Archive: October, 2017
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Creasy's Column for Reel Life October 2017
In the hills where bright water flows clear and clean, filtered by tree roots and silvery gravels, young fish, parr-marked and swift, swim the pools and runs.
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Will Spry's fishing report for Reel Life October 2017
The excitement draws ever nearer in the Mackenzie Country, with some of the best conditions we’ve enjoyed for a long time at the start of the fishing season on November 4th.
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Graeme Marshall fishing report for Reel Life October 2017
South Canterbury Report
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Weekly Fishing Report - 26 October 2017
A short sharp pulse of rain overnight has thrown a bit of a spanner in the works but we're confident that the majority of our rivers will cleared this extra...
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Declining wild salmon population prompts Fish & Game symposium
Fish & Game is organising a two day symposium to discuss the South Island’s troubled wild salmon fishery.
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Catch a fish this Labour Weekend!
Labour weekend holiday makers are being encouraged to use the break to get out fishing and try catching a trout or salmon for the family dinner table.
Fish & Game welcomes new government as win for environment
Fish & Game is welcoming the formation of the new government, saying it is a win for the environment.
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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region – 20-10-2017
Just like last week I’m predicting another weekend of classic spring conditions that require a bit of an open mind, a plan ‘B’ and perhaps a slightly less keen eye...
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Weekly Fishing Report - 19 October 2017
We've got another cracker weekend on the cards weather-wise so make the most of it and get out on the water...
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Declining wild salmon population prompts Fish & Game forum
The salmon – known as the King, Chinook or Quinnat – is found mainly on the West Coast, Canterbury, Otago and Marlborough.The species spends much of its life at sea...
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Fish & Game salutes outgoing Parliamentary Commissioner for Environment
Fish & Game New Zealand is paying tribute to outgoing Parliamentary Commission for the Environment, Dr Jan Wright, saying her time in the role has benefitted all New Zealanders.
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‘Biggest fish’ pulled from Lake Okataina as new fishing season opens
Lake Okataina produced the biggest fish on the first day of the new fishing season, a 3.7kg rainbow trout, but Lake Rotoiti offered the “best conditioned” fish, according to Fish...
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Weekly Fishing Report - 13 October 2017
The main rivers are up a bit but there's plenty of angling to be had this weekend in the smaller tribs which are firing at present!
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Fish & Game welcomes sentencing of Blenheim man
Fish & Game says the sentence handed down to a Blenheim man today for firearm and hunting offences is a welcome deterrent to others considering flouting gun and wildlife laws.
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150th anniversary of brown trout in New Zealand
Today marks the 150th anniversary of the introduction of brown trout, a species which has become culturally, environmentally and economically important to New Zealand over that time.
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Weekly Fishing Report - 5 October 2017
For a change it's really great to be able to write what a super start to Opening it has been!
Otago duck calling supremo quacks it big again
The reigning New Zealand duck calling champion Hunter Morrow has held onto his title at the national duck calling championships over the weekend.
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Rethink needed on waterway fencing requirements
New research on keeping stock out of rivers and streams requires an urgent and radical rethink of the current national riparian fencing strategy, according to Fish & Game.
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Veteran angler approaches 70 year milestone
Veteran Canterbury angler Walter Keenan has been fishing the country’s lakes and rivers for the past 68 seasons – and has all his licences from all those past years to...
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