North Canterbury region

Fish & Game New Zealand’s North Canterbury region offers much to the angler. Without a doubt the star attraction of the region is the sea-run salmon fishery. Mallard ducks are the most abundant and popular game bird in the region. The paradise shelduck is the next most popular species among hunters in the region and like the mallard, also does well in developed land. These pages will keep you up to date with important and timely information about fishing and hunting in the North Canterbury region. See the menu to the right for more navigation options

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North Canterbury News

Weekly Fishing report for North Canterbury -28/10/16

There is going to be a Southerly change on Friday bringing rain to the region.


Weekly Fishing report for North Canterbury -21/10/16

Canterbury anglers will have fairer skies this weekend as the forecast is for improving weather.


Take a Kid Fishing day a huge success

Over 6000 Cantabrians packed out the four Childrens Fishing Lakes at the Groynes on Sunday for the annual Take a Kid Fishing day.


Weekly Fishing report for North Canterbury -14/10/16

Although it is early days for Sea Run trout fishing, prospects are still good of catching a fish especially in the evenings, and into the dark.