expressions in this notice which are defined by the Conservation
Act 1987 or the Freshwater Fisheries Regulations 1983 shall be so
means any lure of feather, fur, wool or other material of any kind
customarily used in the making of artificial flies.
- Natural fly
- Natural insect
- Natural spider
- Natural worm or worms
- Natural crustacean
- Natural fish (excluding fish ova, or any
portion of a fish, or shellfish (mollusc)
- Uncoloured bread dough
- Any scented lure constructed of, or treated
with, elements that have chemical attractant properties
means either a hook rigged with a number of baits, or a single bait
rigged with a number of hooks.
means to fish for sports fish with bait.
any manned flotation device.
means perch, tench ( all New Zealand) and rudd
(Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game region only).
“Coarse fishing waters”
means named locations where anglers can fish for coarse fish:
- with a rod which has either a fixed or running
- with no restriction on the type or number
of baits in use.
- with no restriction on the use of preparations
to attract fish.
means to fish for sports fish with fly rod and fly reel and
fly line and artificial fly.
“Fishing” and “fish”
in this notice means:
The catching, taking, or harvesting of sports
fish; and includes:
(a) any other activity that may reasonably be
expected to result
in the catching, taking or harvesting of sports fish.
(b) any attempt to catch, take or harvest sports
(c) any operation in support of, or in preparation
for, any activity
described in this definition.
means to hook a sports fish other than from within the
means a black, yellow and white ringed post or buoy.
the measurement from the tip of the snout to the fork of
any authorised artificial fly or spinner or bait.
any artificial lure other than an artificial fly.
means to fish for sports fish with a spinner.
fish” means those freshwater fish described in the
of the Freshwater Fisheries Regulations 1983, namely:
- Brown trout
- Rainbow trout
- American brook trout or char
- Lake trout or char
- Atlantic salmon
- Quinnat or chinook salmon
- Sockeye salmon
- Rudd (Auckland / Waikato Fish and Game Region
- Any hybrid of the above species