Two combined Lake Coleridge Opening Day limit bags of land-locked salmon. Featured image.

Lake Coleridge Fishing Tips: Beginners Guide to Fishing Lake Coleridge

Fishingmag editor Allan Burgess with a typical salmon caught spin fishing at Canterbury’s Lake Coleridge. Lake Coleridge Fishing More...

Fishermen at Lake Coleridge.

Coleridge, Lake – Canterbury High Country – the Best Fishing Spots – Picture Galleries

Lake Coleridge, Canterbury High Country – Trout and Landlocked Salmon Fishing Map Allan Burgess with landlocked salmon from More...

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Lake Coleridge Revisited – Harper River and Ryton Bay – Lyndsey Bishop

Remembering the Past – Lake Coleridge Revisited Lake Coleridge Revisited with Lyndsey Bishop Lake Coleridge intake viewing west More...

Garry with a good sized rainbow trout.

The Monster of Lake Coleridge by Clive Morriss

Delightful Memories of Fishing at Lake Coleridge The author is delighted with this rainbow trout caught back in 1951. Charlie is in More...

Tim Nicol casting on a glorious winters day at Lake Lyndon.

Lake Lyndon in the Canterbury high country is well stocked with rainbow trout

Mid-winter view of Lake Lyndon looking north, back towards the main road which passes behind the tree line in the distance. The single More...

Photograph of Lake Selfe rainbow trout. Lake Selfe featured image.

Lake Selfe Trout Fishing – Canterbury High Country Brown and Rainbow Trout

Spin fishing is permitted on Lake Selfe and is a leisurely way to while away the hours. Vegetation to the water’s edge can make More...

With no beach at the Picket Fence you had to stand in the water to fish!

Lake Coleridge Opening Weekend 2008

Lake Coleridge Opening Weekend 2008 With no beach at the Picket Fence you had to stand in the water to fish! with Allan Burgess With More...

Many anglers will be unaware that a new camping ground has been created at the head of Lake Coleridge. Here it is. The new TrustPower Freedom Camping Area viewed from the road. There has obviously been quite a bit of money spent on leveling the ground, piling up the banks, installing water, and building the fence.

Lake Coleridge Freedom Camping Area – Harper River – TrustPower

Lake Coleridge Harper River Freedom Camping Area Updated February 2016 Lake Coleridge, Harper River, Freedom Camp Area – Trustpower. Key More...

Hurunui River Salmon and Trout Fishing – Photographs and 2017 Update

Hurunui River Trout and Salmon Fishing featured image.

Hurunui River Trout and Salmon Fishing Video The Hurunui River is one of the best salmon rivers in New Zealand South Island. Although it is fair to say that most of the salmon More...

Fly Rod Harling – A useful fishing method and a lot of fun with Monty Wright

Harling with a fly rod by Monty Wright.

Fly Rod Harling on Lake Hawea With Monty Wright Evan Taylor and Monty Wright with Evan’s nice rainbow taken while harling on Lake Hawea. Photo: Monty Wright. Harling on More...

Float tube – Guide to Armchair Flyfishing by John Taunton-Clark

Float Tube Fishing. Enjoy your fishing (Lake Aniwhenua, in New Zealand's North Island.

Float Tube – Guide to Armchair Flyfishing Float Tube Fishing. Enjoy your fishing (Lake Aniwhenua, in New Zealand’s North Island. They come in a variety of colours More...

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 in the Waiatoto River.” A closer look at these Famous South Westland More...

Conservation of the Whitebait Fishery the Five Species of Galaxias

Conservation of the Whitebait Fishery by Peter Ravenscroft An adult Inanga (Galaxias maculatus). This fish makes up about 95% of the whitebait caught on the east coast of the More...

Twizel Canals Fishing Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo Canals – 35lb Rainbow Trout Video

35lb rainbow trout from the Twizel Canals.

Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Plus 35lb rainbow video (scroll down) Tom Racz with a handsome rainbow jack trout weighing More...

Fishing Trip to Lake Alexandrina, Mackenzie Country

Samuel Wood, when aged just seven, with his first trout, a three and a quarter pound rainbow from Lake Alexandrina.

Fishing Trip to Lake Alexandrina – Rainbow or “Rambo” Trout! by Sam Wood Sam was just 7 years More...

Sevengill shark caught by Lewis Garton at Birdlings Flat. Sevengill and Sixgill Sharks – Sevengillers are often caught by surfcasters

Sevengill and Sixgill Sharks In 1992 a large sixgill shark was taken in Cook Strait that...

Christchurch angler Paul Stewart with his big bluefin tuna taken at the entrance to Nancy Sound on Fiordland’s rugged coast. Featured image. Southern Bluefin Tuna – Thunnus maccoyi – Southern Bluefin Tuna

Southern Bluefin Tuna – Thunnus maccoyi by Allan Burgess Southern Bluefin Tuna The body of the...

Carpet Shark Cephaloscyllium isabella Carpet Shark – Cephaloscyllium isabella – also Cat or Swell Shark

Carpet Shark – Cephaloscyllium isabella Carpet sharks are occasionally caught by surfcasters fishing from both sandy...

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 Spin fishing for kahawai More...

Kahawai fishing on light spinning tackle, softbaits, and fly rod

Kahawai Fishing on light spinning tackle, softbaits, and the fly rod Other names for kahawai: Kopapa, Australian salmon Kahawai Fishing Kahawai fishing..

Best Kahawai Fishing Lure – Sprat shaped lures might be the best

Best Kahawai Fishing Lure Which is the best kahawai fishing lure for spin fishing at river-mouths? This is an interesting question...

Fly Rod Harling – A useful fishing method and a lot of fun with Monty Wright

Harling with a fly rod by Monty Wright.

Fly Rod Harling on Lake Hawea With Monty Wright Evan Taylor and Monty Wright with Evan’s nice rainbow More...

Fishing Paddock at Paddock Bay, Lake Wanaka, Otago

Fishing Paddock at Paddock Bay By Monty Wright As l rolled over in the sleeping bag I noticed something was different...

Oamaru and Otago Fishing Memories by Ron Sim – Wanaka, Haast and the old Chev V8

Oamaru and Otago Fishing Memories by Ron Sim Ron Sim Oamaru’s local chiropractor has been a keen fisherman for almost as..

Tyro on the Tongariro River – The Judges, Major Jones and Breakaway Pools

Tyro on the Tongariro River by Piscator With mixed feelings of nervousness and anticipation, I sat on board flight NM 26..
Canterbury lure rod with two lures.

Canterbury Lure Rod – is used for Salmon and Searun Trout Fishing

Lure Rod The Canterbury lure rod is a local innovation designed to get a lure down to the bottom of Canterbury’s..
Russell and Mike McEIhinney with their snapper catch 17 and 15Ibs. D'Urville Island fishing trip. Featured image.

D’Urville Island Fishing Trip – Greville Harbour, Marlborough Sounds

D’Urville Island Fishing Trip – Blue Cod, Snapper, Parrot Fish, Tarakihi, Barracouta, Maori Chief and an Octopus With Russell Watson Members of the..