Allan’s Fishing Blog

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Poor Salmon Returns – Where have all the salmon gone? Kingfish Rising!

Poor Salmon Returns – Where have all the salmon gone? Kingfish Rising!

Poor Salmon Returns – Where have all the salmon gone?  By Allan Burgess  The decline of the South Island salmon…

28/02/2024

Salmon Season 2022-2023 Canterbury Salmon Fishing Report

Salmon Season 2022-2023 Canterbury Salmon Fishing Report "Chasing Silver" By Allan Burgess  Salmon Season 2022-2023. Back in the day, the…

13/01/2023

Whitebait Season Changes Disliked By Many Whitebaiters 2022

Whitebait Season Changes Disliked By Many Recreational Whitebaiters by Allan Burgess The new whitebait season changes are disliked by many…

12/01/2023

Correct Jig Head Weights can increase soft-bait hook-ups!

Importance of correct jig head weight When fishing soft plastics correct jig head weights can make a big difference to your…

16/01/2021

Fishing Van or 4×4 Truck; which is more useful?

Fishing Van or 4×4 Truck - Pros and Cons? Here is a question for you to ponder; If you live…

14/01/2021

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 Malcolm Bell,…

03/01/2021

Kahawai Fishing Tips: Techniques, Lures, Spots – Video

Kahawai Fishing Tips Kahawai - Arripis trutta Here are some top kahawai fishing tips you can put into action this…

12/01/2020

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,…

08/10/2019

Salmon Fishery in Crisis? South Island Sea-Run Salmon Numbers Down

Salmon Fishery in Crisis? by Allan Burgess I originally wrote and published this article Salmon Fishery in Crisis in July…

22/08/2018

No Camping at Lake Selfe in the Canterbury High Country

No Camping at Lake Selfe I must admit to being shocked and angry when I first discovered the Selwyn District…

03/02/2017