Category: Fishing

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Wellington Weekly Report - 16 January 2020

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Happy New Year and welcome back to what's proving to be a great fishing season for the lower North Island.

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Wellington Weekly Report - 19 December 2019

Welcome to our abridged fishing reports for the Christmas period.

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Wellington Weekly Report - 12 December 2019

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There's a north and south situation this weekend, with heavy showers forecast for the former and fine conditions expected for the lower half of the region.

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Wellington Weekly Report 05 December 2019

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The fishing Gods appear to be smiling on us - recent rain has recharged rapidly falling rivers nicely and set up some great angling for Saturday.

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Wellington Weekly Report 28 November 2019

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Another stunning weekend is on the cards again, so now is the time to get into the angling action before the pre-Christmas chaos kicks in!

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Wellington Weekly Report 21 November 2019

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All systems are go for the weekend - excellent weather, stunning looking rivers and streams, along with plenty of hungry trout!

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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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