Gamefish Tagging News November 2018

The tag release information from the 2017-18 season has been processed and the results have been presented to the Highly Migratory Species Working Group chaired by Fisheries New Zealand. Thanks to all the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council club staff and records officers for getting this information in on time. The table…

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Tagging Update January 2017

The weather has not been great and water temp is still low in most areas. Certainly different to last summer. We are capturing good information through the web site with only minor issues like multiple entries if “Load a new form” is used when it is not needed. So far…

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Yellowtail Kingfish Tagging Procedure

The Programme This gamefish tagging programme is a cooperative project between the Ministry for Primary Industries, the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council, its affiliated clubs and anglers, commercial fishers and the current fisheries research provider who is Blue Water Marine Research Ltd. There have been over 22,000 kingfish tagged and…

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