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 » New Zealand Sea Fishes Sockeye Salmon – Oncorhynchus nerka – only landlocked stocks are found in New Zealand Sockeye 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...

Charles Smith, salmon.

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

Home » New Zealand Sea Fishes The Best Salmon Fishing Rivers in New Zealand What salmon fishing in Canterbury is all about. Charles More...

Salmon Fishers at the Rakaia River.

Salmon Fishers – 14 Different Types – Irreverent Though Often Accurate

Home » New Zealand Sea Fishes Salmon Fishers – by Linley Irreverent, funny, but sometimes accurate observations of fellow salmon More...

Photograph: Lyndsay Bishop (left), and Allan Burgess with limit bags caught from small boat in the Waimakariri River.

How to Catch Salmon – 12 Tips to get you started

How to Catch Salmon – 12 Tips to get you started by Allan Burgess Lyndsay Bishop (left), and Allan Burgess with limit bags More...

Salmon Fishing Menu Mobile Index.

Salmon Menu Mobile Index (Full Version) same contents as desktop

Salmon Menu Mobile Index (Full Version) 41lb Waitaki River Salmon. See Waitaki Salmon Weights Salmon Fishing. Tips, methods and techniques, More...

Destination Trout New Zealand by Kent Fraser and Adam Clancey

Destination Trout New Zealand by Kent Fraser and Adam Clancey

Home » New Zealand Sea Fishes Destination Trout New Zealand Published in New Zealand, 10 November 2006 by David Bateman Ltd. Dimensions 25.5 x 19 centimetres. Hardback. 176 pages. 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...

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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...

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 and a half 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 More...

A tinnie is a great asset to have when snapper fishing. Here the author has caught a 17 pound snapper from Quicksilver 2. Tinnie – A New Zealand Colloquialism for a Small Aluminum Boat

The Humble Tinnie by Hayden James No matter where in the South Island you go it...

Adrian Moody (left) and the author take a break for a brew, above the Waimakariri Gorge. Jet Boat Canterbury Rivers – Purist and Petrol Head – Graeme Kennerley

Jet Boating Canterbury Rivers – Purist and Petrol Head – Fly Fishing and Jet Boating? by...

All boats have their advantages and limitations. A McLay 530 Fisherman. Buying Your First Boat – Tips, advice, and points to consider

Buying your first boat – Tips, advice and points to consider With Allan Burgess Before buying your...

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..
Al Brown Go Fish - Recipes and Stories from the New Zealand Coast

Al Brown Go Fish – Recipes and Stories from the New Zealand Coast

Al Brown Go Fish – Recipes and Stories from the New Zealand Coast by Al Brown Published: 9 October 2009, ISBN:..
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..
This Lake Dunstan brownie took a single-hooked 8cm Cobra in the number 5 pattern.

Tillins Cobra Lures – Tillins Deadly Cobras by Dick Marquand

Tillins’ Cobra is a favourite New Zealand trout lure especially for trolling on lakes Tillins have manufactured Cobras in Tasmania, Australia,..

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