Hauling a boat onto a trailer at the head of Lake Coleridge on Opening Day.

Coleridge, Lake – the Best Fishing Spots with 39 Place Names- Picture Galleries

Lake Coleridge, Canterbury High Country – Trout and Landlocked Salmon Fishing Map Allan Burgess with landlocked salmon from More...

Lake Coleridge trolling for trout and salmon.

Trolling for Trout and Salmon with down-riggers and flat-lines

Trolling flat-lines on Lake Coleridge. Trolling for Trout 1. Trolling for trout without a down-rigger? You certainly don’t need More...

Mark Burgess with a brace of typical salmon from Lake Coleridge. They were taken on spinning gear at the Harper River mouth.

Lake Coleridge Fishing Tips: Beginners Guide to Fishing Lake Coleridge

Fishingmag.co.nz editor Allan Burgess with a typical salmon caught spin fishing at Canterbury’s Lake Coleridge. Lake Coleridge More...

View looking north across Lake Henrietta from the Harper Road. Note the scale provided by the car to the right of picture. Photograph Allan Burgess.

Lake Henrietta Trout Spinning and Fly Fishing – Canterbury High Country

Lake Henrietta Lake Henrietta comprises two small lakes side by side on the shingle Harper Road just north of Lake Selfe. Surrounded More...

The ritual of Opening Weekend at Lake Coleridge. You can just see anglers fishing from the distant shoreline.

Lake Coleridge, Canterbury High Country – Trout and Landlocked Salmon Fishing MAP

Lake Coleridge Map Lake Coleridge Map also showing the smaller lakes that make up the Coleridge group. Map: 1:50,000. Each grid square More...

Allan with a brace of rainbow trout from Lake Selfe.

Lake Selfe Trout Fishing – High Country Brown and Rainbow Trout

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers » Twizel Canals Spin fishing is permitted on Lake Selfe More...

This young angler looks pleased with his big brown trout.

Lake Coleridge Fish & Game High Country Opening Fishing Competition 2011

Lake Coleridge Opening Fishing Contest Climbing out of our warm climate controlled 4×4 truck at Lake Selfe for this year’s More...

Tim Nicol casting on a glorious winters day at Lake Lyndon.

Lake Lyndon in the Canterbury high country is well stocked with trout

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers » Twizel Canals Mid-winter view of Lake Lyndon looking More...

Kahawai fishing on light spinning tackle, softbaits, and fly rod

I used a trout fly rod and reel setup to target kahawai at the river mouth. The blue Deceiver pattern worked a treat as did several other of my saltwater fly creations. Featured image.

Kahawai Fishing on light spinning tackle, soft baits, and the fly rod Other names for kahawai: Kopapa, Australian Salmon Kahawai Fishing I used a trout fly rod and reel setup More...

Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear

Aaron with a hard fighting kahawai landed on a saltwater fly he tied himself.

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers » Twizel Canals Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear with Dick More...

Lefty Kreh Deceiver Saltwater Fly – Tying your own Variations

Lefty Kreh Deceiver saltwater fly - Lefty's Deceiver green version size 2/0 well dressed to swim near the surface.

Lefty Kreh Deceiver Saltwater Fly Tying the Lefty Kreh Deceiver Saltwater Fly Pattern Lefty Kreh Deceiver saltwater fly – Lefty’s Deceiver green version size 2/0 More...

Hare and Copper nymph trout fly

Hare and Copper Nymph – probably our most popular nymph pattern

Hare and Copper The Hare and Copper nymph is probably the most popular nymph pattern used to fish for trout in New Zealand. Relatively easy to tie. It is a favourite of the home More...

Glo-Bug Trout Fishing Flies for Winter Rainbows – Good in Twizel Canals

Glo-Bug trout row fly complete with blood spot. Glo-Bugs are Fish Egg Immitations by Allan Burgess At first sight, a pink or orange Glo-bug seems an unlikely trout bait. A Glo-bug More...

Catch and Release – Exquisite Moment at Larry’s Creek

Graeme Smith with his 5lb rainbow from Larry's Creek (near Reefton). Catch and Release.

Catch and Release – Exquisite Moment at Larry’s Creek – also known as the Awarau River, Near Reefton by More...

Moana-Kotuku (L. Brunner), Orangipuku, Hohonu, Crooked, Arnold Rivers

A Goddard Caddis tempts an Arnold River brown trout. Moana-Kotuku. Featured Image.

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers » Twizel Canals Moana Kotuku – More...

Rainbow Trout. One of the rewards of persistence. Persistence Pays When it Comes to Fly Fishing Small Streams

Persistence Pays When it Comes to Fly Fishing by Piscator Last season I learnt a valuable lesson...

The author with a 8.5 lb brown trout that was caught with the aid of good advice. 10 Fly Fishing Tips for Beginners – Fooling That Elusive Trout

10 Fly Fishing Tips for Beginners – Fooling That Elusive Trout by Andrew Padlie When it...

Brown Trout. Photograph, Paul Corliss. Brown Beetle Costelytra zealandica – The Rise and Fall of Brown Beetle

Brown Beetle Costelytra zealandica – The Rise and Fall of Brown Beetle – Night Fishing Near...

Glimmy Brass Spoon Trout Spinner – An Oldie Very Effective Fish Taker

Glimmy brass trout spoon lure or spinner bait. Featured image.

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers » Twizel Canals Glimmy Brass Spoon by More...

Tasmanian Devil Trout Spin Fishing Lure or Aquafoil – Including rigging tips on video

Tasmanian Devil Trout Spin Lure This is a very popular trout spin fishing and trolling lure in New Zealand. It comes..

Mepps Black Fury – Trout Blade Spinner

Mepps Black Fury Many Kiwi anglers refer to a trout lure as a spinner even if it doesn’t actually spin. The..

Mustad Fastach Clips in size 0.1 Ref FTCBB – Brilliant for Soft-Baits

Mustad Fastach Clips in size 0.1 Ref FTCBB featured image.

Mustad Fastach Clips make it possible to securely change soft-baits and lures in seconds Mustad Fastach Clips More...

Shimano Sienna 2500FD light weight spin fishing reel excellent value

Shimano Sienna 2500FD The Shimano Sienna 2500FD is a light-weight trout spin fishing reel ideally suited for casting softbaits to trout,..

Trolling for Trout and Salmon with down-riggers and flat-lines

Trolling for Trout 1. Trolling for trout without a down-rigger? You certainly don’t need a down-rigger on your boat to catch..
Tongariro River. This fish had a condition factor of 52.

Tongariro River Trout Fishing – One of Our Most Heavily Fished Rivers

Tongariro River Trout Fishing – Return Trip Written a few years back but very interesting for those contemplating chasing winter rainbows..
I used a trout fly rod and reel setup to target kahawai at the river mouth. The blue Deceiver pattern worked a treat as did several other of my saltwater fly creations. Featured image.

Kahawai fishing on light spinning tackle, softbaits, and fly rod

Kahawai Fishing on light spinning tackle, soft baits, and the fly rod Other names for kahawai: Kopapa, Australian Salmon Kahawai Fishing Kahawai..
Murray with a beautiful back country brown trout.

Fiordland Back Country Trout Fishing – Lake Te Anau & Eglinton River

Fiordland Back Country Trout Fishing by Murray Knowles Opening Day, of what we used to regard as the high-country water, is..

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