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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 13:15

Cicadas make welcome appearance

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

Reports from back country fisheries confirm that anglers are catching good numbers of fish and they're in great condition.

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 11:45

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.

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 15:45

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.

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 08:30

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.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 13:45

Unsettled conditions have made it difficult for anglers but the fishing has remained good.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 14:45

Fish & Game are asking anglers to keep the heads of brown trout caught in Otago rivers open to the sea in support of an Otago University investigation of sea-run brown trout migration patterns.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 16:45

The season opening for Otago anglers was well supported by fine conditions and some excellent fishing opportunities, with many saying it was the most pleasant opening period in several years.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 21:15

The latter part of September in Otago provided some great weather and anglers were reporting some good catches across the region.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 13:00

Don’t stow your fishing gear just yet…

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:15

The lower reaches of Otago’s coastal rivers are very low at present, in particular the Taieri, Shag and Waikouaiti so the hardy angler still has a few opportunities to make the most of the Autumn weather.