Richie Cosgrove

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Otago Fish & Game support Minister Parker's directives to Otago Regional Council

The Otago Fish and Game Council supports Environment Minister David Parker’s decision, especially his directive that Mining Rights won't be extended beyond the 2021 deadline provided in the RMA.

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Kiwi calls in the crowd and wins world duck calling champs

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Kiwi teenager Ritson Galloway, who is the current New Zealand Live Duck Calling Champion, has blitzed the best duck callers from all over the world to become the first Non-American...

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Duck hunting still going ahead next year

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Information spread by the Coalition of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) and picked up by ACT’s David Seymour is incorrect.

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Waitaki River Angler Access now online

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Trout and salmon anglers now have a brand-new online resource to help them gain access to the Waitaki River for fishing.

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New fishing season off to a flying start

FGNZ7385a Nine year old Blake Marrett had success with wormfishing on Lake Opuha with this lovely brown trout

Despite cool weather, thousands of keen anglers around the country have been enjoying success as they try to catch a trout for the family dinner table following the opening of...

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Call of the wild will ring out in Taupo on Saturday

A cacophony of duck calls will ring out at the New Zealand Duck and Goose Calling Championships this weekend.

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Hugh Creasy Column

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“It’s simple, really,” said Sage, “Go deep, go heavy, go big.”

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New Zealanders deserve fresh, clean water - Govt needs to deliver

Today's Government announcement has the potential to fix New Zealand's freshwater pollution crisis - but only if the right options are selected, Fish & Game New Zealand Chief Executive Martin...

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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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Fish & Game New Zealand welcomes the Government’s Tourism Strategy

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Fish & Game New Zealand welcomes the Government’s New Zealand-Aotearoa Government Tourism Strategy, which sets out a plan to better manage the challenges of growth on the environment.

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Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury

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Welcome anglers to the final weekly fishing report for the current season.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 24-04-19

WFR1819.59 Will Pierce caught a 9lb salmon at the Tekapo Canal on Easter Weekend

We have made it to the last weekly report for the season and the last day of the “summer season” is fast approaching on Tuesday the 30th of April.

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Otago Fish & Game finds mallards ducking for cover

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Otago Fish & Game officer Paul van Klink has just completed the annual mallard monitoring flights over coastal and South Otago.

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Fish & Game supports firearm law reforms

Fish and Game says the just announced changes to firearms legislation is a well considered and ensures public safety.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 21-03-19

WFR1819.52Fish Game Officer Hamish Stevens displays a Centennial Park tench Credit R Adams

After ten years absence, tench have returned to Timaru’s Centennial Park Lake, offering anglers a challenging new fishing opportunity.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21 March 2019

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Fish and Game supports measures to keep New Zealanders safe

Fish and Game says the Christchurch mosque mass killing is a tragedy and it supports an overhaul of firearm laws to ensure the safety of New Zealanders.

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Fish and Game staff concerned at the state of Manuherikia River

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Fish & Game staff, council and community representatives, have taken a close look at the Manuherikia River.

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