Category Archives: Coleridge Group Lakes

Lake Coleridge Fishing Tips: Beginners Guide to Fishing Lake Coleridge

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

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 to travel to Lake Coleridge for High Country Opening weekend, and hopefully catch a trout or salmon, but has absolutely no idea where to start. More...

by Allan Burgess | Published 8 months ago
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...

Lake Coleridge mono pic featured
By Allan Burgess On Monday, September 7th, 2015

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 to the Harper River. Picture taken on Opening Weekend 1968. Photo courtesy of More...

Garry with a good sized rainbow trout.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, July 26th, 2015

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 the background. by Clive Morriss Some years ago while driving South on the Main More...

Tim Nicol casting on a glorious winters day at Lake Lyndon.
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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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 road follows the entire south shore of the lake making for easy access. Lake More...

Photograph of Lake Selfe rainbow trout. Lake Selfe featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Lake Selfe Trout Fishing – 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 the fly rod difficult to use in some places. There is nothing worse than having More...

With no beach at the Picket Fence you had to stand in the water to fish!
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

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 the water level of Lake Coleridge high for Opening Weekend 2008 the shingle beach 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.
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

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 Points about the Harper River Camping Area The camp ground has been More...

Lake Evelyn skirts the northern side of the Harper Road just to the south of Lake Selfe. It doesn't look particularly inviting but offers rewarding fishing for those anglers who accept the challenge.
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Lake Evelyn Trout Spinning and Fly Fishing – Canterbury High Country

Lake Evelyn Lake Evelyn skirts the Harper Road to the right heading north just past the Ryton River bridge. Four-wheel-drive tracks make it possible to park right next to the lake. I must admit that I do prefer More...

View looking north across Lake Henrietta from the Harper Road. Note the scale provided by the car to the right of picture. Photograph Allan Burgess.
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Lake Henrietta Trout Spinning and Fly Fishing – Canterbury High Country

Lake Henrietta Lake Henrietta comprises two small lakes side by side on the shingle Harper Road just north of Lake Selfe. Surrounded by snow capped mountains on all sides the scenery around Lake Henrietta is grand! More...