Our combined morning’s salmon catch. Not bad at all considering the horrible rain and wind.
Salmon Fishing in the Pouring Rain – Early Morning – Rakaia River Gut

Salmon Fishing in the Pouring Rain with Charles Smith It was a rainy miserable morning.

My Fishing Mate Rusty. "Rusty" Russell Duncan on the left with his 25.5lb salmon at Roxburgh, Otago.
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Sea-Run Chinook salmon caught at the Waimakariri River mouth.
Quinnat Salmon – Oncorhynchus-tshawytscha – introduced by 1905

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Charles Smith, salmon.
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Huge Rangitata River salmon from back in the 1930s.
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Canterbury salmon angler extraordinaire Charles with a bright silver sea-run salmon he caught a couple of days ago. Photograph courtesy of Charles Smith. Salmon Season 2022-2023.
Salmon Season 2022-2023 Canterbury Salmon Fishing Report

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Otago Harbour smolt release November 2020. Photograph: New Zealand Salmon Anglers Association Otago Branch.
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A super weekend's fishing. March 1955.
50 Years of Salmon Fishing by Clive Morriss – bamboo rods, bakelite reels

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

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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.
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