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Eastern Fish & Game seeks angler feedback

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 9:37 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is appealing to trout anglers for information about their fishing trips in the Eastern Region that includes the Rotorua lakes. More >>

Protecting New Zealand’s Threatened Wetlands

Friday, 1 February 2019, 3:36 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The public is being encouraged to buy a specially commissioned wildlife habitat stamp to mark World Wetlands Day, with funds raised from sales being used to protect New Zealand’s fast-disappearing natural habitat. More >>

Hunters' Conservation Win With Marlborough Wetland

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 1:59 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The contribution hunters have made to saving and restoring Marlborough’s largest surviving lowland freshwater wetland is being highlighted to mark 2019 World Wetlands Day. More >>

Be Careful Where You Escape From The Heatwave

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 2:19 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

As New Zealand swelters though this week’s heatwave, people are being warned to be careful where they cool off with nearly 200 rivers, lakes and streams classed as unsafe for swimming since November according to regional and district council ... More >>

Kiwis want tougher water quality rules to protect rivers

Monday, 28 January 2019, 9:46 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Over 80 percent of New Zealanders want tougher rules to protect rivers, lakes and streams from pollution. More >>

Working with nature reaps rewards for farmers

Friday, 25 January 2019, 2:43 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Two Canterbury high country farming couples have been jointly awarded the 2018 North Canterbury Fish & Game Working with Nature awards. More >>

Dairy farmer’s ‘pretty special’ trout rod from Fish & Game

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:16 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

A Waikato dairy farmer and keen angler has won a handcrafted fly rod from Fish and Game - and he knows exactly how to use it. More >>

Mystery surrounds potential world record trout catch

Friday, 18 January 2019, 2:12 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish and Game is trying to confirm reports of a giant trout - a potential world record - recently caught in the Mackenzie Country hydro canals. More >>

Ducks by the hundred ‘blinged up’ for scientific research

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 12:23 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Hundreds of Bay of Plenty ducks are helping scientific research into their populations and habits by getting "blinged up" with bright, shiny bands on their legs. More >>

Holiday Warning - Health Threat Posed By Canterbury Rivers

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:10 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Scientific testing of popular Canterbury fishing and swimming rivers has produced disturbing findings, including the presence of dangerous disease-causing bacteria and antibiotic resistant E. coli. More >>

Fish & Game provides ‘how-to’ boat fishing knowledge

Monday, 17 December 2018, 11:10 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is providing a free talk and demonstration to improve anglers’ boat fishing skills and knowhow this summer. More >>

'Jumbo' size trout released into Lake Rotorua

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 9:38 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers have been given the chance to chase some “jumbo-size” trout in Lake Rotorua. More >>

Fish & Game: compensation claims ‘completely false’

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 10:06 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game has strongly refuted as “completely false” a Waikato Times article’s claim that the organisation has been ordered to pay compensation as the result of a court case. More >>

‘Avid anglers’ all set for Rotorua streams opening

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 9:32 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers are making plans to catch some big wild trout in particular, as some of Rotorua and Waikaremoana’s best known streams re-open for summer. More >>

Kiwis get quacking wins at world duck calling champs

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 9:22 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Kiwi duck callers have “done New Zealand proud” in the World Waterfowl Calling Championships in the United States – with a string of placings including a second. More >>

Kiwis off to compete in world duck calling champs

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 2:47 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Some of New Zealand’s top duck callers are preparing to head to the U.S. to compete in the World Waterfowl Calling Championships in the state of Maryland. More >>

Sunny skies see trout licence sales soar

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 3:33 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Wellington Fish & Game says a surge in licence sales can be put down to steady weather and great trout fishing over the first few weeks of the season which opened on October 1. More >>

Boost for Lake McLaren trout stocks

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 9:41 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game has released hundreds of young trout into Lake McLaren and the Ruahihi Canal in the lower Kaimai ranges – to boost the fishing stocks for local anglers. More >>

Fish for Gold angler was ‘lucky several times over’ in catch

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 9:35 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The only angler to catch an orange tagged trout in the Rotorua lakes “fishy lucky dip” has described just how lucky he was to catch the special trout. More >>

Sending in duck band details ‘pays off big’

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 1:41 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Helping Fish & Game’s research has “paid off big time” for five game bird hunters who’ve each been rewarded with a $600 prize package – for returning their duck band details. More >>

 

 

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