Category: Fishing

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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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Wellington Weekly Report 14th March 2019

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Good fishing conditions will last right through until late Saturday evening before a weak front arrives.

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Wellington Weekly Report 7th March 2019

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Welcome to our abridged fishing report for this week.

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Angling events 2019

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Events including childrens' fishing days are held by Fish & Game across New Zealand to support and encourage fishing participation. See below for current event information.

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Wellington Weekly Report 28th February 2019

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We've got beautiful fishing conditions forecast right through the Wellington Fish & Game region this weekend.

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Fish & Game mount ‘active checks’ on areas including stream mouths

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Eastern Region Fish & Game staff have been “actively checking” the anglers congregating at local stream mouths, especially on Lake Rotorua.

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Wellington Weekly Report 4 October 2017

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With rain forecast tomorrow and through Saturday and Sunday fishing is going to be a bit of a lottery this weekend!

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Weekly Fishing Report - 14th February 2019

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Fishing conditions don't get much better than what's on offer this weekend!

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Kids Fishing Day - Cambridge

Come and join the Hamilton Anglers Club and Fish & Game Waikato for a free fishing day for kids under the age of 12.

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Eastern Fish & Game seeks angler feedback

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Fish & Game is appealing to trout anglers for information about their fishing trips in the Eastern Region that includes the Rotorua lakes.

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Weekly Fishing Report - 31st January 2019

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Welcome to our abridged fishing report for this week.

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Weekly Fishing Report - 31st January 2019

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After some scorching temperatures, it looks like the weekend is going to bring a change to more bearable conditions!

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