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 6 days 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, 4 days 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 commented on the post, Southland Acclimatisation Society – Trout Fishing in Southland, NZ 3 weeks ago
Hi Garrick, It is a very old book published at least forty years ago. I have seen copies in secondhand shops from time to time. I’m sure you will be able to find a copy somewhere. Here’s a thought, if you can convince the Southland Fish and Game Council to grant me permission I could scan my copy and place it online as a pdf for anyone who wanted…[Read more]
Allan Burgess started the topic Manuherekia River needs a greater share of the water in the forum Political and Environmental Issues 1 month 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 […]
Allan Burgess commented on the post, Poor Salmon Returns – Where have all the salmon gone? Kingfish Rising! 1 month ago
Thanks Don, I’m hoping the salmon will come roaring back someday soon!
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, 3 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]
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 – […]
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 […]
Allan Burgess commented on the post, Rakaia Lagoon Study – Species of Fish Recorded July 1980 – July 1981 2 months ago
I would be very interested to see this exact same study of the Rakaia Lagoon conducted again in 2021/2022 so we can make a comparison with 1980/1981.
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 […]
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