Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game - Latest News [Page 1]

Trout heads give up browns' spawning secrets

Monday, 9 December 2013, 12:33 pm | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

What clues to the origins of the Waikato’s brown trout can you gather from a fish head…or more precisely, the small bones in a fish’s head? The answer, according to Fish & Game Auckland-Waikato, is plenty. More >>

Fish & Game launches satellite tracking to probe duck behavior

Friday, 16 August 2013, 10:04 am | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

As a scientist, how do you snoop more effectively into the habits of the female mallard duck – and study how she nests and breeds, and how many young she manages to rear? More >>

Fish & Game reminder: 'great fishing in Waikato hydro lakes'

Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 1:36 pm | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Auckland and Hamilton anglers have been reminded of some great winter fishing within easy reach. The Waikato River hydro lakes are often overlooked by anglers travelling south from Hamilton or Auckland in search of some good trout fishing, says Auckland-Waikato ... More >>

Fish & Game reminder - still plenty birds in season

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 2:16 pm | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Auckland-Waikato Fish & Game is reminding hunters there are still plenty of opportunities to target some game birds in the weeks ahead, even though the mallard season has closed. More >>

Anglers compete in Rodd and Gunn Oceania Fly Fishing Champs

Friday, 15 March 2013, 2:32 pm | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

The 2013 Rodd and Gunn Oceania Fly Fishing Championships are being held from 19th to 24th March 2013, the teams based in Rotorua. More >>

Farmers urged to take early action to prevent crop damage

Monday, 12 November 2012, 1:14 pm | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game is urging farmers to make plans now for reducing the damage that can be caused by large flocks of Paradise shelduck, and other game birds. More >>

Fish & Game welcomes hefty penalty for no licence fishing

Tuesday, 23 October 2012, 4:05 pm | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Fish & Game has welcomed heavy penalties imposed on a Taupo angler for fishing without a licence in the Whakapapa River in the centre of the North Island. Jerry Silva has appeared in the Taumurunui Court where he pleaded guilty to fishing the river at ... More >>

Duck hunters reminded on season end

Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 1:31 pm | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Hunters are reminded that the season for dabbling ducks – including mallards – ends in the Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game Region this Sunday (June 17th). More >>

Trout Truck takes fish and environmental message

Thursday, 26 April 2012, 10:44 am | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Fish & Game is set to make a splash with its colourful ‘Live Trout Truck’ – when it carries out its annual release of catchable trout into lake Pupuke on Auckland’s North Shore tomorrow (Friday April 27th) More >>

Operation planned to stem bird disease outbreak

Monday, 20 February 2012, 11:55 am | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Operation planned to stem bird disease outbreak Fish & Game believes the disease that has claimed a large number of birds in the vicinity of the Piako River outlet into the Firth of Thames is most likely to be an outbreak of avian botulism. More >>

Fish & Game keeps close eye on disease outbreak

Thursday, 16 February 2012, 12:39 pm | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Auckland Waikato Fish & Game is asking landowners and hunters to monitor waterfowl populations on their properties and ponds for any signs of sick or dead birds. More >>

Fish & Game Salutes Science Winner

Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 11:53 am | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Eastern Region Fish & Game officers have applauded the initiative of a Rotorua schoolboy and aspiring scientist – for his work on trout behaviour. Eleven year-old Matthew Gatenby won this year’s Niwa Bay of Plenty Science and Technology Fair in late ... More >>

Huge Catch as Trout Contest Leaps in Popularity

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 11:55 am | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

The annual Lower Waikato Trout Fishing Contest 2011 turned up a “mammoth” catch of nearly 130 trout – after a big jump in the number of anglers competing. The week long contest ran from October 10th to Sunday October 16th, attracting nearly ... More >>

Good news for Waikato anglers

Friday, 12 August 2011, 3:25 pm | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Fish & Game has taken another step towards trebling the number of trout being released into Lake Arapuni – the district’s most popular sport fishing lake. More >>

Auckland Fish & Game Expects Good Start to Game Bird Hunt

Wednesday, 4 May 2011, 12:53 pm | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Auckland / Waikato Fish & Game is hoping for a strong start to the game bird hunting season this weekend – thanks to the wet weather through summer and into autumn. The Auckland / Waikato Region runs from near Wellsford north of Auckland, south to ... More >>

Hundreds of Trout to Be Released at 'Urban Fishing' Spot

Tuesday, 26 April 2011, 2:33 pm | Auckland-Waikato Fish and Game

Auckland / Waikato Fish & Game is preparing to release hundreds of catchable trout into Lake Pupuke on Auckland’s North Shore tomorrow (Wednesday 27 April). The tanker load of two year-old trout are from Fish & Game’s Rotorua hatchery. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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