Category: Fishing

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Weekly Fishing Report for North Canterbury 15 April 2021

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The traditional fishing season is all but finished now and with rain forecast for much of the region Friday night, rivers are likely to become dis-coloured for a few days.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 1st April 2021

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Swollen rivers will greet any anglers out today, however, levels are rapidly dropping and we've got an Easter bonus of extra days off this weekend which should give most waters...

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 25 March 2021

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The fishing conditions are beautiful throughout the region from today and over the course of the weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 18-03-2021

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The weather forecast is looking great for fishing this weekend with sunshine or high cloud, mild temperatures and light winds.

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Weekly Fishing Report North Canterbury 18 March 2021

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The weather looks great for fishing throughout the region this weekend and into next week.

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Hugh Creasy Column March 2021

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Change is coming, chill winds from the south sweep through the forests.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 18 March 2021

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All systems are go for the weekend ahead - excellent fishing flows, sunny skies and little wind.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 11 March 2021

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Plenty of rain overnight has unfortunately left most of our rivers running large and dirty, and still coming up at time of writing.

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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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