A think six pound brown from beneath a Tekapo River drop-off. Featured image.

Tekapo River Trout Fishing Lesson – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Tekapo River Trout Fishing Lesson – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice By Paul Corliss A think six-pound brown from beneath a Tekapo More...

The old Single Men's Quarters at Hakatere Corner once provided accommodation for farm workers and shearing gangs working on the vast Hakatere Sheep Station.

Ashburton Lakes: Ten lakes make up the Ashburton Lakes Group

Home » Salmon The old Single Men’s Quarters at Hakatere Corner once provided accommodation for farm workers and shearing gangs More...

Lake Denny

Lake Denny is one of the Ashburton Lakes in the Canterbury high country

Lake Denny Lake Denny is a small secluded trout fishing lake set in tussock country. It seems very small in size compared with its More...

Spider Lakes and Lake Donne.

Spider Lakes and Lake Donne – Ashburton Lakes, Canterbury high country

Spider Lakes and Lake Donne. Each blue square is one km across. Map Sourced from LINZ. Crown Copyright Reserved. Spider Lakes and Lake More...

Brown Trout, Lake Emma, Ashburton Lakes trout fishing. Featured image.

Lake Emma and Lake Roundabout – Ashburton Lakes, Fly and Spin Fishing

Lakes Emma and Roundabout A typical brown trout from Lake Emma weighing around 4 to 5lb. It is the darkest I’ve seen so far! More...

View looking north over one of the two Maori Lakes from the Hakatere Heron Road. The conical shape of Mt Sugarloaf on the eastern side of Lake Heron can be seen in the center of the picture some 10 kms away.

Maori Lakes in the Central South Island Fish & Game Region

Home » Salmon Maori Lakes – O Tu Wharekai View looking north over one of the two Maori Lakes from the Hakatere Heron Road. The More...

Spin fishing around the shoreline of Lake Heron. In the back ground Mt Sugarloaf is shrouded by low cloud.

Lake Heron – at 6.3 sq kms the largest of the Ashburton Lakes

Home » Salmon Spin fishing around the shoreline of Lake Heron. In the background Mt Sugarloaf is shrouded by low cloud. Lake Heron 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...

West Coast Quinnat Salmon Fishing with Paul Corliss

Graeme "The Butcher" Larsen at Lake Paringa. With a one fish limit, the smaller salmon was caught by his brother.

Home » Salmon West Coast Quinnat Salmon by Paul Corliss Graeme “The Butcher” Larsen at Lake Paringa. With a one fish limit, the smaller salmon was caught by his brother. The More...

Lake Moeraki, Westland, Brown Trout Fishing by Dick Marquand

The author with a typical Lake Moeraki brown trout. The trout provide excellent sport on light spinning gear. Photo courtesy of Vern Harvey.

Lake Moeraki is a brown trout fishery, with an occasional quinnat salmon taken The author with a typical Lake Moeraki brown trout. The trout provide excellent sport on light More...

Mapourika, Lake, Salmon and Trout Fishing – Westland

Marg Delore caught this big salmon in Lake Mapourika.

Lake Mapourika – Brown Trout and Quinnat Salmon Located 10 km north of Franz Joseph in one of the most beautiful scenic parts of New Zealand. The salmon fishing is variable More...

Tasmanian Devil Trout Lure

Tasmanian Devil Trout Spin Fishing Lure or Aquafoil – Including rigging tips on video

Home » Salmon Tasmanian Devil Trout Spin Lure Tasmanian Devil in a rainbow trout pattern. Removing the wire and running your line through the lure then tying it directly to the More...

Toby – brass spoon spin fishing lure originally designed in Sweden by ABU

Toby Brass Spoons – excellent trout spinning lure The Toby trout spoon is still a deadly trout spin fishing lure. Reviewed by Allan Burgess The Toby is the world’s More...

Downrigger Selection for Effective Fishing – Salt and Freshwater Trolling

Three models from the Scotty downrigger range. Featured image.

Home » Salmon Downrigger Selection – Different Scotty Models Three models from the Scotty range of downriggers. Center: More...

Trout Fishing With Downriggers – Scotty Lake Troller – Model 1073 & 1071

Trout Fishing With Down-Riggers. This is the Scotty Lake Troller clamp-mount model. Though quite small it is amazingly effective. You often find that most of the trout caught in lakes are taken on the down-rigger.

Trout Fishing With Downriggers – Scotty Lake Troller When lake fishing getting your lure down to the trout 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...

35lb rainbow trout from the Twizel Canals. Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo Canals – Video

Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Plus 35lb rainbow video Enormous 35lb Rainbow Jack Trout from the...

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 Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing. I recently spent...

Paternoster Coarse Fishing Rig – Ideal when windy and after dark

Simple paternoster rig used in coarse fishing. Featured image.

The Paternoster Simple Paternoster rig used in coarse fishing. An old-fashioned and unusual name for a simple More...

Coarse Fishing – Getting Started with a Basic Float Fishing Kit

Assembling a Basic Float Fishing Kit for Coarse Fishing Setting up a basic set of tackle for float fishing. One or..

Old Fishing Licences – Trout, Perch and Tench – Coarse Fishing

Old Fishing Licences Included Tench and Perch Old Fishing Licences Old fishing licences make for fascinating reading. The Canterbury Float Fishing..

Lake Pearson – Easy access from the nearby highway for trout fishing

Nimmo brothers from Springfield who were camping under canvas at the flock hill end of the lake.

The Nimmo brothers from Springfield who were camping under canvas at the flock hill end of the lake back in More...

Pearson Lakes: Sarah, Grasmere, Pearson, Hawdon, and Marymere, Canterbury high country

Pearson Group Lakes Map The Pearson Group of fishing lakes fill with water drained from the Waimakariri River basin. The mostly..

Lake Hawdon and Lake Marymere – Canterbury

Lake Hawdon Continue heading south-east from Cass along the shingle Graigieburn Road. The track to Lake Hawdon is approximately 10 km..
A little bit of bottled salmon goes a long way. It is best to use smaller bottles if possible.

Bottling and Preserving Salmon – how to guide to bottling salmon

Bottling Salmon The Americans call this process canning even when glass jars are used Following congratulations from your fishing mates on..
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Guide to River Mouth Salmon Fishing Video Download NZ$5.95

The Complete Guide to River Mouth Salmon Fishing Video Download – NZ$5.95 Download The Complete Guide to River Mouth Salmon Fishing as a..
Silvery Oarfish - Regalecus glesne

Silvery Oarfish – Regalecus glesne – Rare Fish Found Beachcast

Silvery Oarfish Found Beachcast at Masons Bay, Stewart Island by Dick Marquand While on a deer hunt with an American client,..