Fishing News & Events

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Lake Coleridge fishing competition Results

Hundreds of anglers flocked to the Canterbury High Country over the weekend to celebrate the opening of the high-country fishing season.

  • North Canterbury Central South Island
  • 9/12/2023
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Boat Fishing How To

Eastern Fish & Game are providing a free talk and demonstration on improving trout anglers’ boat fishing skills and knowledge this summer.

  • Eastern
  • 8/12/2023
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Club and community events keep kids keen

Pictured: Charlie Baumgren (10), with mum and dad Jenny and Nick, was grinning from ear to ear after catching this 2. 5kg rainbow trout near Wānaka.

  • Otago
  • 28/11/2023
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Fish & Game New Zealand backs action on wake boats in Waikato

Fish & Game New Zealand is welcoming restrictions on wake boats in the Waikato region to prevent the spread of the invasive gold clam.

  • 23/11/2023
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Canal angler convicted and fined

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

  • Central South Island
  • 22/11/2023
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Bait Fishing Basics

By Cohen Stewart Trout fishing can be quite challenging, particularly for those who are new to the pursuit.

  • 21/11/2023
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Anglers Doing Their Bit

By Jacob Lucas A spade crunches into the earth, out goes some soil, in goes a tree.

  • 21/11/2023
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Angling for Wellbeing

“How are you?” Three words guaranteed to be on the lips of many anglers at the start of their next fishing trip.

  • 21/11/2023
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Fishing for the Cost-Conscious

By Paul Stenning As a keen trout fisherman, I had looked forward to this stage of my life.

  • 21/11/2023
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Women Embrace FRESHWATER ANGLING In Aotearoa New Zealand

By Leigh Johnson and Rachel McNae Freshwater angling is witnessing a palpable change in New Zealand that amplifies women's voices and presence on our stunning lakes and riverbanks.

  • 21/11/2023
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