Fishing News & Events

250505 Jake new Copy
Anglers form sisterhood bonds in river of resilience

They came as strangers and left thick as thieves. Seven women whose lives have been affected by breast cancer attended a weekend fly-fishing retreat at Makarora this month.

  • Fishing
  • Otago
  • 16/05/2024
Read More
DSCN3665 1
Native restoration project reels in anglers for help

Anglers have waded in to help a catchment group and a high-country farm restore and rewild an important spawning stream in Wānaka.

  • Fishing Environment
  • Otago
  • 15/05/2024
Read More
IMG 1530
Alert over fish kill at Coalpit Dam

Anglers have been asked to avoid fishing at Coalpit Dam near Naseby, in Otago, as the cause of a fish kill there this week is investigated.

  • 18/04/2024
Read More
iStock 1491438478
Student Fishing Course

Calling all students from year 9-13 who want to learn about fly fishing for Trout.

  • Hawke's Bay
  • 12/04/2024
  • Hawkes Bay
Read More
CSIFG 04241
Repeat offender convicted, fined and forfeits valuable fishing rod

Central South Island Fish & Game have successfully prosecuted an angler who flouted the law while fishing at the Ōhau B Canal near Twizel in August 2023.

  • 10/04/2024
  • Maggie Tait
Read More
IMG 7168
Women's Introduction to Fly Fishing Workshop

Jill Sweeney and the Tauranga Anglers Club invite you to a **Women's Introduction to Fly Fishing Workshop**, tailored specifically for novices, beginners, and women curious about starting their fly fishing…

  • Eastern
  • 4/04/2024
Read More
FGNZ8748 copy
2024 North Canterbury Rangers Competition

Come and celebrate the end of the sea-run salmon season with Fish & Game Staff, Honorary Rangers and fellow anglers at the 2024 Rangers Competition! When & Where Friday 26th April Kairaki beach…

  • 28/03/2024
  • Richie Cosgrove
Read More
20221127 101039
Women on the Fly NZ - Special Invitation

This is a special invitation to a 'ladies only' evening, to meet and listen to Leigh Johnson, founder of Women on the Fly New Zealand.

  • Nelson/Marlborough
  • 26/03/2024
Read More
IMG 4461
River research is a net gain for students and urban fishery

An abundance of brown trout in a river flowing through the Otago University Dunedin campus has surprised a group of Zoology Department third-year students.

  • Otago
  • 14/03/2024
Read More
FGNZ2036A Copy
Trust formed to return sea-run salmon to lower Clutha River/Mata-Au

Otago Fish & Game Council has welcomed the formation of a trust aimed at returning sea-run salmon to the lower Clutha River/Mata-Au.

  • 11/03/2024
  • Otago
Read More