Fish licences issued by Fish and Game, 1980/81 to 2013/14 seasons
New Zealand's Environment Reporting Series: The Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand
Fresh water in New Zealand is highly valued for recreational activities, including fishing. Freshwater angling (primarily for introduced ‘sports fish’ such as brown trout, rainbow trout, and chinook salmon) is a popular leisure activity. Fish licences issued by Fish & Game New Zealand provide an indication of recreational fishing activity at freshwater locations around the country.
This dataset relates to the "Participation in recreational fishing" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website.
Fish and Game New Zealand
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National (excluding Taupo fishery), 1980/81-2013/14 fishing seasons