Otago Region

Fish & Game New Zealand’s Otago region extends from Shag Point on the South Island’s East Coast south to The Brothers Point in the Catlins area. The region runs inland to include the whole of both the Clutha and Taieri River catchments as well as a number of smaller coastal river catchments such as the Catlins, Tahakopa, Tokomairiro, Waikouaiti and Shag.

These pages will keep you up to date with important information about fishing and hunting in the Otago region. See the menu to the right for navigation options.

Otago fishing News

Otago Reel Life FEB 2017

Cicadas make welcome appearance

In mid-February summer finally arrived and anglers were able to get out and fish in some decent weather.


New Environmental Officer for Otago Fish & Game

The Otago Fish & Game Council has appointed Nigel Paragreen to the role of Environmental Officer, continuing the work of Peter Wilson who moved to the Wellington Fish and Game Council late last year.


Otago Reel Life JAN 2017

It’s fair to say that the summer holiday period has been severely interrupted by some abysmal weather over the past month and leading up to the New Year.


Otago Reel Life Dec 2016

Not every angler has a boat and in all honesty that’s probably good as the main holiday destinations become crowded and district councils put under pressure to deal with the overload at boat launching sites and increased demand for vehicle parking.