Category Archives: Hurunui River

Hurunui River trout and salmon fishing destination in North Canterbury

Hurunui River Salmon and Trout Fishing – Photographs and 2017 Update

Mark Preston with a salmon caught during the 2016-2017 season. Photo courtesy of Charles Smith.

Hurunui River Trout and Salmon Fishing 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 caught in the surf just off the river mouth rather than in the river itself. In this respect, the Hurunui is quite different to the other salmon More...

by Allan Burgess | Published 4 weeks ago
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Hurunui River Monster Trout on Scarborough Reel, and Rapala

Hurunui River Monster Trout on Scarborough Reel, 6lb line and Rapala by Lex Coutts Brian and his Hurunui-River monster trout smile for the camera. Some of you will have met Brian¬†Mercier at Mcintosh’s Rocks, More...