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Canterbury Lure Rod – for Salmon and Sea-run Trout – Video

Canterbury lure rod - video

Home » Salmon » Page 2 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 parts of New Zealand, except perhaps North Otago. The Canterbury lure rod is a local innovation designed to get More...

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Sockeye Salmon - Oncorhynchus nerka
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
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Sockeye Salmon – Oncorhynchus nerka – Limited to Waitaki River Catchment – Video

Home » Salmon » Page 2 Sockeye Salmon – Oncorhynchus nerka – only landlocked stocks are found in New Zealand Sockeye salmon – Oncorhynchus nerka – Photograph courtesy of Brendon Spicer. Most More...

Caught in 1997, this salmon is still my pride and joy!
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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My Best Fishing Days Recalled – When the Adrenalin Flows

Home » Salmon » Page 2 My Best Fishing Days Recalled Caught in 1997, this salmon is still my pride and joy! Over the years we can catch many fish and at the time the sport has given us much enjoyment and pleasure More...

Large Quinnat salmon caught at the mouth of Canterbury's Waimakariri River. Note the bright silver colour when the salmon are fresh from the sea.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Quinnat Salmon – Oncorhynchus-tshawytscha – introduced by 1905

Large Quinnat salmon caught at the mouth of Canterbury’s Waimakariri River. Note the bright silver colour when the salmon is fresh from the sea. Also called King, Chinook and Quinnat Salmon Also known as King More...

The author with his Easter salmon. Salmon Fever.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Salmon Fever – I was inflicted by this strange new disease

Home » Salmon » Page 2 Salmon Fever  by Merv Gardiner John and Merv: Easter 1998. Salmon Fever! Now semi-retired, I decided to try my hand at the very frustrating, but physically and mentally rewarding sport More...

Graeme "The Butcher" Larsen at Lake Paringa. With a one fish limit, the smaller salmon was caught by his brother.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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West Coast Quinnat Salmon Fishing with Paul Corliss

Home » Salmon » Page 2 West Coast Quinnat Salmon by Paul Corliss Graeme “The Butcher” Larsen at Lake Paringa. With a one fish limit, the smaller salmon was caught by his brother. The East Coast for More...

Salmon caught in the Rakaia River Gut in 2015.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Rakaia River Salmon Fishing Tips, Access, 71 photos, maps, video

Home » Salmon » Page 2 Rakaia River Salmon Fishing – Latest pics and Videos Above: Salmon caught in the Rakaia River gut – February 2015. Exclusive Fishingmag.co.nz only video. Video posted 3 More...

Dave's salmon was in great condition, Its good to see the salmon in better condition this season.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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More Salmon Fishing Pictures from the 2017-2018 Season

Home » Salmon » Page 2 More Salmon Fishing Pics 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, More...

Bill Hamilton - Otago Harbour Salmon Fishing Competition.
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Otago Harbour Salmon Fishing Competition – Wharf and Boat

Home » Salmon » Page 2 Otago Harbour Salmon Fishing Competition Bill Hamilton – Otago Harbour Salmon Fishing Competition. Following the recent success of the Otago Harbour Salmon Fishing Competition, convener More...

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...