Hawke's Bay Region

The Hawke’s Bay Region is a hunting and fishing paradise with four major rivers creating endless opportunities to land a fearsome fighting trout or bag a wiley and crafty game bird. The Hawke’s Bay Region involves the wilderness and excitement of the Kaweka and Ruahine ranges where all our major rivers orginate from before meandering through the rolling foot hills and out onto the flat and lush plains that make up what is known as the sunny Hawke’s Bay.

Our lands are full of diversity with scrubby river margins bordered by vineyards and orchards creating ideal upland game habitat, large braided or smaller channelled rivers full of fighting trout and wetlands of all shapes, sizes and types creating ideal habitat for waterfowl.  The region is blessed with great access to all the major rivers and most are no more than an hours drive from the main centres.

To learn more about what our wonderful region has to offer for both hunter and angler continue to scroll through the links to the right and you’ll find plenty of information to assist you in your quest for a successful hunt or fish. See the menu to the right for navigation options.

Wetland Creation: Hawke's Bay Fish & Game are always keen to help those who are interested in creating new wetlands or enhance existing ones. No matter whether you are seeking advice on dam construction, consent processes, planting, fencing or funding, we are always keen to offer our support and expertise. Please contact us for more information.

 

 

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Hawke’s Bay Reel Life Apr 2016

The weather here in Hawke’s Bay continued to be fine throughout much of April with plenty of sunshine and not much rain

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Hawke's Bay Both Barrels Apr 2016

Hunters are expected to enjoy a great Opening Weekend after a mild summer and moist weather – conditions which have been good for waterfowl breeding.

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Hawke's Bay Reel Life Mar 2016

What to fish with when the autumn rains come 

Fishing in the lower reaches of the Tutaekuri River has been hard going with few fish holding in the deeper pools under the willows.

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Hawke’s Bay Reel Life Feb 2016

Mohaka pick of local rivers in the hot weather  

Rivers like the Mohaka have been fishing well, in spite of the heat that’s left the trout a little sluggish.

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