Charles Smith says that not all the salmon were big this season.
Salmon Season 2021-2022 Final Washup

Salmon Season 2021-2022 Final Washup There was a big improvement in fish numbers in the.

The biggest fish we had through the trap was a hen, nearly a meter long and weighing 17.6 kgs (37lbs) with no adipose fin meaning she was hatchery-reared. When she left the sea she probably would have been 20+ kgs. Hatchery-reared salmon.
Hatchery-Reared Salmon Not a Bad Idea

Hatchery-Reared salmon doesn’t mean smaller fish  By Michael Field-Dodgson I read a lot of comments.

After 37 years this salmon is still my pride and joy. Chasing salmon. Best Fishing Days
My Best Fishing Days Recalled – When the Adrenalin Flows

My Best Fishing Days Recalled – A Big Salmon from the Opihi River sent to.

Alex Kole with a couple of Waiau River salmon from 60 years ago. Big fish in those days! Caught near Hanmer Springs, 28 and 16 lbs. Photo courtesy of Alex Kole.
Waiau River Salmon and Trout Fishing – North Canterbury

Waiau River – Trout and Salmon The Waiau River mouth is some 18 kilometres to.

Bryce Marshall with his second sea run salmon of the season caught in the Rakaia River. Salmon anglers.
Salmon anglers master season bag limit

Source: Fish and Game NZ – 14 February 2022 The Canterbury sea-run salmon fishing season.

The author with his 15.5lb salmon from the mighty Rakaia River.
Salmon Fishing Report 4 February 2022 – The Rakaia River Fires Up

By Tim Nicol Salmon Fishing Report 4 February 2022. After hearing that the salmon were.

Simon Jones with his huge salmon taken this season in the Rakaia River. Congratulations Simon, what a great looking fish!
Salmon Season Report 28 January 2022

With Larry Burke and Allan Burgess – in Italics Rangitata River It seems to me that.

Jayden Rich with a great condition sea-run salmon from the mighty Rakaia River, January 2022. Salmon Season Report.
Salmon Season Report 2021-2022

Salmon Season Report 2021-2022 – My not very “scientific” survey! By Allan Burgess – Report.

A super weekend's fishing. March 1955.
50 Years of Salmon Fishing by Clive Morriss – bamboo rods, bakelite reels

50 Years of Salmon Fishing By Clive Morriss After 50 years of salmon fishing, the.

The more salmon that make it to the spawning streams without being caught by anglers the greater the chances the fishery will survive to fight another day!
Sea-Run Salmon Season Bag Limit Set At Two Fish 

Sea Run Salmon Season Bag Limit – What does it mean for anglers? This is.