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Stream clean-up aims to ‘tempt’ trout back

Sixty-five tonnes of accumulated silt has been blasted out of a Christchurch stream in an effort to entice trout back to breed, and improve the habitat for other aquatic life.

Southland District Council appeal move 'defies logic'

“We’re obviously very disappointed”, says Graeme Watson, Southland Fish & Game chairman.

Hawkes Bay Regional Council applauded for feedlot crackdown

Fish & Game is applauding the Hawkes Bay Regional Council for its decision to crackdown on stock feedlots in an effort to better protect the environment.

Rotorua streams known for ‘trophy brown trout’ set to open

Anglers are gearing up to target some of New Zealand’s “biggest wild trout” as some renown Rotorua streams open for summer.

Popular Lake Rotorua tributaries which have been closed for the spawning season re-open for summer angling from Thursday December 1, 2016.

Oreti River Valley Environment Court decision

Environment Court Judge J E Borthwick's full decision on the Oreti River valley is available for download by concerned anglers.

Environment Court Oreti Valley decision ‘saves iconic backcountry’

Southland Fish & Game has hailed as a “great outcome” for all of Southland an Environment Court ruling in its favour over the Oreti River valley.

Fish & Game urges anglers to ‘steer clear' of Clarence River

Anglers are asked to avoid the Clarence River in Canterbury downstream of the gorge following today’s earthquake.

Kiwis off to world duck calling champs in U.S.

Two young New Zealanders from the South Island have flown out to the United States to take part in the world duck calling championships (flew out Monday 7 Nov).

Lake Coleridge Fishing Competition success

A last minute rush to be the last angler eligible to enter paid off for angler Nick Moody.

First high country rivers open to anglers

Fishing in the South Island’s remote and scenic back country regions begins opening today, (1 November 2016) with more waters opening this weekend.