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Review of North Canterbury freshwater angling regulations

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The North Canterbury Fish and Game Council is holding its regular review of the Anglers Notice (Fishing regulations).

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Anglers reminded to stick to the rules

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Close to one in ten anglers checked by Central South Island Fish & Game are non-compliant with the sports fishing regulations.

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Salmon anglers master season bag limit

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The Canterbury sea run salmon fishing season is underway with good numbers of fish seen and being caught.

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Weekly fishing report North Canterbury - 2 December 2021

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Over the last week, we have seen the main rivers rise and fall following the nor-west rain in the alps, but they should be approaching a fishable state by tomorrow.

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Weekly Fishing Report - North Canterbury - 25-11-2021

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When: 8 December 2021

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Lake Coleridge Fishing Competition postponed

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Unfortunately, due to uncertainties about Covid-19 in the Canterbury community, North Canterbury Fish & Game are postponing the annual Lake Coleridge Fishing Competition.

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November is the month for anglers to explore!

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Anglers across the South Island have been counting down the days until November for the opening of some spectacular fisheries.

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North Canterbury Fishing report 28th October 2021

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With less rain in the headwaters, the big braided rivers are now flowing clear and the lower reaches are definitely worth a look this week.

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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report – Friday 8th October 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury weekly fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Friday 1st October 2021

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury weekly fishing report.

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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report-24 September 2021

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Welcome anglers to the first weekly fishing report for the 2021/22 season.

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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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Thanks for taking the 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

Over the last week, we have seen the main rivers rise and fall following continued periodic nor-west rain in the alps, with further rain and high waters due to come...

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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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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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