Reel Life December 2021

  • 19/11/2021

Reel Life December 2021

With only a month to go till Christmas, now is the time to start planning your holiday fishing adventures.

In our mind, the best summer holidays revolve around fishing!

There are so many fishing options available in December; it’s a great time to target brown trout, rainbow trout, and salmon.

Don’t forget about the great eating perch that your sports fishing licence gives you access to – they come into their own in the summer months and are great for kids fishing expeditions.

The West Coast Fish & Game team has put this video together on fishing for perch; you can use these techniques anywhere in the country you can fish for perch.

NIWA’s seasonal outlook for December says high-pressure systems are becoming more common, temperatures are likely to be above average, and everything points to good weather for the summer break.

On their links above, each Fish & Game Region has loads of helpful information to help out with where to go fishing, how to fish their local area and many other great helpful hints.

They also have lots of info about upcoming events happening for anglers.

There are loads of fishing opportunities around the country, and remember, every bridge you cross is a fishing opportunity.

If you need any hints or tips to help with your summer fishing missions, Click here for our Trout Fishing Made Easy page.

Anglers have the chance to win prizes with this year’s Get Outdoors Week photo competition organised by the Game Animal Council and hunting and fishing.

Click here to enter your photos when you “Get Outdoors” and go into the draw to win a $500 voucher from Hunting and Fishing NZ.

The Fish & Game elections results are in; if you missed out on who got elected, you can click here to check out the results.

Also, for the latest on the Ministerial review of Fish & Game, click here for the latest update.

Tight Lines

The team at Fish & Game.

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