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New rules introduced to protect sea-run salmon fishery

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To help save New Zealand’s wild Chinook salmon species, a ground-breaking change to freshwater fishing regulations will introduce a season bag for sea-run salmon in the 2021/22 fishing season, in...

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North Canterbury Fish & Game Quiz

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Precautionary winter closure of Upper Tekapo Canal sports fishery

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

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 22nd April 2021

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The weather forecast for the weekend looks mixed for the weekend, with Saturday morning OK before a southerly change Saturday afternoon lasting until Sunday morning, where there is another window...

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Weekly Fishing Report for North Canterbury 15 April 2021

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The traditional fishing season is all but finished now and with rain forecast for much of the region Friday night, rivers are likely to become dis-coloured for a few days.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 9th April 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather is going to be less than ideal this weekend.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 1st April 2021

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Yesterday was the last day of the salmon fishing season which was celebrated with the annual Rangers Fishing Competition at the mouth of the Waimakariri River.

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Weekly Fishing Report - North Canterbury - 25 March 2021

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 18-03-2021

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The weather forecast is looking great for fishing this weekend with sunshine or high cloud, mild temperatures and light winds.

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Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury 18 March 2021

View upstream from the wheelchair fishing platofrm at McIntoshes Rocks on the lower Waimakariri River

The weather looks great for fishing throughout the region this weekend and into next week.

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Hugh Creasy Column March 2021

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Change is coming, chill winds from the south sweep through the forests.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 12th March 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, after a cool front moved through the South Island this week, the weather looks to be settled and calm this Saturday.

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Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury 04 March 2021

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For the last week, river conditions have been favourable for anglers, however heavy rain in the alps yesterday discoloured the main rivers and with heavy rain forecast on Friday and...

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 25th February 2021

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Until yesterday, where we received enough rain in the alps to discolour the main rivers, there had been no significant rain for around two weeks.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 19th February 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Hugh Creasy column for Feb 2021

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In the heat of the day, the road surface glistens black with melting tar, and the roadside broom crackles with ripening seed pods bursting and brittle.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 11th February 2021

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Anglers have had reasonable favourable fishing conditions for much of the last two weeks, however this is on hold as a recent fresh has discolored the main alpine fed rivers.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 5th February 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region weekly fishing report, the weather looks fantastic this weekend for the whole region.

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

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Hugh Creasy column for January 2021

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The howling winds of January will die away, the rivers will subside and the sun will shine.

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