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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 >>

Interest hots up in ‘fishy lucky dip’ with first orange tag

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 1:40 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

A lucky angler has caught the first trout with an orange tag in the Rotorua lakes “fishy lucky dip” – stoking up interest in the hunt for a fish worth $10,000. More >>

New Trout Season off to a flying start

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:38 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Thousands of keen anglers around the country have been enjoying success as they try to catch a trout for the family dinner table following the opening of the new freshwater fishing season. More >>

Manawatu teen quacks the duck calling big time

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 12:39 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

A Manawatu teen has swept the New Zealand Duck and Goose Calling Championships in Taupo, winning all four categories he entered. More >>

Perfect combo - school holidays & new trout season

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 3:23 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The opening of the new trout fishing season and the beginning of the school holidays is providing the perfect combination for a great family activity over coming weeks. More >>

Get set to fish Rotorua’s top trout lakes

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 12:26 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers, along with their families and friends are getting set to try and hook some of Rotorua’s legendary rainbow and brown trout. More >>

Fish & Game polls open

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 12:58 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers and hunters are being urged to “make time now” to vote in Fish & Game’s elections – with a warning that choosing the best councillors to represent them has never been more important. More >>

Good early season trout fishing expected

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 12:07 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Taranaki Fish & Game staff are tipping local trout streams to be in good condition when the new fishing season opens on Monday October 1, 2018. More >>

A big call – the hunt’s on for NZ's best duck caller

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 9:53 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The country’s aspiring duck and goose callers are preparing to out-cackle and “ruffle each other’s feathers” in the New Zealand Duck and Goose Calling Championships later this month. More >>

Anglers offered golden lucky dip

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 3:56 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers…here’s a “fishy lucky dip” that could net you a trout worth $10,000. More >>

No election required in Auckland/Waikato Region

Monday, 10 September 2018, 1:13 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

No election will be held for the Auckland/Waikato Fish and Game Council for only the second time in nearly 30 years. More >>

Call for action on damaging intensive winter feeding

Friday, 24 August 2018, 12:29 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

‘Clean it up or stop it’ – call for action on environmentally damaging intensive winter feeding More >>

Angler anticipation accelerates for new trout licences

Monday, 20 August 2018, 3:53 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Trout fishing licences for the coming year are going on sale (eds: 21 August, 2018) as freshwater anglers eagerly look forward to the start of the 2018-19 freshwater sports fishing season. More >>

Council told to stop trying to evade responsibilities

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 3:59 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game Chief Executive Martin Taylor says Horizons Chairman Bruce Gordon needs to face reality and do his job and ensure the One Plan is implemented. More >>

Anglers urged to make the most of last week of boat fishing

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 1:05 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers are being reminded this week offers the last chance to get out and fish three of Rotorua’s most popular lakes before they close to boaties for the rest of the winter. More >>

Dairy Industry Review ‘confused and contradictory’

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 12:21 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game says the Agriculture Minister’s just-announced review of the dairy industry legislation is “confused and contradictory.” More >>

‘Good hunting ahead’ says Fish & Game

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 12:00 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game Eastern staff are confident that some good hunting lies ahead for hunters with “plenty of birds around.” More >>

 

 

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