Westport Tuna Fishing
Keith Chin heads out of Westport tuna fishing, on the West Coast of the South Island in search of tuna
I received a call from Malcolm McColl, the skipper of the Swansong, on Monday […]
Allan Burgess started the topic NZ King Salmon shares have lost 71% of their value this year – 5 things you shou in the forum Salmon Forum 1 month, 2 weeks ago
NZ King Salmon shares have lost 71% of their value this year – 5 things you should know
New Zealand King Salmon’s Ruakaka farm in the Queen Charlotte Sound. (File photo)
Investors in New Zealand King Salmon have had a torrid year.
The salmon farmer’s shares have the unfortunate accolade of being the worst performer on the sharemarket, having l…[Read more]
Allan Burgess started the topic Years of work and a law change help pull dwindling salmon population back from t in the forum Salmon Forum 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Years of work and a law change help pull dwindling salmon population back from the brink
Fishery officers caught a fishing crew with 45 times the legal snapper limit in Auckland..
In the icy upper reaches of the Rakaia River, Fish and Game officers watch their efforts pay dividends from the sky.
Last year, the agency brandished the only weapon…[Read more]
The Creeper – Early-Season Trout Nymph Pattern
By Martins Langlands
I remember well the first time I glanced at this insect. My reaction was one of both shock and amazement. At one and a half inches long […]
Bibbed Trout Minnows for Trolling and Spin Fishing each with a Star Rating – Five-Star Lures are the best in my opinion
By Allan Burgess
I have included a range of Bibbed Trout Minnows here that […]
Makarora River Discoloured – The Young River, Blue River and Cameron Flat
By Monty Wright
The morning was clear as we set off from Hawea to fish the Young and Makarora rivers at the head of Lake Wanaka. […]
Blade Spinners for Trout Fishing – Why not make your own? A look at these old and still popular lures
By Stephen Clark
Blade spinners, also called shafted spinners, is a great tool for searching water. They […]
Ambergris by Clive Morriss
Ambergris! What’s this ambergris? Well, it comes from the sea and you boaties and sea shore fishermen might be bypassing a fortune as you skim through the waves or walk along the […]
Twizel Canals research project reaches 20-pound milestone
Angler Scott Miller landed a huge 20-pound (9kg) brown trout in the Tekapo Canal in April 2022, catching the attention of Central South Island Fish & […]
Allan Burgess started the topic Corina Jordan lands ‘dream’ role as Fish and Game Council chief exec in the forum Political and Environmental Issues 2 months, 1 week ago
Corina Jordan lands ‘dream’ role as New Zealand Fish and Game Council chief executive
New Zealand Fish and Game Council has appointed Corina Jordan to the position of chief executive.
Corina Jordan will depart from Beef + Lamb New Zealand where she is the North Island, general manager.
She described the lead role at Fish & Game NZ as a “dr…[Read more]
Twizel Canals Winter 2022 – Five Fishing Tips For Beginners
By Allan Burgess
The Twizels Canals are a spectacular place to fish for trout and salmon at any time of year but the winter season offers […]
Allan Burgess started the topic NZ King Salmon to close farms due to rising sea temperatures in the forum Political and Environmental Issues 2 months, 2 weeks ago
NZ King Salmon to close farms due to rising sea temperatures
25 May 2022
The country’s largest salmon producer says it is being forced to close farms and let go of staff due to warmer water temperatures brought on by climate change.
New Zealand King Salmon will fallow three farms in the Pelorus Sound by next summer, with one kept to run…[Read more]
Fish & Game welcomes new farm wetlands guidance
Source: Fish and Game NZ
Fish & Game welcomes the new NIWA-DairyNZ resource to help farmers with wetland design and performance.
“New Zealanders are becoming far more aware of the important role wetlands play in ‘taking care of water,’ from recharging groundwater and augmenting flows, and filtering…[Read more]
Flats Kahawai – A Date with Little Olive
There have been a few big flats kahawai showing up along the southern edge of the Otumoetai Channel. Another reason I like to frequent this location is that there is […]
Tauranga Flats Kingfish on my Vintage Glass Fenwick Feralite FF 858
By Dick Marquand
Some of you will know of my love for vintage glass fly rods, particularly the Fenwick Feralite series that were made in […]
Giant fish screen installed to protect native species in Canterbury’s Rangitata River
A giant fish screen has been installed on the side of Canterbury’s Rangitata River in an effort to protect hundreds of thousands of sport fish and native species.
The $18 million technology will allow the nearby irrigation canal to take water from the river w…[Read more]
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