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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 19 January 2023

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Pictured - 'Tis the season for backcountry fishing (Credit: Nick King)

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New Years Week Fishing Report of Central South Island and North Canterbury

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When it comes to summertime fly fishing, anglers dream of sight-fishing for rising trout.

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Pictured - Merry Christmas and happy holiday season from Wellington Fish & Game.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 08 December 2022

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Pictured - Lovely conditions for fly fishing on the Mangahao River yesterday (Credit: Hamish Carnachan)

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 01 December 2022

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Pictured - Cam Carter with good Wairarapa brown trout caught recently on a rainy spring day (Credit: Camlo Carter)

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 24 November 2022

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Pictured - A beautiful lower Otaki River rainbow (Credit: Andrew Harding)

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 17 November 2022

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Pictured - Stunning fishing conditions yesterday in the Tararuas. (Credit: Hamish Carnachan)

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 10 November 2022

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Pictured - Leigh Johnson making the most of the stunning conditions on the Ruamahanga this morning (Credit: Hamish Carnachan)

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WEEKLY FISHING REPORT FOR CENTRAL SOUTH ISLAND & NORTH CANTERBURY

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With the rainbow trout spawning season coming to an end in the CSI Region, our high-country waters and other sensitive fisheries are opening for fishing on Saturday, 5th November,...

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 03 November 2022

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Pictured - John Gordon with a trophy lower North Island backcountry brown in superb condition for so early in the season (Credit: Derek Mickleson)

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 27 October 2022

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Pictured - Andrew Harding with a lower Ruamahanga stunner caught last week.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 20 October 2022

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Pictured - Peter de Boer caught this lower Ruamahanga estuarine brown in sensational condition last week.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 13 October 2022

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Pictured - Spinning for estuarine trout and kahawai chasing whitebait in Lake Onoke (Credit: Hamish Carnachan)

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 6 October 2022

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Pictured - Lovely conditions for school holiday angling on Hutt River earlier this week (Credit: Hamish Carnachan)

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 29 September 2022

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Pictured - Ben Ellison with a stunner from the Hutt River last week

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Lower North Lowdown - September 22, 2022

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Picture caption: Fish & Game officer Hamish Carnachan with a beautifully conditioned lower North Island rainbow trout (Credit Matt Kavermann)

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 23 December 2021

On the eve of Christmas the weather Gods are finally smiling on lower North Island anglers with stunning conditions on the cards for tomorrow and over the weekend.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 16 December 2021

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A reminder of what December should look like - backcountry Tararua Range river last season (Credit: Hamish Carnachan).

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Wellington Weekly fishing Report - 9 December 2021

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Good numbers of trout were seen in this Tararua backcountry stream last weekend before the rain arrived (Credit: Hamish Carnachan).

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Wellington Weekly fishing Report - 2 December 2021

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Fish on! The lower Ruamahanga River has been firing and is a great place for anglers of all ages (Credit: Hamish Carnachan).

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