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Children's Fly Fishing Days 2017

See also Fly fishing events and competitions and and Fly fishing tuition.

  Event   Date   Location   Organiser
November 2017    
Take a Kid Fishing Tokoroa 3 - 5 Nov 2017 Lake Moananui Lake Moananui in Tokoroa. Just turn up and learn how to catch fish in this great small lake. See more>>>
Children's Fishing Programme 5 Nov 2017 Ngongotaha Trout Hatchery

Open to children 6 to 14 years.

Booking/registration is essential and needs to be completed online through the Fish & Game - Eastern Region Website.

Nelson Kids Fish Out Days

12 Nov 2017

Waimea River Park Fishing Ponds

Email nelsonmarlborough@fishandgame.org.nz to register your interest. Book for an hour from 8am, 9am, 10am or 11am.

There are limited spaces so get in early!

Children's Fishing Day 18 Nov 2017 Loch Cameron

Rhys Adams from Fish & Game CSI.

For more details visit the CSI website

Nelson Kids Fish Out Days

19 Nov 2017

Waimea River Park Fishing Ponds

Email nelsonmarlborough@fishandgame.org.nz to register your interest. Book for an hour from 8am, 9am, 10am or 11am.

There are limited spaces so get in early!

Children's Fishing Day 12 Nov 2017 Palmerston North at the Centennial Lagoon (Hokowhitu Lagoon).

Registration in person at Hunting and Fishing on JFK Drive Palmenrston North. See flier>>>

The event starts at 8.30 am and booking is essential.

Otago Children's Fishing Day 19 Nov 2017

Wanaka

Upper Clutha

Upper Clutha Angling Club
Nelson Kids Fish Out Days

22 Nov 2017

Waimea River Park Fishing Ponds

Email nelsonmarlborough@fishandgame.org.nz to register your interest. Book for an hour from 5.50 pm or 6.30 pm.

There are limited spaces so get in early!

Otago Children's Fishing Day 26 Nov 2017

Queenstown

Lake Tewa

Lakes and Coastal Fishing Club inc
  December 2017    
Nelson Marlborough Kids Fish Out Days

7 Dec

Waimea River Park Fishing Ponds

Email nelsonmarlborough@fishandgame.org.nz to register your interest. The event starts at 8am.

There are limited spaces so get in early! Each young angler will have up to an hour's fishing with an experienced guide.

Taranaki Kid's Fishing Day 9 Dec

Stratford (Patea River scout den pool King Edward Park)

9.30 - 2.45

For further information, see the Fish & Game website or contact the Taranaki Fish & Game office on (06) 345 4908, 

Taranaki@fishandgame.org.nz and Collins Sports shop, Opunake ph 06 761 8778.

Wellington Children's Fishing Day 10 Dec 2017

Capital Trout Centre Happy Valley, Wellington

Tickets are available two weeks before each event. See Capital Trout Centre for details.

Family Fishing Day at Lake Lyndon

10 Dec 2017 Lake Lyndon North Canterbury Fish and Game are running a new to angling families an educational fishing day at Lake Lyndon
Nelson "Getting Kids Starting in Fishing Event" 10 Dec 2017 Waimea River Park Fishing Ponds

Registration is necessary so contact Fish & Game Office phone (03) 544 6382.

Times 8am or 11am.

  January 2018    
Childrens' Fishing Day (12 and under only)   Loch Cameron, near Twizel

Organised by Central South Island Fish and Game

Children's Fishing Days  

Tongariro Children's Pond

Tongariro National Trout Centre
Children's Fishing Days  

Tongariro Children's Pond

Tongariro National Trout Centre
February 2018    
 

March 2018

Wellington Children's Fishing Day March 2018

Capital Trout Centre Happy Valley, Wellington

Free licences are available two weeks before each event. See Capital Trout Centre for details.

Take a Kid Fishing Christchurch March 2018 The Groynes Lakes Salmon have been released into the Groynes fishing lakes and these will be open to young anglers from 9 am.
Take a Kid Fishing Hawkes Bay

3 March 2018

 

Game Farm

22 Burness rd Jervoistown

Napier

There are two sessions 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm with around 50 places available. Bookings are essential.

Contact Hawkes Bay F&G on 06 844 2460.

Nelson
Getting Kids Starting in Fishing Event

TBC

 

Waimea River Park Fishing Ponds

Registration is necessary. Contact Fish & Game, phone (03) 544 6382.

Note: This event may be postponed due to a lack of fish. Another event is scheduled for the April school holidays.

April 2018
Children's Fishing Day April 2018

Children's Fishing Pond at the Tongariro National Trout Centre

Space on this holiday weekend package is limited and booking must be made through the Turangi I-site:

Phone: 07 386 8999

Email: turangivc@greatlaketaupo.com

  May 2018      
Lake Pupuke Challenge Fishing Competition 25 May 2018 Lake Pupuke  
June 2018      
Lake Pupuke Challenge Fishing Competition June 2018 Lake Pupuke Tickets to enter are free from Hunt’s Sports in Milford – but you must have a fishing licence! For information, contact Roy Richardson on 021-936 442 or Dave Symes, 021-673 045.
July 2018      
Children's Fishing Day

July (school holidays)

Tongariro Children's Pond

Bookings are essential.

Phone +64 7 386 8085 between:

- 10am and 3pm from May to November

- 10am and 4pm from December to April.

View details

Montrose Salmon Release, Open Day and BBQ July 2018 Montrose Salmon Hatchery

Canterbury Fish & Game

Read more>>>

  August 2018      
Children's Fishing Day

Aug 2018

 

Tongariro Children's Pond

Bookings are essential.

Phone +64 7 386 8085 between:

- 10am and 3pm from May to November

- 10am and 4pm from December to April.

View details

Children's Fishing Programme August 2018 Ngongotaha Trout Hatchery

Open to children 6 to 14 years.

Booking/registration is essential and needs to be completed online through the Fish & Game - Eastern Region Website. (The link will be available two weeks before the event).

September 2018    
Children's Fishing Day Sept 2018

Capital Trout Centre Happy Valley, Wellington

Free licences are available two weeks before each event. See Capital Trout Centre for details.

Children's Fishing Day

Sept 2018

 

Tongariro Children's Pond

Bookings are essential.

Phone +64 7 386 8085 between:

- 10am and 3pm from May to November

- 10am and 4pm from December to April.

View details

Children's Fishing Day Sept 2018 Ngongotaha Trout Hatchery

Open to children 6 to 14 years.

Booking/registration is essential and needs to be completed online through the Fish & Game - Eastern Region Website. (The link will be available two weeks before the event).

Take a Kid Fishing Day

Sept 2018

Southern Reservoir, Dunedin

Run by Otago Fish & Game

Contact: s.dixon@fish-game.org.nz

Booking/registration is essential and needs to be completed online through the Fish & Game web site in the Kids Corner/events section  (The link will be available on 29th August).

Take a Kid Fishing Sept 2018 Southern Reservoir, Dunedin For those that attended the early Take a Kid fishing days Steve Dixon will be at the Southern Resevoir for 2 hours each day giving extra tuition.

Run by Otago Fish & Game

Contact: s.dixon@fish-game.org.nz

Booking/registration is essential and needs to be completed online through the Fish & Game web site in the Kids Corner/events section  (The link will be available on 29th August).

  October 2018    
Children's Fishing Programme Oct 2018 Ngongotaha Trout Hatchery

Open to children 6 to 14 years.

Booking/registration is essential and needs to be completed online through the Fish & Game - Eastern Region Website. (The link will be available two weeks before the event).

Take a Kid Fishing Day

Oct 2018

Groynes Fishing Lakes

Johns Road

Belfast

Christchurch

For further information about times and rules

Email: takeakidfishingnz@gmail.com

Children's Fishing Day

Oct 2018

Capital Trout Centre Happy Valley, Wellington

Free licences are available two weeks before each event. See Capital Trout Centre for details.

Fish Jet Take a Kid Fishing

Oct 2018
(Labour Weekend)

McGregors Pond, Te Anau

10am-3:30pm.
For children under 12 years of age.

Details at the McGregors Pond, Te Anau.

Run in conjunction with the Te Anau Manapouri Fishing Classic (20 - 22 Oct)

Kids Fishing Day Oct 2018 Lake Rotomanu New Plymouth Run by Taranaki Fish & Game from 8am to 1pm
Kids Fishing Day Oct 2018 Opunake Lake Run by Taranaki Fish & Game from 9.30 to 1.45 pm

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Fishing in Christchurch

Groynes Fishing Lakes in Johns Road, Belfast, Christchurch are open all year to children and are an ideal venue for young people to experience great fishing.

Fishing gear for loan

Christchurch and Kaiapoi
Parents can borrow children’s fishing equipment, including a rod, reel and tackle set, at no cost. In addition, children receive an Introduction to Fishing dvd. Licences are free to children under 12 years old.

Contacts:
Steve Terry
North Canterbury Fish & Game
3 Horatio St, Christchurch
Mobile: (021) 221-8327
Office: (03) 366-9191
Home: (03) 338-8865
Email: sterry@fishandgame.org.nz

Kaiapoi i-Site
Phone: (03) 327 3134
Email: info@kaiapoivisitorcentre.co.nz

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