Releasing a big rainbow at one of the Twizel Canals.

Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo Canals – Maps Video

Home » Trout » Fly Fishing New Zealand Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Plus 35lb rainbow video Here are some Twizel Canals Fishing More...

Big rainbow trout from the Twizel Canals taken on a dressed jig.

Dressed Jigs for Monster Trout and Salmon in the Twizel Canals – Video

Home » Trout » Fly Fishing New Zealand Dressed Jigs – How to Tie Your Own by Allan Burgess  Dressed jigs are a type of weighted More...

This salmon, which was quickly returned to the water, can be seen releasing eggs.

Egg Rolling Fishing Method in the Mackenzie Country Canals

Home » Trout » Fly Fishing New Zealand Egg Rolling in the Mackenzie Country Canals This salmon, which was quickly returned to the More...

Ohau A Canal Trout Fishing Video featured image.

Landing and Releasing Big Trout in the Canals Video

Home » Trout » Fly Fishing New Zealand Landing and Releasing Big Trout in the Canals Video  Having spent some time down at the More...

Big rainbow trout about to be released in Ohau A Canal.

Mackenzie Country Canals Fishing Tips – How to Fish the Canals – Video

Home » Trout » Fly Fishing New Zealand Tips for Fishing the Mackenzie Country Canals by Allan Burgess  This short fat brown trout More...

Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing. Big rainbow trout weighed and released in the Ohau A canal.

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...

The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals ebook

The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals by Allan Burgess

The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals E-book Published January 2018 ISBN 978-0-9582933-8-9. Published by Allan Burgess. Copyright 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...

Norman Marsh’s Trout Fishing – Published by The Halcyon Press 1990

Norman Marsh's Trout Fishing

Norman Marsh’s Trout Fishing Published by The Halcyon Press. Publication date: 1990 first edition. Hardcover. 160pp. ISBN 0 908685 60 2 About this book, Norman Marsh needs More...

Kent, John – South Island Trout Fishing Guide

South Island Trout Fishing Guide. Latest 2009 edition.

South Island Trout Fishing Guide by John Kent South Island Trout Fishing Guide by John Kent 2009 edition with 364 pages. Photographs by Patti Magnano Madsen Size: 215mm x 135mm. More...

Draper, Keith – Trout Flies in New Zealand by Keith Draper

Trout Flies in New Zealand by Keith Draper

Trout Flies in New Zealand by Keith Draper First published in 1971, this is edition was reprinted in 1975 with the original black hard-cover. Published by Heinemann Reed. First More...

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Webpages, eBooks, Videos and Fishingmag.co.nz Free Membership Allan Burgess at his favourite haunt: the tidal zone below the bridges on the Waimakariri River. I have fished this More...

Canterbury Low-Land Trout Fishery Pollution – Not All Doom and Gloom 

Canterbury Low-Land Trout Fishery Pollution – Not All Doom and Gloom  According to John Kent, as they say in Texas, the locals refer to their water as, “too More...

Snapper Fishing – Time and Tide Count When Shore Fishing

A good size eating snapper taken on surfcasting tackle in the inner Marlborough Sounds. The state of the tide, time of day, and time of year all play an important part when it comes to successful snapper fishing from shore.

Snapper Fishing – Time and tide count quite a bit when shore fishing/surfcasting for snapper A couple of good snapper More...

Maruia River Trout Fishing Magic Near Murchison by Paul Corliss

Gray Prebble with his sleek five and a half pounder.

Maruia River Trout Fishing Near Murchison by Paul Corliss  by Paul Corliss Gray Prebble with his sleek five More...

Whitebait freshly taken from the river is translucent. How to Catch Whitebait – An Easy Beginner’s Guide with Allan Burgess – Video

How to Catch Whitebait for Fun and a Feed In this article, we explain a bit...

Whitebaiting in the Arawhata, Waiatoto, Turnbull, and Okuru Rivers

“On a single day in 1944, Des Nolan famously caught 130 kerosene tins of whitebait single-handed...

Whitebait Cleaning Screen featured image. Make a Whitebait Cleaning Screen to Separate Bait from Debris Video

Whitebait Cleaning Screen Video Making a Whitebait Cleaning Screen. Sometimes the best whitebaiting takes place when...

Tillins Cobra Lures – Tillins Deadly Cobras by Dick Marquand

This Lake Dunstan brownie took a single-hooked 8cm Cobra in the number 5 pattern.

Tillins’ Cobra is a favourite New Zealand trout lure especially for trolling on lakes Tillins have manufactured More...

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

Glimmy Brass Spoon by Allan Burgess This brass spoon was known originally as a Glimmy, or Record Little Glimmy was part..

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..

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..
River Song - Fishing in the Wilds of New Zealand and Australia by Mark Cloutier.

River Song by Mark – Fishing in the Wilds of New Zealand and Australia

River Song – Fishing in the Wilds of New Zealand and Australia by Mark Cloutier Celebrated fishing writer Mark Cloutier reveals..
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..

Twizel Canals Pics

Pual Spicer caught this 28lb whopper of a brown trout at the Twizel Canals. Photography courtesy of Paul Spicer. Jayden hooked this awesome jack on the Cleardrift lumo egg just as the sun disappeared! Drift fishing the Tekapo Canal. Photograph courtesy of Lance Gill and Fish The Drift NZ. The monsters keep coming. Here's a 27lb Rainbow trout from the Canals. Photograph courtesy of Lance Gill and Fish The Drift NZ. Absolute beast of a brown trout caught in the Twizel Canals during 2019. Photograph courtesy of Lance Gill and Fish The Drift NZ. Pat Noone caught this "mega-monster" 30 lb-7 oz rainbow jack from the Twizel Canals during winter 2019. Congratulations Pat. Malcolm Bell from The Complete Angler tackle store in Christchurch City pictured with a big rainbow jack. Richard Bell and huge rainbow jack in vivid spawning livery. Michael Levitt caught this rainbow jack on fly fishing tackle. Charles Smith with a magnificent rainbow jack in spawning colours. Paul Spicer caught this slightly unusual looking hen salmon. in the Ohau C canal. Allan Burgess caught and released this pretty coloured brown trout from Ohau A canal. Paul Spicer with a gnarly looking 29 lb brown trout. Bryce Helms 41 lb brown trout. Zack Reid with a stunning winter-time rainbow jack in full spawning colours. twizel-canals-gallery-1-1 a-canals-big-tom-racz

Short Fat Brown Trout Ohau A