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More Salmon Fishing Pictures from the 2017-2018 Season

Dave's salmon was in great condition, Its good to see the salmon in better condition this season.

Home » Salmon More Salmon Fishing Pictures from the 2017-18 Season With Charles Smith Erik Vanderzet and myself with a salmon each on the start of a great day fishing the clear edge on the Rakaia River, we caught our salmon in a matter of casts together. Salmon Fishing 2017-2018.   Above: A nice salmon that couldn’t resist the More...

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The author Charles Smith with a Rakaia gut salmon caught one morning as the river was rising. 2017-2018 Salmon Season.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Salmon Season Prospects for 2017-2018 with Charles Smith

Salmon Season 2017-2018 off to a Great Start! The author Charles Smith with a Rakaia gut salmon caught one morning as the river was rising. Salmon Season 2017-2018. The season so far looks great compared to More...

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By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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Salmon Salvage at Highbank Powerstation on the Rakaia River

Salmon Salvage at Highbank by Len Issit Len Isitt with two monster salmon at Highbank 25 March 1996. Photograph, Len Isitt. Salmon Salvage Photographs by Len Issit and Allan Burgess The salmon in the foreground More...

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By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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The Best Salmon Fishing Rivers New Zealand Map – 27 waters in all

Home » Salmon The Best Salmon Fishing Rivers in New Zealand What salmon fishing in Canterbury is all about. Charles Smith with Hurunui River mouth silver. Condition seemed to be better this year (2015-2016) with More...

Releasing a Foul-Hooked Salmon - Rakaia River surf.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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Rakaia River Salmon Fishing Tips, Access, 71 photos, maps, video

Rakaia River Salmon Fishing – Latest pics and Videos Above: Releasing a foul-hooked salmon at the mouth of the Rakaia River. Exclusive Fishingmag.co.nz only video. Foggy early morning salmon fishing in the More...

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By Allan Burgess On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Canterbury Lure Rod – for Salmon and Sea-run Trout – Video

Canterbury Lure Rod Canterbury Lure Rod Short Video A short video of the Canterbury Lure Rod in action by salmon anglers fishing the Rakaia River gut. This setup is a local Canterbury innovation not seen in other More...

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By Allan Burgess On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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70 Years of Salmon Fishing Memories – Old Photographs of Big Salmon

Memories of Salmon Fishing Days Past – 70 Years of Salmon Fishing  by Clive Morriss Geoff Elliott with his 41 lb salmon: April 1984 Billy Mead with a big 30lb salmon from the Rakaia River. After so many More...

Brad Stuart with an early season salmon.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, December 25th, 2016
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Prospects for the 2016-2017 Salmon Fishing Season

Brad Stuart with an Early Salmon for 2016/2017 Season Brad Stuart with a fairly rare early salmon caught in December. It has been a difficult salmon season in Canterbury so far. The main rivers just begin to clear More...

Glenariffe Salmon Research Station
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, June 25th, 2016
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Looking Back at the Old Glenariffe Salmon Research Station – Upper Rakaia River

Looking Back at the Old Glenariffe Salmon Research Station by Nelson Boustead View of the Glenariffe Salmon Research Station looking downstream along the shingle braids of the Upper Rakaia River. The Glenariffe More...

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By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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Salmon Fishing in the Lower Waimakariri River Video – Close to Christchurch City

Salmon Fishing in the Lower Waimakariri River Video (Latest items near the bottom of the page) Video Title: Salmon Landed Fishing at McIntosh’s Rocks – Waimakariri River. Description: Quinnat More...