Category: Fishing

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Wellington Weekly Report 14 November 2019

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There's nothing too untoward to prevent anglers getting out and about this weekend and making the most of some excellent fishing in the local rivers as well as the backcountry.

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Wellington Weekly Report 7 November 2019

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Staff are currently unavailable so there is no commentary on conditions today, however the links provided will take you to the live updated flows and weather for the river and...

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Wellington Weekly Report 31 October 2019

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A stunning weekend across the entire lower North Island is on the cards.

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Wellington Weekly Report 24 October 2019

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A long weekend is looming which means an extra fishing day - and the weather is looking like it will play it's part too.

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Wellington Weekly Report 17 October 2019

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While the weekend weather doesn't look too bad, the rain coming through on Friday evening is going to make things interesting as far as picking a fishing spot goes.

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Wellington Weekly Report 10 October 2019

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There's plenty of superb fishing and some great conditions coming our way this weekend, just keep a watchful eye on the weather.

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New fishing season off to a flying start

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Despite cool weather, thousands of keen anglers around the country have been enjoying success as they try to catch a trout for the family dinner table following the opening of...

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Wellington Weekly Report 03 October 2019

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Dedicated anglers who braved the cold weather over Opening got a small window and had some very good fishing to well-rested trout.

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Wellington Weekly Report 26 September 2019

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It's the final countdown to the opening of the new fishing season, with just four days to go!

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Hugh Creasy Column

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“It’s simple, really,” said Sage, “Go deep, go heavy, go big.”

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Wellington Weekly Report 19 September 2019

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Welcome to our first Weekly Fishing Report for 2019-20, with less than two weeks to go 'til the start of the new season.

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Illegal fishing method discovered

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Fish & Game Rangers have become alerted to an illegal fishing rig being used at the Mackenzie Basin Hydro Canals.

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Salmon crisis prompts rule changes

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Faced with continual decline in the sea run salmon fishery, the two Canterbury Fish & Game regions have voted this week to align most of their salmon regulations.

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Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury

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Welcome anglers to the final weekly fishing report for the current season.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 24-04-19

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We have made it to the last weekly report for the season and the last day of the “summer season” is fast approaching on Tuesday the 30th of April.

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Have a go at trout fishing with a ‘well priced’ licence

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With cooler weather now kicking in, Fish & Game says there’s plenty of opportunity for trout fishing ahead for those yet to buy a fishing licence.

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Wellington Weekly Report 28th March 2019

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Welcome to what will be out last Weekly Fishing Report of the season.

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Sockeye salmon create autumn spectacle

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The Mackenzie Country has a new autumn tourist attraction, with a spectacular run of sockeye salmon heading up the region’s rivers to spawn.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 21 March 2019

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Wellington Weekly Report 21st March 2019

Welcome to our abridged fishing report for this week.

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