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A warm front in Early February delivered a lot of rain to the central and western parts of the region causing significant flooding and damage to waterways.
Anglers over the holiday period were finally treated to some great fishing conditions, January provided a sequence of calm days and some great catches were reported.
I can’t recall a wetter or windier December than we have just received.
For those of you that managed to get out for the start of the new season I trust the experience was well worth waiting for and some nice fish were landed.
October 1 is the start of the 2019/20 season, a new licence and undisturbed water is the right formula to get started.
Welcome to the first Otago edition of Reel life leading into the 2019/20 fishing season.
Autumn and winter fishing in the Otago Region can be rewarding.
The days are getting shorter and the mornings cooler and daylight saving finishes on Sunday, April 7.
Eagerly awaited, the Christmas and New Year holiday period allows anglers to leave work behind and time to concentrate on some enjoyable angling.
Parts the region experienced some heavy rain in mid April and air temperatures have cooled. Coastal areas got a flush but to the west of the Region it has been...
In this month’s Reel Life article, field officer Cohen Stewart interviews retired fishing guide and honorary ranger Len Prentice to find out how the average angler can make their fishing...
In mid-February summer finally arrived and anglers were able to get out and fish in some decent weather.
Over the past week and a half, weather conditions have improved significantly on the West Coast, with a period of excellent settled weather.
With February air temperatures peaking at 33OC at the airport, it was nice to receive some decent rain in the middle of the month to give the rivers a good...
The weather has been less than ideal recently but the heat has brought out the cicadas – and the trout that feed on them.
As mentioned in previous Reel Life articles, there have been isolated increases in mouse populations in some parts of Southland.
As I write this report, the East Coast rivers in Canterbury have peaked in flood, with flows higher than seen for some time.
Lake Rotorua’s shoreline fishery has been slow to get underway this summer due to cooler and windier than normal conditions.
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