Alaskan Salmon Fishing

Alaskan Salmon Fishing, Kenai Peninsula David Maddock-Jones and wife Julie take a very successful working holiday to Alaska. They land More...

Charles Smith, salmon.

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

Home » Destinations S.I. » Southland-Fiordland The Best Salmon Fishing Rivers in New Zealand What salmon fishing in Canterbury is More...

Anton Ortiz caught this salmon at Macintoshes Rocks on 9 March 2016. It weighed 12.4lbs making it a bit smaller than a 21 lbs salmon Anton caught the previous week.

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

Salmon Fishing in the Lower Waimakariri River Video (Latest items near the bottom of the page) Video Title: Salmon Landed Fishing More...

Massive 35lb salmon from the Waimakariri River.

Rasmus Gabrielsson and Malcolm Bell Podcast Canterbury Salmon

Rasmus Gabrielsson talks with Malcolm Bell from The Complete Angler about the Canterbury Salmon Fishery by Allan Burgess Massive 35 More...

Sockeye Salmon - Oncorhynchus nerka

Sockeye Salmon – Oncorhynchus nerka – Limited to Waitaki River Catchment – Video

Home » Destinations S.I. » Southland-Fiordland Sockeye Salmon – Oncorhynchus nerka – only landlocked stocks are More...

41lb Waitaki River Salmon.

Waitaki River Salmon Fishing Contest Winning fish weights since 1984

Waitaki River Salmon Weights Here is a picture of a huge 41 lb salmon caught 24 years ago by Alan Pratt in the Waitaki River. At that More...

Monty Wright and his 12.5lb salmon from the Clutha River near Millars Flat.

Millers Flat Salmon Fishing in the Clutha River, Otago

Millers Flat Salmon Fishing in the Clutha River by Monty Wright Monty Wright and his 12.5lb salmon from the Clutha River near Millers More...

Salmon Fishers at the Rakaia River.

Salmon Fishers – 14 Different Types – Irreverent Though Often Accurate

Home » Destinations S.I. » Southland-Fiordland Salmon Fishers – by Linley Irreverent, funny, but sometimes accurate observations More...

Light Tackle Kahawai Spinning – Exciting Low-Cost Game Fishing Video

Light Tackle Kahawai Spinning – Exciting Low-Cost Game Fishing Video

Light Tackle Kahawai Spinning makes for Exciting Low-Cost Game Fishing at River Mouths Video: You can catch kahawai on heavier gear but it just doesn’t compare to the excitement 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. Photograph of kahawai taken on a saltwater fly.

Kahawai Fishing on light spinning tackle, soft baits, and the fly rod Other names for kahawai: Kopapa, Australian Salmon For Kahawai Profile by Dick Marquand (scroll down) Kahawai 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. » Southland-Fiordland Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear with Dick Marquand Aaron with a hard fighting kahawai More...

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Landing and Releasing Big Trout in the Canals Video

Home » Destinations S.I. » Southland-Fiordland Landing and Releasing Big Trout in the Canals Video  Having spent some time down at the canals I have watched many inexperienced More...

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

Home » Destinations S.I. » Southland-Fiordland Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Plus 35lb rainbow video Here are some Twizel Canals Fishing Tips to get you started. There More...

Takaroa II Fishing off the East Coast of Stewart Island

Takaroa II at Bluff Harbour.

Takaroa II Fishing Success for the Southern Sportfishing Club By Dick Marquand with photographs by Allan Burgess Takaroa More...

Bluefin Tuna – The First Tuna Fishing Expedition to the Fiordland Sounds

The first southern bluefin tuna caught in Fiordland waters on game fishing gear.

Bluefin Tuna – The First Tuna Fishing Expedition to the Fiordland Sounds by Dick Marquand Southlander Ken More...

Sea Fishing Baits - How to Find & Use Them by Alan Young Sea Fishing Baits – How to Find & Use Them by Alan Young

Sea Fishing Baits How to Find & Use Them by Alan Young 96 pp, line-art drawings,...

The four steps of manufacturing a berley cage and a berley cage sinker. Berley Cages – How to Make Berley Sinkers and Berley Mixtures

Berley Cages – How to Make Berley Sinkers and Berley Mixtures By Stephen Coote Berley attracts...

Youngsters learning how to catch fish wharf and jetty fishing is an important part of growing up in New Zealand. This is where most of us start out as anglers like these two boys on a brilliant sunny day at Oamaru. Catching Small Fish from Wharves and Jetties – Tip, try smaller hooks

How to fish from wharves and Jetties Despite being a surfcasting fanatic I still find tiddler...

Taking Kids Fishing – Tips for getting kids started learning to fish

Taking KIds Fishing

Taking Kids Fishing by Stephen Coote Taking Kids Fishing. Cartoon by AJ Maguire. There are good reasons to take More...

Smoking Fish – How to prepare and cook fish by the hot smoking method

How to Smoke Fish Smoking fish in a hot smoker I must admit that some of my earlier smoking fish sessions have produced..

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..

Dunedin Wharves Salmon Fishing Rig – Otago – When, Where, How?

Lowering a drop net. Otago harbour salmon fishing.

Dunedin Wharves Salmon Fishing Rig by Chris Dore Lowering a drop net. Otago harbour salmon fishing. Position More...

Lake Hayes Trout Secrets – Central Otago – 12km from Queenstown

Lake Hayes Trout Fishing Secrets by Dick Marquand From the high bank overlooking the bay, I had a good view of..

Whareakeake Beach Near Dunedin – Spin Fishing for Kahawai

Whareakeake Beach Spin Fishing for Kahawai By Bill Gilmore Whareakeake Beach is a good spot for surfcasting not far from Dunedin...
Sea Fishing Baits - How to Find & Use Them by Alan Young

Sea Fishing Baits – How to Find & Use Them by Alan Young

Sea Fishing Baits How to Find & Use Them by Alan Young 96 pp, line-art drawings, 17 cm x 9 cm...
Tie-Fast Knot Tyer

Tie-Fast Knot Tyer Test Video – Tackle Review by Allan Burgess

Tie-Fast Knot Tyer Test Video – Tackle Review by Allan Burgess Video Title: Tie-Fast Fishing Knot Tyer Test Video Description: Tie-Fast..
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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..

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

Salmon Fishing Almost Here

Rakaia River Salmon Fishing Provided the sea and river are clear, salmon anglers fish the surf at low tide and then move back up to fish the gut and lower braids as the tide comes in. Here an angler has hooked a salmon in the fast-flowing gut. You have to keep an eye out for sweeper waves coming over the spit. Video filmed and edited by Allan Burgess