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Wellington Reel Life September 2019

Hooked up to backcountry brown early last season Copyright Nick King

Only a few sleeps until Opening now and what a great season we have in store!

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Wellington Reel Life August 2019

RL CSI August 1 A 14 gram bass hex wobbler accounts for a large Lake Tekapo Brown trout Credit Rhys Adams

While our drift dives have shown a number of key rivers are down in trout numbers, the really exciting thing is they are up in fish size.

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Wellington Reel Life April 2019

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Spawning rivers and streams close from the end of April until the end of September to protect the spawning fish and habitat.

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Wellington Reel Life March 2019

A very large brown trout taken just 15 mintues from SH2

The cicadas continue to chirp and the trout get fatter still!

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Wellington Reel Life December 2018

Early season backcountry rainbow for field officer Hamish Carnachan

We've kicked off our summer drift diving on the Kapiti Coast and Wairarapa and numbers are looking good.

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Wellington Reel Life April 2017

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Wellington Report not available for April 2017.

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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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