Archive: November, 2017

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Issue with Canterbury Lake

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Fish & Game wants to draw your attention to the closure to all fishing in two Canterbury lakes, Lake Grasmere and Lake Sarah.

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Weekly Fishing Report - 30 November 2017

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The recent rain has brought some welcome respite to the rivers and trout, but angling is still on the cards for some parts of the region this weekend.

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Government crackdown on foreign farm buyers welcomed

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The government’s decision to tighten rules on farm purchases by foreign buyers is being welcomed by Fish & Game as long overdue.

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ECAN to be prosecuted under Conservation Act for stream damage

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Canterbury’s regional council, ECAN, is being prosecuted after a valuable fish spawning stream was damaged by earthmoving machinery earlier this year.

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Will Spry's fishing report for Reel Life November 2017

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HOT! That’s the best way to describe the fishing and the weather.

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NZFFA Report for Reel Life November 2017

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life November 2017

By Hugh Creasy

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Rotorua streams known for ‘superb brown trout’ set to open

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Anglers are getting set for some of the country’s “finest brown trout fishing” as Rotorua streams re-open for summer.

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Weekly Fishing report - North Canterbury 24-11-2017

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The larger snow fed rivers have not seen a fresh for two weeks and are in great condition for salmon fishing at the moment, with confirmed catches from the Rakaia...

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Graeme Marshall Report for Reel Life November 2017

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South Canterbury Report

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Weekly Fishing Report - 23 November 2017

A well conditioned lower Ruamahanga River brown taken by Peter de Boer. Credit Andrew Harding

There's no doubt this is the best start to the season we've had in years!

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‘Too little, too late’ - Fish & Game says Dairy NZ must do more to protect the environment

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Fish & Game is critical of Dairy NZ’s strategic vision for the dairy sector, saying it is a decade late and the industry must act sooner to protect the environment...

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Wellington Angling Newsletter - Spring Issue 2017

In this IssueEarly Season TipsLake FishingWairarapa MoanaBackcountry in Our Back YardScorching Sea-RunnersFamily-Friendly FishingClick here to download your copy (4.4mb in PDF format).

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Fonterra ‘desperate’ to restore public support for dairy

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Fish & Game says Fonterra has now realised it must act quickly to meet public demand for better water quality instead of relying on spending millions on slick PR campaigns...

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‘More trout for anglers’ at Lake McLaren and Ruahihi Canal

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Bay of Plenty anglers will soon have a few hundred more trout to target on their back doorstep.

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Weekly Fishing Report - 16 November 2017

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The season just keeps getting better with more fine weather and reports of very big, well-conditioned fish being caught throughout the region!

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Anglers warned they face ‘last ditch’ battle to save wild salmon

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Anglers have been warned they are now in a last-ditch battle to save New Zealand’s wild salmon population.

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Kiwis dubbed 'Call Blacks' after big wins in world duck calling champs

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The success of Nelson schoolgirl Holly Irvine and Otago’s Hunter Morrow in the world waterfowl calling championships in the United States has been hailed as “an amazing achievement.”

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Weekly Fishing Report - 9 November 2017

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The dream start to our season continues with more great fishing conditions on the cards this weekend!

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Weekly Fishing Report - 3 November 2017

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We've got a slight disruption to the fantastic run of weather, which has been producing stunning angling conditions, but it's still mainly good to go this weekend.

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