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Taranaki Reel Life September 2019

TRL1Sept19. A nicely coloured ringplain brown from last season. Photo Michael Bakker.

Taranaki Fish & Game staff are tipping local trout streams to be in good condition when the new fishing season opens next week on Tuesday October 1, 2019.

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Taranaki Reel Life August 2019

TRL1Aug19. Carlos Cardoso do Vale with a nice ringplain winter season ringplain brown.

Regular freshes have kept base flows relatively high, but Taranaki ringplain rivers and streams are clearing very quickly after rain and the winter fishing reaches have been fishing well with...

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Taranaki Reel Life April 2019

TRL1April20. A nice Lake Mangamahoe brown trout Photo Charles Frere.

Three freshes in the last three weeks have cleared out the accumulated algal growth and sediment from streams and restored base flows - so that waterways are now in good...

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Taranaki Reel Life March 2019

TRL2March19. The result of a recent after work fish. Photo Michael Bakker.

There’s been only a couple of very minor freshes since our last edition of Reel Life and flows have quickly dropped back to their summer lows.

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Taranaki Reel Life December 2018

TRL1Dec18. Another awesome summer ringplain brown caught by Michael Bakker

River and stream flows are now approaching their summer levels and conditions are definitely favouring the fly fisher as trout are now much more visible on their feeding lies.

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Taranaki Reel Life Apr 2017

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Well, the last two weeks of the main season have been very settled here in Taranaki, with cool nights and then warm sunny afternoons - perfect for fishing.

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Southland Reel Life FEB 2017

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...

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West Coast Reel Life FEB 2017

Over the past week and a half, weather conditions have improved significantly on the West Coast, with a period of excellent settled weather.

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Hawke’s Bay Reel Life Feb 2017

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...

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Auckland / Waikato Reel Life Feb 2017

The weather has been less than ideal recently but the heat has brought out the cicadas – and the trout that feed on them.

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Southland Reel Life JAN 2017

As mentioned in previous Reel Life articles, there have been isolated increases in mouse populations in some parts of Southland.

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North Canterbury Reel Life Jan 2017

As I write this report, the East Coast rivers in Canterbury have peaked in flood, with flows higher than seen for some time.

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Eastern Reel Life Jan 2017

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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Otago Reel Life JAN 2017

It’s fair to say that the summer holiday period has been severely interrupted by some abysmal weather over the past month and leading up to the New Year.

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