Allan Burgess started the topic New Ohau Orange and Tekapo Orange 6 and 8mm fish eggs in the forum Canals – Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo Canals 3 days, 11 hours ago
Cleardrift Canada and Amazing Baits New Zealand have got together to produce 2 new colours that work a treat at the Canals. Ohau Orange and Tekapo Orange.
Nutrients In Rivers – How Much Is Too Much?
Dr Adam Canning taking a water sample during an earlier scientific project in the Manawatu Region.
Top New Zealand freshwater scientists have answered the question of how much nutrients should be permitted in our rivers to maintain ecosystem health.
Lead scientist and report author Dr Adam Canning…[Read more]
Allan Burgess started the topic Precautionary winter closure of Upper Tekapo Canal sports fishery in the forum Canals – Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo Canals 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Precautionary winter closure of Upper Tekapo Canal sports fishery
Angler concern over the sustainability of one of the world’s best “trophy” trout fisheries has led to a precautionary closure during the peak of the 2021 winter fishing season.
The Central South Island Fish and Game Council (CSI Council) has put a winter fishing closure in p…[Read more]
Allan Burgess started the topic Manuherekia River needs a greater share of the water in the forum Political and Environmental Issues 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Manuherekia River needs a greater share of the water
The health and wellbeing of the Manuherekia River and its ecosystems must be the priority in deciding the catchment’s future.
“The river needs to have a much greater share of the water,” Otago Fish & Game environmental officer Nigel Paragreen said.
Fish & Game welcomes public consultation o…[Read more]
Allan Burgess wrote a new post, Cooking Your Catch In the Wok – Kaikoura and Trumpter 1 month ago
Cooking Your Catch In the Wok
with Keith Chin
I’d heard a bit about the Liquidator and had even seen a few photos taken by Ross LeCompte of New Brighton Sports. Ross is also the agent for John Reader’s Clarence […]
Poor Salmon Returns – Where have all the salmon gone?
By Allan Burgess
The decline of the South Island salmon fishery is widely believed to have been caused by a range of environmental factors tha […]
Funding proposal for Lake Hayes misses the point
Polluters must help foot the bill to clean up Lake Hayes.
A proposal by Otago Regional Council to make residents who live immediately around the polluted lake pay most of the restoration cost is unfair, Otago Fish & Game environment officer Nigel Paragreen says.
“By failing to target those…[Read more]
Hiring a Trout Fishing Guide
By Allan Burgess
Our fishing guides are doing it tuff at the moment as a result of COVID-19 restrictions preventing overseas anglers from coming to New Zealand and hiring a trout […]
Surfcasting After Dark
with Allan Burgess
Most experienced trout anglers are well aware of the advantages fishing after dark. Cruising trout lose their inhibitions and will come right into the shallows […]
Allan Burgess started the topic Amazing fishing opportunities at Lake Pupuke – Near Auckland in the forum Political and Environmental Issues 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Three hundred large rainbow trout have been released by Fish & Game staff into the Quarry Lake arm of Lake Pupuke on the North Shore this week and fishing has never been better.
The traditional release site on the East side of the lake was shifted to the smaller quarry lake to improve catch rates for anglers.
Fishing is excellent at the…[Read more]
Allan Burgess started the topic Fish & Game review recommendations will future-proof Fish & Game in the forum Political and Environmental Issues 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Fish & Game review recommendations will future-proof Fish & Game
27 April 2021
A review into Fish & Game has outlined a tranche of recommendations to modernize governance protocols and decision making.
New Zealand Fish and Game Council chairperson Ray Grubb says the review provides an overdue and welcome health check of the organisation.…[Read more]
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