Rainbow jack trout from Ohau A Canal

Twizel Canals Fishing Tips for Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo Canals

Twizel Canals Fishing Tips A handsome rainbow jack trout weighing over 12 lbs taken in the Ohau A Canal, Mackenzie Country. Here are More...

Darren Shields with a 4.19 kg Brown Female trout. At lake Alexandrina Closing weekend. Congratulations Darren. That is a very good fish indeed. Photograph courtesy of Darren Shields.

Lake Alexandrina Winter Fishing – Mackenzie Country Trout Fly Fishing

Lake Alexandrina Winter Fishing – Mackenzie Country Trout Fly Fishing by Muzza The road to Lake Alexandrina. The Mackenzie Country More...

Brown Trout, Lake Emma, Ashburton Lakes trout fishing.

Lake Emma and Lake Roundabout – Ashburton Lakes

Lakes Emma and Roundabout This lake cannot be seen from the Hakatere Potts Road and so is easily missed. The turn off is 5 km from More...

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Lake Clearwater and Lake Camp – Ashburton Lakes – Canterbury High Country

Awesome markings on this 3 lb rainbow trout from Lake Camp. Photo: Baitman. Lakes Clearwater and Camp These trout fishing lakes are More...

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Grays River – A Mackenzie Country Dream – Fly Fishing

The Grays River – A Mackenzie Country Dream A 4.5lb brown trout taken on a size 14 Hairwing Adams.  Some years ago a group from More...

Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing. Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing

Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing – Angler Etiquette

Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing – Angler Etiquette A huge rainbow trout is quickly weighed, photographed and released More...

Fish recovery operation being conducted in the Tekapo Canal .

Study Shows the Twizel Canals Fishery More Self-Sustaining than First Thought

Twizel Canals Fishery in Good Nick! Fish recovery operation being conducted in the Tekapo Canal. Photo courtesy of Genesis Energy. by More...

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Lake Ohau Trout Fishing – in the Mackenzie Country near Twizel

Lake Ohau Trout Fishing Lake Ohau straddles the boundary between Canterbury and Otago. This high country lake (520m above sea level) More...

Yellow-eyed Mullet – Aldrichetta forsteri – found in harbours, estuaries, tidal rivers

Yellow-eyed mullet shoal by size. Smaller fish like this one just 60mm in length can be found in huge shoals over the summer around river mouths and along the coast.

A smallish yellow-eyed mullet caught in the Waimakariri River. They seem to school by size. Sometimes you can catch quite a few big ones at the same time. They will readily take More...

How to Catch Yabbies, or Ghost Shrimp, with a Bait Pump Video

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Yabbies are Top Mullet Bait – Video Video Title: How to Catch Yabbies with a Bait Pump. Video Description: Live yabbies make great bait for mullet, flounder, More...

Mussels Make the Best Bait – Easy to find at low tide

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Mussels Make the Best Bait by Barrie Clark Mussels can be found quite easily at low tide. They make excellent bait for many different fish. Moki in particular will readily take More...

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Sea-Run Brown Trout Video – migrate to sea but spawn in rivers

Sea-Run Brown Trout Fishing in Canterbury Video: Sea-Run Trout Fishing in Canterbury New Zealand Description: Sea-Run Trout Fishing in Canterbury New Zealand. Video showing sea-run More...

Rublex Flopy and Plucky – Natural rubber bibbed minnows from the 1950s and 60s

The hand painted soft rubber Plucky. Rublex Flopy and Plucky The Plucky was a popular casting lure sold in New Zealand from the early 1950s until the late 60s. Few examples More...

Opawa River Trout Fishing, and Taylor River, Marlborough

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Opawa River Trout Fishing, and Taylor River Opawa River Trout Fishing. The Opawa River begins in the Wairau Valley and flows More...

Lake Tennyson and the Clarence River by Piscator

Lake Tennyson

Lake Tennyson and the Clarence River Lake Tennyson is in the headwaters of the Clarence River, Nelson-Marlborough More...

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Jackson Bay Wharf, Westland – Great Surfcasting, Boat Launching, and Sea Fishing Video Video title: Jackson...

Lake Paringa salmon Westland, south-Island of New Zealand. Paringa, Lake, Westland, Trout & Salmon Fishing

Lake Paringa Trout and Salmon Fishing Wilderness Trout Fishing at Lake Paringa Lake Paringa sits amid...

Hokitika Holiday Trout Fishing Hokitika Holiday Fishing the Styx, Waitangitaona, Hokitika Rivers, and more

Hokitika Holiday Trout Fishing By Lex Coutts Hokitika Holiday Trout Fishing. With the production of a...

Top 10 Fishing Tips! Good jobs for when it is cold and wet outside!

Metal trout spoons.

Metal trout spoons. If you are a salmon or trout angler, or sea angler and you fish with lures, now is a good More...

Closure of the Winter Eastern Zone NCF&G 1 May 2016

Closure of the Winter Eastern Zone NCF&G 1 May 2016 by Allan Burgess Closure of the Winter Eastern Zone I’m not..

The Travelling Campervan Angler and Fishing in New Zealand

The Travelling Campervan Angler in New Zealand One of the good things about getting older, especially after your kids have all..

Shimano Sienna 2500FD light weight spin fishing reel excellent value

Shimano Sienna 2500FD spin fishing reel

Shimano Sienna 2500FD Shimano Sienna 2500FD The Shimano Sienna 2500FD is a light-weight trout spin fishing reel More...

How to Make Your Own Large Wooden Fly Boxes by Allan Burgess

Making Large Wooden Fly Boxes Here is a great idea for those who like to make things. Although I carry several..

Shimano Catana 792 SP Line Weight 3-6kg Spin Fishing Rod

Shimano Catana 792 SP Line Weight 3-6kg Spin Fishing Rod Perfect for casting 13.5g Tasmanian Devils The Shimano Catana 792 is..
A Stroll Through Brown Trout Country by Les Hill and Graeme Marshall

Hill, Les and Marshall, Graeme – A Stroll Through Brown Trout Country

A Stroll Through Brown Trout Country by Les Hill and Graeme Marshall A beautifully illustrated hardcover book about trout fishing by..
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Fiordland Deep-Sea Fishing, Doubtful Sound, Breaksea Sound, blue cod and groper

Fiordland Deep-Sea Fishing I had an opportunity to return to Fiordland by adding my name to a list for a charter..
Otago harbour salmon Fishing Contest Winning Fish.

Otago Harbour Salmon Fishing in the Heart of Dunedin

Otago Harbour Salmon How to catch salmon in Otago Harbour In 1985, I.C.I. Watties, a New Zealand food manufacturing company specializing..