Blue rainbow trout from Lake Coleridge, Canterbury high country. Photograph, Allan Burgess.
Blue Salmon and Rainbow Trout from Lake Coleridge – A Genetic Mutation

Blue Salmon and Rainbow Trout By Allan Burgess What are the chances of you catching.

Totally freshwater resident (= “residual”) NZ sockeye salmon from Larch Stream, Lake Ohau. The top two are females, the bottom one is a male. Photo. R Goode. To Sea. There are no steelhead rainbow trout in New Zealand.
Steelhead in New Zealand – To Sea or Not to Sea? Often the Question

Steelhead in New Zealand – To Sea or Not to Sea? The Story of Sea-Run.

Giant Eels - In Search of Monsters by Tony Stevens.
Giant Eels and the Search for Monsters – fishing for real leviathans

By Tony Stevens The story begins when my 6ft plus son lost a monumental tug.

A rather slender landlocked Atlantic salmon from North America. Sea-run Atlantics are much bigger.
Atlantic Salmon – Salmo salar – A Strange and Tragic Story in NZ

Atlantic Salmon – Salmo salar – The strange and tragic story of Atlantic salmon in.

Landlocked Quinnat Salmon - Oncorhynchus tshawytscha caught in Lake Coleridge.
Landlocked Quinnat Salmon – Oncorhynchus tshawytscha – Updated

Landlocked Quinnat salmon fisheries were sustained by artificial stocking Landlocked Quinnat Salmon are no longer.

Sockeye Salmon - Oncorhynchus nerka. This magnificent sea-run male sockeye salmon was caught and photographed in its native North America. Sockeye is one of the smallest of the seven species of Pacific salmon. They range in size from 24 (61cm) to 33 (83cm) inches in length and weigh between 5 (2.2kg) and 15 (6.8 kg) pounds (National Geographic). This is clearly a very big male fish. Image by Barbara Jackson from Pixabay
Sockeye Salmon – Oncorhynchus nerka – Waitaki River Catchment – Video

Sockeye Salmon – Oncorhynchus nerka – only landlocked stocks are found in New Zealand by.

Redfin Perch – Perca fluviatilis
Perch – Perca fluviatilis – Redfin Perch Introduced freshwater fish

Perch – Perca fluviatilis – introduced freshwater fish Perch are a European freshwater fish species.

Rudd - Scardinius erythophthalmus
Rudd – Coarse Fish Species – New Zealand Freshwater Fishes

Rudd – Scardinius erythophthalmus One of the species of coarse fish that we target here.

There is no fish prettier than this small brook trout – Salvelinus-fontinalis. Photo courtesy of Cory Scott. Note the white on the leading edges of the fins.
Brook Trout or Brook Char – Salvelinus-fontinalis – Small Populations

Brook Trout – Salvelinus-fontinalis The brook char or brook trout – Salvelinus fontinalis, was first introduced.

Sea-Run Chinook salmon caught at the Waimakariri River mouth.
Quinnat Salmon – Oncorhynchus-tshawytscha – introduced by 1905

Also called King, Chinook and Quinnat Salmon Also known as King salmon and Chinook salmon,.