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 days, 13 hours 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]
New rules to include all finfish in combined daily bag limit for recreational fishers 20 April 2022
HON DAVID PARKER
Oceans and Fisheries
Rules for daily limits on recreationally caught finfish will change to include species that previously had no limit, Oceans and Fisheries Minister, David Parker announced today.
There are over…[Read more]
Fishing crew caught with 45 times the daily limit of snapper in Auckland
Fishery officers caught a fishing crew with 45 times the legal snapper limit in Auckland.
A fishing crew with 45 times the legal daily limit of snapper has been caught by Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) fishery officers during a routine boat inspection.
Homebrew Fishing Sinkers by Stephen Coote
Sinker making is a satisfying activity that can save money. Why use lead sinkers? Old spark plugs, nuts and bolts, pieces of scrap metal and stones have all been used […]
Sand Flounder – Rhombosolea plebeia – Considered by many to be the best eating fish in the sea
The Sand flounder is one of the four main species of flounder, or flatfish, sold in New Zealand fish shops and […]
Allan Burgess commented on the post, Hurunui River Secrets – How to Fish – Secrets of the Four Sections 3 weeks, 2 days ago
That is a shame, Brian. I hate didymo. Not only is it unsightly, but it also sticks to lures and flies alike.
Perch Bait Rigs
Perch are found in most waters in Canterbury. Many anglers early in life started out by catching small perch in ponds and rivers. In this article, we’ll take a look at Perch Bait Rigs. There […]
Poolburn Dam Brown Trout Fishing – part of the Old Dunstan trail from the Styx Basin
History of Poolburn Dam
The Poolburn Dam or Reservoir is situated on the Ida Valley side of the Rough Ridge Range. lt was […]
Terrestrials and the Trout – A User’s Guide in Four Parts – Parts One and Two
By Paul Corliss
What has changed since the very first account of fishing with a fly was written? Nearly all things but one have, […]
Anglers reminded to stick to the rules
Source: Fish and Game NZ
Close to one in ten anglers checked by Central South Island Fish & Game are non-compliant with the sports fishing regulations.
With over five months of the sports fishing season completed, the Central South Island Fish & Game Council (CSI Fish & Game) is disappointed with the 8%…[Read more]
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