Category: Fishing

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 4 March 2021

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Some welcome rain this weekend will be good for the rivers after a sustained dry spell but anglers will likely need to target the small streams to find fishable water.

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Hugh Creasy column for Feb 2021

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In the heat of the day, the road surface glistens black with melting tar, and the roadside broom crackles with ripening seed pods bursting and brittle.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 18 February 2021

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Another cracker weekend ahead weather-wise and the rivers have been topped up beautifully by recent rain.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 11 February 2021

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Aside from a few showers around the Central Plateau on Sunday, everywhere else is set for a stunning weekend and more superb angling!

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 4 February 2021

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Another long weekend and the fishing conditions are set up perfectly yet again!

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 28-01-2021

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After the heatwave, this week we are heading into a weekend of mild temps, light-moderate winds and a mix of brilliant sunshine and benign overcast cloud.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 28th January 2021

Fishing conditions look favourable this weekend following a week of discoloured rivers due to a small fresh last weekend.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 28 January 2021

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Hot settled weather, wet wading, terrestrials on the wing everywhere, and hungry trout. These were the conditions that greeted anglers lucky enough to get out on the water earlier this...

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Hugh Creasy column for January 2021

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The howling winds of January will die away, the rivers will subside and the sun will shine.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 21 January 2021

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The awful squally weather we've had this week is going to blow through just in time for Wellington Anniversary weekend.

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Christmas boost for canal fishing opportunities due to power station upgrades

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Anglers fishing the Tekapo Canal over the summer holidays have had an early Christmas present with a boost in their chances due to Genesis Energy and Central South Island Fish...

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Thursday 24th December 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Weekly Fishing Report for Central South Island - 24 December 2020

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Merry Christmas from the team at Central South Island Fish and Game.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 17 December 2020

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The rivers and weather are looking absolutely stunning this morning - conditions that will last right through the weekend.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 11th December 2020

WFR 1 A nicely conditioned 16lb salmon caught at the Rakaia River last weekend. Photo supplied by NZSAA.

Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, although Nor’ westers have been dominant in the last week, the amount of rainfall in the headwaters hasn’t been too excessive.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 10-12-2020

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Lake Benmore is a favourite fishery for South Island anglers, in fact, on paper it’s recorded as the second most fished lake New Zealand - that caldera lake formed by...

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 10 December 2020

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The photos below tell their own story - the rivers aren't looking flash. There is a silver lining, however, the last of the rain will pass through tonight so we...

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island- 03-12-2020

WFR2021.27 An anonymous anglers awesome Rangitata River mouth salmon November 30 2020 photo Credit Rosalie Shaw

It is exciting to hear of the first two confirmed sea-run salmon catches for the season at the Rangitata River.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 4th December 2020

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report. A couple of Nor’ westers are going to dominate the fishing conditions this weekend.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 3 December 2020

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The fishing has been as temperamental as the weather over the last fortnight but those anglers who have carefully picked their time to get on the water have done really well.

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