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New leadership appointed for the Central South Island Fish and Game Council
The Central South Island Fish & Game Council (CSIFG) announces the appointments of its new Chief Executive, Steve McKnight and Council Chair, Linn Koevoet.
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Regional council must act on deadly botulism outbreaks
An outbreak of avian botulism in Waikato’s Whangamarino wetland that has killed thousands of waterfowl including some rare indigenous species is yet another wake-up call for urgent action, says Fish...
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River guardians back in the water
Fish & Game has launched a diving programme to monitor New Zealand’s trout populations and assess the health of the nation’s waterways.
CSI Managed Wetlands hunting ballots now open
The opportunity to access some of the best public land areas for game bird hunting in New Zealand starts today.
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Proposed law turns back on Kiwi way of life
People who enjoy the outdoors for recreation, fishing and hunting will lose rights under the Natural and Built Environments Bill.
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Game bird habitat stamp winner for 2023 Announced
A photo of a Californian quail strutting along a fence line is the image that will adorn the 2023 Game Bird Habitat Stamp.
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Call to Halt Decline of Wetlands Ahead of World Wetlands Day
New Zealanders are being encouraged to consider creating and preserving wetlands to help halt the decline of these threatened habitats across the country.
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Ranging operation catches out several anglers at canals
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New Years Week Fishing Report of Central South Island and North Canterbury
When it comes to summertime fly fishing, anglers dream of sight-fishing for rising trout.
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WEEKLY FISHING REPORT FOR CENTRAL SOUTH ISLAND & NORTH CANTERBURY
With the rainbow trout spawning season coming to an end in the CSI Region, our high-country waters and other sensitive fisheries are opening for fishing on Saturday, 5th November,...
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Rods and fish seized during night ranging operation at canals
Central South Island Fish & Game rangers were active at the Mackenzie Basin hydro canal fishery during the night over Labour Weekend.
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Anglers Out in Force for Start of the Season
Fish & Game NZ is expecting a "massive" turn-out of anglers this weekend for the opening of the new freshwater fishing season which kicks off Saturday, October 1.
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Celebration of Women in Angling This Saturday
This is the third year the event has been held. It is growing globally as women from around the world and here in Aotearoa New Zealand, appreciate the multitude of...
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Conservation Week is an opportunity to applaud the "massive" environmental effort by anglers and hun
Conservation Week (September 5-11) is an opportunity to applaud the "massive" environmental effort invested by anglers and hunters throughout the country, says Fish & Game NZ.
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Salmonid Ecology Scholarship launched
A scholarship for a PhD student undertaking research into the ecology, conservation and management of trout and trout fisheries has been set up in the name of the late...
Repeat offending angler fined for exceeding the bag limit
Southland angler Christopher Wood was fined nearly $1500 in the Timaru District Court last week.
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Research project reaches 20-pound milestone
Angler Scott Miller landed a huge 20-pound (9kg) brown trout in the Tekapo Canal in April 2022, catching the attention of Central South Island Fish & Game.
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Plenty of birds left for the rest of duck season
Hunters shot slightly fewer birds and spent less time in the maimai on opening weekend of the game bird season in Otago this year.
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Duck hunters look forward to more rain after season opening
Fine weather and light wind has again favoured the ducks on opening day of the game bird season in Otago.
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Stunning weather greeted around 50,000 game bird hunters around the country this morning.
While the sunshine and light winds across the country might have been in the duck's favour, it didn't stop hunters from celebrating the traditional first Saturday in May, the Opening...
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