury Weekly fishing report for October 13 2022

WFR2223.07 Sefton Stevens with his school holidays trout from the Opihi River Photo H Stevens

Watch out trout – the kids are out and about

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Central South Island & North Canterbury Weekly fishing report for October 6 2022

WFR2223.03 The evidence of Graeme Hughes marvellous start to the season Photo by G Hughes

A marvellous start to the season

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Canterbury anglers hit the rivers and lakes on Opening Day

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Canterbury anglers came out in force on Saturday to fish the first day of the new fishing season.

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Anglers Out in Force for Start of the Season

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Fish & Game NZ is expecting a "massive" turn-out of anglers this weekend for the opening of the new freshwater fishing season which kicks off Saturday, October 1.

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Central South Island & North Canterbury Weekly fishing report for September 29 2022

WFR2223.01 Lake Opuha is a great option for fishing opening day and the October school holidays Credit Richard Cosgrove

Welcome to the first Central South Island (CSI) weekly fishing report for the 2022/2023 sports fishing season, soon to open this Saturday - the first of October!

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New signs show the way for Canterbury anglers

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Over 100 new angler access signs have recently gone up around the North Canterbury Fish & Game Region in preparation for the new fishing season starting October 1.

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Review of North Canterbury game bird hunting regulations

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The North Canterbury Fish and Game Council is holding its regular review of the game bird hunting regulations.

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Celebration of Women in Angling This Saturday

Successful outing for WOTF

This is the third year the event has been held. It is growing globally as women from around the world and here in Aotearoa New Zealand, appreciate the multitude of...

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Conservation Week is an opportunity to applaud the "massive" environmental effort by anglers and hun

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Conservation Week (September 5-11) is an opportunity to applaud the "massive" environmental effort invested by anglers and hunters throughout the country, says Fish & Game NZ.

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Salmonid Ecology Scholarship launched

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A scholarship for a PhD student undertaking research into the ecology, conservation and management of trout and trout fisheries has been set up in the name of the late...

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Sea-run salmon advice and reports to North Canterbury Fish & Game Council

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The following reports, letters and advice have been received in recent years by North Canterbury Fish & Game in relation to the operation of hatcheries:

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