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 week, 3 days 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 week, 5 days 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]
School Shark Tag Awareness – How You Can Help
By Alex Burton
New Zealand is a host to a variety of shark species from well-known species such as the great white – Carcharodon carcharias and whale sharks – […]
Allan Burgess wrote a new post, Three Kings Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Middlesex Bank 2 weeks ago
Three Kings Islands Marlin Fishing, Northland, NZ
By Andrew Padlie
It had just come into winter and a memory of the past season still ﬂoats in the mind. That year I was lucky enough to venture north for the f […]
Strike Indicator – Looking at Different Strike Indicators
By Paul Corliss
I’m not talking about industrial unrest or rumblings among the troops, but that most vital aspect of bite detection in trout fishing with […]
Dinghy Fishing – The Highs and Lows
By Darryl French
During my limited years of fishing, I have owned six boats in various forms and sizes, but some of my most memorable outings have been whilst dinghy fishing. […]
Rakaia Lagoon Study – Species of Fish Recorded July 1980 – July 1981
by Tony Eldon
This excellent study of the freshwater fish species found in the Rakaia Lagoon will be of considerable interest to anglers who […]
Whatipu Fishing – Ninepin Rock, Paratutae Headland, North Side Manukau Harbour Entrance – Rock, Beach Fishing Around Auckland
Whatipu. Located on the northern side of the entrance to Manukau Harbour. Drive […]
Boobie Fly UV Straggle Chenille Trout Lure – Boobie or Booby trout fly.
The boobie fly is a good imitation of the common bully – Gobiomorphus cotitianus, in profile if not in colour. The common bully is more […]
Allan Burgess started the topic Angler's alluring catch gives council salmon to talk about in the forum Salmon Forum 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Angler’s alluring catch gives council salmon to talk about
A council ranger has been rewarded with a case of beer after helping an angler reel in a large salmon in Marlborough.
Retiree and fisherman Alex Kole thought his second cast on the morning of February 12 had become tangled in the Wairau River, north of Renwick, when “zing, across the…[Read more]
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