by Roland Brunner and Nantyia Boontong
Determined anglers Nantiya and partner Roland have been travelling around New Zealand in their campervan since November 2016. In their travels, Nantiya was impressed with […]
Tension rising on NZ rivers between wealthy tourists and Southlanders over competition for fishing spots
Retired fishing guide and honorary Fish and Game ranger Len Prentice at his fishing hut on the upper Mataura River.
Len Prentice worries about the future of the river he has spent his lifetime fishing.
Sitting on the deck of his…[Read more]
Taieri Mouth by Chris Dore
Taieri Mouth map courtesy of Google Earth.
Taieri Mouth – quiescent fishing community south of Dunedin – has always to me been a place a relaxation. “One can […]
Allan Burgess started the topic Massive non-compliance in fish screens in Canterbury, ECan says in the forum Salmon Forum 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Massive non-compliance in fish screens in Canterbury, ECan says
All 32 fish screens installed in irrigation schemes throughout Canterbury monitored by Environment Canterbury (ECan) were found to be non-compliant.
Over the past calendar year, ECan checked the 32 sites and made the discovery, a summary of fish screen compliance presented…[Read more]
Allan Burgess started the topic Otago University zoology professor says the commercial whitebait take needs cuts in the forum Whitebaiting 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Otago University zoology professor says the commercial whitebait take needs cuts
Whitebaiter Jim Fletcher checks out his catch at the Waihopai River in Invercargill on the opening day of the 2019 whitebait season.
A scientist believes whitebaiting should be a recreational fishery and a handbrake be put on the commercial take in the future.
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