Big Canterbury Salmon.

70 Years of Salmon Fishing Memories – Old Photographs of Big Salmon

Memories of Salmon Fishing Days Past – 70 Years of Salmon Fishing  by Clive Morriss Geoff Elliott with his 41 lb salmon: More...

Brad Stuart with an early season salmon.

Prospects for the 2016-2017 Salmon Fishing Season

Brad Stuart with an Early Salmon for 2016/2017 Season Brad Stuart with a fairly rare early salmon caught in December. It has been a More...

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Salmon Fishing in the Lower Waimakariri River Video – Close to Christchurch City

Salmon Fishing in the Lower Waimakariri River Video Video Title: Salmon Landed Fishing at McIntosh’s Rocks – Waimakariri More...

Tyler Brown with a fresh super silver sea-run salmon from the Rakaia River. Photograph courtesy of Charles Smith.

The Best Salmon Fishing Rivers New Zealand Map – 27 waters in all

The Best Salmon Fishing Rivers in New Zealand What salmon fishing in Canterbury is all about. Charles Smith with Hurunui River mouth More...

Glenariffe Salmon Research Station

Looking Back at the Old Glenariffe Salmon Research Station – Upper Rakaia River

Looking Back at the Old Glenariffe Salmon Research Station by Nelson Boustead View of the Glenariffe Salmon Research Station looking More...

Alex Nehlebaeff caught this 24.5 pound salmon just upstream from the SH1 bridge on the first day of the Rakaia Salmon Fishing Competition March 1996. Featured image.

Rakaia River Salmon Fishing Tips, Access, 66 photos, maps, video

Rakaia River Salmon Fishing These two salmon were caught in the surf at the mouth of Canterbury’s Rakaia River. They were caught More...

Landlocked Quinnat Salmon.

Landlocked Quinnat Salmon – Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

Allan Burgess with a landlocked salmon caught trolling in Lake Coleridge, Canterbury high country. They are good fighters and will More...

Large Quinnat salmon caught at the mouth of Canterbury's Waimakariri River. Note the bright silver colour when the salmon are fresh from the sea.

Quinnat Salmon – Oncorhynchus-tshawytscha – introduced by 1905

Large Quinnat salmon caught at the mouth of Canterbury’s Waimakariri River. Note the bright silver colour when the salmon are 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 – Exclusive Fishingmag Only 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...

Selwyn District Council "No Camping" sign at Lake Selfe in the Canterbury High Country. Photograph by T.Austin. Featured image.

No Camping at Lake Selfe in the Canterbury High Country

No Camping at Lake Selfe Selwyn District Council “No Camping” sign at Lake Selfe in the Canterbury High Country. Photograph by T. Austin. I must admit to being shocked More...

Salmon Season Prospects for early 2017 – They’re Running up the Hurunui River

Salmon Season Prospects 2017 – from January Newletter Two salmon caught by Simon McMillian at the mouth of the Hurunui River, North Canterbury, yesterday morning 17 January More...

Lake Hawea – Large deep lake containing rainbow trout, brown trout and salmon

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Lake Hawea, Rainbows, Browns and Salmon Lake Hawea from near the Neck looking across towards Kidds Bush. At 35 miles long More...

Otago Harbour Salmon Fishing in the Heart of Dunedin

Otago harbour salmon Fishing Contest Winning Fish.

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

Jackson Bay Wharf, Westland - Great Surfcasting, Boat Launching, and Sea Fishing Video featured image Jackson Bay, Westland – Sea fishing for groper, cod, sharks, tuna – video

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...

Porta Bote Genesis III – Assembly and on the water tryout

Two anglers can carry the 12' 6" Porta Bote Genesis III down to the water's edge.

The Porta Bote is ideal on smaller South Island lakes. Here a big rainbow trout has been caught on light spinning More...

Inflatable Boat – Is it any good for fishing?

Inflatable Boat – Is it any good for fishing? To the best of our knowledge the firm Better Boats mentioned in..

McLay 460 Softie Trailer Boat

McLay 460 Softie Trailer Boat The McLay Softie range extends from 2.4 metres to an impressive 6 metre model. Although Steve..

Amberley Beach Lions Surfcasting Competition postponed until Sunday 5th Feb

Amberley Beach Lions Surfcasting Competition 2016

Amberley Beach Lions Surfcasting Competition postponed until Sunday 5th of February After talking to our weather More...

Surfcasting Tips for Beginners New Zealand – Tackle, baits, when, where & how to catch fish!

Surfcasting Tips for Beginners New Zealand with Allan Burgess In Surfcasting Tips for Beginners New Zealand, we’ll cover what you need to get..

Saltec Thumb Caster Protects Your Casting Finger

Saltec Thumb Caster Protects Your Casting Finger and Increases Casting Distance Fine braid will cut your fingers very easily. Denis Moresby told..
The hand painted soft rubber Plucky.

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

Rublex Flopy and Plucky The Plucky was a popular casting lure sold in New Zealand from the early 1950s until the..
Cicada

Cicada Trout Dry Fly Fishing with Ian Cole

Cicada is a large flying insect If ever there is a sight to savor for fly fishermen it is when trout..
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Kaikoura Coast Fishing Part 2 – Salmon fishing, tips, spots, species

Kaikoura Coast Fishing, Part 2 – Tips, spots, species Kaikoura Coast Fishing part 2 Kaikoura Coast Fishing part 2, follows on..

Light Tackle Kahawai

Exclusive Fishingmag.co.nz only video: Light Tackle Kahawai Spinning. You can catch kahawai on heavier gear but it just doesn't compare to the excitement of light tackle spinning!

How to Tie the FG Knot

This video shows you how to tie the FG knot the quickest way possible. The FG knot has proven to be the strongest and smallest braid to leader knot. It is so small you hardly notice it passing through your rod guides. Works perfectly for tying any size braid to a fluorocarbon or monofilament leader. The FG knot is super easy to tie.