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 Sep 2016

Most of the rivers have had a good fresh through them over winter to clean the gravels before the start of the new fishing season.

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Hawke’s Bay Reel Life Aug 2016

Many of the rivers have received increased flows over the last couple of months with a few still running coloured, but there has been relatively few such events after a very mild winter in the Bay.

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Hawke's Bay Both Barrels Jul 2016

Plenty time left to hunt some game birds

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Lake Tutira trout release ‘on hold’

Fish & Game officers have put a hold on a planned release of trout into Lake Tutira – in view of low oxygen levels that would be potentially lethal to the young fish.

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