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If you are anything like me, whenever you drive past a petrol station, your eyeballs will be bulging when you look at the fuel prices that seem to be increasing daily.
This month, we want to highlight the awesome fishing opportunities on the Waiau River and share with you five top access spots.
With the summer break fast approaching, we thought we would provide anglers with ten quick fishing tips to make their holiday fishing trips more successful.
As mentioned in the last edition of Reel Life, we will be profiling some great access points on our major rivers with each monthly edition of Reel Life.
Southland anglers had a great start to the season, with almost all our rivers in good condition for the opening day and weekend.
The 21/22 sports fishing season is almost upon us, and this season is not one to be missed.
I’m sure that after this most recent lockdown there are plenty of anglers who are keen to head out trout fishing to stretch their legs, clear their heads and gather...
In a typical fishing season, many international anglers would be visiting Southland and they love to head into our backcountry and explore the fantastic fishing we have on offer.
Over the last few months, as rangers have been out talking with anglers, they have noticed lots of new anglers having a go at trout fishing.
Fishing at night with mouse lures continues to be highly effective in many areas around Southland where beech forest is present – Lake Te Anau, Manapouri, Monowai, upper Waiau, Mararoa,...
We have finally received some nice weather from the ‘weather gods’ and now is a perfect time to get the kids and grandkids out fishing.
As many anglers will now be aware, the ‘mouse fishing’ is really starting to heat up around Southland.
Despite some rain and elevated river flows during the first few weeks of the new fishing season, there has been some great trout fishing on offer around Southland.
The team at Southland Fish & Game have put this short video together of tips and tricks to help you get a fish in their region this year.
Over the last few weeks I have certainly noticed that things are starting to warm up (albeit slightly) and day length is increasing.
The final month of the sports fishing season has been a good one with reports of great fishing action throughout the region.
The weather has been starting to cool off down south but the same cannot be said for the trout fishing.
It's a question I get asked frequently by anglers who are new to spin fishing and want to increase their chances of success.
In their day to day ranging, Fish & Game staff have many fishing conversations with anglers from all around the region.
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...
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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