Category Archives: Canterbury

Kaikoura Boating Club Inaugural Easter Fishing Contest 2011

The Kaikoura Boating Club held it's inaugural Easter Fishing Contest on Saturday 24th April 2011

The Kaikoura Boating Club held it’s inaugural Easter Fishing Contest on Saturday 24th April 2011 The prize for heaviest Sea Perch, Presented by Bruce Hills from Mitre 10 (left) and Anton Evans of Kaikoura Hunting and Fishing (centre) to Kevin Williams (right). A prize pool worth $15,000 was claimed on the day. The weather was not great, and 49 More...

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Dave's salmon was in great condition, Its good to see the salmon in better condition this season.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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More Salmon Fishing Pictures from the 2017-2018 Season

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury More Salmon Fishing Pictures from the 2017-18 Season With Charles Smith Erik Vanderzet and myself with a salmon each on the start of a great day fishing the clear edge More...

Kahawai caught along the Kekerengu coast, north of Kaikoura.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, January 1st, 2018
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Kaikoura Coast Surfcasting – rig, sevengill, moki, kahawai

Kaikoura Coast Surfcasting There are many miles of excellent surfcasting beaches along the Kaikoura Coast This fine brace of rig sharks was caught surfcasting at Kaikoura by Trevor Petersen. They weighed 9.0 and More...

Backwaters and Backwater Angling with Tom Frazer
By Allan Burgess On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Backwaters – West Coast Spring Creeks to Canterbury Braided Rivers

Backwaters and Backwater Angling with Tom Frazer The author with a good fish taken on a Black Gnat in one of our backwaters. Backwaters are formed by changes in a river’s flow following flooding and they pose More...

Releasing a Foul-Hooked Salmon - Rakaia River surf.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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Rakaia River Salmon Fishing Tips, Access, 71 photos, maps, video

Rakaia River Salmon Fishing – Latest pics and Videos Above: Releasing a foul-hooked salmon at the mouth of the Rakaia River. Exclusive Fishingmag.co.nz only video. Foggy early morning salmon fishing in the More...

Two combined Lake Coleridge Opening Day limit bags of land-locked salmon. Featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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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 Tips This article is aimed at helping the complete beginner angler who wants More...

Lake Lyndon. Lack of rain has seen the lake level drop significantly. Featured image. High country lakes and tarns. Photograph Allan Burgess.
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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High Country Lakes and Tarns – Trout Fishing in the South Island with John Hey

Trout Fishing South Island High Country Lakes and Tarns with John Hey I would like to tell you about the joys of fishing small high country lakes and tarns. The South Island is blessed with many of these gems. For More...

Fishermen at Lake Coleridge.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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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 Lake Coleridge. with Allan Burgess Plus a New Fishing Map with 39 Place Names Up More...

Hurunui River Trout and Salmon Fishing featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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Hurunui River Salmon and Trout Fishing – Photographs and 2017 Update

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 caught in the Hurunui River are actually More...

Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing Competition winner 2012-featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing, McIntosh’s Rocks, 2km from Mouth 2017 Pics

Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing, McIntosh’s Rocks, 2kms from the Mouth 2017 Salmon Pics, Video and Report (scroll down) This is an excellent place to start out if you are new to salmon fishing McIntoshes More...

New 2018 Canals Ebook

The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals by Allan Burgess

The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals Ebook by Allan Burgess

Published January 2018 ISBN 978-0-9582933-8-9. Published by Allan Burgess. Copyright © Allan Burgess 2018. First Published 2018 Special pricing for a limited time! Learn how the experts catch big fish in the Twizel Canals! Contains 148 pages, 25,000 words, and 185 colour photographs

Learn where the best spots are to fish. Learn how the experts catch big fish in the Twizel Canals! Learn where the best spots are to fish. Which tackle you need to target big rainbow and brown trout. Which soft-baits to use. When is the best time of year to fish the canals? A look at tying and fishing very effective dressed jigs. For beginners and the more experienced angler alike. This book is the bible on how to fish the Twizel Canals. More info

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