Tag: Fishing

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Illegal fishing method discovered

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Fish & Game Rangers have become alerted to an illegal fishing rig being used at the Mackenzie Basin Hydro Canals.

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Salmon crisis prompts rule changes

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Faced with continual decline in the sea run salmon fishery, the two Canterbury Fish & Game regions have voted this week to align most of their salmon regulations.

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Salmon escape prompts Fish & Game crackdown

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Fish & Game Rangers from the Central South Island region are patrolling the Ohau C canal system near Twizel in force after an unexpected escape of over 2,000 salmon this week.

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life February 2019

By Hugh Creasy

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report for February 2019

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South Canterbury Report

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Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life February 2019

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Mackenzie Country Report

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Mystery surrounds potential world record trout catch

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Fish and Game is trying to confirm reports of a giant trout – a potential world record – recently caught in the Mackenzie Country hydro canals.

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Leeston School pitch to clean up stream

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Nearly 70 Leeston School students were put to work last week helping to restore a stream in the Selwyn.

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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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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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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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Anglers big day out

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Trout anglers’ big day arrives with the start of the new fishing season

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Fish & Game Officer -West Coast Region

Fish & Game N.Z. West Coast has a vacancy for a full-time Fish & Game Officer to work remotely in the Buller and West Coast regions.

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Fishers’ right of way to open beside Riuwaka River

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People will have better access to the south branch of the Riuwaka River thanks to a joint initiative by Tasman District Council, Fish and Game and the New Zealand Walking...

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“Fair go For Kiwis” - Fish & Game Supports DoC New Charging Policy

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Fish & Game is supporting the Department of Conservation’s new policy of charging overseas visitors more for using huts and campsites on the Great Walks.

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Meet the future - what water samples can tell us about trout and salmon

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Imagine being able to scoop water out of a river and tell if fish live upstream, what species they are and if they’re reproducing?

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Steady on – call for cap on tourism numbers in New Zealand high country

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Fish & Game is calling on the Government to curb tourism numbers in the South Island high country, saying the pressure is now so high, it’s harming the environment and...

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Lake Lyndon Family fishing returns

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Hundreds of children and their families marked New Zealand Children’s Day at picturesque Lake Lyndon in the Canterbury high country in the first family fishing event there in more than...

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Family fishing day at Lake Lyndon

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The Water and Wildlife Habitat Trust, in conjunction with North Canterbury Fish and Game Council, invite you and your family to a unique opportunity for a family fun day’s fishing...

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Canterbury Lakes re-open for fishing after MPI gives all clear

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Canterbury’s high country lakes have been re-opened to trout angling after the Ministry of Primary Industries gave the all clear.

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